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Oglethorpe Remains Top Team in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division III Coaches' Poll

 

Division III - September 24, 2009

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Oglethorpe (8) 337 1
2 Huntingdon (5) 332 2
3 Methodist (1) 325 3
4 LaVerne 292 4
5 UT-Tyler 249 5
6 Saint Jonn's (Minn.) 247 10
7 Skidmore 245 8
8 Illinois Wesleyan 240 7
9 Guilford 237 9
10 Redlands 221 6
11 Rhodes 176 13
12 Ohio Wesleyan 159 11
13 Nebraska Wesleyan 155 12
14 Emory 146 T14
15 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 135 T14
16 Greensboro College 129 16
17 Wisconsin-Stout 99 18
18 La Grange 63 17
19 Gustavus Adolphus 59 23
20 Transylvania 57 19
T21 Texas Lutheran 49 24
T21 UT-Dallas 49 22
T23 California Lutheran 46 20
T23 Wittenberg 46 NR
25 Centre 44 NR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes: Mary Hardin-Baylor, 43; Carthage, 38; Trinity University, 34; Luther, 31; St. John Fisher, 25; Linfield, 20; Central, 18; Washington & Lee, 17; Husson, 16; Trinity College, 15; Carnegie-Mellon, 15; Christopher Newport, 14; Hardin-Simmons, 13; Otterbein, 11; Rochester, 11; Salem State, 10; Washington & Jefferson, 10; Babson, 7; Franklin & Marshall, 7; NYU, 6; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 6; Bridgewater, 4; DePauw, 4; Farmingdale State, 4; Saint Thomas, 4; Allegheny, 3; McMurry, 2; Susquehanna, 2; Hope, 1; John Carroll, 1; Nichols College, 1; Occidental, 1.

Dropped from Ranking:  Carthage (#21), Luther (#T25), Otterbein (#T25)

NEW YORK, NY?The first 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). The complete results, including results from Divisions I, II and the NAIA, will appear in the September 28th issue of Golf World.  Oglethorpe remained the number one team in the poll, earning eight of the 14 first-place votes.

The Petrels open their season this week at the Rhodes Fall Collegiate Classic and then play in the Greensboro College Fall Invitational next week.

Rounding out the top-five are Huntingdon (No. 2), Methodist (No. 3), LaVerne (No. 4) and UT-Tyler (No. 5).

Wittenberg (T-23) and Centre (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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