Barry New No. 1 in Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Barry tallied 13 first-place ballots to become the new No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll. This marks the first regular season poll since March 10, 2017 that West Florida did not hold the poll’s top ranking.

The first seven teams in the poll hale from the state of Florida. Florida Southern ranked second followed by Lynn, Saint Leo, Nova Southeastern, Florida Tech, and West Florida - who earned four first-place votes. Eighth-ranked Carson-Newman also received a first-place nod. USC Aiken was ninth while Arkansas Tech checked in at No. 10. No. 14 Western Washington earned the final first-place vote.

Western Washington, Lindenwood (#16), Valdosta State (#22), and Oklahoma Christian (#25) all debuted in the top 25. CSU Monterey Bay, CU-Colorado Springs, Columbus State, and Lee all fell from the ranking.

Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll - Sept. 28

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Ranking
1 Barry (13) 416 3
2 Florida Southern 379 4
3 Lynn 313 2
4 Saint Leo 312 9
5 Nova Southeastern 299 6
6 Florida Tech 285 5
7 West Florida (4) 274 1
8 Carson-Newman (1) 245 T16
9 USC Aiken 234 7
10 Arkansas Tech 198 11
11 Indianapolis 193 T16
12 Chico State 176 15
13 Rollins 158 14
14 Western Washington (1) 157 NR
15 St. Marys (TX) 155 T21
16 Lindenwood 145 NR
17 Lincoln Memorial 141 10
18 Young Harris 138 25
19 Lander 134 20
20 Newberry 127 12
21 Limestone 125 8
22 Valdosta State 108 NR
23 Central Missouri 99 23
24 Grand Valley State 82 T21
25 Oklahoma Christian 79 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking:  CSU Monterey Bay (#19), CU-Colorado Springs (#18), Columbus State (#13), Lee (#24)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Montevallo, 77; CSU Monterey Bay, 75; Columbus State, 75; Lee, 75; St. Edward's, 63; CU-Colorado Springs, 59; Sonoma State, 59; Midwestern State, 57; Wingate, 52; Washburn, 51; Tampa, 41; Northeastern State, 39; Flagler, 37; Barton, 35; Central Oklahoma, 32; Wayne State (MI), 32; Georgia College, 27; Missouri-St. Louis, 26; Regis, 23; Simon Fraser, 23; Southeastern Oklahoma State, 20; CSU East Bay, 19; Ferris State, 18; Belmont Abbey, 16; Coker, 16; Delta State, 14; Colorado Mesa, 13; Rogers State, 13; Henderson State, 12; Christian Brothers, 11; Southern Arkansas, 11; IUP, 10; North Georgia, 9; Hillsdale, 8; North Greenville, 8; Trevecca Nazarene, 8; Anderson (SC), 6; Texas A&M Commerce, 6; Texas A&M International, 5; Colorado State-Pueblo, 4; Findlay, 4; Lenoir Rhyne, 4; Bellarmine, 3; CSU San Bernardino, 2; Georgia Southwestern State, 2; Maryville, 2; Mount Olive, 2; Palm Beach Atlantic, 2; Lubbock Christian, 1; Malone, 1; McKendree, 1; Stanislaus State, 1.