NORMAN, Okla. – Huntingdon received 15 first-place votes to stay atop the the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Hawks have held the top spot in two straight rankings.
UT Tyler claimed two first-place ballots and jumped eight spots to second. Mary Hardin-Baylor climbed six rungs to No. 3. Fourth-ranked Rhodes earned the final first-place vote. Wittenberg dropped three spots to fifth and was followed by Methodist and Oglethorpe. Eighth-ranked Concordia (TX), No. 9 Emory and Saint John’s (MN) all moved into the top 10.
Carthage (#23), Carnegie Mellon (#T24) and Wisconsin-Eau Claire (#T24) debuted in the top 25. Otterbein, Redlands and St. John Fisher dropped from the poll.
Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - Oct. 21
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|2||UT Tyler (2)||394||10|
|10||Saint John's (MN)||250||16|
|21||St. Thomas (MN)||78||11|
|22||Washington & Lee||75||14|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Otterbein (#24), Redlands (#22), St. John Fisher (#21)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Sewanee, 41; Pacific Lutheran, 32; Ohio Wesleyan, 24; Schreiner, 22; Texas Lutheran, 21; Rochester, 17; Clarks Summit, 16; Kenyon, 16; Trinity (TX), 13; Redlands, 12; Transylvania, 11; Christopher Newport, 6; Spalding, 6; St. John Fisher, 6; Hampden-Sydey, 5; Otterbein, 4; Skidmore, 4; Bethel (MN), 3; NYU, 3; Ferrum, 2; Pacific (OR), 2; Willamette, 2; Calvin, 1; LeTourneau, 1; Piedmont, 1; Rutgers-Camden, 1; Southwestern (TX), 1.|