Emory earns top spot in Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. — Emory moved into the No. 1 spot in the Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll after receiving 13 first place votes.

Reigning National Champion Illinois Wesleyan dropped to No. 2 with four first place votes, while Huntingdon captured the final three first-place votes and is ranked third. Wittenberg and Guilford round out the top five.

Washington & Lee, Carnegie Mellon, Methodist, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, and Concordia (TX) all earned top ten rankings.

Sewanee (#23), and Gustavus Adolphus (#25) enter the ranking for the first time this season while LaGrange, Rhodes, and Wisconsin-Eau Claire all fell from the poll.

 

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Ranking  
1 Emory (13) 490 2  
2 Illinois Wesleyan (4) 479 1  
3 Huntingdon (3) 448 3  
4 Wittenberg 367 6  
5 Guilford 363 4  
6 Washington & Lee 358 9  
7 Carnegie Mellon 355 7  
8 Methodist 348 5  
9 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 309 8  
10 Concordia University (TX) 258 10  
11 St. Thomas (MN) 253 22  
12 Oglethorpe 247 11  
13 Hampden-Sydney 246 12  
14 Saint Johns (MN) 233 15  
15 Southwestern (TX) 222 14  
16 Redlands 209 13  
17 Berry College 116 20  
18 Willamette 112 19  
19 Hope 100 18  
T-20 La Verne 95 21  
T-20 North Carolina Wesleyan 95 16  
22 Trinity College (CT) 93 17  
23 Sewanee: The University of the South 80 NR  
24 Greensboro 66 T-23  
25 Gustavus Adolphus 54 NR  
         
Dropped From Ranking:   LaGrange (#T-25); Rhodes (T-23); Wisconsin-Eau Claire (#T-25)      
         
Others Receiving Votes: LaGrange, 51; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 46; New York Univ., 43; Babson, 39; Denison, 37; Piedmont, 32; Williams, 25; Rhodes, 23; Transylvania, 20; California Lutheran, 18; Pacific Lutheran, 18; Kenyon College, 16; Rochester, 15; Allegheny, 14; Nebraska Wesleyan, 13; McDaniel, 12; Averett, 10; McMurry, 10; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 10; Trinity (TX), 9; Webster, 9; Rutgers Univ.-Camden, 8; Trine, 8; Whitworth, 6; Rosemont, 3; St. John Fisher, 3; Gettysburg College, 2; Augsburg, 1; DePauw, 1; Ohio Wesleyan, 1; Sidmore, 1.