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

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

Oklahoma City received three first-place votes to move up one spot to second. Dalton State tallied the two remaining first-place and fell one rung to third. Coastal Georgia checked in at No. 4 and was followed by Johnson & Wales (FL), Keiser, Victoria and Rocky Mountain. British Columbia and Wayland Baptist entered the top 10 at Nos. 9 and 10, respectively.

Our Lady of The Lake (#T15), Point (#T17), William Penn (#T20), Oregon Tech (#22), and SCAD Savannah (#24) entered the ranking. Arizona Christian, Lewis-Clark State, Northwestern Ohio, South Carolina Beaufort and Southeastern (FL) fell from the top 25.

The next Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll will be released March 30.

Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll - March 9

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous
1 Texas Wesleyan (5) 242 1
2 Oklahoma City (3) 238 3
3 Dalton State (2) 233 2
4 Coastal Georgia 208 6
5 Johnson & Wales (FL) 198 5
6 Keiser 193 8
7 Victoria 191 4
8 Rocky Mountain 182 7
9 British Columbia 178 11
10 Wayland Baptist 159 12
11 William Woods 143 13
12 Taylor 139 15
13 Corban 127 14
14 Cardinal Stritch 83 19
T15 Our Lady of the Lake 79 NR
T15 William Carey 79 23
T17 Columbia College 75 20
T17 Point 75 NR
19 Lawrence Tech 64 22
T20 The Master's University 53 18
T20 William Penn 53 NR
22 Oregon Tech 44 NR
23 Morningside 37 25
24 SCAD Savannah 35 NR
25 Grand View 30 24
       
Dropped From Ranking:  Arizona Christian (#21), Lewis-Clark State (#16), Northwestern Ohio (#9), South Carolina Beaufort (#10), Southeastern (FL) (#17)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Bellevue, 21; Embry-Riddle (AZ), 16; Faulkner, 14; Lindsey Wilson, 14; Webber International, 11; Indiana Wesleyan, 10; Madonna, 6; William Jessup, 6; Mount Mercy, 5; St. Ambrose, 4; University of the Cumbelands, 3; Loyola-New Orleans, 2.