Chico State New No. 1 in Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Chico State claimed 11 first-place votes to become the top-ranked team in the Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll. The Wildcats rise to the top of the poll snapped Nova Southeastern’s streak of nine straight rankings at No. 1.

Nova Southeastern tallied one first-place vote in its drop to second. Third-ranked Saint Leo moved up eight spots and claimed the five remaining first-place votes. Barry fell a spot to fourth while fifth-ranked West Florida moved up from No. 10. Florida Southern check in at No. 6 and is followed by USC Aiken, CSU Monterey Bay, Lynn and Central Missouri.

Carson-Newman (#20) and California Baptist (T22) debuted in the top 25 while Indianapolis returned to the ranking.

Dixie State, Georgia College and Limestone dropped out of the top 25.

Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll - Oct. 23

Rank

University (First-Place Votes)

Points

Previous Rank

1

Chico State (11)

417

2

2

Nova Southeastern (1)

389

1

3

Saint Leo (5)

362

11

4

Barry

360

3

5

West Florida

341

10

6

Florida Southern

320

8

7

USC Aiken

304

4

8

CSU Monterey Bay

277

6

9

Lynn

262

5

10

Central Missouri

247

7

11

North Alabama

224

16

12

Lee

184

25

13

West Georgia

179

15

14

Missouri-St. Louis

176

17

15

Flagler

174

9

16

Simon Fraser

161

13

17

Georgia Southwestern State

113

19

18

Columbus State

101

12

19

Florida Tech

96

18

20

Carson-Newman

75

NR

21

Western New Mexico

63

21

T22

California Baptist

60

NR

T22

Indianapolis

60

NR

T24

Central Oklahoma

58

14

T24

CU-Colorado Springs

58

20

 

Dropped from Ranking: Dixie State (#22), Georgia College (#23), Limestone (#24)

Others Receiving Votes: Lincoln Memorial, 41; Limestone, 38; Georgia College, 35; Ferris State, 28; Sonoma State, 27; CSU San Marcos, 24; Rollins, 22; Northern Michigan, 21; Western Washington, 20; CSU East Bay, 19; Lewis, 18; St. Thomas Aquinas, 18; Delta State, 17; Northwood (MI), 16; Grand Valley State, 14; Valdosta State, 13; Lander, 12; Lincoln, 12; St. Mary’s (TX), 11; Tiffin, 9; Southwestern Oklahoma State, 8; Colorado Christian, 6; Henderson State, 6; CSU San Bernardino, 5; Erskine, 5; Lindenwood, 4; St. Edward’s, 4; Dixie State, 3; Armstrong State, 2; CSU Stanislaus, 2; Clayton State, 2; Colorado School of Mines, 1; Mercyhurst, 1