Emory Closed Regular Season No. 1 in Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Emory received 11 of 19 first-place votes to hold the top spot in the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Eagles were first for the eighth straight poll.

The top seven schools remained unchanged, with second-ranked Huntingdon - who tallied the remaining eight first-place ballots - followed by Illinois Wesleyan, Wittenberg, Methodist, Guilford, and Southwestern (TX). Washington & Lee moved up two spots to No. 8 while Redlands and Carnegie Mellon each slipped a rung to Nos. 9 and 10, respectively.

Wisconsin-Eau Claire entered the ranking at No. 23. Trinity College (CT) dropped from the top 25.

The final Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll will reflect team finishes at the NCAA Division III National Championships.

Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - Final Regular Season

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Ranking
1 Emory (11) 466 1
2 Huntingdon (8) 462 2
3 Illinois Wesleyan 438 3
4 Wittenberg 414 4
5 Methodist 397 5
6 Guilford 369 6
7 Southwestern (TX) 349 7
8 Washington & Lee 317 10
9 Redlands 315 8
10 Carnegie Mellon 302 9
11 La Verne 280 11
12 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 259 13
13 Hope 238 12
14 Hampden-Sydney 219 14
15 Saint John's (MN) 198 16
16 Oglethorpe 184 20
17 North Carolina Wesleyan 174 15
18 Rhodes 132 19
19 Berry 125 21
20 Greensboro 107 18
21 LaGrange 88 17
22 Wisconsin-Eau Claire 65 NR
23 Willamette 51 24
24 Babson 34 22
25 St. Thomas (MN) 31 23
       
Dropped From Ranking:  Trinity College (CT) (#25)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Trinity College (CT), 22; Gustavus Adolphus, 18; NYU, 15; Dallas, 15; Gettysburg, 9; Middlebury, 8; Texas Lutheran, 8; Denison, 7; Transylvania, 7; Whitworth, 7; Concordia (TX), 6; Sewanee, 6; Kenyon, 5; Rochester, 5; McMurray, 4; Ohio Wesleyan, 4; Piedmont, 4; Calvin, 3; McDaniel, 3; Kalamazoo, 2; Pacific Lutheran, 2; Williams, 1.