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

(NEW YORK, NY) — The latest Golf World/Nike Golf NJCAA DI 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 November 12, 2012 issue of Golf World. Odessa jumped from No. 2 to No. 1 in the latest Golf World/Nike Golf men's NJCAA Division I coaches' poll.

Odessa earned eight of the 10 available first-place votes after winning the NJCAA D-I National Championship preview last month.

Previous number one Indian Hills claimed one of the other first-place votes, while Central Alabama, who has won each of their four tournaments this fall, including the NJCAA Disctict 4 Preview, received the final first-place vote.

Dodge City (#5), Hutchinson (#T9), and Paris (#T9) were new entries to the poll this week.

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NJCAA DI - November 1, 2012

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Odessa (8) 97 2
2 Central Alabama (1) 80 3
3 McLennan 72 7
4 Indian Hills (1) 66 1
5 Dodge City 52 NR
6 Brevard 51 4
7 Western Texas 27 8
8 Darton 23 6
T9 Hutchinson 15 NR
T9 Paris CC 15 NR
Dropped From Ranking: Meridian (#5), New Mexico JC (#9), Midland (#10)
Others Receiving Votes: New Mexico JC, 13; Wallace State, 13; North Idaho, 5; Johnson County, 5; Meridian, 5; Iowa Western, 4; Midland, 4; Garden City, 2.