2010_Baseball-DIII

2011 Division 3 Preseason Poll by College Baseball Newspaper

Collegiate Baseball Newspaper has released their 2011 Preseason Division 3 Poll. This year Heidelberg (OH) takes the top spot in the poll after going 42-8 last season where they appeared in the Division 3 College World Series. Coming in at number 2 is SUNY-Cortland who went 40-10-1 last season as they played in the Division 3 title game in 2010. The Top 5 is rounded out by Wisconsin-Stevens Point at number 3, Kean, NJ at number 4, and defending national champion Illinois Wesleyan checking in at number 5. You can check out the rest of the poll below.

Collegiate Baseball Newspaper’s
NCAA Div. III Pre-Season Poll (As of Dec. 20)
www.baseballnews.com
Rank    School Name ’10 Final Record Point Totals
1. Heidelberg, OH 42-8 263
2. SUNY-Cortland, NY 40-10-1 259
3. Wisc.-Stevens Point 34-18 252
4. Kean, NJ 39-12 249
5. Illinois Wesleyan 31-21 247
6. Shenandoah, VA 38-10 244
7. Johns Hopkins, MD 44-7 241
8. Wisc.-Whitewater 42-7 238
9.Birmingham Southern, AL 34-5 235
10. UMass-Boston 32-17 234
11. Tufts, MA 34-7 231
12. Linfield, OR 37-13 227
13. St. Thomas, MN 35-9 224
14. Chapman, CA 31-11 222
15. Mississippi College 39-11 219
16. Marietta, OH 36-13 217
17. Pomona-Pitzer, CA 31-11 214
18. St. Scholastica, MN 38-8 211
19. Trinity, TX 32-9 209
20. Texas-Tyler 36-12 206
21. Salisbury, MD 30-13 203
22. Wheaton, MA 34-10 200
23. St. John Fisher, NY 31-14 197
24. Buena Vista, IA 32-13 195
25. Keystone, PA 33-9 193
26. Eastern Connecticut St. 31-5 190
27. Pacific Lutheran, WA 30-10 188
28. Wooster, OH 34-9 185
29. Southern Maine 22-21-1 181
30. Rowan, NJ 26-16-1 179
Other Top Teams: Widener, PA (27-14), Washington & Jefferson, PA (32-12), Webster, MO (35-11), Western New England, MA (34-12), Penn St. Behrend (31-17), Cal. Lutheran (27-13), Mary Washington, VA (28-12), SUNY Plattsburgh, NY (30-10), Westfield St., MA (30-11), York, PA (28-16), Saint Joseph’s, ME (35-13), North Central, IL (31-11), Oneonta St., NY (31-13), Ripon, WI (24-17), Wesleyan, CT (22-14), Thomas More, KY (33-16), Manchester, IN (26-19), Anderson, IN (26-14), Christopher Newport, VA (24-17), Staten Island, NY (31-11), DeSales, PA (25-17), North Park, IL (28-15), Redlands, CA (29-11), Alvernia, PA (33-12), Aurora, IL (27-16), Adrian, MI (30-11), La Grange, GA (27-19), Wesley, DE (29-13), Hope, MI (28-12).Source: Collegiate Baseball newspaper