Oklahoma City New No. 1 in Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahoma City claimed the top spot in the Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll. The Stars claimed three first-place votes.

Former No. 1 William Woods dropped one spot and earned one first-place vote, as did third ranked Johnson & Wales (FL). Wayland Baptist stayed at fourth. Coastal Georgia tallied four first-place votes and ranked fifth. Keiser jumped from 13th to No. 6 and collected the remaining first-place vote. British Columbia ranked seventh while South Carolina Beaufort and Texas Wesleyan tied at No. 8. Marian (IN) completed the top 10.

Oregon Tech (#15), Arizona Christian (#18), Lewis-Clark State (T20) and Oklahoma Wesleyan (#24) made their top 25 debuts.

Northwestern (IA), Tennessee Wesleyan, Union and Warner fell from the ranking.

Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll - Oct. 23

Rank

University (First-Place Votes)

Points

Previous Rank

1

Oklahoma City (3)

242

3

2

William Woods (1)

228

1

3

Johnson & Wales (FL) (1)

225

2

4

Wayland Baptist

213

4

5

Coastal Georgia (4)

210

7

6

Keiser (1)

185

13

7

British Columbia

183

6

T8

South Carolina Beaufort

159

8

T8

Texas Wesleyan

159

5

10

Marian (IN)

141

T20

11

Grand View

134

9

12

Cardinal Stritch

112

11

13

University of the Cumberlands

107

15

14

Dalton State

102

10

15

Oregon Tech

101

NR

16

Mount Mercy

96

14

17

Webber International

91

12

18

Arizona Christian

88

NR

19

Victoria

77

18

T20

The Master's College

61

19

T20

Lewis-Clark State

45

NR

22

Thomas

41

17

23

Mobile

39

T20

24

Oklahoma Wesleyan

32

NR

25

Lindsey Wilson

27

23

Dropped from Ranking: Northwestern (IA) (#25), Tennessee Wesleyan (#16), Union (#22), Warner (#24)

Others Receiving Votes: Southeastern (FL), 21; Cumberland, 20; Union, 20; Lindenwood Belleville, 16; St. Ambrose, 12; Taylor, 9; Faulkner, ; Reinhardt, 6; Bethany (KS), 5; Holy Cross, 5; Missouri Valley, 5; Tennessee Wesleyan, 5; Valley City State, 5; Rocky Mountain, 4; Davenport, 3; Point, 3; Culver Stockton, 2; Biola, 1; Central Baptist, 1; Indiana Wesleyan, 1; Northwestern (IA), 1