Illinois Wesleyan finish 2020 as No. 1 Team in Bushnell Golfweek Division III Poll

NORMAN, Okla. — Defending national champions Illinois Wesleyan continued their run as the No. 1 team in the nation, closing the 2020 season atop the Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll.

The Titans, who received all 18 first-place votes, have now been ranked #1 in the last five Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Polls after posting four victories, and a win at the Battle For 51 Match Play during the 2019-20 season.

Huntingdon ranks second, followed by Emory, Carnegie Mellon, and Hampden-Sydney to round out the top five.

St. Thomas, Claremont Mudd-Scripps, Methodist, Gustavus Adolphus, and Wisconsin Eau-Claire all earn a spot in the top ten.

Piedmont (#24) rejoined the ranking while Christopher Newport fell from the ranking.

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Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Ranking
1 Illinois Wesleyan (18) 450 1
2 Huntingdon 426 3
3 Emory 417 2
4 Carnegie Mellon 372 8
5 Hampden-Sydney 371 4
6 St. Thomas (MN) 354 6
7 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 341 5
8 Methodist 313 11
9 Gustavus Adolphus 282 7
10 Wisconsin-Eau Claire 279 12
11 Guilford 259 13
12 Southwestern (TX) 245 16
13 New York University 228 9
14 Wittenberg 225 10
15 Babson 178 15
16 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 174 14
17 Redlands 148 17
T-18 Oglethorpe 112 19
T-18 Washington & Lee 112 25
20 Aurora University 102 18
21 Denison University 92 22
22 Webster University 90 23
23 Saint Johns (MN) 73 24
24 Piedmont 64 NR
25 Williams 19 21
       
Dropped From Ranking: Christopher Newport (#20).
       
Others Receiving Votes: Christopher Newport, 16; Concordia Univ. (TX), 16; Sewanee: The Univ. of the South, 15; Allegheny, 14; Kenyon College, 10; Berry College, 8;  LaGrange, 7; Rochester, 7; La Verne, 6; Willamette, 6; Ohio Wesleyan, 5; Greensboro, 3; McDaniel, 3; Averett, 2; Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 2; George Fox, 1; Hope 1; Otterbein, 1; Rosemont College, 1.