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Methodist No. 1 in GCAA/Precept Coaches Poll

 

Methodist No. 1 in GCAA/Precept Coaches Poll

Defending national champion Gustavus Adolphus ranked second

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Methodist is the top-ranked Division III men?s golf team in the GCAA/Precept Coaches Poll. Methodist - who spent the entire regular season ranked No. 1 before finishing fourth at last year?s national championships - received eight first-place votes. Defending national champion Gustavus Adolphus carded six first-place ballots and is ranked second.

 

Guilford also received a first place-vote and is ranked third while Greensboro comes in at No. 4. Redlands earned the final first-place vote to rank fifth and is followed by Ohio Wesleyan, Central, Saint John?s, Emory, Oglethorpe and Nebraska Wesleyan.

 

Central enters the poll at No. 11 and is followed by Wisconsin-Eau Claire, LaVerne, Otterbein and La Grange. Denison, Rhodes, California Lutheran, Skidmore and Hardin-Simmons fill spots 16 through 20.

 

Texas Lutheran checks in at No. 21 while Mary Hardin-Baylor, Allegheny, Rochester and Averett round out the top 25.

 

The GCAA/Precept Coaches Poll is voted on by a panel of head coaches at Division III institutions. All are members of the Golf Coaches Association of America. Previous ranking reflects last season?s NCAA Championship finish.

GCAA/Precept Coaches Poll Top 25
Division III - Sept. 22, 2004

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Methodist (8) 384 4
2 Gustavus Adolphus (6) 330 1
3 Guilford (1) 328 12
4 Greensboro 311 3
5 Redlands (1) 299 2
6 Ohio Wesleyan 287 7
7 Saint John's 272 13
8 Emory 271 5
9 Oglethorpe 259 T9
10 Nebraska Wesleyan 245 8
11 Central 222 T9
12 Wisconsin-Eau Claire 218 11
13 LaVerne 177 6
14 Otterbein 175 16
15 La Grange 164 T19
16 Denison 123 14
17 Rhodes 116 NR
18 California Lutheran 106 15
19 Skidmore 104 17
20 Hardin-Simmons 103 NR
21 Texas Lutheran 102 NR
22 Mary Hardin-Baylor 85 NR
23 Allegheny 44 T19
24 Rochester 38 18
25 Averett 37 NR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes: Christopher Newport 27, Husson 25, Franklin 24, Illinois Wesleyan 22, McMurray 22, New York 19, Saint Thomas 19, LeTourneau 18, Texas-Dallas 17, Trinity University 17, Claremont McKenna-Mudd-Scripps 15, Hope 15, Loras 15, Saint John Fisher 15, Trinity College 13, Williamette 12, Olivet 11, Wartburg 11, Williams 9, Southwestern 8, Millikin 7, St. Lawrence 7, Muskingum 5, Simpson 5, Pacific Lutheran 3, Savannah College of Art & Design 2, University of the South 2, Augustana 1, Buena Vista 1

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