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Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006

Methodist Tops in First GCAA/Bridgestone Division III Coaches Poll

Monarchs claim six first-place votes

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Methodist claimed six first-place votes and grabbed the No. 1 ranking in the first GCAA/Bridgestone Division III Coaches Poll for the season. The Monarchs are followed by Oglethorpe - who claimed one first-place ballot - and third-ranked Guilford- who garnered the remaining four first-place votes.

Emory entered the poll at fourth and was followed by Huntingdon, Saint John?s (Minn.) and Otterbein. Wisconsin Eau-Claire, defending national champion Nebraska Wesleyan and La Grange completed the top 10.

Allegheny checked in at No. 11 while Gustavus Adolphus and Texas Lutheran tied at No. 12. Transylvania was ranked No. 14. Rhodes, Ohio Wesleyan, Redlands, Skidmore, Rochester and Salem State filled spots 15-20.

Greensboro, Mary Hardin-Baylor, St. John Fisher, Illinois Wesleyan and McMurry rounded out the top 25.

The GCAA/Bridgestone Coaches Poll is voted on by a panel of head coaches at Division III institutions. All are members of the Golf Coaches Association of America. The next GCAA/Bridgestone Coaches Poll will be released Oct. 26.

 

 

 

 

GCAA/B

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October, 5 2006

Rank University (First-Place

V

otes) Number of points Prev.

1 Methodist (6) 267 3
2 Oglethorpe (1) 251 4
3 Guilford (4) 247 5
4 Emory 215 9
5 Huntingdon 198 15
6 Saint John?s (Minn.) 180 18
7 Otterbein 160 T6
8 Wisconsin-Eau Claire 156 NR
9 Nebraska Wesleyan 155 1
10 La Grange 132 NR
11 Allegheny 108 T10
T12 Gustavus Adolphus 105 14
T12 Texas Lutheran 105 12
14 Transylvania 104 NR
15 Rhodes 87 8
16 Ohio Wesleyan 85 T6
17 Redlands 84 2
18 Skidmore 77 T10
19 Rochester 73 NR
20 Salem State 72 16
21 Greensboro 62 NR
22 Mary Hardin-Baylor 60 NR
23 St. John Fisher 56 23
24 Illinois Wesleyan 54 NR
25 McMurry 49 NR

Dropped from Rankings:

California Lutheran, Claremont McKenna-Mudd-Scripps, Hope, La Verne, New York, Washington & Jefferson

Others Receiving Votes:

Washington & Lee 38, Augsburg 36, Washington & Jefferson 32, California Lutheran 24, LaVerne 31, Randolph Macon 31, Hampden-Sydney 24, Bridgewater 23, DePauw 23, Christopher Newport 20, Blackburn 15, Hardin-Simmons 14, Saint Thomas 14, Hope 12, Franklin 12, Luthor 11, Central (Iowa) 10, Southwestern 10, Texas-Dallas 10, Wesley 9, Williams 8, LeTourneau 7, Claremont McKenna-Mudd-Scripps 4, New York 4, York 1

Rank University (First-Place Points Prev.

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