Central Alabama Sits Atop GolfWorld/Nike Golf Preseason NJCAA DI Coaches' Poll

(NEW YORK, NY)—The Golf World/Nike Golf Preseason NJCAA Division I College Coaches’ Poll 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 NAIA will appear in the September 2, 2013 issue of Golf World. Defending champion Central Alabama is the top ranked team, earning seven of the nine available first place votes.

Odesaa College, who finished second at last spring's NJCAA DI Championship, received the other two first place votes as is ranked second.

Scottsdale Community College, McLennan Community College and Eastern Florida State round out the top-5.

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NJCAA DI - August 28, 2013

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points NJCAA Finish
1 Central Alabama (7) 87 1
2 Odessa (2) 80 2
3 Scottsdale CC 64 3
4 McLennan 41 10
5 Eastern Florida State 39 5
6 Iowa Western 37 6
7 Midland 30 9
8 Wallace State 24 7
9 New Mexico JC 23 8
10 Indian Hills 21 11
Others Receiving Votes: Johnson County, 15; Western Texas, 13; Hutchinson, 7; Darton, 5; Paris, 5; Dodge City, 3; North Idaho, 1.