West Florida Men’s Golf Moves Up to No. 5 in National Coaches’ Poll

first_img Senior Otto Bonning is having an excellent senior season (Photo by UWF Sports Information) NEW YORK, N.Y. – After taking the team title at the Matlock Collegiate Classic, the West Florida men’s golf team moved up four spots to No. 5 in the first Golf World/Nike Golf Division II Coaches’ Poll of the spring season, it was announced on Wednesday.  The Argonauts also sit at No. 5 in the most recent Division II Golfstat rankings.UWF’s win at the Matlock Collegiate Classic, hosted by No. 17 Florida Southern, was the team’s second title of the 2010-11 season and marked the fifth straight top five finish for the team.  Of the 14 teams that participated in the tournament, 10 were ranked in Wednesday’s poll, including No. 3 Lynn and No. 4 North Alabama.  Chico State took home the top spot in the poll.Senior Otto Bonning (Skanor, Sweden/Sundsgymnasiet) and sophomore Blake Olson (Pensacola, Fla./Pensacola Catholic HS) have led the way for UWF this year; Olson is averaging 71.83 and Bonning is right behind at 71.87.UWF will host its spring tournament next week, the Argonaut Invitational, at Pensacola Country Club on February 28 and March 1.  For information on all UWF Athletics, visit www.GoArgos.com. #ARGOS#GOLF WORLD/NIKE GOLF COACHES’ POLLMen’s Division II Rank Team                   Points Last1.   Chico State (5)         386      42.   Western Washington (5)  369      33.   Lynn (4)                346      24.   North Alabama (1)       342      15.   West Florida            328      96.   Abilene Christian       324      67.   Central Oklahoma (2)    318      58.   Sonoma State            285    T-79.   Georgia College         276     1510.  Barry                   255     12 11.  CU-Colorado Springs     250     1012.  CSU-Monterey Bay        212     1413.  Columbus State          188    T-714.  Newberry                160     1815.  Valdosta State          154     1316.  Indianapolis            138     1617.  Florida Southern        136     2018.  Nova Southeastern       131     1719.  Barton                  127     1120.  Dixie State             121     2221.  CSU-Stanislaus          104     23 22.  Central Missouri        102     1923.  Delta State             56      NR24.  Saint Martins           54      NR25.  USC-Aiken               51      NRAlso receiving votes: Grand Canyon, 43; Rollins, 35; Lander, 22; Armstrong Atlantic, 20; Ferris State, 20; St. Edwards, 19; Flagler, 18; Missouri-St. Louis, 16; Bellarmine, 14; Hawaii-Hilo, 14; Washburn, 12; Wayne State (Mich.), 12; Indiana U. (Pa.), 11; Northern Kentucky, 11; Dallas Baptist, 10; Western New Mexico, 10; Midwestern State, 8; Northeastern State, 7; Cameron, 5; Concord, 2; Clayton State, 1; Florida Tech, 1; Wilmington, 1.Print Friendly Version Sharecenter_img West Florida Men’s Golf Moves Up to No. 5 in National Coaches’ Polllast_img

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