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March 27, 2018
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Five teams earn first-place votes
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TRINITY (TEXAS) TOPS NCBWA
D3BASEBALL.COM DIVISION III POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA polls with the NCBWA/D3baseball.com Division III Poll. Weekly polls continue through the NCAA Division III Championship.

The D3baseball.com Top 25 is voted on by a panel of 25 coaches, Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly.

Rk. School [1st place] Location Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Trinity [16] San Antonio, Texas 17-1 604 2
2. UW-Whitewater [4] Whitewater, Wis. 5-0 581 3
3. Rowan [2] Glassboro, N.J. 11-1 561 5
4. UMass-Boston Boston, Mass. 10-3 528 1
5. Concordia-Chicago [2] River Forest, Ill. 12-3 498 6
6. Roanoke [1] Salem, Va. 16-3 477 8
7. Wooster Wooster, Ohio 9-3 443 7
8. Methodist Fayetteville, N.C. 20-5 394 4
9. Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. 18-4 386 13
10. Randolph-Macon Ashland, Va. 13-3 367 10
11. Frostburg State Frostburg, Md. 12-3 313 9
12. Texas Lutheran Seguin, Texas 20-4 287 19
13. Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio 13-2 275 18
14. Cortland Cortland, N.Y. 11-6 262 12
15. Redlands Redlands, Calif. 21-6 236 24
16. Catholic Washington, D.C. 15-3 211 14
17. TCNJ Ewing, N.J. 8-2 196 20
18. Baldwin Wallace Berea, Ohio 14-4 181 15
19. Marietta Marietta, Ohio 11-4 138 21
20. Maryville Maryville, Tenn. 22-5 123 RV
21. Spalding Louisville, Ky. 14-3 121 RV
22. La Roche Pittsburgh, Pa. 11-4 106 25
23. Oswego State Oswego, N.Y. 8-5 90 17
24. Shenandoah Winchester, Va. 10-6 86 16
25. UW-Oshkosh Oshkosh, Wis. 10-2 82 rv
Also receiving votes: Washington and Jefferson 58, Berry 47, Alvernia 46, Bethel (Minn.) 45, Southern Maine 44, Millsaps 44, Endicott 33, New York Univ. 29, Heidelberg 26, Centenary (La.) 22, Wabash 21, Webster 20, Saint John's (Minn.) 18, Cal Lutheran 13, Mount Union 13, Mitchell 12, St. Scholastica 11, Augustana (Ill.) 10, Johns Hopkins 10, Piedmont 9, Wartburg 9, Chapman 9, Washington College 8, Arcadia 4, Texas-Tyler 4, Pacific Lutheran 4, Concordia (Texas) 4, Franklin 4, Salisbury 3, New England College 2, Washington (Mo.) 2, Adrian 1, Aurora 1, Hood 1, Keystone 1, Wheaton (Mass.) 1.
Dropped out: No. 11 Washington and Jefferson, No. 22 Webster, No. 23 North Central (Ill.).

Founded in 1962, the NCBWA is dedicated to the advancement of college baseball. Membership is open to writers, broadcasters and publicists of the sport. Members receive a membership card, directory, newsletter updates and official votes in the Dick Howser Trophy, Regional Players of the Year and NCBWA All-America voting. The NCBWA also sponsors the Division I Players of the Week, the Stopper of the Year, and publication and writing contests.

2018 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Cortland)
Feb. 26 (Cortland)
March 6 (UMass-Boston)
March 13 (UMass-Boston)
March 20 (UMass-Boston)
March 27 (Trinity, Texas)
April 3 (Trinity, Texas)
April 10 (Trinity, Texas)
April 17 (Trinity, Texas)
April 24 (Trinity, Texas)
May 1 (Wooster)
May 8 (Wisconsin-Whitewater)
May 15 (Wisconsin-Whitewater)