Highpoint, N.C.—Conference Carolinas released its men’s golf pre-season coaches poll and the North Greenville Crusaders rounded out the group, coming in at #10.
Belmont Abbey took the top spot in the poll while Barton College was ranked 2nd. Both teams had five first place votes. Queens University (3rd), Coker (4th), and Pfeiffer (5th) rounded out the top 5. King, Mount Olive, Limestone, and Erskine took spots 6-9.
The Crusaders are coming off of a fall season in which they placed top 10 in all but one tournament. This includes 2nd place finishes at the Cherokee Valley, and King College Invitationals.
The Crusaders will open up the 2012 portion of their schedule on February 6th at the Outback Steakhouse Invitational in Panama City Beach, Florida.