• Nov. 4 - Men's Golf @ Nov. 3-4: Brownsville Invitational at Padre Island County Club -- Final Round - 3rd of 4
  • Nov. 3 - Men's Golf @ Nov. 3-4: Brownsville Invitational at Padre Island County Club -- First and Second Round - 2nd of 4
  • Oct. 27 - Men's Golf @ Oct. 27-28: Johnson & Wales University Invitational at Doral Country Club - 17th of 18
  • Oct. 6 - Men's Golf @ Oct. 6-7: First Round -- Claud Jacobs Invitational hosted by University of Houston-Victora at Victoria Country Club - 4th of 5
  • Sep. 25 - Men's Golf @ Oklahoma Baptist University Fall Invitational at Shawnee Country Club - 5th of 14
  • Apr. 29 - Men's Golf @ April 28-29: The Cities of Live Oak and Universal City, Texas, present the 2014 Men's Golf Red River and Unaffiliated Athletic Conference Championship hosted by OLLU/Olympia Hills Golf Course - 5th of 6
  • Apr. 7 - Men's Golf @ April 7-8: NAIA Brickyard Classic hosted by Indiana Wesleyan University/Brickyard Crossing Golf Course - 16th of 17
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Men's Golf - Wed, Oct. 3, 2012 - by Patricia Constantin

NEW YORK, N.Y. (Oct. 3, 2012) -- The latest Golf World/Nike Golf NAIA College Coaches' Poll has been released combining the resources of Golf World magazine, Nike Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). Our Lady of the Lake University jumped one spot to No. 4 after debuting at No. 5 in the preseason poll.


Oklahoma City retains the top spot in the poll. British Columbia retained its No. 2 ranking from the preseason while Texas Wesleyan jumped to No. 3. The University of the Cumberlands rounds out the top five.

Helping the Saints jump to No. 4 are a third-place finish in the Chaps Fall Invitational in Lubbock yesterday and a fourth-place finish in the U.C. Ferguson Classic in Oklahoma City in September.

No. 6 Johnson & Wales earned one first-place vote, while No. 17 Bellevue claimed the final two and moved into the top 25 after being unranked in the preseason.

Also joining the top 25 are three other schools: No. 21 Oklahoma Baptist, No. 23. Mount Mercy and No. 24 Indiana Wesleyan.

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.

RankUniversity (First Place Votes)PointsPrevious Rank
1Oklahoma City (7)2421
2British Columbia2322
3Texas Wesleyan2124
4Our Lady of the Lake1915
5University of the Cumberlands1829
6Johnson & Wales (1)1783
7South Carolina Beaufort16310
9William Woods1566
11CSU-San Marcos14113
12Grand View1417
13Webber International10512
14Wayland Baptist10214
15Lubbock Christian9815
16Northwood (FL)9520
17Bellevue University (2)90NR
18The Master's College8817
19College of Coastal Georgia5619
20Lewis-Clark State4724
21Oklahoma Baptist39NR
22Holy Cross3516
23Mount Mercy34NR
24Indiana Wesleyan33NR
25Bethany College (KS)3223
Dropped From Ranking:Madonna (#22), SCAD Savannah (#18), St. Thomas (FL) (#25)  
Others Receiving Votes: Rogers State, 23; St. Thomas (FL), 20; Northwood (TX), 19; SCAD Atlanta, 19; Carroll College (MT), 18; Tennessee Wesleyan, 18; Houston-Voctoria, 16; St. Ambrose, 14; Cumberland University, 10; AIB College of Business, 9; Madonna, 9; Southeastern, 8; Reinhardt, 7; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (FL), 6; Southwestern, 6; Marian University-Indianapolis, 5; Southern Wesleyan, 5; St. Francis (IL), 5; Lindsey Wilson, 4; Rocky Mountain, 4; Faulkner, 2; Mid-American Christian, 2; Union College, 2; Viterbo, 2; Westminster College (UT), 2; Concordia University (OR), 1, Mount Marty, 1.
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