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Oklahoma City Holds Top Spot in Golf World/NIKE Golf NAIA Coaches' Poll

Oklahoma City Holds Top Spot in Golf World/NIKE Golf NAIA Coaches' Poll

 

NEW YORK, NY?The fourth and final 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).  Oklahoma City recaptured the number one ranking from British Columbia in the final poll, earning two of the nine first place votes.

The Stars finished third at the UT-San Antonio Fall Classic, a Division I tournament, after finishing third at the Sam Houston State Men?s Invitational (also a D-I event). They also won the U.C. Ferguson Classic in October.

British Columbia dropped to number two, but the Thunderbirds did receive six first-place votes. BC also finished third in a recent Division I tournament to close out the fall.

 
Rounding out the top-five are Oklahoma Christian (No. 3), Wayland Baptist (No. 4) and Berry (No. 5). 

Johnson & Wales (No. 8) cracked the top-10, after being ranked 11th in the previous coaches? poll. Southeastern (No. 19), Indiana Wesleyan (No. 23) and Missouri Valley (No. 24) 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 - November 12, 2008

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Oklahoma City (2) 214 2
2 British Columbia (6) 211 1
3 Oklahoma Christian 201 3
4 Wayland Baptist 179 5
5 Berry 176 6
6 Victoria 151 8
7 Malone (1) 148 9
8 Oklahoma Baptist 144 11
T9 Johnson & Wales 138 7
T9 Point Loma Nazarene 138 4
11 Texas Wesleyan 132 10
12 Davenport 119 14
13 Southern Nazarene 110 15
14 Northwood (Texas) 107 12
15 Lindenwood 101 17
16 Lee 98 13
17 SCAD 86 24
18 St. Ambrose 72 19
19 Southeastern 56 NR
20 Shorter 54 21
21 CSU-East Bay 50 18
22 Webber International 37 20
23 Indiana Wesleyan 31 NR
24 Missouri Valley 26 NR

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Lewis-Clark State 25 16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes: Southwestern College, 18; Iowa Wesleyan, 15; Mobile, 14; California Baptist, 12; Holy Names, 8; Lindsey Wilson, 8; Montana Tech, 8; Warner Southern, 8; University of the Cumberlands, 7; CSU-San Marcos, 6; Concordia (Ore.), 4; Dakota Wesleyan, 4; William Woods, 4; Grand View, 2; Ohio Dominican, 2; Northwood (Fla.), 1.

Dropped from Ranking: CSU-San Marcos (#25), Northwood (Fla.) (#23), Southwestern College (#22)

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