William Woods Still No. 1 in Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – William Woods narrowly edged Oklahoma City to stay No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll. Oklahoma City earned one more first-place vote than William Woods - six votes to five - but the Owls earned three more points overall. 

British Columbia moved up two spots to No. 3 and is followed by Wayland Baptist, Coastal Georgia, Johnson & Wales, CSU-San Marcos, Texas Wesleyan and Grand View. Dalton State moved up four rungs to crack the top 10.

Three teams made their debuts in the top 25 - Rocky Mountain and Texas-Brownsville tied at No. 22 while St. Thomas Houston checked in at tied for 25th. South Carolina Beaufort, Tennessee Wesleyan and Thomas dropped from the ranking.

Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll - 3/13/15

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 William Woods (5) 267 1
2 Oklahoma City (6) 264 3
3 British Columbia 244 5
4 Wayland Baptist 242 2
5 College of Coastal Georgia 241 4
6 Johnson & Wales (FL) 218 6
7 CSU San Marcos 203 8
8 Texas Wesleyan 201 9
9 Grand View 189 7
10 Dalton State 160 14
11 Concordia (OR) 147 10
12 Oklahoma Baptist 146 11
13 Cardinal Stritch 136 15
14 Victoria 130 13
15 Webber International 129 16
16 Northwood (FL) 115 18
17 Mount Mercy 103 17
18 The Master's College 53 20
T19 Lewis-Clark State 52 22
T19 Union College 52 21
21 Indiana Wesleyan 30 T23
T22 Rocky Mountain 25 NR
T22 Texas-Brownsville 25 NR
T24 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (AZ) 23 25
T24 St. Thomas Houston 23 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking: South Carolina Beaufort (#12), Tennessee Wesleyan (#19), Thomas (#T23)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Bethany (KS), 21; Faulkner, 21; AIB College of Business, 20; SCAD Savannah, 19; Houston-Victoria, 17; Oklahoma Wesleyan, 13; Warner, 11; Bellevue, 10; University of the Cumberlands, 7; Ashford, 5; Midland, 5; Lindsey Wilson, 4; Warner Pacific, 4.