Meridian Retains Top Spot in First Spring GolfWorld/Nike Golf NJCAA DI Coaches' Poll

(NEW YORK, NY) — The 2012 season's first 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 March 5, 2012 issue of Golf World.  Meridian remained the top team in the NJCAA D-I men's coaches' poll.

The Eagles began their spring season with a victory at the Faulkner State Invitational.

Odessa received the only other first-place vote in the poll after a victory at The Wrangler.

No new teams entered this week's ranking, while Brevard moved into the top-5 at No. 4.

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NJCAA DI - February 29, 2012

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Meridian (6) 66 1
2 Odessa (1) 59 3
3 Western Texas 52 2
4 Brevard 38 9
5 Central Alabama 35 4
6 Indian Hills 34 5
7 New Mexico JC 33 7
8 Darton 23 6
9 McLennan 18 10
10 Midland 14 8
Dropped From Ranking: None
Others Receiving Votes: Iowa Western, 5; Wallace State, 3; Faulkner State, 2; Hutchinson, 2; Tri-County Tech, 1.