Emory Keeps Top Spot in Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Emory received 12 first-place votes to hold the top spot in the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Eagles were first for the fifth straight poll.

Huntingdon remained second and tallied the four remaining first-place ballots. Illinois Wesleyan and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps swapped Nos. 3 and 4. Wittenberg stayed at No. 5 and was followed by Methodist, Guilford, Southwestern (TX), Redlands, and La Verne.

Oglethorpe reentered the ranking at No. 25. Chapman fell from the top 25.

Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - March 8

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Ranking
1 Emory (12) 395 1
2 Huntingdon (4) 377 2
3 Illinois Wesleyan 361 4
4 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 344 3
5 Wittenberg 336 5
6 Methodist 308 8
7 Guilford 294 6
8 Southwestern (TX) 290 7
9 Redlands 285 10
10 La Verne 242 11
11 Washington & Lee 233 9
12 Hope 193 12
13 North Carolina Wesleyan 182 13
14 Pacific Lutheran 179 16
15 Carnegie Mellon 170 14
16 Greensboro 163 15
17 Hampden-Sydney 151 20
18 LaGrange 131 17
T19 Saint Johns (MN) 98 18
T19 Willamette 98 21
21 Rhodes 79 19
22 Whitworth 40 25
23 Babson 28 23
24 St. Thomas (MN) 25 24
25 Oglethorpe 24 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking:  Chapman (#22)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Chapman, 19; Gustavus Adolphus, 19; Texas Lutheran, 18; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 16; Transylvania, 13; NYU, 12; Ohio Wesleyan, 12; Kenyon, 10; Allegheny, 9; RPI, 8; Rochester, 8; California Lutheran, 7; Franklin & Marshall, 6; McDaniel, 4; Trinity (CT), 3; Berry, 2; Calvin, 2; Piedmont, 2; Williams, 2; Occidental, 1; Trinity (TX) 1.