The 2005 season marked the fifty ninth NCAA Baseball Tournament, which culminated with the eight team College World Series. The College World Series was held in Omaha, Nebraska. The eight teams played a double-elimination format, with Texas claiming their sixth championship with a two games to none series win over Florida in the final.
^ ab"Division I Certification... It's Official!". Longwood.edu. Spring 2008. Archived from the original on 28 June 2012. Retrieved 28 June 2012. During the four-year reclassification, Longwood began its full compliance with all Division I legislation and membership requirements with year two (2004-05).
^ abThompson, Eric (13 June 2012). "NCAA Sends North Dakota State's Championship Banner to Rival UND". Minnesota.SBNation.com. Archived from the original on 28 June 2012. Retrieved 28 June 2012. The Bison had only made the jump to Division I in the Fall of 2004, so beating Sam Houston State for the national title was obviously a victory that put NDSU on the map of the sports landscape.
^ ab"Aaron Johnston". GoJacks.com. South Dakota State Sports Information. Retrieved 28 June 2012. With South Dakota State moving up to NCAA Division I during the 2004-05 season, the Johnston-led Jackrabbits posted their fourth consecutive 20-win season, finishing with a 21-7 record.
^ ab"UC Davis Timeline: The Road to Division I". News.UCDavis.com. 17 July 2007. Retrieved 28 June 2012. The Aggies begin playing a mostly Division I schedule, after largely competing against Division II foes during the 2003-04 year.
^Clonan, Mac (1 July 2004). "College Baseball". The Journal News. White Plains, New York. p. C6. Retrieved 28 June 2012.