NEW YORK (August 28, 2013) – The Golf World/Nike Golf Division II College Preseason Coaches’ Poll, released Wednesday, announced the Rollins men’s golf team ranks 19th to begin the 2013-14 season.
The Sunshine State Conference is represented well with four member schools in the top-four. Defending National Champion Barry sits atop the preseason poll in the No. 1 spot as the Bucs received nine of the 14 available first-place votes. Taking the No. 2 spot is Nova Southeastern with the remaining five first-place votes. Lynn, Florida Southern and CSU-Monterey Bay round out the top-five.
Rollins, claiming the 19th spot, received 81 points in the poll conducted by the Golf Coaches Association of America. The Tars finished 12th at the 2013 South/Southeast Regional with five top-five finishes in 2012-13.
The Tars kick off the 2013 fall season in Newport, R.I. at the Adams Cup set for Sept. 14-15.Golf World/Nike Golf Coaches' Poll (Preseason)
|2.||Nova SE (5)||334||Final 4|
|4.||Fla. Southern||290||Elite 8|
|5.||CSU-Monterey Bay||266||Elite 8|
|9.||Western Washington||198||Final 4|
|18.||Missouri-St. Louis||101||Elite 8|
Also receiving votes: Colorado School of Mines, 38; Indiana U. (Pa.), 36; Georgia Southwestern State, 34; S.W. Oklahoma State, 33; Wayne State, 31; Valdosta State, 30; Wilmington, 30; Midwestern State, 25; Sonoma State, 22; Dixie State, 21; Ferris State, 19; Saint Leo, 19; California U. (Pa.), 16; Grand Valley State, 16; Florida Tech, 15; Mount Olive, 15; Flagler, 14; Lubbock Christian, 14; St. Edward’s, 14; Newberry, 11; Cameron, 5; Northeastern State, 5; UNC-Pembroke, 5; North Georgia, 5; Erskine, 4; California Baptist, 3; Dallas Baptist, 3; Millersville, 3; Coker, 2; Carson-Newman, 1; Lincoln Memorial, 1.