South Mountain Stays No. 1 in Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Defending NJCAA Division II Champion South Mountain received six first-place votes to continue its run atop the Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll. South Mountain has held the No. 1 ranking for 12 straight polls, dating back to last season.

Meridian moved up a spot to second and claimed the remaining two first-place votes. Mississippi Gulf Coast dropped a spot to third. Tyler, Mesa and Walters State stayed at Nos. 4-6, respectively. Owens, Murray State (OK) and Mott tied at No. 7. Kirkwood completed the top 10.

East Central dropped from the top 10.

Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll - Feb. 19

Rank

University (First Place Votes)

Points

Previous Rank

1

South Mountain (6)

77

1

2

Meridian (2)

68

3

3

Mississippi Gulf Coast

67

2

4

Tyler

51

4

5

Mesa

39

5

6

Walters State

31

6

T7

Owens

18

7

T7

Murray State

18

T8

T7

Mott

18

NR

10

Kirkwood

10

10

Dropped from Ranking: East Central (#T8)

Others Receiving Votes: East Central, 6; Grand Rapids, 5; Kansas City Kansas, 5; Lackawanna, 5; Copiah Lincoln, 4; Iowa Lakes, 4; Parkland, 4; Rend Lake, 4; Seminole, 3; Andrew, 1; Black Hawk, 1; Illinois Central, 1