South Mountain Finishes as Number One 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 20, 2013 issue of Golf World. South Mountain reamained the top ranked team, earning all seven first place votes.

The Cougars had a victory in their most recent event at the NJCAA Region I Championship.  They will next compete May 21-24 at the NJCAA Division II National Championship at Goosepond Colony in Scottsboro, Alabama.

Tyler JC was a new entry into the Top-5 at #3, and there were no new entries into the Top-10.

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NJCAA DII - May 15, 2013

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 South Mountain (7) 70 1
2 Walters State JC 60 2
3 Tyler JC 43 6
4 Mississippi Gulf Coast 42 3
5 Copiah Lincoln 36 5
6 John A. Logan 35 4
7 Owens 29 9
8 Mesa 24 7
9 Kirkwood CC 18 8
10 Grand Rapids CC 9 10
Dropped From Ranking: None
Others Receiving Votes: Lackawanna, 4; Des Moines Area, 3; Murray State, 3; Southeast CC, 3; Abraham Baldwin, 2; Black Hawk, 2; Muskegon, 2; Parkland, 1; Rend Lake, 1.