Texas Wesleyan No. 1 for Third Consecutive Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Texas Wesleyan remained the top ranked team in NAIA golf for the third straight Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Rams received nine first-place votes.

The top 10 from the final fall ranking stayed in tact, but with some changes to the order. Dalton State, who received the remaining two-first place votes, and Oklahoma City stayed at Nos. 2 and 3. Victoria and Johnson & Wales (FL), flipped spots four and five, respectively. Coastal Georgia and Rocky Mountain stayed at Nos. 6 and 7. Keiser and Northwestern Ohio switched places 8 and 9. South Carolina Beaufort stayed pat at No. 10.

Grand View and Morningside returned to the ranking. Oregon Tech and William Penn fell from the top 25.

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

Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll - Feb. 16

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous
1 Texas Wesleyan (9) 273 1
2 Dalton State (2) 262 2
3 Oklahoma City 246 3
4 Victoria 232 5
5 Johnson & Wales (FL) 221 4
6 Coastal Georgia 214 6
7 Rocky Mountain 210 7
8 Keiser 191 9
9 Northwestern Ohio 179 8
10 South Carolina Beaufort 175 10
11 British Columbia 168 11
12 Wayland Baptist 161 12
13 William Woods 132 13
14 Corban 131 14
15 Taylor 123 15
16 Lewis-Clark State 107 16
17 Southeastern (FL) 96 17
18 The Master's University 80 18
19 Cardinal Stritch 63 19
20 Columbia College 55 20
21 Arizona Christian 35 23
22 Lawrence Tech 33 24
23 William Carey 29 22
24 Grand View 25 NR
25 Morningside 21 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking:  Oregon Tech (#21), William Penn (#25)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Oregon Tech, 16; William Penn, 16; Marymount (CA), 12; Thomas, 11; Post, 9; Indiana Wesleyan, 7; University of the Cumberlands, 6; Milligan, 6; Our Lady of the Lake, 6; Bellevue, 5; Missouri Valley, 4; Mount Mercy, 4; Lindsey Wilson, 3; Northwestern (IA), 3; Freed-Hardeman, 2; Missouri Baptist, 1; Montana Tech, 1; William Jessup, 1.