South Mountain Starts Season at Number One in GolfWorld/Nike Golf Preseason NJCAA DII 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 South Mountain is the top ranked team, earning seven of the eight available first place votes.

Walters State, ranked second, received the other available first place vote coming of a runner-up finish at the NJCAA DII Championship.

John A. Logan, Tyler Junior College and Mississippi Gulf Coast round out the top-5.

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NJCAA DII - August 28, 2013

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points NJCAA Finish
1 South Mountain (7) 78 1
2 Walters State (1) 60 2
3 John A. Logan 57 3
4 Tyler JC 41 9
5 Mississippi Gulf Coast 40 6
6 Kirkwood CC 32 4
7 Southeast CC 27 7
8 Black Hawk CC 25 5
9 Owens 21 10
T10 Copiah Lincoln 14 N/A
T10 Mesa 14 N/A
Others Receiving Votes: Muskegon, 8; Illinois Central, 5; Lackawanna, 4; Murray State, 4; Southeastern CC, 4; Grand Rapids, 3; Iowa Lakes, 2; North Iowa, 1.