Newberry men's golf ranked 1st in the country in head-to-head standings

Newberry men's golf ranked 1st in the country in head-to-head standings
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 | by Scarlet and gray are 13-0 against the top-25 and have two tournament wins

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - The Newberry College men's golf program is ranked 1st in the country amongst Division II institutions according to in head-to-head standings with a calculated record of 149-0.

Golfstat Inc. is a company hired by the NCAA to administer the computer rating used by the NCAA Championship selection committes for all divisions of NCAA men's and women's golf.

With two tournament victories to start the 2009-10 campaign, Newberry has racked up a 13-0 record against top-25 teams and has an average adjusted scoring rate of 69.61. Of the top-10 teams listed in the poll, nine are Super Regional opponents and Newberry has defeated seven of those opponents at either the Honda of Columbia Fall Classic or the State-Farm Laker Invitational.

While the Newberry-hosted Honda of Columbia Fall Classic resulted in broken team and individual records, the scarlet and gray's performance at the State-Farm Laker Invitational was paramount in boosting Newberry to the number one spot.

In a tremendous start to the season, Newberry has four consecutive under par team rounds and has set or tied three school records. The next tournament for the scarlet and gray will be a B-team tournament September 28-29 at the Tusculum Fall Invitational.

NCAA D-II Head-to-Head Standings
Provided by Golfstat Inc.

TeamDivision RecordAdjusted Scoring AverageAvg. Drop ScoreVs. Top-25Rank of ScheduleWins
1.Newberry College149-069.6175.7013-0402
2.Georgia College & State University148-171.5076.3015-1451
3.Barry University147-270.8076.7011-2120
4.Florida Southern College146-371.6874.2010-3110
5.Lynn University144-571.8076.209-4100
6.UNC Pembroke141-871.2475.957-6380
7.Belmont Abbey College140-972.9277.184-11470
8.Ferris State University139-1070.6975.574-02711
9.Carson-Newman College139-1071.8075.207-6360
10.Queens University of Charlotte138-1172.6076.817-6260

For the list of all of Division II team records, click here.
For an explanation of how head-to-head standings are calculated, click here.