West Florida Opens Fall Atop Bushnell Golfweek Division II Preseason Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – West Florida received eight first-place votes to take the top spot in the Bushnell Golfweek Division II Preseason Coaches Poll. The Argonauts have held the top spot for nine straight polls.

Defending national champion Lynn tallied six first-place ballots to rank second. Third-ranked Barry received three first-place votes while No. 4 Florida Southern earned one nod. Florida Tech checked in at No. 5 and was followed by Nova Southeastern and USC Aiken. Eighth-ranked Limestone grabbed the remaining first-place vote. Ninth-ranked Saint Leo and Lincoln Memorial wrapped up the top 10.

Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll - Preseason

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points NCAA Finals Finish
1 West Florida (8) 438 Runner-Up
2 Lynn (6) 432 Champion
3 Barry (3) 415 Quarterfinals
4 Florida Southern (1) 403 Quarterfinals
5 Florida Tech 360 DNQ
6 Nova Southeastern 331 DNQ
7 USC Aiken 303 DNQ
8 Limestone (1) 295 DNQ
9 Saint Leo 268 Semifinals
10 Lincoln Memorial 247 Semifinals
11 Arkansas Tech 228 Semifinals
12 Newberry 221 DNQ
13 Columbus State 199 DNQ
14 Rollins 170 DNQ
15 Chico State 152 DNQ
T16 Carson-Newman 148 DNQ
T16 Indianapolis 148 Semifinals
18 CU-Colorado Springs 137 9
19 CSU Monterey Bay 107 DNQ
20 Lander 96 DNQ
T21 Grand Valley State 90 DNQ
T21 St. Marys (TX) 90 T11
23 Central Missouri 87 DNQ
24 Lee 71 DNQ
25 Young Harris 68 DNQ
       
Others Receiving Votes: Cetral Oklahoma, 60; Ferris State, 39; Delta State, 37; Missouri-St. Louis, 37; Southeastern Oklahoma State, 37; Valdosta State, 36; Flagler, 28; Mount Olive, 24; North Greenville, 23; Erskine, 21; King, 20; Barton, 19; Texas A&M Commerce, 19; Belmont Abbey, 18; Chowan, 17; Lindenwood, 16; Coker, 15; Henderson State, 15; Sonoma State, 15; Georgia College, 14; Clayton State, 3; Saginaw Valley State, 13; Tiffin, 13; St. Edward's, 11; Lenoir Rhyne, 10; Mercyhurst, 10; Davenport, 9; IUP, 9; Bellarmine, 8; Winona State, 8; Minnesota State-Mankato, 6; CSU East Bay, 5; Georgia Southwestern State, 5; Harding, 5; Simon Fraser, 5; CSU San Marcos, 4; Oklahoma Christian, 4; Wayne State (MI), 4; Catawba, 3; Christian Brothers, 3; Colorado Christian, 2; CSU Dominguez Hills, 2; North Georgia, 2; Maryville, 1; Montevallo, 1; St. Thomas Aquinas, 1.