South Mountain Remains Atop GolfWorld/Nike Golf NJCAA DII Coaches' Poll

(NEW YORK, NY) — The latest Golf World/Nike Golf NJCAA Division II 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 I will appear in the March 31, 2014 issue of Golf World. South Mountain remained the No. 1 program in the second spring edition of the Golf World/Nike Golf men's NJCAA Division II college coaches' poll.

The Cougars were victorious earlier this month at the Mesa Thunderbird Classic and earned five first-place votes.

Walters State JC received the other remaining first-place vote and remained second in the ranking.

No new teams entered the top-5 while Murray State (#T9) was the only new entrant to the ranking.

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NJCAA Division II - March 26, 2014

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 South Mountain (5) 59 1
2 Walters State JC (1) 52 2
3 Mesa 46 5
4 Owens 33 3
5 John A. Logan 31 4
6 Tyler JC 30 T6
7 Mississippi Gulf Coast 25 T8
8 Grand Rapids CC 19 T6
T9 Kirkwood CC 8 T8
T9 Murray State 8 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking: Rend Lake CC (#T10), Southeast CC (#T10)
       
Others Receiving Votes: Black Hawk CC, 6; Rend Lake CC, 5; Copiah Lincoln, 4; Clarendon, 3; Southeast CC, 2.