Men's golf receiving points in Golf World/Nike Golf Coaches' Poll


Men's golf receiving points in Golf World/Nike Golf Coaches' Poll
Thursday, October 16, 2008

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Newberry College men's golf team received 35 points in the Golf World/Nike Golf Division II Coaches' Poll released earlier this week. The 35 points fell 21 points shy of a top-25 ranking.

Newberry completed the fall portion of the 2008-09 schedule this past week tying for seventh place at The Queens University of Charlotte Invitational in Hilton Head Island, S.C. on October 14.

The scarlet and gray finished fifth at the Tusculum Fall Classic in Greeneville, Tenn. on September 30.

Newberry played to a first place finish at The Honda of Columbia Classic on September 13. The scarlet and gray also placed fifth at The Kiawah Island Invitational on September 9 and ninth place at The Coker College Invitational in Orlando, Fla. on September 23.

The Pacers of USC Aiken received 340 points and are ranked number one.

Newberry and Catawba College were the only South Atlantic Conference schools to receive votes.

Golf World/Nike Golf Coaches' Poll (October 15, 2008)

1. USC Aiken (3) 340
2. Florida Southern College (4) 326
Sonoma State University (2) 326
4. University of Central Oklahoma (4) 315
5. Columbus State University 289
6. Georgia College & State Univ. 243
7. Nova Southeastern University 236
8. University of West Florida (2) 209
9. Chico State 204
10. University of Hawaii-Hilo 193
11. Lander University 192
12. Lynn University 175
13. Abilene Christian University 174
14. University of North Alabama 155
15. Barry University 153
16. Coker College 136
Western Washington University 136
18. CSU-San Bernardino 128
19. Washburn University 93
20. CSU-Monterey Bay 82
21. Clayton State University 81
22. Valdosta State University 79
23. Belmont Abbey College 68
24. CSU-Stanislaus 60
25. Grand Canyon University 56
St. Edward's University 56

Others receiving votes: Indianapolis, 49; Mt. Olive, 48; Barton 44, Cameron, 37; Newberry, 35; Northeastern, 28; CU-Colorado Springs, 19; Anderson,18; Western New Mexico, 15; Ohio Valley, 14; Rollins, 10; Queens U. of Charlotte, 9; Catawba, 7; Grand Valley St. 6, UNC-Pembroke, 6; West Georgia, 6; UC-San Diego, 5; Armstrong Atlantic, 3; Concord, 3; Indiana (Pa.), 3; Central Missouri, 2; St Mary's (Texas), 1