Lynn Overtakes Top Spot in Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Lynn captured 12 first-place votes to move to No. 1 in the Division II Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Fighting Knights are the third team to hold the top spot in three rankings this season.

Florida Southern stayed at second for the third-straight ranking and earned two first-place votes. Barry remained at third. Former No. 1 West Florida dropped three spots to fourth and tallied three first-place ballots. Nova Southeastern was fifth while Missouri-St. Louis jumped four spots to No. 6. Preseason No. 1 Saint Leo grabbed the remainin first-place vote and is seventh. Eight-ranked North Alabama, Florida Tech and USC Aiken round out the top 10.

Ferris State (#15), Newberry (#17), CSU East Bay (#23) and Lincoln Memorial (#25) debuted in the top 25. Carson-Newman, Limestone, Oklahoma Christian and St. Mary’s (TX) fell from the ranking.

Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll - Oct. 21

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Lynn (12) 436 4
2 Florida Southern (2) 400 2
3 Barry 388 3
4 West Florida (3) 387 1
5 Nova Southeastern 318 5
6 Missouri - St. Louis 295 10
7 Saint Leo (1) 283 7
8 North Alabama 279 11
9 Florida Tech 258 16
10 USC Aiken 234 8
11 Lee 232 9
12 California Baptist 214 12
13 Rollins 198 15
14 Lander 183 23
15 Ferris State 173 NR
16 Chico State 168 6
17 Newberry 146 NR
18 Valdosta State 135 18
19 Central Oklahoma 124 14
20 CSU Monterey Bay 123 13
21 Central Missouri 117 17
22 Columbus State 104 20
23 CSU East Bay 71 NR
24 Flagler 52 25
25 Lincoln Memorial 50 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking:  Carson-Newman (#T21), Limestone (#T21), Oklahoma Christian (24), St. Mary's (TX) (#19)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Sonoma State, 41; Limestone, 34; Simon Fraser, 31; West Georgia, 31; Mount Olive, 28; Arkansas Tech, 21; St. Mary's (TX), 21; Grand Valley State, 19; Indianapolis, 18; Saginaw Valley State, 17; Northern Michigan, 16; Southwestern Oklahoma State, 16; Young Harris, 15; Carson-Newman, 12; Coker, 11; Lenoir Rhyne, 10; Oklahoma Christian, 10; Southern New Hampshire, 10; St. Edward's, 10; Newman, 9; St. Thomas Aquinas, 9; Tiffin, 9; Armstrong State, 8; Georgia College, 8; Lewis, 8; Queens University of Charlotte, 8; Findlay, 7; Pfeiffer, 7; CU-Colorado Springs, 6; Colorado School of Mines, 6; Georgia Southwestern State, 6; Henderson State, 6; Montevallo, 3; Western Washington, 3; Bellarmine, 2; Southeastern Oklahoma State, 2; CSU San Marcos, 1; Delta State, 1; Maryville, 1; Wilmington (DE), 1.