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Clemson Tops Precept Coaches Poll

 

 

Cal State-Stanislaus, Methodist College No. 1 in Divisions II, III

 

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Clemson has been voted as the top-ranked team in Division men?s collegiate golf according to the Precept Coaches Poll released by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) today. Cal State-Stanislaus and Methodist College are ranked No. 1 in Divisions II and III, respectively.

 

Clemson claimed 26 of the 35 first-place votes and 840 points to claim the top stop in Division I. Augusta State, with two first-place votes, ranks second followed by Florida (one first-place vote), Wake Forest and Arizona (one first-place vote). Rounding out the top 10 are TCU, Texas, UNLV, Minnesota and Georgia. Other teams receiving first-place votes include UNLV, Oklahoma State (No. 11), Georgia Tech (No. 15) and New Mexico (No. 16). Georgia Tech, ranked No. 1 in the preseason poll, received two first-place votes.

 

 

Cal State-Stanislaus claimed the top spot in Division II where it edged Colorado-Colorado Springs by 29 points. The two schools tied in first-place votes. Pfeiffer ranked third and is followed by Cal State-Bakersfield and West Florida. Cal-Davis, North Alabama, South Carolina-Aiken, Florida Southern College and Chico State round out the top 10.
 

 

In Division III, Methodist College was voted the nation?s top-ranked team and is followed by Wisconsin-Eau Claire, who actually claimed the most first-place votes. The remaining teams in the top five include Oglethorpe, Guilford College and Greensboro, where 13 points separate teams three through five. Saint John?s came in at No. 6 and is followed by Ohio Wesleyan, Central College, Emory and Wesley.

 

To vote in the Precept Coaches poll, a coach must be a member of the GCAA. The next Division I Precept Coaches poll will be released Feb. 26 with Division II and III polls coming on March 12 and 16, respectively.

Complete Results Follow

Precept Coaches Poll Division I Top 25  
Precept Coaches Poll - Division I
February 12, 2003
Rank School (First Place) Points
1 Clemson (26) 840
2 Augusta State (2) 736
3 Florida (1) 679
4 Wake Forest 671
5 Arizona (1) 615
6 Texas Christian 577
7 Texas 561
8 UNLV (1) 528
9 Minnesota 475
10 Georgia 440
11 Oklahoma State (1) 434
12 Duke 431
13 North Carolina 402
14 Illinois 380
15 Georgia Tech (2) 370
16 New Mexico 326
17 Fresno State 193
18 Washington 186
19 NC State 178
20 Auburn 176
21 Tennessee 210
22 Fresno State 173
23 College of Charleston 157
24 Northwestern 151
25 Michigan State 149
Others receiving votes: Southern California 148, Vanderbilt 131, Oklahoma 122, Pepperdine 94, Baylor 73, California-Irvine 69, Arkansas 61, Virginia Tech 54, Lamar 52, Arizona State 42, Toledo 40, Kansas State 37, East Tennessee State 32, Tulsa 32, Alabama 31, San Diego State 30, UNC-Wilmington 28, Missouri 25, Denver 24, Purdue 24, South Carolina 23, Ohio State 19, Kansas 18, Charlotte 18, Colorado State 17, Austin Peay State 15, Texas-San Antonio 14, Iowa State 12, Houston 11, Texas-Arlington 9, Wichita State 9, Arkansas-Little Rock 8, Campbell 8, New Mexico State 7, Texas Tech 7, California 6, East Carolina 5, Indiana 5, Oregon State 5, Southern Mississippi 4, Alabama-Birmingham 3, Charleston Southern 3, Georgia Southern 2, Pacific 2, Penn State 2, Kentucky 1, Louisville 1, Memphis 1, North Texas 1, Princeton 1, Xavier 1
 

 

 


 

 

 

Precept Coaches Poll Division I Top 25  
Precept Coaches Poll - Division II
February 12, 2003
Rank School (First Place) Points
1 Cal State-Stanislaus 394
2 Colorado-Colorado Springs (5) 365
3 Pfeiffer 350
4 Cal State-Bakersfield 344
5 West Florida 319
6 Cal-Davis 314
7 North Alabama 312
8 South Carolina-Aiken (1) 289
9 Florida Southern College (1) 274
10 Chico State (1) 263
11 Francis Marion 193
12 Abilene Christian (2) 187
13 Cal State-San Bernardino 186
13 Grand Canyon 186
15 Delta State 160
16 Kennesaw State 157
17 Central Oklahoma 142
18 Cal-San Diego 135
18 Grand Valley State 135
20 Drury 118
21 Western Washington 108
22 Rollins College 102
23 Central Arkansas 83
24 Cameron 74
25 Ferris State 67
Others receiving votes: Nebraska-Kearney 65, Armstrong Atlantic 63, Georgia College & State University 59, Arkansas Tech 58, Barry 48, Northeastern State 47, St. Mary?s 47, Columbus State 41, Bellarmine 38, South Dakota State 33, Northwood 31, Minnesota State-Mankato 26, Ashland 24, Barton College 23, Findlay 23, California State-Dominguez Hills 22, North Dakota State 21, Lynn 20, Central Missouri State 19, Northern Colorado 18, Coker College 15, Valdosta State 14, Fort Lewis College 13, Saint Martin?s College 13, Colorado School of Mines 12, Lincoln 12, Concord College 11, Incarnate Word 11, Northern Kentucky 11, UNC-Pembroke 10, Presbyterian College 10, Carson-Newman 9, Longwood College 9, North Dakota 8, Southern Colorado 7, Saginaw Valley State 5, Quincy 5, Belmont Abbey College 3, Lewis 3, Oklahoma Panhandle State 3, Southwest Baptist 3, Indianapolis 2, Truman State 2, Tusculum College 2, Clayton College & State University 1, Lenoir-Rhyne 1, Western New Mexico 1
 

 

 


 

 

 

Precept Coaches Poll Division I Top 25
Precept Coaches Poll - Division III
February 12, 2003
Rank School (First Place) Points
1 Methodist College (3) 560
2 Wisconsin-Eau Claire (15) 531
3 Oglethorpe (1) 497
4 Guilford College (1) 487
5 Greensboro College (2) 484
6 Saint John's 398
7 Ohio Wesleyan 352
8 Central College 347
9 Emory 285
10 Wesley 278
11 Mary Hardin-Baylor 259
12 Nebraska Wesleyan 239
13 Gustavus Adolphus College 230
13 Savanah College of Art & Design 230
15 Averett College 229
16 Otterbein College 202
16 Washington & Lee 202
18 Denison 196
19 Trinity 160
20 Skidmore College 158
21 Muskingum College 149
22 Christopher Newport 114
23 Williams College 106
24 Redlands (1) 104
25 Pacific Lutheran 78
Others receiving votes: Alleghany College 75, LaVerne 75, Olivet College 67, Hardin-Simmons 52, Huntingdon College 39, Southwestern 36, Warturg College 36, DePauw 34, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 32, McMurry 28, Augustana College 26, Franklin College 25, Illinois Wesleyan 25, Trinity College 25, Roanoke College 24, Husson College 21, Augsburg College 20, Hampden-Sydney College 20, Susquehanna 20, Texas at Dallas 20, Cornell College 17, Bridgewater College 16, California Lutheran 16, Centre College 15, Texas Lutheran 15, Gettysburg College 11, Lewis & Clark College 11, Linfield College 10, Nazareth College 10, Luther College 9, Rhodes College 9, Rochester 9, Wooster 9, Muhlenberg College 8, North Carolina Wesleyan 7, Fontebonne 6, York 6, Anderson College 4, St. Lawrence 4, Millikin 3, Swarthmore College 3, Virginia Wesleyan 3, Babson College 2, MIT 2, New York 2, Pomona-Pitzer 2, Washington & Jefferson College 2, Middlebury College 1, Webster 1

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