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Oglethorpe Captures Number 1 Spot in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division III Preseason Coaches' Poll

 

Division III - Sep. 3, 2009

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points '09 Finish
1 Oglethorpe (10) 409 1
2 Huntingdon (6) 397 6
3 Methodist (1) 389 3
4 LaVerne 374 2
5 UT-Tyler 316 4
6 Redlands 300 9
7 Illinois Wesleyan 298 5
8 Skidmore 288 T10
9 Guilford 273 NA
10 Saint John's (Minn.) 267 8
11 Ohio Wesleyan 222 7
12 Nebraska Wesleyan 197 T10
13 Rhodes 190 NA
T14 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 151 NA
T14 Emory 151 16
16 Greensboro College 141 NA
17 La Grange 120 18
18 Wisconsin-Stout 110 12
19 Transylvania 86 15
20 California Lutheran 81 NA
21 Carthage 79 NA
22 UT-Dallas 62 NA
23 Gustavus Adolphus 55 NA
24 Texas Lutheran 50 NA

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Otterbein

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Others Receiving Votes:
 John Carroll, 40; Washington & Lee, 40; Washington & Jefferson, 36; Carnegie-Mellon, 35; Mary Hardin-Baylor, 34; Trinity College, 30; Central, 24; Centre, 23; Olivet, 21; Rochester, 20; Christopher Newport, 19; Albion, 17; Trinity University, 12; Franklin & Marshall, 12; McMurry, 10; Allegheny, 9; Bridgewater, 7; Linfield, 7; Hope, 5; Middlebury, 5; Maryville, 3; Salem State, 3; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 3; DePauw, 2; Occidental, 2; Wesley, 2; Augsburg, 1; Nichols, 1; Wittenberg, 1.

NEW YORK, NY?Golf World has published the results of its latest preseason College Coaches? Polls.   Defending NCAA champion Oglethorpe is the number one team in the Golf World/NIKE Golf Division III Preseason Coaches? Poll, earning 10 of the 17 first-place votes.

Since last October, the Petrels have finished no worse than third in any tournament, winning three times including their first national title.
 
Rounding out the top five are Huntingdon (No. 2), Methodist (No. 3), LaVerne (No. 4) and UT-Tyler (No. 5).

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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