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Knights Enter Golf World Poll at No. 25

September 29, 2011 at 10:08 pm

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NORTHFIELD, Minn.—The Carleton College women’s golf team is ranked 25th in the latest National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA)/Golf World Division III coaches poll.

The Knights, who enter this weekend’s MIAC Championship with a 332.1 stroke average, are one of three teams from the conference in the top 25. Other MIAC schools in the poll include No. 4 Gustavus Adolphus College and No. 19 St. Olaf College.

Carleton has defeated a number of teams higher-ranked teams during the fall season. The Knights topped No. 17 UW-Whitewater by two shots at the season-opening Georgianni Memorial Invitational in Eau Claire, Wis., and dumped No. 20 UW-Stevens Point by 20 strokes in the same event. The Knights edged No. 18 Wartburg (Iowa) last weekend by six shots, Carleton’s first win in three tries over Wartburg this fall.

This marks the sixth straight season the Knights have been nationally ranked at least some point during the season.