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Columbus State Ends the Regular Season as Top Team in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division II Coaches' Poll

 

Columbus State Ends the Regular Season as Top Team in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division II Coaches' Poll
 

NEW YORK, NY-The fourth Golf World/NIKE Golf Division II 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, III and the NAIA, will appear in the May 18th issue of Golf World.  Columbus State remains the number one team in the D-II poll, earning six of the 12 first-place votes.

The Cougars will compete next week in the NCAA D-II Championship at Loomis Trail GC in Blaine, Wash. after advancing out of the South/Southeast Regional last week. They have three wins and 10 top-five finishes in 11 events this season.

 

Georgia College remained No. 2 and received three first-place votes. The Bobcats also advanced to nationals out of the South/Southeast Regional and have two wins this spring.

Barry sits in the third spot, having moved up from No. 12 in the last poll. In their last three events the Buccaneers have finished first, second and third; they?re now headed to nationals.

Lynn and North Alabama finished tied for fourth place, with North Alabama earning the remaining three first-place votes after winning the South/Southeast Regional (its third straight victory). The Lions were ranked No. 11 in the previous coaches? poll.

 

Six schools moved into the top-25 based on solid play in the NCAA regional tournaments: No. 10 CSU-Stanislaus, No. 16 Northeastern State, No. 18 CU-Colorado Springs, No. 19 Barton, No. 23 Grand Canyon and No. 25 Coker.

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 II - May 13, 2009

 

 

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Columbus State (6) 290 1
2 Georgia College (3) 274 2
3 Barry 251 12
T4 Lynn 237 9
T4 North Alabama (3) 237 11
6 Sonoma State 225 7
7 CSU-San Bernardino 197 8
8 Nova Southeastern 191 3
9 Florida Southern 183 6
10 CSU-Stanislaus 164 NR
11 Central Oklahoma 139 4
12 Indianapolis 133 10
13 USC-Aiken 130 5
T14 Clayton State 120 14
T14 Valdosta State 120 15
16 Northeastern State 104 NR
17 Lander 101 13
18 CU-Colorado Springs 100 NR
19 Barton 95 NR
20 Chico State 91 17
21 West Florida 88 16
22 St. Edward's 63 19
23 Grand Canyon 55 NR
24 Ferris State 51 25

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Coker

47 NR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 


Others Receiving Votes:
 
Washburn, 46; CSU-Monterey Bay, 40; Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 20; Rollins, 20; Hawaii-Hilo, 18; Western Washington, 15; Newberry, 13; Central Missouri, 12; Fayettevillle State, 10; Grand Valley State, 5; Concord, 4; Belmont Abbey, 3; Mount Olive, 3; Missouri Southern 2; Texas A&M Commerce, 2; Flagler, 1.

Dropped From Ranking: CSU-Monterey Bay (#23), Hawaii-Hilo (#21), Newberry (#20), Rollins (#24), Washbrn (#18), Western Washington (#22).

 

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