(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 and the NAIA, will appear in the October 3, 2011 issue of Golf World. Abilene Christian remained atop the Golf World/Nike Golf Division II men’s coaches’ poll, earning four of the 16 available first-place votes.
The Wildcats have posted two runner-up finishes thus far in the fall season.
Central Oklahoma jumped from No. 5 to No. 2 in the most recent poll, earning six first-place votes after winning the Charles Coody West Texas Invitational and the Dornick Hills Classic.
Rounding out the top five are Lynn, Barry and Chico State.
No new teams joined the top 10. Three joined the top-25: UNC-Pembroke (T-22), Georgia Southwestern State (No. 24) and Belmont Abbey (No. 25).
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Division II - September 28, 2011
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|1||Abilene Christian (4)||368||1|
|2||Central Oklahoma (6)||338||5|
|6||CSU-Monterey Bay (1)||261||6|
|7||West Florida (1)||260||7|
|18||Armstrong Atlantic State||114||T19|
|24||Georgia Southwestern State||59||NR|
|Dropped From Ranking: CU-Colorado Springs (T25), Grand Canyon (T25), Fort Lewis (T19), Hawaii-Hilo (22).|
|Others Receiving Votes: Valdosta State, 50; CU-Colorado Springs, 48; Fort Lewis, 43; Grand Canyon, 39; Hawaii-Hilo, 30; Queens University of Charlotte, 30; Colorado State-Pueblo; Florida Institute of Technology, 28; Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 28; Northern Kentucky, 27; Cameron, 26; Ashland, 24; Delta State, 22; Carson-Newman, 21; St. Edward's, 18; Dixie State, 15; Colorado School of Mines, 14; Northwood (MI), 14; Rollins, 14; Bellarmine, 13; Saint Leo, 12; CSU-San Bernardino, 11; Grand Valley State, 11; Lander, 10; Northeastern State, 7; Dallas Baptist, 6; St. Thomas Aquinas, 5; Wayne State (MI), 5; Wilmington, 5; Missouri-St. Louis, 4; Mount Olive, 4; Midwestern State, 3; North Georgia, 3; Washburn, 3; Malone, 2; Western New Mexico, 2; Ferris State, 1.|