NEW YORK, NY (MAY 14, 2014) — The latest Golf World/Nike Golf NJCAA Division II College Coaches’ Poll of the Spring 2014 season 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 Division I and Division II, will appear in the May 19, 2014 issue of Golf World. Mesa CC, fresh off its victory at the Region I Championship, jumped into the No. 1 spot of the latest NJCAA D-II men's coaches' poll.
The Thunderbirds were one of five schools to earn first-place votes after defeating previously top-ranked South Mountain. They now get set to play in the National Championship May 20-23.
Other schools to earn first-place votes are: No. 2 Walters JC, No. 3 Tyler JC, No. 4 South Mountain, which was tied for No. 7.
Parkland CC and Andrew College were new entries into the ranking.
NJCAA Division II - May 15, 2014
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|2||Walters State JC (2)||58||2|
|3||Tyler JC (1)||51||T3|
|4||South Mountain (1)||47||1|
|5||Mississippi Gulf Coast||39||T6|
|6||John A. Logan||27||5|
|T7||Grand Rapids CC||24||8|
|Dropped From Ranking: Rend Lake CC (#9)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Black Hawk CC, 6; Iowa Lakes, 6; Lackawanna, 5; Murray State, 5; Rend Lake CC, 3; Des Moines Area, 1; North Iowa, 1.|