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Columbus State Retains Top Spot in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division II Coaches' Poll
 

NEW YORK, NY-The fourth Golf World/NIKE Golf Division II 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). The complete results, including results from Divisions I, III and the NAIA, will appear in the April 27th issue of Golf World.  Columbus State remains the number one team in the D-II poll, earning 10 of the 16 first-place votes.

The Cougars have three victories this season and eight top-four finishes, and will attempt to claim the Peach Belt Conference championship this week.

Rounding out the top-five are Georgia College (No. 2), Nova Southeastern (No. 3), Central Oklahoma (No. 4) and USC Aiken (No. 5).

 

Indianapolis (No. 10) cracked the top-10, after being ranked No. 12 in the previous coaches? poll. Ferris State (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.

 

 

 

Division II - April 22, 2009

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Columbus State (10) 391 1
2 Georgia College (4) 374 2
3 Nova Southeastern (1) 353 5
4 Central Oklahoma (1) 351 3
5 USC-Aiken 337 4
6 Florida Southern 325 6
7 Sonoma State 269 7
8 CSU-San Bernardino 262 9
9 Lynn 256 8
10 Indianapolis 223 12
11 North Alabama 213 15
12 Barry 205 13
13 Lander 192 14
14 Clayton State 183 10
15 Valdosta State 166 11
16 West Florida 158 17
17 Chico State 141 T21
18 Washburn 129 19
19 St. Edward's 105 16
20 Newberry 83 20
21 Hawaii-Hilo 79 18
22 Western Washington 74 T21
23 CSU-Monterey Bay 49 23
24 Rollins 41 24

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Ferris State

40 NR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 


Others Receiving Votes:
 
Coker, 33; Grand Valley State, 18; Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 18; Ohio Valley, 16; Barton, 14; Flagler, 14; CSU-Stanislaus, 13; Abilene Christian, 10; Mount Olive, 9; North Carolina-Pembroke, 9; Northeastern State, 8; Belmont Abbey, 7; Armstrong Atlantic, 6; Central Missouri, 5; Fayetteville State, 4; Cameron, 3; Western New Mexico, 3; Adelphi, 2; Concord, 2; Grand Canyon, 2; Pfeiffer, 2; CU-Colorado Springs, 1; Florida Institute of Technology, 1; Northern Kentucky, 1.

Dropped From Ranking: Northeastern State (#25)

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