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Huntingdon Retains Top Spot in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division III Coaches' Poll

Huntingdon Retains Top Spot in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division III Coaches' Poll

NEW YORK, NY?The fourth 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 April 27th issue of Golf World. Huntingdon continues to hold on to the top position in the D-III poll, earning 12 of the 17 first-place votes.

The Hawks won their seventh tournament title of the season last week at the Fred B. Kravetz Invitational.

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

There are no new teams in the top-10. Olivet (No. 22) and California Lutheran (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.

 

 

 

 

 

Division III - April 22, 2009

 

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Huntingdon (12) 420 1
2 Methodist (2) 404 2
3 Skidmore 359 3
4 Oglethorpe 353 4
5 LaVerne (2) 339 8
6 Illinois Wesleyan 331 5
7 Saint John's (Minn.) (1) 326 6
8 Guilford 308 7
9 Redlands 287 10
10 UT-Tyler 262 9
11 Ohio Wesleyan 223 11
12 Greensboro College 198 15
13 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 185 12
14 Rhodes 184 13
15 Emory 155 14
16 Carthage 139 22
17 La Grange 116 18
18 John Carroll 96 17
19 UT-Dallas 93 21
20 Texas Lutheran 89 16
21 Trinity College 78 20
22 Olivet 62 NR
23 Mary Hardin-Baylor 59 19
24 California Lutheran 52 NR
25 Wisconsin-Stout 42 24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes: Carnegie-Mellon, 33; Centre, 33; Nebraska Wesleyan, 27; Luther, 26; Nichols, 22; Gustavus Adolphus, 19; Washington & Jefferson, 18; Allegheny, 17; Central, 15; McMurry, 15; Rochester, 14; Salem State, 14; Hope, 13; Middlebury, 13; Mount Union, 13; Husson, 11; Transylvania, 11; Franklin & Marshall, 9; DePauw, 8; Bridgewater, 7; Washington & Lee, 6; Trinity University, 4; Hamilton, 1; Pomona-Pitzer, 1; Saint Thomas, 1; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 1.

Dropped from Ranking:  Centre (#23), Linfield (#25)

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