DSU Men's Golf Picked 4th in NSAA Men's Golf Preseason Coaches' Poll

DSU Men's Golf Picked 4th in NSAA Men's Golf Preseason Coaches' Poll

MADISON, S.D. – The North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) Men's Golf head coaches had picked Bellevue (Neb.) as the preseason favorite to win the conference title, announced by the conference office Friday.

The Bruins scored 33 points in the preseason poll (which coaches were not allowed to vote for their own team) and garnered five first-place votes.  Jamestown (N.D.) earned two first-place votes and recorded 30 points to finish second.  Viterbo (Wis.) gained the final first-place vote and had 23 points to place third.

Dickinson State (N.D.) edged out Waldorf (Iowa) and Valley City State (N.D.) for fourth place.  The Blue Hawks had 17 points, while the Warriors had 17 points (fifth place) and Vikings scored 16 points (sixth place).  Presentation (S.D.) is seventh with 10 points.

The NSAA conference golf meet will be held on Sept. 28-28 in Oxbow, N.D.  The conference winner will earn the NSAA's automatic bid to the NAIA Women's Golf National Championships, which will be held in Pooler, Ga. on May 17-20, 2016.

Below is the complete listing of the 2015-16 NSAA Men's Golf Preseason Coaches' Poll:

Rank

School (First-Place Votes)

Points

1

Bellevue (Neb.) (5)

33

2

Jamestown (N.D.) (2)

30

3

Viterbo (Wis.) (1)

23

4

Dickinson State (N.D.)

18

5

Waldorf (Iowa)

17

6

Valley City State (N.D.)

16

7

Presentation (S.D.)

10


Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association Sports Information Director