Methodist Remains No. 1 in Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Methodist received 13 of 15 first-place votes to continue its run atop the Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll. The Monarchs have held the top spot all season.

Oglethorpe stayed at No 2. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and St. Thomas (MN) each tallied a first-place vote and ranked third and fourth, respectively. Berry checked in at No. 5 and is followed by Wittenberg, Rhodes and Huntingdon. LaGrange jumped seven spots to No. 9. Concordia (TX) was No. 10.

Emory (#14) and Christopher Newport (#24) made their debuts in the top 25. Redlands (#21) and Washington & Lee (#23) reentered the Top 25.

Allegheny, Centre, Greensboro, Schreiner and Texas Lutheran fell from the ranking.

Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - April 1

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Methodist (13) 373 1
2 Oglethorpe 327 2
3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (1) 320 9
4 St. Thomas (MN) (1) 318 3
5 Berry 305 5
6 Wittenberg 281 4
7 Rhodes 271 10
8 Huntingdon 245 6
9 LaGrange 235 16
10 Concordia (TX) 233 7
11 UT Tyler 226 8
12 Illinois Wesleyan 218 12
13 Emory 147 NR
14 Guilford 145 14
15 Mary Hardin-Baylor 134 19
16 California Lutheran 127 23
17 St. John Fisher 98 11
18 Bethel (MN) 97 15
19 Southwestern (TX) 89 13
20 Trinity (TX) 75 17
21 Redlands 74 NR
22 Transylvania 72 18
23 Washington & Lee 71 NR
24 Christopher Newport 68 NR
25 Gustavus Adolphus 50 20
       
Dropped From Ranking:  Allegheny (#22), Centre (#T25), Greensboro (#21), Schreiner (#24), Texas Lutheran (#T25)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Greensboro, 39; La Verne, 32; Rochester, 32; Saint John's (MN), 28; Schreiner, 23; Allegheny, 22; Texas Lutheran, 19; Centre, 18; Willamette, 18; Carnegie Mellon, 16; Whitworth, 5; Hampden-Sydney, 4; Skidmore, 4; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 4; Carthage, 3; RPI, 3; Calvin, 2; Rhode Island College, 2; McDaniel 1; Middlebury, 1.