Oklahoma City Moves To Number One in GolfWorld/Nike Golf NAIA Coaches' Poll

NEW YORK, NY (APRIL 16, 2014) — The latest Golf World/Nike Golf NAIA College Coaches’ Poll of the Spring 2014 season 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, III and NJCAA will appear in the April 21, 2014 issue of Golf World. Oklahoma City reclaimed its spot atop the latest NAIA coaches’ poll.

The Stars earned three of nine first-place votes to move from the No. 2 spot in the last poll thanks to victories at the Battle at Primm and the Oklahoma Baptist Spring Invitational, lifting their season-long win total to five.
 
Previously No. 1 Wayland Baptist dropped just one spot and claimed two first-place votes. The Pioneers finished runner-up to Oklahoma City at the Battle at Primm and were sixth at the Bash at The Beach.

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NAIA - April 16, 2014

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Oklahoma City (3) 218 2
2 Wayland Baptist (2) 211 1
3 William Woods (3) 207 T3
4 College of Coastal Georgia (1) 200 T3
5 Texas Wesleyan 181 8
6 Oklahoma Baptist 167 T3
7 CSU-San Marcos 161 7
8 Grand View 149 6
9 Webber International 146 11
10 Johnson & Wales (FL) 141 13
11 British Columbia 128 9
12 Faulkner 125 12
13 Northwood (FL) 124 14
14 South Carolina Beaufort 116 16
15 Bellevue 113 17
16 University of the Cumberlands 104 15
17 Concordia University (OR) 63 18
18 Southern Wesleyan 54 10
19 The Master's College 46 20
20 Warner 31 24
21 Houston-Victoria 30 NR
22 Victoria 27 19
23 Northwood (TX) 26 T21
24 Dalton State 25 NR
25 Holy Cross College 24 T21
       
Dropped From Ranking:  AIB College of Business (#25), Texas College (#23)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Ashford, 21; Bethany (KS), 20; SCAD Savannah, 16; Marian University-Indianapolis, 14; Bethel (KS), 7; Indiana Wesleyan, 7; AIB College of Business, 6; Cardinal Stritch, 4; William Jessup, 4; Embry Riddle-Aeronautical (AZ), 3; Texas College, 3; St. Andrew's, 2; Reinhardt