Concordia Chicago 7th, Aurora RV in Latest D3baseball.com/NCBWA Top 25

Concordia Chicago 7th, Aurora RV in Latest D3baseball.com/NCBWA Top 25

Concordia University Chicago is ranked seventh, while Aurora University is receiving votes in the latest D3baseball.com/National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Top 25 released Tuesday, March 12.

Concordia Chicago (5-1 through March 13), which started the year ranked 10th in the preseason poll, returns to the top 10 after being dropped following a season-opening loss at Spalding on March 1. The Cougars are currently on their spring trip to Florida and have won five straight. Three games remain on the trip - Thursday against Webster, Saturday versus Ramapo and Sunday against The College of New Jersey.

Aurora went 6-2 during their spring trip to Arizona and faces Loras and Northland for two games each this weekend (Saturday-Sunday) at Lee Pfund Stadium in Carol Stream, Illinois.


2019 D3baseball.com/NCBWA Top 25, Week 3

Through games of Sunday March 10, 2018

# School (1st votes) Rec Pts Prev.
1 Wooster (15) 0-0 598 1
2 Rowan (8) 1-0 594 2
3 Trinity (Texas) (1) 11-3 581 4
4 Christopher Newport (1) 9-2 502 3
5 Randolph-Macon 3-1 486 6
6 Texas Lutheran 10-4 416 9
7 Concordia-Chicago 3-1 384 13
8 Swarthmore 2-2 372 5
9 Johns Hopkins 8-1 358 20
10 Chapman 10-3 342 12
11 Huntingdon 14-2 325 10
12 Southern Maine 1-1 296 8
13 Concordia (Texas) 14-1 272 24
14 UW-Whitewater 1-2 261 11
15 Webster 6-2 255 15
16 Cortland 6-4-1 247 16
17 Keystone 0-1 205 14
18 Mass-Boston 1-3 198 7
19 Cal Lutheran 9-3 179 18
20 Piedmont 12-4 162 19
21 Methodist 14-2 102 rv
22 Salisbury 6-4-1 99 17
23 Birmingham-Southern 13-4 88 rv
24 Kean 9-3 87 25
25 Wheaton (Mass.) 3-1 73 rv

Dropped out: No. 21 Misericordia, No. 22 Babson, No. 23 Oswego State.

Others receiving votes: Babson 65, Heidelberg 61, North Central (Ill.) 52, Adrian 50, Franklin 45, La Roche 45, LaGrange 44, Saint John's (Minn.) 36, TCNJ 34, Oswego State 16, Berry 16, Trinity (Conn.) 15, Spalding 15, Misericordia 14, Hendrix 14, St. John Fisher 14, Union (N.Y.) 12, Shenandoah 12, William Paterson 11, Montclair State 10, Baldwin Wallace 8, Denison 8, Washington and Jefferson 7, Washington College 5, Fontbonne 5, Aurora 4, New York Univ 3, UW-La Crosse 3, Coe 1, Saint Joseph's (Me.) 1, Washington (Mo.) 1.

The D3baseball.com Top 25 is voted on by a panel of 25 Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly. Full members of NCAA Division III are eligible.