Meridian Again Number One in GolfWorld/Nike Golf NJCAA DI Coaches Poll

(NEW YORK, NY) — The latest Golf World/Nike Golf NJCAA DI 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 April 16, 2012 issue of Golf World.  Meridian remains the top team in the NJCAA D-I men's coaches' poll.

The Eagles were the lone junior college team in the field at the recent Arkansas State Red Wolf Classic, where they finished sixth in the 22-team field, beating nearly a dozen NCAA Division I schools.

Odessa and Western Texas, ranked second and third for the second consecutive poll, each received one of the remaining two first-place votes.

No new teams entered this week's ranking, while Brevard and Darton entered the top-5.

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NJCAA DI - April 12, 2012

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Meridian (6) 76 1
2 Odessa (1) 70 2
3 Western Texas (1) 55 3
4 Brevard 45 T7
5 Darton 39 9
6 New Mexico JC 33 5
7 Indian Hills 31 T7
8 Central Alabama 29 4
9 Midland 28 10
10 McClennan 26 6
Dropped From Ranking: None
Others Receiving Votes: Scottsdale, 3; Hutchinson, 2; Wallace State, 2; Tri-County Tech, 1.