National Collegiate Baseball Writers June 6, 2005
For Immediate Release
Contact: Bob McComas
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Mocs win 9th Division II national title
FLORIDA SOUTHERN 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 2005 weekly surveys.

Rk. School Location Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Florida Southern [7] Lakeland, Fla. 51-11 175 3
2. North Florida Jacksonville, Fla. 49-16 168 4
3. Central Missouri State Warrensburg, Mo. 57-9 161 1
4. Grand Valley State Allendale, Mich. 34-15 151 10
t5. Delta State Cleveland, Miss. 52-10 145 2
t5. West Virginia State Institute, W. Va. 44-16 145 6
7. Chico State Chico, Calif. 42-16-1 133 5
t8. Kennesaw State Kennesaw, Ga. 37-22 102 9
t8. Southern Connecticut New Haven, Conn. 31-14 102 11
10. Central Oklahoma Edmond, Okla. 47-19 101 7
t11. Tampa Tampa, Fla. 40-18 94 8
t11. Tusculum Greeneville, Tenn. 44-17 94 13
13. Western Oregon Monmouth, Ore. 42-15 90 12
14. Mesa State Grand Junction, Colo. 46-16 83 14
15. Abilene Christian Abilene, Texas 43-16 69 15
16. Rollins Winter Park, Fla. 37-18 64 17
17. South Carolina-Aiken Aiken, S.C. 40-19 57 16
18. Nebraska-Omaha Omaha, Neb. 42-19 56 18
19. West Alabama Livingston, Ala. 42-15 52 19
20. Francis Marion Florence, S.C. 34-16-1 39 21
21. Wisconsin-Parkside Kenosha, Wis. 45-18 33 20
t22. Wayne State Wayne, Neb. 45-14 32 23
t22. West Chester West Chester, Pa. 38-14 32 22
24. Franklin Pierce Rindge, N.H. 32-14 21 24
25. St. Joseph's Rensselaer, Ind. 42-19 12 25
Others receiving votes: Armstrong Atlantic State (34-16) 11, Emporia State (41-20) 10, Kutztown (39-18) 8, North Alabama (38-20) 7, New Mexico Highlands (38-18) 5, Slippery Rock (31-15) 3, Florida Gulf Coast (37-18) 3, UC San Diego (37-20) 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)