NCBWA/D3baseball.com poll week 12 – Final Regular Season Poll

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FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

MINNEAPOLIS – The D3baseball.com/National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Top 25 media poll was released just before the start of the NCAA Division III tournament and Salisbury University moved up one spot to No. 2. The Sea Gulls (37-6) garnered three first-place votes and 575 total points.

Pomona-Pitzer College (35-5) took control of the No. 1 spot for the first time this season as the Sagehens amassed 15 first-place votes and 595 total points. Eastern Connecticut State University (35-6) moved from No. 4 to No. 3 as the Warriors collected five first-place votes and 572 points. Heidelberg University (36-7) ascended from No. 5 to No. 4 as the Knights received one first-place vote and 523 points. The Bantams of Trinity (Conn.) College (29-5) round out the top five as they received 511 total points

Keystone (Pa.) College (37-4) moved from No. 8 to No. 9 and for the second consecutive week the Knights received one first-place votes and 452 points.

The Sea Gulls are set to open up play on Wednesday, May 13, in the NCAA Tournament South Regional hosted at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium in Salisbury, Md. The Gulls are the top-seed in the regional and welcome No. 17 and second-seed Shenandoah University (37-6). Several other teams in the regional received votes in this week’s poll including fourth-seed Christopher Newport University (24-11-2), fifth-seed Washington & Jefferson College (33-12) and seventh-seed Johns Hopkins University (24-14).

Rk School (first) Last Rec. Pts
1 Pomona-Pitzer (15) 2 35-5 595
2 Salisbury (3) 3 37-6 575
3 Eastern Connecticut (5) 4 35-6 572
4 Heidelberg (1) 5 36-7 523
5 Trinity (Conn.) 6 29-5 511
6 Southern Maine 1 35-7 501
7 Carthage 7 32-6 476
8 Keystone (1) 9 37-4 452
9 Wooster 10 35-8 434
10 St. Scholastica 8 35-5 409
11 Texas-Tyler 11 38-10 365
12 Millsaps 12 32-8 355
13 Kean 13 34-9 343
14 Curry 16 34-7 259
15 Cal Lutheran 15 31-9 246
16 George Fox 17 33-9 235
17 Shenandoah 18 28-6 211
18 St. Thomas 14 31-10 189
19 Cortland State 23 30-12 133
20 Ithaca 19 29-8 131
21 Adrian 24 31-9 117
22 RPI 20 31-9 86
23 Pacific Lutheran 21 31-9 72
24 Wheaton (Mass.) 22 30-12 60
25 Linfield 25 28-12 47

Dropped Out: No. Also receiving votes: St. Olaf 43, Beloit 28, Suffolk
18,
Washington and Jefferson 15, UW-Whitewater 15, Penn State-Behrend 13,
UW-Stevens Point 13, Worcester Polytech 11, Christopher Newport 11,
Marietta 10, Luther 9, Franklin 9, Wartburg 6, Chapman 6,
Birmingham-Southern 5, Rochester 5, Washington U. 4, Johns Hopkins 2,
Concordia (Ill.) 2, Nebraska Wesleyan 1, Rose-Hulman 1, Western New
England 1