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Saint John's (Minn.) Remains Number One in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division III Coaches' Poll

 

Division III - September 25, 2008

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Saint John's (Minn.) (11) 428 1
2 Methodist (5) 422 2
3 Redlands (1) 399 3
4 Oglethorpe 371 4
5 Huntingdon 365 5
6 Skidmore 335 7
7 LaVerne 306 6
8 Ohio Wesleyan (1) 290 9
9 Emory 265 11
10 Illinois Wesleyan 258 10
11 Guilford 221 12
12 UT-Tyler 209 T13
13 Rhodes 179 15
14 Nebraska Wesleyan 176 17
15 St. John Fisher 162 8
T16 Mary Hardin-Baylor 139 16
T16 Wesley 139 T13
18 Texas Lutheran 117 20
19 Gustavus Adolphus 116 18
20 La Grange 106 21
21 Allegheny 95 24
22 Transylvania 88 19
23 Centre 82 NR
24 Washington & Lee 61 22
25 Bethel (Minn.) 59 NR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes: Olivet, 54; Central, 45; Mount Union, 40; Linfield, 34; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 29; Carnegie-Mellon, 28; NYU, 28; Bridgewater, 23; Christopher Newport, 20; Piedmont, 19; Carthage, 18; Salem State, 14; Williams, 14; Hamilton, 13; Trinity, 12; McMurry, 11; UT-Dallas, 11; Rochester, 8; DePauw, 6; Hampden-Sydney, 6; Denison, 5; Otterbein, 5; Trinity, 4; Wisconsin-Stout, 4; Wittenberg, 2; Augsburg, 1; Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 1; McDaniel, 1.

Dropped from Ranking:  Linfield (#25), Mount Union (#23)

NEW YORK, NY?The second Golf World/NIKE Golf Division III Coaches? Poll of the fall season has been released, combining the resources of Golf World magazine, NIKE Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).  Two-time defending NCAA Champion St. John?s (Minn.) stays atop the poll, earning 11 of 18 first-place votes. The Johnnies won the Wisconsin-Eau Claire Invitational to start their 2008-09 season.

Rounding out the top-five are Methodist (No. 2), Redlands (No. 3), Oglethorpe (No. 4) and Huntingdon (No. 5).

Emory (No. 9) cracked the top-10, after being ranked 11th in the previous coaches? poll. Centre (No. 23) and Bethel (Minn.) (No. 25) moved into the top-25.

Visit Golf World Senior Writer Ryan Herrington?s ?Campus Insider? blog to find out the latest on collegiate golf: http://www.golfdigest.com/magazine/blogs/campusinsider.

 

 

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