Emory Stays Unanimous No. 1 in Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – For the second straight ranking, Emory was a unanimous No. 1 selection in the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Eagles were first for the third-straight rankings.

Huntingdon moved up a spot to second while Illinois Wesleyan climbed two rungs to third. Wittenberg stayed at No. 4. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps checked in at No. 5 and was followed by Guilford, Methodist, Washington & Lee, Southwestern (TX), and Hope.

La Verne reentered the ranking at No. 14 while Willamette (#21) debuted in the top 25. Concordia (TX) and Wisconsin-Eau Claire dropped from the ranking.

Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - Final Fall

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Ranking
1 Emory (16) 400 1
2 Huntingdon 361 2
3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 356 5
4 Illinois Wesleyan 355 3
5 Wittenberg 345 4
6 Guilford 295 6
7 Southwestern (TX) 292 9
8 Methodist 284 7
9 Washington & Lee 266 8
10 Redlands 256 15
11 Hope 216 10
12 North Carolina Wesleyan 215 11
13 Carnegie Mellon 191 13
14 La Verne 180 NR
15 Greensboro 160 12
16 LaGrange 156 14
17 Pacific Lutheran 154 21
18 St. John's (MN) 117 17
19 Rhodes 109 16
20 Hampden-Sydney 84 18
21 Willamette 77 NR
22 Chapman 58 19
23 Babson 38 22
24 Whitworth 37 23
25 St. Thomas (MN) 25 20
       
Dropped From Ranking:  Concordia (TX) (#24), Wisconsin-Eau Claire (#25)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 23; Gustavus Adolphus, 20; Ohio Wesleyan, 20; Allegheny, 19; Concordia (TX), 16; Oglethorpe, 14; Transylvania, 14; Texas Lutheran, 8; Otterbein, 8; Rochester, 8; Kenyon, 5; NYU, 5; RPI, 4; Dallas, 3; McDaniel, 3; Trinity (CT), 3; Franklin & Marshall, 2; Berry, 1; Trinity (TX), 1.