South Mountain Remains Atop GolfWorld/Nike Golf NJCAA DII Coaches' Poll

(NEW YORK, NY)—The latest Golf World/Nike Golf NJCAA Division II College 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 22, 2013 issue of Golf World. South Mountain reamained the top ranked team, earning six of the seven available first place votes, extending their long streak as the only team to ever be ranked number one in the Golf World/Nike Golf NJCAA Division II Coaches' Poll.

The Cougars picked up victories in their last two events, the Skyhawk Desert Shootout, in a field of NCAA Division II teams, and the Pima CC Spring Invite, which was played after voting closed for this week's poll.

There were no new teams in the top-5, while Copiah Lincoln was the lone new entry into the top-10 at #6.

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NJCAA DII - April 17, 2013

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 South Mountain (6) 69 1
2 Tyler JC (1) 63 2
3 Mississippi Gulf Coast 47 5
4 Walters State JC 46 3
5 John A. Logan 42 4
6 Copiah Lincoln 30 NR
7 Kirkwood CC 26 6
8 Owens 21 8
9 Grand Rapids CC 13 7
10 Lackawanna 9 10
Dropped From Ranking: Rend Lake CC (#9)
Others Receiving Votes: Rend Lake CC, 7; Des Moines Area, 5; Black Hawk, 2; Independence, 2; Parkland, 2; North Iowa, 1.