National Collegiate Baseball Writers Feb. 28, 2005
For Immediate Release
Contact: Bob McComas
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Mocs coast to 15-0 to keep top spot
FLORIDA SOUTHERN TOPS
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 2005 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will continue each Tuesday throughout the season

Rk. School Location Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Florida Southern [7] Lakeland, Fla. 15-0 199 1
2. Delta State [1] Cleveland, Miss. 12-1 193 2
3. Central Missouri St. Warrensburg, Mo. 7-2 180 4
4. Tampa Tampa, Fla. 11-3 170 8
5. Kennesaw State Kennesaw, Ga. 11-3 167 3
6. Rollins Winter Park, Fla. 12-4 139 7
7. Grand Canyon Phoenix, Ariz. 8-2 127 17
t8. Abilene Christian Abilene, Texas 10-4 118 5
t8. Shippensburg Shippensburg, Pa. 6-2 118 11
t10. Grand Valley State Allendale, Mich. 0-0 113 10
t10. Lander Greenwood, S.C. 12-3 113 12
12. Ashland Ashland, Ohio 3-0 111 t14
13. Augusta State Augusta, Ga. 10-5 99 9
14. UC San Diego San Diego, Calif. 7-2 97 t14
15. West Alabama Livingston, Ala. 10-3 89 -
16. Emporia State Emporia, Kan. 5-1 55 -
t17. Central Oklahoma Edmond, Okla. 7-3 47 22
t17. Chico State Chico, Calif. 8-4-1 47 23
19. UNC-Pembroke Pembroke, N.C. 13-6 45 18
20. Bryant Smithfield, R.I. 0-3 38 16
21. Lenoir-Rhyne Hickory, N.C. 12-4 37 -
22. Mesa State Grand Junction, Colo. 9-3 35 -
23. St. Anselm Manchester, N.H. 0-0 30 -
24. Slippery Rock Slippery Rock, Pa. 0-0 29 24
25. Barry Miami Shores, Fla. 12-5 28 -
Others receiving votes: West Florida (11-6) 22, Armstrong Atlantic (11-0) 20, Erskine (12-4) 18, Minnesota State-Mankato (0-0) 17, Western Oregon (7-3) 17, Franklin Pierce (0-0), 14, Tusculum (11-5) 11, Kutztown (6-3) 9, Wisconsin-Parkside (2-2) 8, West Georgia (10-3) 8, Wayne State (Neb.) 4-2, Nebraska-Omaha (4-2) 4, Northern Kentucky (3-2) 3, West Virginia State (4-0) 2, California, Pa. (3-1), 2, Caldwell (0-0) 2, USC-Aiken (9-3) 1, North Alabama (9-4) 1, New Haven (0-0) 1, St. Joseph, Ind., 1.

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

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2005 NCBWA Division II Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Delta State)
February 21 (Florida Southern)
February 28 (Florida Southern)
March 7 (Florida Southern)
March 14 (Florida Southern)
March 21 (Tampa)
March 28 (Delta State)
April 4 (Central Missouri)
April 11 (Central Missouri)
April 18 (Central Missouri)
April 25 (Delta State)
May 2 (Delta State)
May 9 (Delta State)
May 16 (Central Missouri)
May 23 (Central Missouri)
Final (Florida Southern)