Methodist New No. 1 Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Methodist received 13 first-place votes to become the new No. 1 team in the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Monarchs ended UT Tyler’s streak atop the poll at three rankings.

Huntingdon stayed at No. 2 and earned three first-place votes. Emory, who tallied one first-place ballot, moved up three spots to third. St. Thomas (MN) remained No. 4 with one first-place tally. Guilford leaped eight spots to fifth. Sixth-ranked Concordia (TX) was followed by UT Tyler, Illinois Wesleyan, and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. Southwestern (TX) climbed 11 rungs to No. 10

Kenyon (#19), La Verne (#23), and Trinity (CT) (#24) entered the ranking. Calvin, Pacific Lutheran, and Willamette fell from the top 25.

The next Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll will be released April 20.

Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - March 30

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous
1 Methodist (13) 443 5
2 Huntingdon (3) 421 2
3 Emory (1) 386 6
4 St. Thomas (MN) (1) 379 4
5 Guilford 363 13
6 Concordia (TX) 351 7
7 UT Tyler 349 1
8 Illinois Wesleyan 340 3
9 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 274 8
10 Southwestern (TX) 253 21
11 Saint John's (MN) 244 12
12 Washington & Lee 214 10
13 Greensboro 197 15
14 Hope 180 14
15 Rhodes 178 16
16 Oglethorpe 177 9
17 Wittenberg 135 19
18 Redlands 105 18
19 Kenyon 104 NR
20 North Carolina Wesleyan 100 20
21 Sewanee 93 11
22 California Lutheran 78 23
23 La Verne 72 NR
24 Trinity (CT) 59 NR
25 Carnegie Mellon 57 17
       
Dropped From Ranking:   Calvin (#25), Pacific Lutheran (#24), Willamette (#22)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Pacific Lutheran, 51; Hampden-Sydney, 38; Trinity (TX), 30; Rochester, 27; Willamette, 25; Williams, 24; Gustavus Adolphus, 17; Calvin, 15; NYU, 13; Texas Lutheran, 13; Birmingham-Southern, 8; LaGrange, 6; RPI, 6; McDaniel, 4; Christopher Newport, 3; Husson, 3; Mary Hardin-Baylor, 3; Piedmont, 3; Augsburg, 2; Hardin-Simmons, 2; Carthage, 1; George Fox, 1; Mary Washington, 1; Ohio Wesleyan, 1; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 1.