March 15, 2022
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
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Pioneers move into top spot as three schools earn first-place votes
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MARIETTA 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. Marietta [14] Marietta, Ohio 9-2 610 2
2. Cortland [10] Cortland, N.Y. 10-3 588 1
3. Birmingham-Southern Birmingham, Ala. 11-4 498 3
4. Eastern Connecticut [1] Willimantic, Conn. 4-0 487 6
5. North Central Naperville, Ill. 8-2 478 4
6. Lynchburg Lynchburg, Va. 12-2 471 7
7. Texas-Dallas Richardson, Texas 15-2 453 9
8. Salisbury Salisbury, Md. 10-5 444 5
9. Rowan Glassboro, N.J. 5-1 432 10
10. Webster St. Louis, Mo. 6-2 409 8
11. Wheaton Norton, Mass. 2-0 397 12
12. LaGrange LaGrange, Ga. 14-1 358 15
13. Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. 5-3 293 11
14. UW-Whitewater Whitewater, Wis. 2-2 261 13
15. Denison Granville, Ohio 5-1 242 22
16. Shenandoah Winchester, Va. 11-4 223 18
17. Baldwin Wallace Berea, Ohio 10-1 177 RV
18. Trinity San Antonio, Texas 6-5 150 17
19. Adrian Adrian, Mich. 5-4 147 14
20. Aurora Aurora, Ill. 5-3 142 16
21. Chapman Orange, Calif. 10-4 125 24
22. Loras Dubuque, Iowa 12-0 109 RV
23. Cal Lutheran Thousand Oaks, Calif. 12-4 96 20
24. Kean Union, N.J. 11-4 90 21
25. Washington & Jefferson Washington, Pa. 4-2 82 23
Also receiving votes: Southern Maine 57, Oswego State 50, Rochester 40, Hendrix 34, Arcadia 26, William Paterson 24, Babson 19, Christopher Newport 19, East Texas Baptist 15, UW-Stevens Point 13, Berry 11, Tufts 11, Pacific Lutheran 8, Wabash 5, UW-La Crosse 4, Randolph-Macon 3, Wooster 2, Augustana 1, La Verne 1, Marymount 1, Millikin 1.
Dropped out: No. 19 Southern Maine, No. 25 East Texas Baptist.

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.

2022 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Salisbury)
March 1 (Cortland)
March 8 (Cortland)
March 15 (Marietta)
March 22 (Marietta)
March 29 (Marietta)
April 5 (Marietta)
April 12 (Marietta)
April 19 (Marietta)
April 26 (Marietta)
May 3 (Marietta)
May 10 (Eastern Connecticut)
May 17 (Eastern Connecticut)