Two-time NJCAA Division II Champ South Mountain Tops in Bushnell Golfweek Preseason Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Two-time defending national champion South Mountain topped the ranking of the Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Preseason Coaches Poll. The Cougars have held the No. 1 ranking for 18 straight rankings, dating back to the 2014-15 season.

Second-ranked Tyler JC received the remaining first-place vote. Mississippi Gulf Coast was third while last season’s co-runner-up Kirkwood ranked fourth. Mesa, Meridian, Murray State (OK), Owens, Copiah Lincoln and Illinois Central completed the top 10.

Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll - Preseason

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points NJCAA Finals Finish
1 South Mountain (7) 79 1
2 Tyler JC (1) 69 T2
3 Mississippi Gulf Coast 59 4
4 Kirkwood 52 T2
5 Mesa 39 DNQ
6 Meridian 28 8
7 Murray State (OK) 22 7
8 Owens 18 5
9 Copiah Lincoln 17 DNQ
10 Illinois Central 14 6
       
Others Receiving Votes: Walters State, 12; Kansas City Kansas CC, 6; Lackawanna, 6; Iowa Lakes, 5; Black Hawk, 4; Mott, 4; Rend Lake, 4; Abraham Baldwin, 1; Seminole, 1.