Central Alabama Takes Over Top Spot in GolfWorld/Nike Golf NJCAA DI Coaches' Poll

NEW YORK, NY - The latest Golf World/Nike Golf NJCAA DI College Coaches’ Poll has been released, combining the resources of Golf World magazine, Nike Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). Central Alabama, receiving five of the eight first-place votes, took over the No. 1 ranking in the second Golf World/Nike Golf men's NJCAA DI coaches' poll of the spring.

The Trojans won all five starts in the fall and have claimed a sixth title in its latest start, the Goosepond Fling, to earn five of the eight first-place votes and a narrow 73-70 edge on No. 2 McLennan.

No new teams moved into the top-5, while Midland (#6) and Wallace State (#10) were new entries into the top-10.

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NJCAA DI - March 27, 2013

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Central Alabama (5) 73 2
2 McLennan (3) 70 4
3 Indian Hills 57 3
T4 Brevard 52 5
T4 Odessa 52 1
6 Midland 31 NR
7 Paris CC 25 T8
T8 Darton 21 7
T8 Johnson County 18 8
10 Wallace State 12 NR
Others Receiving Votes: Western Texas, 10; Scottsdale, 8; Hutchinson, 6; Dodge City, 2; Meridian, 2; Iowa Western, 1.