March 17, 2020
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Five schools receive first-place votes
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CAL LUTHERAN 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. Cal Lutheran [17] Thousand Oaks, Calif. 16-1 613 1
2. Randolph-Macon [4] Ashland, Va. 15-1 585 2
3. Babson (1] Babson Park, Mass. 2-1 535 4
4. Trinity [1] San Antonio, Texas 11-2 518 5
5. Chapman Orange, Calif. 12-3 514 3
6. North Central [2] Naperville, Ill. 7-0 469 7
7. Washington U. St. Louis, Mo. 9-3 408 6
8. Kean Union. N.J. 8-2 378 8
9. Salisbury Salisbury. Md. 8-3 374 10
10. Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. 16-4 359 12
11. Rowan Glassboro, N.J. 6-0 321 14
12. Southern Maine Gorham, Maine 0-1 311 9
13. Shenandoah Winchester, Va. 10-2 306 11
14. UMass-Boston Boston, Mass. 3-1 292 13
15. Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. 9-3 256 17
16. UW-Whitewater Whitewater, Wis. 2-1 235 16
17. Aurora Aurora, Ill. 9-2 220 19
18. Marietta Marietta, Ohio 9-3 200 15
19. Trinity Hartford, Conn. 3-0 166 24
20. Webster St. Louis, Mo. 8-5 153 20
21. Wheaton Norton, Mass. 7-1 132 25
22. Birmingham-Southern Birmingham, Ala. 10-6 129 18
23. Concordia (Texas) Austin, Texas 11-5 123 22
24. Emory Atlanta, Ga. 11-4 78 23
25. Wooster Wooster, Ohio 4-4 62 21
Also receiving votes: Swarthmore 49, Coe 36, LaGrange 34, Saint John's (Minn.) 30, Christopher Newport 28, Spalding 24, Texas Lutheran 24, Denison 22, George Fox 12, St. John Fisher 10, William Paterson 10, Centre 10, Heidelberg 10, Mass.-Dartmouth 10, Piedmont 8, Berry 8, Wartburg 8, Oswego State 7, Wabash 6, Concordia Chicago 5, Anna Maria 4, Wheaton (Ill.) 4, Tufts 3, Anderson 3, St. Thomas (Minn.) 3, Baldwin Wallace 1, SUNY Oneonta 1.
Dropped out: None.

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2020 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Chapman)
Feb. 25 (Chapman)
March 3 (Washington U.)
March 10 (Cal Lutheran)
March 17 (Cal Lutheran)