Odessa Remains Top Team in GolfWorld/Nike Golf Coaches Poll

NEW YORK (February 26, 2014) — The first Golf World/Nike Golf NJCAA Division I 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, NAIA and NJCAA Division II will appear in the March 3, 2014 issue of Golf World. Odessa remained the No. 1 program in the first spring edition of the Golf World/Nike Golf men's NJCAA Division I college coaches' poll.

The Wranglers started the spring with a victory at The Wrangler, followed by a third place finish at the Shootout in San Antionio after recording four tournament wins in the fall.

Faulkner State was the lone new entry into the top-5 at number 5, while Scottsdale Community College joined the ranking at number 10.

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NJCAA Division I - February 26, 2014

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Odessa (7) 88 1
2 McLennan 72 2
3 Indian Hills 54 3
4 Midland 52 T4
5 Faulkner State (1) 44 8
6 Eastern Florida State 39 9
7 Wallace State 36 T6
8 Central Alabama (1) 34 T4
9 Dodge City 17 10
10 Scottsdale CC 13 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking: Iowa Western (#T6)  
       
Others Receiving Votes: Iowa Western, 11; North Idaho, 8; Darton, 7; New Mexico JC, 6; Hutchinson, 5; Western Texas, 5.