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Huntingdon Ends the Regular Season as Top Team in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division III Coaches' Poll

Huntingdon Ends the Regular Season as Top Team 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 May 18th issue of Golf World. Huntingdon remains the number one team in the D-III poll, earning nine of the 16 first-place votes.

The Hawks have seven wins this season and are preparing for this week?s NCAA D-III Championship at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Methodist retains the No. 2 spot, a position it has held for the entire 2008-09 season. The Monarchs received four first-place votes and will also be competing at the national championship.

LaVerne (No. 3), Illinois Wesleyan (No. 4) and Oglethorpe (No. 5) round out the top-five.

Ohio Wesleyan (No. 10) cracked the top-10 after being ranked No. 11 in the previous coaches? poll. Carnegie-Mellon (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.

 

 

 

 

 

Division III - May 13, 2009

 

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Huntingdon (9) 385 1
2 Methodist (4) 384 2
3 LaVerne (1) 341 5
4 Illinois Wesleyan (1) 339 6
5 Oglethorpe 337 4
6 Skidmore 317 3
7 Saint John's (Minn.) (1) 298 7
8 Guilford 275 8
9 Redlands 271 9
10 Ohio Wesleyan 243 11
11 UT-Tyler 232 10
12 Rhodes 178 14
13 Greensboro 176 12
14 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 156 13
15 Carthage 137 16
16 Emory 135 15
17 La Grange 104 17
18 Olivet 95 22
19 California Lutheran 86 24
T20 Mary Hardin-Baylor 76 23
T20 UT-Dallas 76 19
22 John Carroll 67 18
23 Texas Lutheran 55 20
24 Trinity College 53 21
25 Carnegie-Mellon 44 NR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes: Luther, 41; Nebraska Wesleyan, 40; Wisconsin-Stout, 36; Transylvania, 24; Washington & Lee, 23; Gustavus Adolphus, 21; Allegheny, 19; Nichols, 19; Husson, 18; Salem State, 17; Middlebury, 15; Washington & Jefferson, 11; Franklin & Marshall, 10; Otterbein, 8; Rochester, 8; DePauw, 7; Central, 6; McMurry, 4; Trinity University, 4; Centre, 2; Mount Union, 2; NYU, 2; Bridgewater, 1; Susquehanna, 1; Wittenberg, 1.

Dropped from Ranking:  Wisconsin-Stout (#25)

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