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

NORMAN, Okla. – Methodist received 10 first-place votes to stay No. 1 in the final fall Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll. The Monarchs have held the top spot throughout the fall.

Berry stayed at No. 2 after collecting three first-place votes. St. Thomas (MN) moved up two spots and were awarded the final three first-place votes. Oglethorpe and Wittenberg each dropped a spot, to fourth and fifth, respectively. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, UT Tyler, Rhodes and St. John Fisher stayed pat at Nos. 6-9. Concordia (TX) jumped seven spots to No. 10

Allegheny cracked the ranking for the first time this season, coming in at No. 25.

Schreiner dropped from the top 25.

Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - Final Fall

Rank

University (First Place Votes)

Points

Previous Rank

1

Methodist (10)

384

1

2

Berry (3)

378

2

3

St. Thomas (MN) (3)

354

5

4

Oglethorpe

348

3

5

Wittenberg

330

4

6

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

297

6

7

UT Tyler

278

7

8

Rhodes

266

8

9

St. John Fisher

236

9

10

Concordia (TX)

232

17

11

Illinois Wesleyan

224

10

12

Huntingdon

220

13

13

Trinity (TX)

200

15

14

Southwestern (TX)

180

14

15

LaGrange

172

11

16

Guilford

171

12

17

Transylvania

145

16

18

Spalding

126

20

19

Centre

83

22

20

Bethel (MN)

82

21

21

Redlands

77

18

22

Saint John's (MN)

73

19

23

Mary Hardin-Baylor

66

25

24

Gustavus Adolphus

56

24

25

Allegheny

50

NR

Dropped from Ranking: Schreiner (#23)

Others Receiving Votes: Rochester, 36; Schreiner, 27; Skidmore, 21; Willamette, 15; Washington & Lee, 13; Otterbein, 7; Emory,6; Ferrum, 6; Rhode Island College, 6; Franklin & Marshall, 5; Middlebury, 5; Whitworth, 5; Babson, 4; Carnegie Mellon, 3; Trinity (CT), 3; Christopher Newport, 2; La Verne, 2; Western New England, 2; Augsburg, 1; Calvin, 1; McDaniel, 1; Occidental, 1