Texas Wesleyan Unanimous Number One in GolfWorld/Nike Golf NAIA Coaches' Poll

NEW YORK, NY - The latest Golf World/Nike Golf NAIA 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 NJCAA will appear in the April 1, 2013 issue of Golf World . Texas Wesleyan was the unanimous No. 1 choice among the 12 voting coaches in the latest Golf World/Nike Golf NAIA men's coaches' polls.

The Rams earned their fifth win in seven starts at the UST Mamiya Texas Intercollegiate, their home event, earlier this month. The school also fielded a second five-man team in the event, which finished the equivalent of third overall.

Oklahoma City remained in the No. 2 spot, while CSU-San Marco held firm at No. 3. Lee and Bellevue swapped places, coming in No. 4 and No. 5 respectively.

Three new programs joined the top 10: No. 6 Johnson & Wales, No. 7 Coastal Georgia and No. 9 British Columbia. Three new schools also joined the top 25: No. 21. Marian U.-Indianapolis, No. 24 Northwood (Fla.) and No. 25 Webber International.

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NAIA - March 27, 2013

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Texas Wesleyan (12) 300 1
2 Oklahoma City 284 2
3 CSU-San Marcos 265 3
4 Lee 234 5
5 Bellevue 221 4
6 Johnson & Wales 219 13
7 College of Coastal Georgia 210 11
8 Our Lady of the Lake 202 10
9 British Columbia 191 12
10 University of the Cumberlands 182 6
11 Northwood (TX) 159 7
12 The Master's College 155 9
13 Wayland Baptist 136 15
14 William Woods 130 16
15 Northwestern (IA) 121 19
16 South Carolina-Beaufort 117 T20
17 Grand View 110 18
18 Oklahoma Baptist 108 8
19 Cumberland University 94 T23
20 Lindsey Wilson 73 22
21 Marian University-Indianapolis 59 NR
22 Southern Wesleyan University 56 T20
23 Ashford 47 T23
24 Northwood (FL) 35 NR
25 Webber International 33 NR
Others Receiving Votes: Lewis-Clark State, 23; Faulkner, 22; Holy Cross, 22; Rogers State, 13; Victoria, 13; SCAD Savannah, 7; Southwestern College, 7; Thomas, 7; Concordia (OR), 6; Indiana Wesleyan, 5; Campbellsville, 2; Embry Riddle-Aeronautical (AZ), 1; Southeastern, 1.