Barry Remains Number One in GolfWorld/Nike Golf Division II Coaches' Poll

(NEW YORK, NY)—The latest Golf World/Nike Golf Division II Coaches’ Poll has been released, combining the resources ofGolf World magazine, Nike Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). The complete results, including results from Divisions I, III, NAIA and NJCAA will appear in the September 30, 2013 issue of Golf World. Barry University, victorious in its 2013-14 season opener at the Brickyard Crossings Invitational, kept hold of the top spot in the latest Golf World/Nike Golf men's Division II coaches' poll.

The Buccaneers earned 14 of the 15 available first-place votes as they look to defend their 2013 NCAA title.

Nova Southeastern remained in the No. 2 spot with USC-Aiken, Lynn and Florida Southern rounding out the top five.

Three new teams jumped into the top 10: No. 7 North Alabama, No. 8 Central Missouri, who earned the other first-place vote, and No. 9 Missouri-St. Louis.

Three new teams also moved into the top 25: No. 22 Flagler, No. 24 Mount Olive and No. 25 St. Mary's (Texas).

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Division II - September 25, 2013

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Barry (14) 372 1
2 Nova Southeastern 348 2
3 South Carolina-Aiken 302 6
4 Lynn 284 3
5 Florida Southern 274 4
6 CSU-Monterey Bay 271 5
7 North Alabama 269 11
8 Central Missouri (1) 232 15
9 Missouri - St. Louis 200 18
10 CSU-Stanislaus 182 8
11 Columbus State 178 7
12 Chico State 164 13
13 West Florida 141 10
14 Western Washington 135 9
15 Georgia College 120 16
16 Colorado School of Mines 115 NR
17 Central Oklahoma 113 12
18 Armstrong Atlantic State 112 20
19 Hawaii-Hilo 100 14
20 Indianapolis 79 23
21 Oklahoma Christian 78 24
22 Flagler 73 NR
23 Rollins 67 19
24 Mount Olive 46 NR
25 St. Mary's University (TX) 37 NR
Dropped From Ranking: Barton (#T21), Bellarmine (#25), Belmont Abbey (#T21), CU-Colorado Springs (#17)
Others Receiving Votes: Arkansas Tech, 36; Florida Institute of Technology, 35; Saint Leo, 35; North Carolina-Pembroke, 34; Sonoma State, 28; CU-Colorado Springs, 26; Colorado State-Pueblo, 24; Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 24; Barton, 22; Nebraska-Kearney, 22; Valdosta State, 22; Cameron, 21; Grand Valley State, 21; Lindenwood, 19; Bellarmine, 18; Wayne State (MI), 18; St. Edward's, 17; Limestone, 15; West Georgia, 15; Clayton State, 12; Coker, 12; Fort Hays State, 11; Lenoir-Rhyne, 11; St. Thomas Aquinas, 11; West Texas A&M, 10; California Baptist, 9; Northeastern State, 8; Georgia Southwestern State, 7; Harding, 7; Belmont Abbey, 5; Ferris State, 5; Newberry, 5; Erskine, 4; Adelphi, 3; Carson-Newman, 3; Midwestern State, 3; Southeastern Oklahoma State, 2; Wilmington, 2; Colorado Mesa, 1.