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|
|6||Johnson & Wales||219||13|
|7||College of Coastal Georgia||210||11|
|8||Our Lady of the Lake||202||10|
|10||University of the Cumberlands||182||6|
|12||The Master's College||155||9|
|22||Southern Wesleyan University||56||T20|
|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.|