National Collegiate Baseball Writers May 9, 2005
For Immediate Release
Contact: Bob McComas
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Florida Southern, Central Missouri State tied at No. 2
DELTA STATE REMAINS NO. 1
IN 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. Delta State [5] Cleveland, Miss. 48-6 173 1
t2. Central Missouri St. [1] Warrensburg, Mo. 44-7 162 4
t2. Florida Southern Lakeland, Fla. 42-9 162 2
4. North Florida Jacksonville, Fla. 40-11 159 3
5. Mesa State Grand Junction, Colo. 44-12 142 5
6. Abilene Christian Abilene, Texas 41-14 135 7
7. Tusculum Greeneville, Tenn. 42-13 117 8
8. Central Oklahoma Edmond, Okla. 42-13 115 6
9. Chico State Chico, Calif. 37-12-1 114 10
10. Francis Marion Florence, S.C. 34-14-1 111 9
11. Rollins Winter Park, Fla. 37-16 102 11
12. West Virginia State Institute, W. Va. 39-13 85 t13
13. Wayne State Wayne, Neb. 41-11 83 t13
14. Tampa Tampa, Fla. 34-16 71 21
15. Kennesaw State Kennesaw, Ga. 33-19 65 17
16. North Alabama Florence, Ala. 35-18 59 15
17. Western Oregon Monmouth, Ore. 36-12 53 t19
18. Southern Connecticut New Haven, Conn. 28-10 49 21
19. St. Joseph's Rensselaer, Ind. 38-15 47 t24
20. Armstrong Atlantic Savannah, Ind. 33-14 39 t24
21. West Chester West Chester, Pa. 33-11 34 t19
22. Florida Gulf Coast S. Fort Myers, Fla. 37-18 32 22
23. Wisconsin-Parkside Kenosha, Wis. 37-15 31 18
24. Nebraska-Omaha Omaha, Neb. 37-17 25 -
25. South Carolina-Aiken Aiken, S.C. 37-15 24 16
Others receiving votes: New Mexico Highlands (35-16) 18, Franklin Pierce (27-12) 17, Georgia College & State (33-20) 15, Slippery Rock (31-13) 11, Wayne State (Mich) (31-15) 6, Pace (27-16) 5, UC-San Diego (33-19) 3, Limestone (31-24-1) 3, Incarnate Word (35-19) 2, Kutztown (34-16) 1, Erskine (38-17) 1, UMass-Lowell (24-16) 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)