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Huntingdon New Number One Team in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division III Coaches' Poll

NEW YORK, NY?The third 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).  Huntingdon is the new number one team, earning five of the 13 first-place votes.

The Hawks were victorious at the Greensboro Invitational in September and have a 30-1 record thus far in 2008-09.

Rounding out the top-five are Methodist (No. 2), Saint John?s (Minn.) (No. 3), Oglethorpe (No. 4) and Illinois Wesleyan (No. 5).

Guilford (No. 6) and UT-Tyler (No. 10) cracked the top-10, after being ranked 11th and 12th, respectively, in the previous coaches? poll. UT-Dallas (No. 18), Greensboro College (T-19), Central (No. 21), Linfield (No. 24) and Wisconsin-Stout (No. 25) all 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.

 

 

 

 

Division III - October 15, 2008

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Huntingdon (5) 309 5
2 Methodist (2) 304 2
3 Saint John's (Minn.) (4) 280 1
4 Oglethorpe 275 4
5 Illinois Wesleyan (1) 249 10
6 Guilford 242 11
7 Skidmore 238 6
8 Redlands 220 3
9 Ohio Wesleyan (1) 201 8
10 UT-Tyler 192 12
11 Rhodes 158 13
12 Emory 145 9
13 LaVerne 141 7
14 Mary Hardin-Baylor 122 T16
15 Texas Lutheran 106 18
16 La Grange 95 20
17 Centre 82 23
18 UT-Dallas 76 NR
T19 Greensboro College 68 NR
T19 Nebraska Wesleyan 68 14
21 Central 58 NR
22 Allegheny 58 21
23 Wesley 49 T16
24 Linfield 48 NR
25 Wisconsin-Stout 47 NR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes: Transylvania, 38; Olivet, 32; St. John Fisher, 30; Carthage, 26; Gustavus Adolphus, 26; Salem State, 22; Christopher Newport, 21; Bridgewater, 19; McMurry, 19; NYU, 17; Trinity,17; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 16; Carnegie Mellon, 14; Franklin & Marshall, 13; Rochester, 11; Southwestern, 11; Washington & Lee, 10; Luther, 8; Piedmont, 8; Williams, 8; DePauw, 6; Otterbein, 4; Mount Union, 2; Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 1; Wisconsin Lutheran, 1.

Dropped from Ranking:  Bethel (Minn.) (#25), Gustavus Adolphus (#19), St. John Fisher (#15), Transylvania (#22), Washington & Lee (#24).

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