Methodist Continues Run at No. 1 in Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Methodist received 11 of 15 first-place votes to stay No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll. The Monarchs have held the top spot all season.

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps moved up a rung to second and tallied a first-place vote. Oglethorpe dropped to third and was followed by Concordia (TX) and Berry. Sixth-ranked St. Thomas (MN) garnered four first-place votes. Huntingdon, Wittenberg, UT Tyler and Rhodes complete the top 10.

Willamette (#21) made its debut in the top 25 while Centre reentered the ranking.

Transylvania and Trinity (TX) fell from the top 25.

Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - April 22

Rank

University (First Place Votes)

Points

Previous Rank

1

Methodist (11)

393

1

2

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (1)

362

3

3

Oglethorpe

354

2

4

Concordia (TX)

330

10

5

Berry

323

5

6

St. Thomas (MN) (4)

320

4

7

Huntingdon

308

8

8

Wittenberg

300

6

9

UT Tyler

263

11

10

Rhodes

252

7

11

California Lutheran

215

16

12

Emory

207

13

13

LaGrange

203

9

14

Illinois Wesleyan

167

12

15

Guilford

151

14

16

Mary Hardin-Baylor

146

15

17

Redlands

115

21

18

Southwestern (TX)

111

19

19

Bethel (MN)

106

18

20

Gustavus Adolphus

70

25

21

Willamette

69

NR

22

Washington & Lee

59

23

23

Centre

54

18

24

St. John Fisher

53

17

25

Christopher Newport

44

24

Dropped from Ranking: Transylvania (#22), Trinity (TX) (#20)

Others Receiving Votes: Saint John’s (MN), 38; Transylvania, 27; Trinity (TX), 24; Carnegie Mellon, 22; La Verne, 21; Allegheny, 17; Greensboro, 16; Rochester, 15; Skidmore, 9; Carthage, 8; RPI, 8; Whitworth, 7; Virginia Wesleyan, 5; Hope, 2; Piedmont, 2; Calvin, 1; Franklin & Marshall, 1; Kenyon, 1; McDaniel, 1