UT Tyler Holds on to No. 1 in Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – UT Tyler received 13 first-place votes to stay No. 1 in the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. It marked the second consecuive and fourth of five polls this season the Patriots were ranked first.

Nos. 2-9 remained unchanged beginning with Huntingdon, who tallied three first-place ballots, through Illinois Wesleyan, St. Thomas (MN), Emory, Methodist, Concordia (TX), Washington & Lee, and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. Emory also received a first-place vote. Saint John’s (MN) grabbed sole possession of No. 10 after sharing it in a three-way tie in the final fall poll.

The next Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll will be released March 9.

Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - Feb. 16

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous
1 UT Tyler (13) 418 1
2 Huntingdon (3) 409 2
3 Illinois Wesleyan 388 3
4 St. Thomas (MN) 363 4
5 Emory (1) 362 5
6 Methodist 348 6
7 Concordia (TX) 306 7
8 Washington & Lee 285 8
9 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 266 9
10 Saint John's (MN) 239 T10
11 Guilford 236 13
12 Sewanee 233 T10
13 Rhodes 204 15
14 Greensboro 197 T10
15 Hope 185 14
16 Willamette 174 16
17 Carnegie Mellon 132 20
18 Oglethorpe 131 18
19 Wittenberg 130 17
20 Pacific Lutheran 96 19
21 North Carolina Wesleyan 86 21
22 Redlands 53 22
23 Southwestern (TX) 47 23
T24 Calvin 37 24
T24 Rochester 37 25
       
Dropped From Ranking:  None    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Gustavus Adolphus, 19; Kenyon, 14; California Lutheran, 13; Trinity (CT), 13; Williams, 13; Ohio Wesleyan, 12; Augsburg, 9; Berry, 9; McDaniel, 9; RPI, 9; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 8; Nebraska Wesleyan, 7; Piedmont, 7; La Verne, 5; Allegheny, 4; Birmingham-Southern, 3; Centre, 2; Chapman, 2; NYU, 2; Webster, 2; Transylvania, 1.