Central Alabama Remains Top Team in GolfWorld/Nike Golf NJCAA DI Coaches' Poll

(NEW YORK, NY)—The latest Golf World/Nike Golf NJCAA Division I 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 October 21, 2013 issue of Golf World. Central Alabama remainded the top ranked team, claiming six first-place votes.

The Trojans started the season with a victory at the Wallace State Fall Invitational and also claimed the Jim Redgate Invitational

Odesaa College, who also started their season with a victory at the Charles Cody West Intercollegiate, claimed the remaining two first-place votes and the second-place ranking.  The Wranglers also claimed the title at the NJCAA National Preview.

Indian Hills (#T5) moved into the top-5, while Iowa Western was the lone new entry into the top-10.

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NJCAA DI - October 16, 2013

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Central Alabama (6) 78 1
2 Odessa (2) 73 2
3 Midland 56 5
4 McLennan 43 4
T5 Indian Hills 34 7
T5 Wallace State 34 3
7 Dodge City 30 6
8 Eastern Florida State 21 8
9 Scottsdale CC 15 9
10 Iowa Western 13 NR
Dropped From Ranking: Darton (#10)
Others Receiving Votes: Darton, 11; North Idaho College, 10; New Mexico JC, 9; Johnson County, 4; Faulkner State, 3; Western Texas, 3; Ranger, 2; Hutchinson, 1.