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

NORMAN, Okla. – Methodist received 11 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 tallied one first-place vote and moved up three spots to second. St. Thomas stayed at No. 3 and claimed four first-place votes. Wittenberg moved up a rung to fourth while Berry dropped three to No. 5. Huntingdon jumped six places to No. 6 and was followed by Concordia (TX), UT Tyler, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Rhodes.

Greensboro (#21), California Lutheran (#23), Schreiner (#24) and Texas Lutheran (#T25) reentered the Top 25.

Redlands, Saint John’s (MN) and Spalding fell from the ranking.

Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - March 11

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Methodist (11) 395 1
2 Oglethorpe (1) 366 4
3 St. Thomas (MN) (4) 361 3
4 Wittenberg 336 5
5 Berry 327 2
6 Huntingdon 304 12
7 Concordia (TX) 278 7
8 UT Tyler 275 6
9 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 264 11
10 Rhodes 246 8
11 St. John Fisher 231 T9
12 Illinois Wesleyan 206 13
13 Southwestern (TX) 190 T9
14 Guilford 183 15
15 Bethel (MN) 151 18
16 LaGrange 148 16
17 Trinity (TX) 139 14
18 Transylvania 134 17
19 Mary Hardin-Baylor 129 19
20 Gustavus Adolphus 76 22
21 Greensboro 51 NR
22 Allegheny 45 25
23 California Lutheran 44 NR
24 Schreiner 41 NR
T25 Centre 37 20
T25 Texas Lutheran 37 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking:  Redlands (#23), Saint John's (MN) (#24), Spalding (#21)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Saint John's (MN), 35; Rochester, 28; Redlands, 26; Willamette, 17; Calvin, 12; Carnegie Mellon, 10; Carthage, 9; Christopher Newport, 8; RPI, 8; Trinity (CT), 8; Middlebury, 7; Babson, 6; Franklin & Marshall, 6; Emory, 5; Skidmore, 5; Augsburg, 3; Rhode Island College, 3; Washington & Lee, 3; McDaniel, 2; Whitworth, 2; Hardin-Simmons, 1; Otterbein, 1; Western New England, 1.