Coastal Georgia New No. 1 in Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Defending national champion Coastal Georgia received six first-place votes to overtake the top spot in the Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll. They narrowly edged former No. 1 Okahoma City - who received three first-place tallies - by three points.

Williams Woods, British Columbia, Wayland Baptist and CSU San Marcos stood pat in Nos. 3-6. Johnson & Wales and Texas Wesleyan tied at No. 7. Ninth-ranked Grand View and No. 10 Dalton State round out the top 10.

Lindsey Wilson made its return to ranking at No 23 while AIB College of Business debuted at No. 25. Lewis-Clark State and Texas-Brownsville fell from the top 25.

Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll - 4/24/15

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Coastal Georgia (6) 222 2
2 Oklahoma City (3) 219 1
3 William Woods 203 3
4 British Columbia 189 4
5 Wayland Baptist 182 5
6 CSU San Marcos 176 6
T7 Johnson & Wales (FL) 166 7
T7 Texas Wesleyan 166 8
9 Grand View 160 9
10 Dalton State 158 10
11 Victoria 107 11
T12 Cardinal Stritch 106 14
T12 Northwood (FL) 106 13
T12 Oklahoma Baptist 106 16
15 Webber International 104 12
16 Concordia (OR) 97 15
17 Mount Mercy 81 17
18 The Master's College 53 19
19 Faulkner 49 23
20 Union College 47 18
21 Bethany (KS) 36 25
22 Warner 32 22
23 Lindsey Wilson 30 NR
24 Houston-Victoria 19 21
25 AIB College of Business 17 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking:  Lewis-Clark State (#20), Texas-Brownsville (#24)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Lindenwood-Belleville, 16; Lewis-Clark State, 14; SCAD Savannah, 10; Texas-Brownsville, 10; Ashford, 9; Midland, 8; Southwestern College, 7; Bellevue, 5; Indiana Wesleyan, 5; Oklahoma Wesleyan, 4; St. Thomas Houston, 3; Rocky Mountain, 2; Reinhardt, 1.