Oklahoma City Unanimous Number One in First Golf World/NIKE Golf NAIA Spring Coaches Poll
NEW YORK, NY - The first Golf World/NIKE Golf NAIA Coaches' Poll of the spring has been released, combining the resources of Golf World magazine, NIKE Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). The complete results, including results from Divisions I, II and III, will appear in the February 28 issue of Golf World. Oklahoma City remained in its familiar No. 1 spot in the final NAIA coaches' poll of the fall. Taking all 10 first-place votes, Oklahoma City was the unanimous pick for the top spot in the Golf World/NIKE Golf NAIA men’s coaches’ poll.

The Stars were two-time winners last fall, including taking the team title at the Division I Kansas Invitational.

The top five teams in the NAIA poll remain remained the same, with No. 2 Oklahoma Christian and No. 3 USC Beaufort swapping spots and Grand View and Malone holding steady at Nos. 4 and 5.

Two new teams make appearances in the top 10: No. 9 Shorter and No. 10 The Masters College. Five schools join the top 25: CSU-Marcos at No. 22, Point Loma Nazarene at No. 24 and Campbellsville, Faulkner and Our Lady at the Lake all tied at No. 25.

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NAIA - February 23, 2011
Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Oklahoma City (10) 250 1
2 Oklahoma Christian 233 3
3 South Carolina-Beaufort 231 2
4 Grand View 221 4
5 Malone 205 5
6 British Columbia 182 6
7 Texas Wesleyan 174 7
8 University of the Cumberlands 162 10
9 Shorter 155 13
10 The Masters College 149 11
T11 Southern Nazarene 147 12
T11 Wayland Baptist 147 9
13 SCAD-Savannah 135 8
14 Lee 131 14
15 Victoria 109 15
16 Saint Ambrose 99 17
17 Johnson & Wales 98 16
18 Saint Thomas (FL) 86 22
19 Viterbo 74 T20
20 Indiana Wesleyan 72 T20
21 Lewis-Clark State 50 25
22 CSU-San Marcos 48 NR
23 Point Loma Nazarene 41 NR
24 Concordia (Ore.) 20 24
T25
Campbellsville 8 NR
T25 Faulkner 8 NR
T25 Our Lady of the Lake 8 NR









































Others Receiving Votes:
Madonna, 7; Saint Francis (IL), 7; Mobile, 6; Dakota Wesleyan, 5; Thomas, 4; Marian University-Indianapolis, 3; Rogers State, 3; Southwestern College, 2; Bethany College (KS), 2; Houston-Victoria, 1.

Dropped from Ranking: California Baptist (#19), Holy Names (#18), Lindenwood (#23)