South Mountain Holds on to No. 1 in Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Defending NJCAA Division II Champion South Mountain stayed No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll. South Mountain received five first-place votes and have been No. 1 for the last nine rankings, dating back to last season. 

Second-ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast received two first-place votes. Tyler dropped a spot to third. Fourth-ranked Mesa tallied the remaining first-place vote. Meridian moved up to spots to fifth and is followed by Walters State, Kirkwood, Owens and Kansas City Kansas. Rend Lake debuted at No. 10.

Illinois Central fell from the ranking.

Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll - Sept. 25

Rank

University (First Place Votes)

Points

Previous Rank

1

South Mountain (5)

76

1

2

Mississippi Gulf Coast (2)

71

3

3

Tyler

57

2

4

Mesa (1)

49

4

5

Meridian

36

7

6

Walters State

25

6

7

Kirkwood

23

5

8

Owens

21

10

9

Kansas City Kansas

19

8

10

Rend Lake

10

NR

Dropped from Ranking: Illinois Central, #9

Others Receiving Votes: Murray State, 9; Grand Rapids, 8; Black Hawk, 6; East Central, 6; Iowa Lakes, 5; Mott, 4; Seminole, 4; Andrew, 3; Jackson, 3; Oakland, 2; Copiah Lincoln, 1; Illinois Central, 1; Southeast, 1