NORMAN, Okla. – Methodist received four first-place votes to stay No. 1 in the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Monarchs have held the top spot for three straight rankings.
Outside of Methodist, five other programs also received first-place votes. Second-ranked Huntingdon tallied three, third-ranked St. Thomas (MN) six, No. 4 Emory one, sixth-ranked Illinois Wesleyan one, and seventh-ranked Guilford one. Other top 10 teams included fifth-ranked UT Tyler, No. 8 Concordia (TX), ninth-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, and No. 10 Southwestern (TX).
NYU entered the ranking tied a No. 24. Gustavus Adolphus fell from the top 25.
Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - Final Regular Season
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous|
|3||St. Thomas (MN) (6)||365||4|
|6||Illinois Wesleyan (1)||319||5|
|12||Saint John's (MN)||226||12|
|13||North Carolina Wesleyan||211||15|
|14||Washington & Lee||190||13|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Gustavus Adolphus (#T24)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Gustavus Adolphus, 25; Trinity (CT), 21; RPI, 16; Hampden-Sydney, 13; Ohio Wesleyan, 11; LaGrange, 9; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 8; Carnegie Mellon, 6; Rochester, 5; Mary Hardin-Baylor, 4; Transylvania, 4; Franklin & Marshall, 3; Husson, 3; Mary Washington, 3; Augsburg, 2; Piedmont, 2; Babson, 1; Calvin, 1; Texas Lutheran, 1; Trinity (TX), 1.|