South Mountain Remains Number One in First Spring GolfWorld/Nike Golf 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 Worldmagazine, 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.  South Mountain remained number one in NJCAA D-II men's coaches' poll, receiving four first place votes.

The Cougars started the spring season with victories at The Cactus Thaw and their home South Mountain Invitational.

No new teams entered the ranking this week, but Mississippi Gulf Coast moved into the top-5 at No. 4.

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NJCAA DII - February 29, 2012

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 South Mountain (4) 58 1
2 Tyler JC (2) 50 3
3 John A. Logan 49 2
4 Mississippi Gulf Coast 43 6
5 Potomac State 38 4
6 Walters State 29 5
7 Rend Lake 22 7
8 Lewis & Clark 17 9
9 Murray State 11 T10
10 Des Moines Area 6 T10
Dropped From Ranking: East Mississippi (#T10), Mesa (#8), Mott (#T10)
Others Receiving Votes: Kirkwood, 4; Clarendon, 1; Parkland, 1; Southeast, 1.