Mississippi Gulf Coast Back at No. 1 in Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Mississippi Gulf Coast claimed five first-place votes to reclaim No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll. The Bulldogs were ranked first in the preseason poll.

Previous No. 1 South Mountain received three first-place votes but dropped to second. The top 10 behind Mississippi Gulf Coast and South Mountain stayed largely intact with Kirkwood, Tyler JC, Meridian, Murray State (OK), and Parkland again slotted in Nos. 3-7. Mesa and Black Hawk each moved one spot to Nos. 8 and 9, respectively. Walters State fell two rungs to No. 10.

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

Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll - Oct. 19

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Ranking
1 Mississippi Gulf Coast (5) 68 2
2 South Mountain (2) 65 1
3 Kirkwood CC 51 3
4 Tyler JC 45 4
5 Meridian 39 5
6 Murray State (OK) 39 6
7 Parkland CC 19 7
8 Mesa 18 9
9 Black Hawk CC 12 10
10 Walters State JC 11 8
       
Dropped From Ranking: None    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Des Moines Area CC, 6; Itawamba, 5; Hinds, 3; Southeast CC, 2; Copiah Lincoln, 1; Rend Lake, 1.