South Mountain Continues Run Atop GolfWorld/Nike Golf NJCAA DII 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.  South Mountain remained number one in NJCAA D-II men's coaches' poll, receiving all seven first place votes.

The Cougars played earlier this month at the NCAA Division II Skyhawk Desert Shootout, finishing third.

Rend Lake and Walters State were both new entires to the top-5 (both at #T5), while Kirkwood and Southeast entered the top-10 both at #T9. Southeast was victirous earlier this month at the Hastings College Spring Invitational while Kirkwood finished second at the Ashford Spring Invitational.

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NJCAA DII - April 12, 2012

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 South Mountain (7) 70 1
2 Mississippi Gulf Coast 58 4
3 John A. Logan 55 3
4 Tyler JC 48 2
T5 Walters State 34 6
T5 Rend Lake 34 8
7 Potomac State 20 5
8 Lewis & Clark 14 7
T9 Kirkwood 8 NR
T9 Southeast 8 NR
Dropped From Ranking: Des Moines Area (#T9), Murray State (#T9)
Others Receiving Votes: Black Hawk, 7; Des Moines Area, 7; Clarendon, 6; Murray State, 4; Copiah Lincoln, 3; Parkland, 3; Oakland, 2.