Methodist Still No. 1 in Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Methodist received eight first-place votes to hold on to the No. 1 ranking in the Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll. 

Oglethorpe tallied four first-place votes and climbed four spots to second. Wittenberg moved up a spot to third. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, who earned a first-place vote, jumped to No. 4. Illinois Wesleyan is No. 5. Sixth-ranked St. John Fisher collected the remaining three first-place votes. LaGrange and Redlands are tied at No. 7 while Berry and UT Tyler round out the top 10.

Transylvania (#22), Mary Hardin-Baylor (#23) and Rochester (#25) debuted in the ranking.

Central, Franklin & Marshal and Spalding dropped from the top 25.

Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - Sept. 25

Rank

University (First-Place Votes)

Points

Previous Rank

1

Methodist (8)

375

1

2

Oglethorpe (4)

351

6

3

Wittenberg

339

4

4

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (1)

286

10

5

Illinois Wesleyan

280

7

6

St. John Fisher (3)

276

13

T7

LaGrange

263

2

T7

Redlands

263

5

9

Berry

257

9

10

UT Tyler

238

3

11

Schreiner

214

11

12

Guilford

211

8

13

Southwestern (TX)

166

17

14

Saint Johns (MN)

134

18

15

St. Thomas (MN)

128

12

16

Texas Lutheran

126

16

17

Huntingdon

119

T22

18

Trinity (TX)

114

19

19

La Verne

107

14

20

Rhodes

89

15

21

Washington & Lee

79

24

T22

Transylvania

77

NR

T22

Mary Hardin-Baylor

73

NR

24

California Lutheran

68

T22

25

Rochester

49

NR

Dropped from Ranking: Central, #21; Franklin & Marshall, #25; Spalding, #20

Others Receiving Votes: Centre, 48; Bethel (MN), 45; Central, 45; Greensboro, 43; Emory, 39; Franklin & Marshall, 36; Gustavus Adolphus, 30; Concordia (TX), 29; Allegheny, 27; Spalding, 27; Ferrum, 26; Williams, 19; Willamette, 16; RPI, 13; Trinity (CT), 12; Western New England, 8; Chapman, 6; Endicott, 6; Skidmore, 6; Carnegie Mellon, 5; Virginia Wesleyan, 5; Otterbein, 4; Salem State, 4; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 4; Washington & Jefferson, 3; Calvin, 2; Linfield, 2; McDaniel, 2; Middlebury, 2; Whitworth, 2; Ohio Northern, 1; Rhode Island College, 1