NEW YORK, NY —The latest Golf World/Nike Golf NJCAA DII College Coaches’ Poll has been released, combining the resources of Golf World magazine, Nike Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). South Mountian took seven of the eight first place votes to hold on to the No. 1 ranking in the first Golf World/Nike Golf men's NJCAA DII coaches' poll of the spring.
The Cougars claimed seven of the eight available first-place votes, having won four of their last seven starts to go with second-place finished at the Goosepond Fling and the Mesa CC Invitational.
Tyler Junior College received the other remaining first-place vote. Mississippi Gulf Coast moved into the top-5 at #4, while Rend Lake CC (#9) and Lackawanna (#10) were new entries into the ranking.
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NJCAA DII - March 27, 2013
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|1||South Mountain (7)||79||1|
|2||Tyler JC (1)||72||2|
|3||Walters State JC||56||4|
|4||John A. Logan||55||3|
|5||Mississippi Gulf Coast||51||7|
|7||Grand Rapids CC||23||10|
|9||Rend Lake CC||10||NR|
|Others Receiving Votes: Copiah-Lincoln, 6; Black Hawk, 5; Southeast CC, 5; Parkland, 5; Murray State, 4; Iowa Lakes, 3; Des Moines Area, 2.|