Oklahoma City Stays No. 1 in Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahoma City continued its run as No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll. It marked the ninth straight poll the Stars have held the top spot.

Coastal Georgia moved up a spot to second where it trails Oklahoma City by four points. Oklahoma City earned five first-place votes to Coastal Georgia’s four.

Texas Wesleyan dropped a place to No. 3. Rocky Mountain stayed at No. 4 and was followed by Northwestern Ohio, South Carolina Beaufort, and Keiser. Dalton State moved up two rungs to No. 8 while British Columbia and Point completed the top 10.

Southeastern (FL) (#20) and Oregon Tech (#21) returned to the ranking. Four teams were newcomers to the rankings including No. 19 Menlo College and Carroll (MT), Sterling, and William Jessup, who all three tied at No. 25. Indiana Wesleyan, Marymount (CA), Morningside, and Victoria fell from the top 25.

Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll - Final Fall

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Ranking
1 Oklahoma City (5) 219 1
2 Coastal Georgia (4) 215 3
3 Texas Wesleyan 200 2
4 Rocky Mountain 196 4
5 Northwestern Ohio 193 6
6 South Carolina Beaufort 178 8
7 Keiser 177 5
8 Dalton State 160 10
9 British Columbia 158 7
10 Point 130 15
11 Thomas (GA) 118 13
12 William Carey 117 11
13 Taylor 101 9
14 Johnson & Wales (FL) 97 14
T15 Missouri Valley College 87 18
T15 Truett-McConnell 87 24
17 Ottawa (AZ) 79 16
18 Wayland Baptist 71 20
19 Menlo College 62 NR
20 Southeastern (FL) 53 NR
21 Oregon Tech 38 NR
22 William Woods 33 21
23 Bellevue 25 12
24 Mount Mercy 18 23
T25 Carroll (MT) 14 NR
T25 Sterling 14 NR
T25 William Jessup 14 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking: Indiana Wesleyan, 25; Marymount (CA), 19; Morningside, 17; Victoria, 22.
       
Others Receiving Votes: Indiana Wesleyan, 12; Oklahoma Wesleyan, 11; Ottawa (KS), 9; Kansas Wesleyan, 8; Victoria, 8; Northwestern (IA), 7; Morningside, 4; Marymount (CA), 3; Corban, 2; Tennessee Wesleyan, 2; Viterbo, 2; Cardinal Stritch, 1; Lewis-Clark State, 1; The Master's University, 1.