NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahoma City tallied seven first-place votes to return to the top spot in the Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll. Oklahoma City spent the first two polls of the season ranked No. 1.
Defending national champion Coastal Georgia claimed the remaining two first-place votes and jumped up three spots to second. Former No. 1 William Woods fell to third. British Columbia checked in at No. 4 and is follwed by Wayland Baptist, CSU San Marcos, Johnson & Wales, Texas Wesleyan, Grand View and Dalton State.
Three teams made returns to the top 25 - Houston-Victoria (#21), Faulker (#23) and Bethany (#25). Warner debuted at No. 22. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (AZ), Indiana Wesleyan, Rocky Mountain and St. Thomas Houston dropped from the ranking.
Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll - 4/3/15
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|1||Oklahoma City (7)||222||2|
|2||Coastal Georgia (2)||214||5|
|6||CSU San Marcos||180||7|
|7||Johnson & Wales (FL)||174||6|
|19||The Master's College||54||18|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (AZ) (#T24), Indiana Wesleyan (#21), Rocky Mountain (#T22), St. Thomas Houston (#T24)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Indiana Wesleyan, 12; SCAD Savannah, 12; Lindsey Wilson, 11; AIB College of Business, 9; Oklahoma Wesleyan, 8; St. Thomas Houston, 8; Ashford, 7; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (AZ), 7; Lindenwood-Belleville, 7; Rocky Mountain, 7; Central Baptist, 6; University of the Cumberlands, 3; Culver Stockton, 3; Midland, 2; Bellevue, 1.|