(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 22, 2013 issue of Golf World. Texas Wesleyan claimed eight of the nine available first-place votes to hold on to its No. 1 ranking in the latest Golf World/Nike Golf men's NAIA coaches' poll.
The Rams have won five team titles during the 2012-13 season and haven't finished outside the top four in their eight tournament starts.
Oklahoma City and CSU-San Marcos remained No. 2 and 3 in the poll. Rounding out the top five are the University of the Cumberlands and Our Lady of the Lake.
New to the top 25: Faulkner, which tied for No. 20 and No. 24 Concordia (Ore.).
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NAIA - April 17, 2013
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|1||Texas Wesleyan (8)||215||1|
|2||Oklahoma City (1)||214||2|
|4||University of the Cumberlands||194||10|
|5||Our Lady of the Lake||175||8|
|6||Johnson & Wales||168||6|
|9||The Master's College||147||12|
|11||College of Coastal Georgia||112||7|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Cumberland University (#19), Southern Wesleyan (#22)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Bethany (KS), 16; Holy Cross College, 16; SCAD Savannah, 16; Victoria, 14; Rogers State, 12; Davenport, 11; Southern Wesleyan, 11; Southeastern, 10; AIB College of Business, 9; Evangel, 9; Taylor, 3; SCAD Atlanta, 1; Thomas, 1.|