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Chico State New No. 1 in GCAA/Precept Coaches Poll

Wildcats capture 25 first-place votes

 

 

NORMAN, Okla. ? Chico State earned 18 first-place votes to become the top-ranked team in Division II men?s golf in the GCAA/Precept Coaches Poll. The Wildcats were previously ranked third. Chico State becomes the third program to hold the No. 1 ranking in Division II this season.

 

Previous No. 1 Cal. State-Bakersfield tallied four first-place votes while falling to second. Cal. State-Stanislaus moved up on spot to third. Preseason No. 1 West Florida garnered one first-place vote and fell two spots to fourth. UC-San Diego, St. Mary?s and Hawaii-Hilo all made big moves to jump into the top ten at spots five through seven, respectively. Hawaii-Hilo made the biggest gain, climbing from No. 25. Francis Marion, Delta State and Western Washington complete the top 10.

 

South Carolina-Aiken dropped from the top 10 to No. 11 and is followed by Armstrong Atlantic State, Central Oklahoma, Pfeiffer and Cameron. Florida Southern fell from ninth to No. 16. Saint Martin?s, Northeastern State, Grand Canyon and Central Arkansas round out the top 20.

 

Coker climbed three spots to No. 21. Rollins took the biggest drop in the poll, falling from No. 10 to 22nd. Columbus State, Grand Valley State and Barton went from unranked to Nos. 23-25, respectively.

Arkansas Tech, Colorado-Colorado Springs and North Alabama dropped from the rankings.

 

The Division II Precept Coaches Poll is voted on by a panel of Division II coaches and administrators that are members of the Golf Coaches Association of America. The next Division II Precept Coaches poll will be released March 4.

GCAA/Precept Coaches Poll Top 25
Division II - Feb. 12, 2004

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Chico State (18) 568 3
2 Cal. State-Bakersfield (4) 549 1
3 Cal. State-Stanislaus 457 4
4 West Florida (1) 448 2
5 UC-San Diego 419 11
6 St. Mary's 399 18
7 Hawaii-Hilo 386 25
8 Francis Marion 372 5
9 Delta State 367 8
10 Western Washington 328 6
11 South Carolina-Aiken 318 7
12 Armstrong Atlantic State 293 19
13 Central Oklahoma 269 14
14 Pfeiffer 223 12
15 Cameron 214 21
16 Florida Southern 195 9
17 Saint Martin's 186 23
18 Northeastern State 185 20
19 Grand Canyon 182 T15
20 Central Arkansas 179 13
21 Coker 170 24
22 Rollins 152 10
23 Columbus State 75 NR
24 Grand Valley State 46 NR
25 Barton 44 NR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dropped From Rankings: Arkansas Tech, Colorado-Colorado Springs, North Alabama 

 

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