NORMAN, Okla. – Tyler JC was the new top-ranked team in the Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll. The Apache’s ascencion to No. 1 snapped South Mountain’s streak of 18 straight rankings, dating back to the 2014-15 season, as the top-ranked team in NJCAA Division II.
Tyler JC received two first-place votes to edge second ranked South Mountain and No 3 Mississppi Gulf Coast, who both also received two first-place ballots. Tyler JC tallied 56 total points while South Mountain received 52 and Mississippi Gulf Coast 51. Fourth-ranked Murray State (OK) was followed by Mesa, Kirkwood, Copiah Lincoln and Meridian. Ninth-ranked Walters State and No. 10 Rend Lake made its debuts in the ranking.
Illinois Central and Owens dropped from the Top 10.
Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll - Sept. 30
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|1||Tyler JC (2)||56||2|
|2||South Mountain (2)||52||1|
|3||Mississippi Gulf Coast (2)||51||3|
|4||Murray State (OK)||34||7|
|Dropped From Ranking: Illinois Central (#10), Owens (#8)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Owens, 4; Kansas City Kansas CC, 3; Andrew, 2; Illinois Central, 2.|