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Huntingdon Remains on Top in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division III Coaches' Poll

Huntingdon Remains on Top in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division III Coaches' Poll

 

Division III - February 18, 2009

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Huntingdon (15) 423 1
2 Methodist (1) 407 2
3 Skidmore 374 3
4 Oglethorpe 346 5
5 Saint John's (Minn.) 329 6
6 Illinois Wesleyan 326 4
7 Guilford 318 7
8 UT-Tyler 282 8
9 Ohio Wesleyan 245 9
10 Rhodes 230 11
11 Redlands (1) 222 10
12 Texas Lutheran 210 12
13 LaVerne 205 14
14 Emory 202 13
15 Linfield 130 17
16 UT-Dallas 124 15
17 Centre 122 16
18 Carthage 103 20
19 Greensboro College 101 19
20 La Grange 94 18
21 Central 72 22
22 Wisconsin-Stout 70 23
23 John Carroll 66 24
24 Mary Hardin-Baylor 60 21
25 Trinity College 47 NR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes: Gustavus Adolphus, 39; Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 34; Nebraska Wesleyan, 33; Franklin & Marshall, 32; Olivet, 24; Washington & Lee, 20; Allegheny, 19; McMurry, 17; Rochester, 17; Transylvania, 17; California Lutheran, 16; Salem State, 15; Bridgewater, 13; Christopher Newport, 13; Husson, 12; Middlebury, 10; Otterbein, 10; Hardin-Simmons, 9; Southwestern, 9; Carnegie-Mellon, 8' Hope, 8; NYU, 7; Nichols, 6; Saint Thomas, 6; St. John Fisher, 5; Trinity University, 4; DePauw, 3; Whitworth, 3; Millikan, 2; Pomona-Pitzer, 2; Mount Union, 1; Williams, 1; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 1; Wittenberg, 1.

Dropped from Ranking:  Allegheny (#25)

NEW YORK, NY?The first Golf World/NIKE Golf Division III 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, II and the NAIA, will appear in the February 23rd issue of Golf World.  Huntingdon, the top-ranked team to close out the fall, is once again the number one team.

The Hawks earned 15 of 17 first-place votes and will play three events in the next five weeks.

Rounding out the top-five are Methodist (No. 2), Skidmore (No. 3), Oglethorpe (No. 4) and St. John?s (Minn.) No. 5).

Rhodes (No. 10) cracked the top-10, after being ranked 11th in the previous coaches? poll. Trinity College (No. 25) moved into the top-25.

The Hawks won twice this fall (Greensboro College Invitational, Gordin Collegiate) and finished second and third in their other two starts.

Rounding out the top-five are Methodist (No. 2), Skidmore (No. 3), Illinois Wesleyan (No. 4) and Oglethorpe (No. 5).

Carthage (No. 20) and John Carroll (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.

 

 

 

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