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Oklahoma Christian Retains Top Spot in Golf World/NIKE Golf NAIA Coaches' Poll

NEW YORK, NY?The first Golf World/NIKE Golf NAIA 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). The complete results, including results from Divisions I, II and III, will appear in the September 28th issue of Golf World. 
Oklahoma Christian remains the number one team in the poll, earning seven of the nine first-place votes.

The Eagles managed to keep the top spot, despite posting a fifth-place finish in their fall opener.

Rounding out the top-five are British Columbia (No. 2), Oklahoma City (No. 3), Texas Wesleyan (No. 4) and USC-Beaufort (No. 5).

Victoria (No. 10) cracked the top-10, after being ranked No. 11 in the preseason coaches? poll. Indiana Wesleyan (No. 24) and Grand View (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.

 

NAIA - September 24, 2009

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Oklahoma Christian (7) 221 1
2 British Columbia 214 2
3 Oklahoma City (2) 210 3
4 Texas Wesleyan 184 6
5 South Carolina-Beaufort 172 4
6 Johnson & Wales 169 7
7 Malone 166 5
8 Wayland Baptist 151 8
9 Oklahoma Baptist 143 T9
10 Victoria 137 11
11 SCAD 123 T9
12 Holy Names 114 12
13 Lee 111 15
14 Northwood (Texas) 94 19
15 Lindenwood 92 13
16 Southern Nazarene 87 17
17 Point Loma Nazarene 69 16
18 California Baptist 60 T20
19 Davenport 55 18
20 Northwood (Fla.) 51 24
21 Webber International 47 T20
22 St. Ambrose 43 25
23 Lewis-Clark State 32 23
24 Indiana Wesleyan 28 NR

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Grand View 27 NR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes: Confordia (Ore.), 21; University of the Cumberlands, 18; William Woods, 14; Lindsey Wilson, 13; Mobile, 11; CSU-San Marcos, 10; The Master's College, 9; Bethany, 7; Missouri Valley, 7; Marian College-Indianapolis, 6; Shorter, 4; Dakota Wesleyan, 2; Huntington, 2; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 1.

Dropped from Ranking: Bethany (#22)

 

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