(NEW YORK, NY)—The latest Golf World/Nike Golf Division III 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, NAIA and NJCAA will appear in the April 22, 2013 issue of Golf World. Oglethorpe, a five-time winner during the 2012-13 season, remained No. 1 in the most recent Golf World/Nike Golf men's Division III coaches' poll.
The Stormy Petrels claimed nine of the 13 available first-place votes.
Methodist, Illinois Wesleyan and Saint John's (Minn.) all maintained their spots behind Oglethorpe with Gustavus Adolphus rounding out the top five.
Two teams joined the top 10: No. 7 Guilford and Transylvania, tied at No. 10.
Two new schools joined the top 25: No. 23 Berry and No. 25. Greensboro.
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Division III - April 17, 2013
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|3||Illinois Wesleyan (2)||292||3|
|4||Saint John's (MN)||283||4|
|5||Gustavus Adolphus (1)||242||6|
|19||St. John Fisher||71||18|
|Dropped From Ranking: Centre (#20), Pacific Lutheran (#23)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Allegheny, 27; Calvin, 20; Adrian, 19; Rochester, 18; Wheaton, 18; Centre, 16; Denison, 15; Carthage, 14; Luther, 14; Central, 11; Huntingdon, 11; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 11; Carnegie-Mellon; 8; Millikin, 8; Pacific Lutheran, 8; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 8; Williams, 7; McDaniel, 6; Kenyon, 1.|