NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahoma City held on to the top spot as a unanimous selection in the Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll. The Stars opened their season with a rain-shortened victory at The Mid-South.
Texas Wesleyan and Dalton State remained at second and third, respectively. Wayland Baptist and Johnson & Wales (FL) each moved up two spots to Nos. 4 and 5. Keiser dropped a rung to No. 6. Coastal Georgia climbed frm No. 19 to No. 7. British Columbia and Northwestern Ohio tied at No. 8. Victoria completed the top 10.
Oregon Tech (#17), Bellevue (#20) and Corban (#T23) debuted in the ranking. Madonna, Norhwestern (IA), and Oklahoma Wesleyan fell from the top 25.
The next Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Polls will be released October 20.
Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll - Sept. 29
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous|
|1||Oklahoma City (10)||250||1|
|5||Johnson & Wales (FL)||176||7|
|14||South Carolina Beaufort||113||17|
|18||The Master's University||82||13|
|22||Our Lady of the Lake||37||12|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Madonna (#18), Northwestern (IA) (#21), Oklahoma Wesleyan (#25)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Kansas Wesleyan, 28; William Carey, 2; Lewis-Clark State, 24; Rocky Mountain, 23; Tennessee Wesleyan, 21; Missouri Valley, 19; Northwestern (IA), 19; SCAD Atlanta, 19; Reinhardt, 18; Point, 17; Morningside, 16; SCAD Savannah, 15; Lawrence Tech, 13; Madonna, 13; St. Gregory's, 13; Marian (IN), 11; Webber International, 11; Marymount (CA), 10; St. Ambrose, 9; Loyola - New Orleans, 8; Culver Stockton, 6; Embry-Riddle (AZ), 6; Indiana Wesleyan, 4; Oklahoma Wesleyan, 4; University of the Cumberlands, 2; Northwest Christian, 2; Columbia College, 1; William Penn, 1.|