LCSC golf teams are ranked in NAIA polls
The Lewis-Clark State College women’s golf team is ranked No. 13 while the men’s team is No. 24 in the NAIA fall golf ratings, which came out Tuesday.
RockyMountain, which leads the LCSC women by 21 strokes after the three fall conference tournaments, is ranked No. 11 with 250 points, while LCSC has 231 points. There are three more conference tournaments in the spring, including one at the Lewiston Country Club.
Bethel College of Indiana drew seven of the 14 first-place votes to hold down the top spot, while Embry-Riddle and California Baptist are tied for second. The University of British Columbia is in fourth place.
CarrollCollege, also from the Frontier Conference, received votes and earned 36 points, not enough to crack the Top 25, but enough to leave it at No. 30.
On the men’s side, LCSC accumulated 117 points for the No. 24 spot, while both Montana Tech and RockyMountain received one vote apiece in the poll. The Warrior men hold a 21-shot lead over Montana Tech and 57 shot advantage over defending champion Rocky Mountain in the conference standings. Both Montana Tech and RockyMountain have had their home tournaments this season, while LCSC’s home event is in April.
British Columbia drew 10 of the 17 first-place votes to top the poll, while Oklahoma City and Oklahoma Christian in the next two spots.