Central Alabama Holds Top Spot 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 September 30, 2013 issue of Golf World. Central Alabama remainded the top ranked team, claiming five first-place votes.

The Trojans started the season with a victory at the Wallace State Fall 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.

Wallace State, McLennan and Midland round out the top five.

Dodge City (#6) and Darton College (#10) were new entries into the top-10.

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NJCAA DI - September 25, 2013

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Central Alabama (5) 68 1
2 Odessa (2) 65 2
3 Wallace State 38 8
4 McLennan 37 4
5 Midland 31 7
6 Dodge City 26 NR
7 Indian Hills 25 10
8 Eastern Florida State 20 5
9 Scottsdale CC 16 3
10 Darton 15 NR
Dropped From Ranking: Iowa Western (#6), New Mexico JC (#9)
Others Receiving Votes: Iowa Western, 12; Johnson County, 9; North Idaho, 7; Faulkner State, 4; Hutchinson, 3; Paris CC, 3; Western Texas, 2; New Mexico JC, 1.