Guilford Men’s Golf Ranked 7th in Latest Division III Men’s Poll

Posted by Don Moore on March 13, 2008 at 1:48 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

GOLF WORLD ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF SECOND MEN’S COLLEGE COACHES’ POLL OF THE SPRING SEASON
Methodist Takes Over Top Spot

NEW YORK, NY—The second 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 March 14th issue of Golf World and can be viewed online now at www.golfworld.com.

Methodist takes over the top spot in the Division III poll, earning eight of 18 first-place votes. The Monarchs won both the Old North State Invitational and the Callaway Invitational to open the spring. Methodist has won three tournaments during the 2007-08 season. Rounding out the top-five are Oglethorpe (No. 2), Huntington (No. 3), Gustavus Adolphus (No. 4) and St. John’s (Minn.) (No. 5).

UT-Tyler (No. 9) joins the top-10, after being ranked No. 11 in the previous coaches’ poll.

New to the top-25 is Wisconsin-Eau Claire (No. 15).

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GOLF WORLD/NIKE GOLF COACHES’ POLL
Men’s Division III

RANK TEAM POINTS LAST
1. Methodist (8) 428 2
2. Oglethorpe (8) 420 1
3. Huntingdon 375 3
4. Gustavus Adolphus 351 5
5. St. John’s (Minn.) 334 4
6. Rhodes College 311 6
7. Guilford 301 7
8. Illinois Wesleyan (1) 294 8
9. UT-Tyler 264 11
10. Nebraska Wesleyan 263 9
11. St. John Fisher 237 14
12. Allegheny 234 12
13. Ohio Wesleyan 219 10
14. LaVerne (1) 217 T-16
15. Wisconsin-Eau Claire 206 NR
16. Skidmore 176 20
17. Centre 163 13
18. La Grange 158 18
19. Translyvania 148 T-16
20. Texas Lutheran 145 15
21. Emory 139 19
22. Mary Hardin-Baylor 79 21
Washington & Jefferson 79 22
24. Washington & Lee 75 23
25. Otterbein 62 24

Also receiving votes: Central, 41; Hope, 28; Wesley, 13; Rochester, 12; Bridgewater, 11; Trinity, 10; Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 9; Hampden-Sydney, 9; McMurry, 9; Salem State, 7; Baldwin-Wallace, 6; DePauw, 5; Susquehanna, 5; NYU, 4; Saint Thomas, 3; Hamilton, 1.

CONTACT: Bret Hopman, 212-630-2490 bret.hopman@golfworld.com


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