NCBWA/D3baseball.com Top 25 Week 3

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

MINNEAPOLIS – The D3baseball.com/National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Top 25 poll was released on March 10 and Salisbury University remains in the top spot for a third straight week.

Salisbury (14-1, 5-1 Capital Athletic Conference) received 19 first-place votes out of 25 and received 614 points. The Gulls have been ranked No. 1 since the week one poll that came out on February 24.

Trinity (Conn.), the reigning national champions, held onto its spot at No. 2 as the Bantams received five first-place votes and 588 points. Texas-Tyler (13-3) jumped from No. 7 to No. 3 with 499 points. Kean (6-1) remains at No. 4 for the second consecutive week receiving 485 votes. Johns Hopkins falls from No. 3 to No. 5 after falling to Rutgers-Newark 14-11 on Saturday, March 7.

No. 12 Millsaps College (16-1) received the final first-place and 346 points for the week. SUNY Cortland (2-3) stays at No. 15 for the second consecutive week. SU defeated the previous No. 1 Dragons on February 20, 2-1, at Sea Gull Field.

Two CAC schools received votes in this week’s poll as York (Pa.) College received seven points and Stevenson University notched one point.

SU is slated to play two teams that are ranked in the Top 25 and one team that received votes this season. The Gulls will travel to No. 19 Christopher Newport University on April 24 and then host the Captains the next day April 25 at Sea Gull Field. On April 28, Salisbury will travel to Baltimore and go up against No. 5 Johns Hopkins.

Rk School (first) Last Rec. Pts
1 Salisbury (19) 1 14-1 614
2 Trinity (Conn.) (5) 2 0-0 588
3 Texas-Tyler 7 13-3 499
4 Kean 4 6-1 485
5 Johns Hopkins 3 1-1 469
6 Heidelberg 5 7-2 462
7 Southern Maine 8 0-0 447
8 Eastern Connecticut 11 0-0 378
9 St. Scholastica 12 5-1 365
10 UW-Whitewater 6 1-2 364
11 Chapman 9 12-5 354
12 Millsaps (1) 14 16-1 346
13 Marietta 17 2-0 314
14 Wooster 13 2-2 240
15 Cortland State 15 2-3 232
16 Illinois Wesleyan 16 3-1 218
17 Cal Lutheran 18 11-3 194
18 Thiel 22 6-2 167
19 Christopher Newport 20 8-2-1 157
20 St. Thomas 21 2-2 147
21 Adrian 10 2-4 133
22 UW-Oshkosh 23 0-0 124
23 Wheaton (Mass.) 19 2-1 117
24 Augustana – 8-2 103
25 Linfield 25 7-3 87

Dropped Out: No. 24 Lynchburg, Also receiving votes: George Fox 66,
Pomona-Pitzer 54, Carthage 45, Shenandoah 37, Virginia Wesleyan 36,
Pacific Lutheran 27, John Carroll 25, Webster 18, RPI 18, Rose-Hulman 18,
St. Olaf 14, Rhodes 14, Keene State 13, Ithaca 12, Calvin 12, Emory 12,
Birmingham-Southern 12, Piedmont 11, Lynchburg 9, Rochester 9, UW-Stevens
Point 9, Ripon 9, York (Pa.) 7, Texas Lutheran 6, McMurry 5,
Hardin-Simmons 4, Transylvania 4, Simpson 3, Ohio Wesleyan 3, Beloit 3,
University of Dallas 2, Penn State-Behrend 1, Aurora 1, Stevenson 1, New
Jersey 1