Oklahoma City Ranked First in Preseason Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahoma City will begin the 2017-18 campaign ranked first in the Preseason Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll. The Stars received six first-place votes.

Texas Wesleyan claimed two first-place votes to rank second. Third-ranked Dalton State tallied one first-place vote. No. 4 and defending NAIA champion Grand View picked up three first-place votes. Keiser checked in at No. 6 while Wayland Baptist, Johnson & Wales (FL), Cardinal Stritch, William Woods and William Jessup completed the top 10.

The next Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Polls will be released September 29.

Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll - Preseason

Rank

University (First-Place Votes)

Points

NAIA Finish

1

Oklahoma City (6)

283

6

2

Texas Wesleyan (2)

279

3

3

Dalton State (1)

265

T4

4

Grand View (3)

263

Champion

5

Keiser

234

T8

6

Wayland Baptist

232

7

7

Johnson & Wales (FL)

217

T8

8

Cardinal Stritch

216

2

9

William Woods

210

T4

10

William Jessup

185

T8

11

British Columbia

183

12

12

Our Lady of the Lake

135

15

13

The Master's University

130

11

14

Arizona Christian

121

17

15

Taylor

97

Missed Cut

16

Southeastern (FL)

89

16

17

South Carolina Beaufort

88

Missed Cut

18

Madonna

86

T13

19

Coastal Georgia

73

Missed Cut

20

Victoria

69

DNQ

21

Northwestern (IA)

68

T13

22

Northwestern Ohio

64

DNQ

23

Lindsey Wilson

50

DNQ

24

Mount Mercy

43

DNQ

25

Oklahoma Wesleyan

38

Missed Cut

Others Receiving Votes: Point, 33; St. Ambrose, 27; Bellevue, 21; Lewis-Clark State, 15; Reinhardt, 16; Marian (IN), 12; University of the Cumberlands, 11; Embry-Riddle (AZ), 9; St. Gregory’s, 8; Cumberland, 6; Northwest Christian, 6; Indiana Wesleyan, 5; Webber International, 4; Missouri Valley, 2; Oregon Tech, 2; Point Park, 2; Rocky Mountain, 2; Bethany (KS), 1; Corban, 1