Cougars of South Mountain Remain Top Team in GolfWorld/Nike Golf NJCAA DII Coaches' Poll

(NEW YORK, NY)—The latest Golf World/Nike Golf NJCAA Division II 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 NAIA will appear in the May 6, 2013 issue of Golf World. South Mountain reamained the top ranked team, earning all six first place votes, extending their long streak as the only team to ever be ranked number one in the Golf World/Nike Golf NJCAA Division II Coaches' Poll.

The Cougars had a victory in their most recent event at the NJCAA Region I Championship.

Copiah Lincoln was a new entry into the top-5 at number 5, while Mesa was a new entry into the ranking at number 7.

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NJCAA DII - May 1, 2013

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 South Mountain (6) 60 1
2 Walters State JC 52 4
3 Mississippi Gulf Coast 43 3
4 John A. Logan 36 5
5 Copiah Lincoln 35 6
6 Tyler JC 34 2
7 Mesa 22 NR
8 Kirkwood CC 19 7
9 Owens 16 8
10 Grand Rapids CC 8 9 
Dropped From Ranking: Lackawanna (#10)
Others Receiving Votes: Rend Lake, 2; Des Moines Area, 1; Lackawanna, 1.