Methodist Remains No. 1 Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Methodist received five first-place votes to stay No. 1 in the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Monarchs edged Huntingdon, who also received five first-place tallies, by one point.

Emory and St. Thomas (MN) stayed at Nos. 3 and 4, respectively, and each earned multiple first place ballots. Fifth-ranked Illinois Wesleyan garnered the remaining first-place vote. UT Tyler checked in at No. 6 and was followed by Concordia (TX), Guilford, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, and Southwestern (TX).

Gustavus Adolphus and Pacific Lutheran entered the ranking tied a No. 24. Carnegie Mellon and Trinity (CT) fell from the top 25.

The final regular season Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll will be released May 4.

Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - April 20

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous
1 Methodist (5) 380 1
2 Huntingdon (5) 379 2
3 Emory (2) 363 3
4 St. Thomas (MN) (3) 347 4
5 Illinois Wesleyan (1) 324 8
6 UT Tyler 319 7
7 Concordia (TX) 305 6
8 Guilford 299 5
9 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 271 9
10 Southwestern (TX) 242 10
11 Hope 234 14
12 Saint John's (MN) 227 11
13 Washington & Lee 197 12
14 Greensboro 184 13
15 North Carolina Wesleyan 178 20
16 Wittenberg 149 17
17 Rhodes 124 15
18 Kenyon 119 19
19 La Verne 117 23
20 California Lutheran 78 22
21 Oglethorpe 76 16
22 Sewanee 69 21
23 Redlands 57 18
T24 Gustavus Adolphus 24 NR
T24 Pacific Lutheran 24 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking:   Carnegie Mellon (#25), Trinity (CT) (#24)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: NYU, 17; Trinity (CT), 13; Hampden-Sydney, 12; RPI, 12; Carnegie Mellon, 10; Rochester, 8; Calvin, 5; Mary Hardin-Baylor, 5; Ohio Wesleyan, 5; McDaniel, 4; Texas Lutheran, 4; Franklin & Marshall, 3; Husson, 3; LaGrange, 3; Trinity (TX), 3; Augsburg, 2; Mary Washington, 2; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 2; Piedmont, 1.