Emory Moves to No. 1 in Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Emory moved up one spot to claim the No. 1 ranking the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Eagles received 10 first-place votes.

Former No. 1 Methodist claimed the remaining eight first-place votes and dropped to second. Huntingdon stayed at No. 3 while Wittenberg moved up seven spots to fourth. Illinois Wesleyan and Washington & Lee tied at No. 5. Seventh-ranked Guilford, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Hope, and Rhodes completed the top 10.

No. 20 Transylvania and No. 22 Berry made their season debuts in the ranking. Kenyon and Redlands dropped from the top 25.

Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - Sept. 28

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Ranking
1 Emory (10) 437 2
2 Methodist (8) 426 1
3 Huntingdon 395 3
4 Wittenberg 367 11
T5 Illinois Wesleyan 356 7
T5 Washington & Lee 356 5
7 Guilford 314 4
8 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 309 6
9 Hope 248 9
10 Rhodes 245 15
11 Carnegie Mellon 219 24
12 Southwestern (TX) 190 13
13 St. Thomas (MN) 177 10
14 Concordia (TX) 157 8
15 Greensboro 151 12
16 California Lutheran 142 16
17 St. John's (MN) 134 19
18 Oglethorpe 128 17
19 LaGrange 118 25
20 Transylvania 114 NR
21 Otterbein 100 20
22 Berry 86 NR
23 La Verne 77 T22
24 Sewanee 72 18
25 North Carolina Wesleyan 67 21
       
Dropped From Ranking:  Kenyon (#14), Redlands (#T22)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Ohio Wesleyan, 53; Kenyon, 45; Redlands, 42; Hapden-Sydney, 39; Rochester, 34; Chapman, 27; Pacific Lutheran, 22; RPI, 21; Gustavus Adolphus, 19; Centre, 18; Texas Lutheran, 15; Allegheny, 13; Trinity (TX), 10; Webster, 10; Whitworth, 10; Willamette, 10; McDaniel, 9; St. John Fisher, 9; Trinity (CT), 8; Williams, 8; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 8; Mary Hardin-Baylor, 7; George Fox, 6; NYU, 5; Franklin & Marshall, 4; Maryville, 4; Piedmont, 3; Texas-Dallas, 3; Christopher Newport, 2; Calvin, 1.