Buccaneers Ranked Second in Preseason Poll

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Barry University men's golf team is ranked second in the Golf World/Nike NCAA Division II national preseason poll, released Wednesday.

The Buccaneers received 417 points, trailing top-ranked and defending national champ Nova Southeastern (424) by seven points in the poll. Nova received 15 of a possible 18 first-place votes.

Barry advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals last season in Simpsonville, Ky.

Last year's runner-up Chico State is ranked third, followed by Cal State-Stanislaus and South Carolina-Aiken. No. 6 Lynn, No. 8 Georgia College and No. 13 Abilene Christian each received one first place vote.

Central Oklahoma was ranked seventh, Western Washington ninth and Central Missouri 10th.

NCAA DIVISION II MEN'S GOLF PRESEASON POLL