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April 17, 2018
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Four schools 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 28-3 612 1
2. Wooster [4] Wooster, Ohio 20-3 574 3
3. UW-Whitewater [3] Whitewater, Wis. 15-3 571 2
4. Randolph-Macon Ashland, Va. 24-3-1 534 6
5. UMass-Boston Boston, Mass. 22-5 495 8
6. Cortland [1] Cortland, N.Y. 25-6 480 10
7. Rowan Glassboro, N.J. 22-5 474 7
8. Concordia-Chicago River Forest, Ill. 17-5 462 4
9. Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. 27-6 426 5
10. Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio 23-4 361 11
11. Shenandoah Winchester, Va. 24-6 312 18
12. TCNJ Ewing, N.J. 19-5 310 17
13. Roanoke Salem, Va. 22-7 306 9
14. Texas Lutheran Seguin, Texas 26-8 276 13
15. Marietta Marietta, Ohio 18-6 230 14
16. UW-Oshkosh Oshkosh, Wis. 14-4 226 16
17. Methodist Fayetteville, N.C. 27-9 199 12
18. Redlands Redlands, Calif. 28-9 176 20
19. Salisbury Salisbury, Md. 23-7 167 24
20. Spalding Louisville, Ky. 22-5 160 15
21. La Roche Pittsburgh, Pa. 18-5-1 106 21
22. Franklin Franklin, Ind. 22-2 82 RV
23. Southern Maine Gorham, Maine 16-6 76 RV
24. Oswego State Oswego, N.Y. 18-8 71 19
25. Adrian Adrian, Mich. 20-5 46 RV
Also receiving votes: Keystone 41, Chapman 31, Western New England 24, Saint John's (Minn.) 24, Piedmont 21, UW-Stevens Point 21, Babson 19, Alvernia 18, Washington & Jefferson 17, Carthage 16, Berry 15, La Verne 13, Johns Hopkins 12, Endicott 12, Baldwin Wallace 11, Arcadia 10, Catholic 10, Frostburg State 9, St. Scholastica 8, Maryville (Tenn.) 8, Heidelberg 7, Bethel (Minn.) 7, North Central (Ill.) 7, Otterbein 6, Augustana (Ill.) 5, Earlham 4, Webster 3, Mitchell 3, UW-La Crosse 3, Concordia Texas 2, Denison 2, NYU 2, Rutgers-Camden 1.
Dropped out: No. 22 Endicott, No. 23 Maryville (Tenn.), No. 25 St. John's (Minn.)

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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)