South Mountain Remains Number One in Golf World/Nike Golf NJCAA DII Coaches' Poll

(NEW YORK, NY)—The latest Golf World/Nike Golf NJCAA Division II 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. South Mountain remainded the top ranked team in the NJCAA DII poll, claiming six first-place votes.

The Cougars will open their season this weekend at the High Country Shootout in Ruidoso, NM.

Walters State, ranked second, received the other available first-place vote and started the season with a second-place finish at the Wasioto Winds Fall Kick-Off and a third at the Tusculum Fall Classic.

John A. Logan, Mississippi Gulf Coast and Tyler Junior College round out the top-5.

No new teams entered the ranking this week.

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NJCAA DII - September 25, 2013

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 South Mountain (6) 68 1
2 Walters State (1) 62 2
3 John A. Logan 54 3
4 Mississippi Gulf Coast 34 5
5 Tyler JC 33 4
6 Kirkwood CC 32 6
7 Owens 17 9
8 Black Hawk CC 15 8
9 Copiah Lincoln 12 T10
T10 Southeast CC 11 7
T10 Mesa 11 T10
Dropped From Ranking: None
Others Receiving Votes: Illinois Central, 8; Grand Rapids CC, 7; Des Moines Area, 4; Murray State, 4; Muskegon, 3; Rend Lake, 3; Parkland CC, 2; Seminole, 2; Southeastern CC, 2; Iowa Lakes, 1.