WILLIAM PENN 18TH IN POSTSEASON POLL

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William Penn 18th in Postseason Poll

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s golf team toppled several higher-ranked teams at last week’s national championship, earning itself a lofty position in the NAIA’s postseason top-25 poll Friday.

WPU, which placed 18th at nationals with a two-day score of 667 (332-335), jumped six rungs to #18.  The squad is the only team from the Heart of America Athletic Conference in the poll, while Briar Cliff (unofficially #29) is receiving votes nationally.

National champion Oklahoma City is first in the poll, while Embry-Riddle (Ariz.), South Carolina Beaufort, Dalton State (Ga.), and Keiser (Fla.) round out the top five.

NAIA Women’s Golf Postseason Rating – June 2, 2017
(Number in parentheses is first-place votes)
1. Oklahoma City
2. Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)
3. South Carolina Beaufort
4. Dalton State (Ga.)
5. Keiser (Fla.)
6. British Columbia
7. SCAD Savannah (Ga.)
8. William Woods (Mo.)
8. Southeastern (Fla.)
10. Texas Wesleyan
11. William Carey (Miss.)
12. Cumberlands (Ky.)
13. SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)
14. Indiana Tech
15. Oregon Tech
16. Northwestern Ohio
17. Faulkner (Ala.)
18. William Penn
19. Milligan (Tenn.)
20. Campbellsville (Ky.)
21. Thomas (Ga.)
22. Cumberland (Tenn.)
23. Midway (Ky.)
24. Victoria (B.C.)
25. Bellevue (Neb.)

Others receiving votes: Lewis-Clark State (Idaho); Taylor (Ind.); Oklahoma Wesleyan; Briar Cliff; Cardinal Stritch (Wis.).

Story provided by Wade Steinlage

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