Oklahoma State Atop D-I Poll


Oklahoma State is the top team in the first Golf Division I coaches' poll of the spring season, earning 19 of the 26 first-place votes. The Cowboys started with a fifth-place finish at the Amer Ari Invitational in Hawaii, their fifth top-five in five starts during the 2009-2010 season.

Amer Ari champion Stanford remained No. 2, but increased its number of first-place votes to seven. The Cardinal has three wins in 2009-2010.

Rounding out the top-five are Washington (No. 3), Florida (No. 4) and Texas A&M (No. 5).

Texas (No. 7) and Augusta State (No. 9) are the two new teams in the top-10, after being ranked Nos. 15 and 11, respectively, in the previous coaches' poll. The Longhorns finished fourth in Hawaii while the Jaguars will open their spring scheduled next week.

Oregon (No. 14), California (No. 16) and Arkansas (No. 25) moved into the top-25. See below for all the rankings.

Rank Team Points Last

1. Oklahoma State (19) 642 1
2. Stanford (7) 629 2
3. Washington 577 6
4. Florida 561 4
5. Texas A&M 429 8
6. Florida State 420 5
7. Texas 407 15
8. South Carolina 405 9
9. Augusta State 391 11
10. Arizona State 380 3
11. UCLA 369 18
12. Alabama 356 13
13. Illinois 328 10
14. Oregon 289 NR
15. Georgia Tech 285 17
16. California 264 NR
17. TCU 257 7
18. USC 223 14
19. Texas Tech 200 19
20. Oregon State 197 16
21. Tennessee 163 12
22. Virginia 127 23
23. Georgia 117 20
24. UNLV 87 21
25. Arkansas 73 NR

Also receiving votes: Duke, 50; N.C. State, 41; Clemson, 35; SMU, 25; Arizona, 19; LSU, 15; San Diego State, 11; Wake Forest, 11; East Tennessee State, 10; North Florida, 10; Ohio State, 9; Middle Tennessee State, 8; Northwestern, 8; San Diego, 7; Colorado State, 5; Kent State, 3; Michigan, 3; Chattanooga, 2; UC-Irvine, 2.

First-place votes in parenthesis.


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