McLennan Claims Top Spot in GolfWorld/Nike Golf NJCAA Division I Coaches' Poll

(NEW YORK, NY)— The latest 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 31, 2014 issue of Golf World. McLennan claimed the No. 1 spot in the Golf World/Nike Golf men's NJCAA Division I college coaches' poll.

The Highlanders captured the NJCAA District 2 Preview title earlier this month, as well as a victory at the Jacksonville Invitational.

Odessa, the previous top-ranked team, dropped to the second spot while claiming two first-place votes.

Two new teams entered the top-ten - Iowa Western (#8) and Western Texas (#10).

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NJCAA Division I - March 26, 2014

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 McLennan (4) 63 2
2 Odessa (2) 61 1
3 Faulkner State (1) 53 5
4 Midland 46 4
5 Indian Hills 44 3
6 Eastern Florida State 35 6
7 Central Alabama 19 8
8 Iowa Western 17 NR
9 Wallace State 11 7
10 Western Texas 9 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking: Dodge City (#9), Scottsdale CC (#10)
       
Others Receiving Votes: Scottsdale CC, 8; Hutchinson, 6; North Idaho, 5; Darton, 3; Dodge City, 3; Ranger, 2.