Indian Hills Starts Season Atop GolfWorld/Nike Golf NJCAA DI Coaches Poll

(NEW YORK, NY) — The preseason 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 September 3, 2012 issue of Golf World. Indian Hills, two-time defending NJCAA Division I champion, is expected to continue its winning ways finishing atop the preseason poll.

The Warriors, based in Iowa, earned seven of the nine first-place votes in Division I.

Meridian and Odessa were the other two schools to receive a first-place vote, each receiving one.

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NJCAA DI - August 29, 2012

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points 2012 NJCAA DI Finish
1 Indian Hills (7) 85 1
2 Odessa (1) 81 3
3 Western Texas 46 2
T4 Central Alabama 45 9
T4 Meridian (1) 45 4
6 Brevard 44 8
7 Darton 39 5
8 Midland 32 6
9 Dodge City 23 7
10 New Mexico JC 20 T11
Dropped From Ranking: N/A
Others Receiving Votes: McClennan, 18; Hutchinson, 9; Scottsdale, 4; North Idaho, 1; Tri-County Tech, 1.