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Oklahoma Christian Remains Number One in Golf World/NIKE Golf NAIA Coaches' Poll

 

NEW YORK, NY-The third Golf World/NIKE Golf NAIA Coaches? Poll of the spring season has been released, combining the resources of Golf World magazine, NIKE Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).  Oklahoma Christian retained the top spot in the poll, earning seven of nine first-place votes.

  

The Eagles won the Sleep Inn & Suites Classic last week, and earlier in the month they finished second to Division I Vanderbilt at the Kauai Collegiate Cup in Hawaii. Rounding out the top-five are British Columbia (No. 2), Oklahoma City (No. 3), Point Loma Nazarene (No. 4) and Johnson & Wales (No. 5).

Wayland Baptist (No. 10) joins the top-10 after being tied at No. 11 in the previous coaches? poll.

New to the top-25 are Shorter (No. 20) and Northwood (Fla.) (No. 25).

 

NAIA - April 2, 2008

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Oklahoma Christian (7) 223 1
2 British Columbia (1) 207 2
3 Oklahoma City 206 3
4 Point Loma Nazarene 199 5
5 Johnson & Wales (1) 188 4
6 Berry 176 6
7 Lindenwood 168 9
8 Victoria 162 8
9 Texas Wesleyan 141 7
10 Wayland Baptist 135 T-11
11 Campbellsville 120 T-11
12 St. Ambrose 116 10
13 Davenport 104 13
14 Rocky Mountain 82 16
15 Southern Nazarene 74 24
T-16 Lindsey Wilson 71 17
T-16 Malone 71 14
18 Mobile 69 15
19 Northwood (Texas) 62 20
20 Shorter 52 NR
21 Concordia (Ore.) 46 21
22 Webber International 45 22
23 SCAD 42 18
24 Ohio Dominican 32 23
25 Northwood (Fla.) 21 NR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes:  Lewis-Clark State, 20; Concordia (Calif.), 16; William Woods, 15; California Baptist, 14; CSU-San Marcos, 13; Thomas, 10; Bethel, 6; Dakota Wesleyan, 5; Warner Southern, 5; Grand View, 3; Lee, 3; Southwestern, 3.

Dropped from Ranking: CSU-San Marcos (#19), William Woods (#25)

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