National Collegiate Baseball Writers May 4, 2004
For Immediate Release
Contact: Bob McComas
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Top 5 remains in tact
CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE TOPS
FINAL NCBWA DIVISION II POLL

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) continues its tradition of NCAA Division II polls with its 2004 weekly surveys. This is the final weekly poll of the 2004 regular season.

Rk. School Location Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Central Missouri (7) Warrensburg, Mo. 48-6 175 1
2. Rollins Winter Park, Fla. 42-9 167 2
3. Delta State Cleveland, Miss. 43-9 160 5
4. Colorado State-Pueblo Pueblo, Colo. 38-7-1 146 3
5. North Florida Jacksonville, Fla. 38-15 142 4
6. Ashland Ashland, Ohio 43-11 140 7
7. Shippensburg Shippensburg, Pa. 42-10 136 6
t8. Catawba Salisbury, N.C. 40-15 105 9
t8. Mesa State Grand Junction, Colo. 41-15 105 14
10. Tampa Tampa, Fla. 40-14 102 8
11. Pfeiffer Misenheimer, N.C. 40-12 98 11
t12. St. Mary's San Antonio, Texas 40-13 89 17
t12. Southern Arkansas Magnolia, Ark. 40-11 89 13
14. Incarnate Word San Antonio, Texas 38-13 84 12
15. Alabama-Huntsville Huntsville, Ala. 36-15 73 15
16. Columbus State Columbus, Ga. 36-19 57 18
17. St. Anselm Manchester, N.H. 29-18 54 -
18. Chico State Chico, Calif. 36-19-1 50 10
19. North Dakota Grand Forks, N.D. 36-14 45 19
20. Augusta State Augusta, Ga. 38-16 43 16
21. West Virginia State Institute, W. Va. 36-12 39 20
22. Sonoma State Rohnert Park, Calif. 35-24 24 -
t23. Dowling Oakdale, N.Y. 27-13 19 23
t23. Grand Valley State Allendale, Mich. 36-14 19 -
25. Bryant Smithfield, R.I. 35-13 18 21
Dropped out: Florida Southern (22), Kutztown (24), Franklin Pierce (25).
Others receiving votes: Wisconsin-Parkside (39-14) 17, Kutztown (34-14) 16, Emporia State (35-17) 14, California, Pa. (32-21-1) 13, Florida Southern (31-19-1) 12, West Florida (28-19) 11, Franklin Pierce (28-20) 7, Caldwell (24-14) 4, Wayne State, Neb. (39-16) 4, Minnesota State-Mankato (32-16) 3, Northwest Missouri State (NA) 3, Mount Olive (38-16) 1, Texas A&M-Kingsville (31-24) 1.

For the Division II regional polls, go to the Slippery Rock official website.

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2004 NCBWA Division II Polls (No. 1 Team):
March 2 (Tampa)
March 9 (Tampa)
March 16 (Central Missouri State)
March 23 (Central Missouri State)
March 30 (Central Missouri State)
April 6 (Central Missouri State)
April 13 (Central Missouri State)
April 20 (Central Missouri State)
April 27 (Central Missouri State)
May 4 (Central Missouri State)