(NEW YORK, NY)—The latest Golf World/Nike Golf 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, III, NAIA and NJCAA will appear in the April 22, 2013 issue of Golf World. Nova Southeastern earned 16 of the 17 available first-place votes to remain No. 1 on the Golf World/Nike Golf men's Division II coaches' poll.
The Sharks have won three times in 2012-13 and have finished second in six other tournaments as they prepare to try and defend their NCAA title.
Barry claimed the other first-place vote to remain No. 2 in the poll while USC Aiken held on to the No. 3 spot. Rounding out the top five are CSU-Monterey Bay and Lynn.
No new teams joined the top 10. One new program joined the top 25: No. 24 Mount Olive.
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Division II - April 17, 2013
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|1||Nova Southeastern (16)||424||1|
|12||Armstrong Atlantic State||200||T12|
|21||Colorado School of Mines||95||21|
|22||Georgia Southwestern State||86||22|
|Dropped From Ranking:||St. Edward's (#25)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Newberry, 29; Missouri-St. Louis, 27; Florida Institute of Technology, 25; Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 25; King College, 20; North Carolina-Pembroke, 18; Wayne State (MI), 18; Ferris State, 17; Indianapolis, 17; Midwestern State, 17; Grand Valley State, 15; Oklahoma Christian, 14; Valdosta State, 14; Cameron, 13; St. Thomas Aquinas, 11; Tiffin, 11; UC-San Diego, 9; St. Edward's, 9; Montevallo, 7; Sonoma State, 7; Saint Leo, 6; CU-Colorado Springs, 5; North Georgia, 5; Dallas Baptist, 4; Pfeiffer, 4; Post, 3; Central Missouri, 2; Clayton State, 2; Dixie State, 2; Flagler, 1; Massachusetts-Lowell, 1; Washburn, 1.|