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

NORMAN, Okla. – Emory was a unanimous selection to hold on to the No. 1 ranking the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Eagles received 18 first-place votes.

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.

Redlands reentered the ranking at No. 15 while Hampden-Sydney (#18), Chapman (#19), Pacific Lutheran (#21), Babson, (#22), Whitworth (#23), and Wisconsin-Eau Claire debuted in the top 25. Berry, California Lutheran, La Verne, Oglethorpe, Otterbein, Sewanee, and Transylvania dropped from the Ranking.

The final fall Bushnell Golfweek Coaches poll will be released Nov. 16.

Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - Oct. 19

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Ranking
1 Emory (18) 450 1
2 Huntingdon 414 3
3 Illinois Wesleyan 396 T5
4 Wittenberg 391 4
5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 379 8
6 Guilford 338 7
7 Methodist 327 2
8 Washington & Lee 326 T5
9 Southwestern (TX) 322 12
10 Hope 268 9
11 North Carolina Wesleyan 247 25
12 Greensboro 222 15
13 Carnegie Mellon 216 11
14 LaGrange 200 19
15 Redlands 156 NR
16 Rhodes 147 10
17 St. John's (MN) 142 17
18 Hampden-Sydney 130 NR
19 Chapman 71 NR
20 St. Thomas (MN) 69 13
21 Pacific Lutheran 64 NR
22 Babson 58 NR
23 Whitworth 52 NR
24 Concordia (TX) 51 14
25 Wisconsin-Eau Claire 41 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking:   Berry (#22), California Lutheran (#16), La Verne (#23), Oglethorpe (#18), Otterbein (#21), Sewanee (#24), Transylvania (#20)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Transylvania, 37; Oglethorpe, 36; Willamette, 34; Ohio Wesleyan, 27; Berry, 26; La Verne, 25; California Lutheran, 21; Gustavus Adolphus, 21; Franklin & Marshall, 18; RPI, 18; Williams, 18; Allegheny, 17; Kenyon, 15; Trinity (CT), 11; NYU, 9; Sewanee, 7; McDaniel, 6; Rochester, 5; Texas Lutheran, 2; Trinity (TX), 2.