D3football.com Top 25, 2005 preseason

# School (1st votes) Rec. Pts Prev.
1 Linfield (24) 13-0 624 1
2 Mary Hardin-Baylor 13-2 587 2
3 Mount Union (1) 12-1 573 3
4 Hardin-Simmons 10-1 508 4
5 Ohio Northern 8-2 444 19
6 Washington and Jefferson 12-1 440 8
7 Rowan 10-3 393 6
8 Occidental 10-2 386 7
9 UW-La Crosse 7-4 350 13
10 St. John's 7-3 334 --
11 Trinity (Texas) 9-2 293 14
12 Delaware Valley 12-1 283 11
13 Carthage 11-2 261 5
14 Bridgewater (Va.) 8-3 241 17
15 Salisbury 10-1 196 18
16 Christopher Newport 9-3 193 16
17 Ithaca 9-2 170 20
18 Concordia-Moorhead 11-1 169 9
19 Capital 7-3 164 --
20 Wheaton (Ill.) 10-2 147 12
21 UW-Whitewater 7-3 146 25
22 UW-Eau Claire 7-3 145 --
23 St. John Fisher 10-2 124 15
24 Wartburg 8-3 120 24
25 Wooster 11-1 105 10

Others receiving votes: Hampden-Sydney 97, Augustana 75, Albright 75, St. Norbert 56, Texas Lutheran 42, Whitworth 38, UW-Stevens Point 37, Alma 37, Shenandoah 31, Wittenberg 27, Pacific Lutheran 23, Johns Hopkins 22, Hobart 19, Franklin and Marshall 15, Willamette 14, North Central (Ill.) 14, Muhlenberg 13, McDaniel 10, Moravian 9, Trinity (Conn.) 8, Mount St. Joseph 8, Adrian 8, Brockport State 7, Olivet 6, Lycoming 6, Curry 6, Springfield 5, DePauw 5, Baldwin-Wallace 5, Widener 4, Wabash 2, Union 1, Cortland State 1.

The D3football.com Top 25 is voted on by a panel of 25 coaches, Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly.

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