West Florida Retains Top Spot in Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – West Florida received 14 first-place votes to become the unanimous top-ranked team in the Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll. The Argonauts placed first in the Golfrank Invitational and second in the Copperhead Championship since the previous ranking.

Lynn and Florida Southern stayed at Nos. 2 and 3, picking up one and four first-place votes, respectively. Fourth-ranked Nova Southeastern and No. 5 Florida Tech both moved up a spot. Newberry was sixth. Chico State jumped into the top 10 at No. 7. No. 8 Columbus State was followed by Limestone and top 10 newcomer CSU Monterey Bay.

CSU San Marcos (#20), Sonoma State (#17), St. Edward’s (#23) and Texas A&M Commerce debuted in the ranking. Central Missouri, Grand Valley State, Missouri - St. Louis and Rollins dropped from the top 25.

The final fall Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Polls will be released November 17.

Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll - Oct. 20

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous
1 West Florida (14) 446 1
2 Lynn (1) 443 2
3 Florida Southern (4) 426 3
4 Nova Southeastern 391 5
5 Florida Tech 364 6
6 Newberry 338 8
7 Chico State 307 15
8 Columbus State 297 T10
9 Limestone 282 7
10 CSU Monterey Bay 269 14
11 Saint Leo 223 T10
12 Lee 219 16
13 Barry 183 4
14 Texas A&M Commerce 180 NR
15 Lander 159 23
16 Simon Fraser 145 20
17 Sonoma State 143 NR
18 CU-Colorado Springs 141 18
19 Arkansas Tech 119 12
20 CSU San Marcos 115 NR
21 USC Aiken 105 9
22 North Alabama 74 17
23 St. Edward's 70 NR
24 Central Missouri 66 19
25 California Baptist 60 13
       
Dropped From Ranking:  Central Oklahoma (#21), Grand Valley State (#24), Missouri - St. Louis (#22), Rollins (#25)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Carson-Newman, 59; Central Oklahoma, 56; Grand Valley State, 56; Valdosta State, 51; Coker, 42; Missouri - St. Louis, 39, Wayne State (MI), 34; Lincoln Memorial, 26; Colorado School of Mines, 22; Indianapolis, 21; Arkansas - Fort Smith, 20; Regis, 20; Saginaw Valley State, 15; Barton, 12; Rollins, 12; CSU East Bay, 10; Georgia Southwestern State, 10; Clayton State, 9; Colorado Christian, 9; Oklahoma Christian, 9; Winona State, 9; Lindenwood, 8; Colorado State - Pueblo, 6; Flagler, 6; Missouri Western State, 6; Concordia (OR), 5; Georgia College, 5; Lincoln, 5; Minnesota State - Mankato, 5; Delta State, 4; Dallas Baptist, 3; Erskine, 3; Harding, 3; Stanislaus State, 3; Hillsdale, 2; St. Mary's (TX), 2; Bellarmine, 1; UC San Diego, 1; Ferris State, 1.