West Florida Closes Fall No. 1 in Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – West Florida moved up three spots to claim the top spot in the final fall Division II Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Argonauts are the fourth team to be ranked No. 1 in four rankings this season.

Former No. 1 Lynn actually earned more first-place votes than West Florida, 12 to 7, but trailed the Argonauts by six points to fall to second. Florida Southern and Barry each dropped a spot, to third and fourth, respectively, while Nova Southeastern and Missouri-St. Louis stood pat at Nos. 5 and 6. Rollins jumped six rungs to seventh and was followed by North Alabama, USC Aiken and CSU Monterey Bay.

Dallas Baptist debuted in the ranking at No. 20.

Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll - Final Fall

Rank

University (First Place Votes)

Points

Previous Rank

1

West Florida (7)

474

4

2

Lynn (12)

468

1

3

Florida Southern

457

2

4

Barry

430

3

5

Nova Southeastern

383

5

6

Missouri - St. Louis

346

6

7

Rollins

321

13

8

North Alabama

310

8

9

USC Aiken

270

10

10

CSU Monterey Bay

259

20

11

Lee

258

11

12

Saint Leo (1)

245

7

13

Lander

233

14

14

Florida Tech

231

9

15

Ferris State

224

15

16

Valdosta State

205

18

17

Newberry

195

17

18

Central Oklahoma

160

19

19

California Baptist

144

12

20

Dallas Baptist

136

NR

21

Columbus State

101

22

T22

Central Missouri

85

21

T22

Chico State

85

16

24

Lincoln Memorial

83

25

T25

CSU East Bay

39

23

T25

Flagler

39

24

Dropped From Ranking: None

Others Receiving Votes: Belmont Abbey, 37; Georgia College, 34; Mount Olive, 27; Grand Valley State, 22; Indianapolis, 22; Carson-Newman, 20; Saginaw Valley State, 17; Georgia Southwestern State, 15; Sonoma State, 14; Armstrong State, 13; Findlay, 13; Lenoir Rhyne, 12; Limestone, 11; Lewis, 9; Palm Beach Atlantic, 9; Southern New Hampshire, 9; St. Thomas Aquinas, 8; Southwestern Oklahoma State, 6; West Georgia, 5; Bellarmine, 3; Colorado School of Mines, 3; Coker, 2; Maryville, 2; Simon Fraser, 2; St. Edward’s, 2; Arkansas Tech, 1; St. Mary’s (TX), 1