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April 3, 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 [18] San Antonio, Texas 19-2 615 1
2. Rowan [3] Glassboro, N.J. 15-2 579 3
3. UW-Whitewater [2] Whitewater, Wis. 8-2 538 2
4. Roanoke [1] Salem, Va. 19-3 530 6
5. Concordia-Chicago [1] River Forest, Ill. 14-4 524 5
6. Wooster Wooster, Ohio 11-3 465 7
7. Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. 22-4 456 9
8. Randolph-Macon Ashland, Va. 16-3-1 431 10
9. UMass-Boston Boston, Mass. 13-5 423 4
10. Cortland Cortland, N.Y. 16-6 344 14
11. Methodist Fayetteville, N.C. 22-6 317 8
12. Texas Lutheran Seguin, Texas 21-6 308 12
13. Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio 16-3 304 13
14. TCNJ Ewing, N.J. 12-2 280 17
15. Redlands Redlands, Calif. 24-7 254 15
16. Marietta Marietta, Ohio 12-4 195 19
17. Maryville Maryville, Tenn. 26-5 170 20
18. Spalding Louisville, Ky. 17-3 160 21
19. La Roche Pittsburgh, Pa. 13-4 156 22
20. UW-Oshkosh Oshkosh, Wis. 13-2 134 25
21. Frostburg State Frostburg, Md. 13-6 126 11
22. Shenandoah Winchester, Va. 14-6 108 24
23. Oswego State Oswego, N.Y. 11-5 102 23
24. Catholic Washington, D.C. 16-5 95 16
25. Baldwin Wallace Berea, Ohio 15-6 65 18
Also receiving votes: Mount Union 46, Berry 45, Saint John's (Minn.) 36, Franklin 33, Keystone 31, Alvernia 21, Salisbury 20, Mitchell 17, Heidelberg 17, Concordia (Texas) 16, Wabash 15, Augustana (Ill.) 14, Southern Maine 14, UW-La Crosse 14, New England College 12, Chapman 11, Washington & Jefferson 10, Centenary (La.) 9, Wartburg 9, Western New England 9, North Central (Ill.) 9, Rhodes 7, La Verne 6, Piedmont 5, Webster 5, Adrian 4, Bethel (Minn.) 3, Washington (Mo.) 3, Aurora 2, Endicott 2, New York University 1.
Dropped out: None.

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)