NORMAN, Okla. – West Florida received eight first-place votes to take the top spot in the Bushnell Golfweek Division II Preseason Coaches Poll. The Argonauts have held the top spot for nine straight polls.
Defending national champion Lynn tallied six first-place ballots to rank second. Third-ranked Barry received three first-place votes while No. 4 Florida Southern earned one nod. Florida Tech checked in at No. 5 and was followed by Nova Southeastern and USC Aiken. Eighth-ranked Limestone grabbed the remaining first-place vote. Ninth-ranked Saint Leo and Lincoln Memorial wrapped up the top 10.
Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll - Preseason
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||NCAA Finals Finish|
|1||West Florida (8)||438||Runner-Up|
|4||Florida Southern (1)||403||Quarterfinals|
|19||CSU Monterey Bay||107||DNQ|
|T21||Grand Valley State||90||DNQ|
|T21||St. Marys (TX)||90||T11|
|Others Receiving Votes: Cetral Oklahoma, 60; Ferris State, 39; Delta State, 37; Missouri-St. Louis, 37; Southeastern Oklahoma State, 37; Valdosta State, 36; Flagler, 28; Mount Olive, 24; North Greenville, 23; Erskine, 21; King, 20; Barton, 19; Texas A&M Commerce, 19; Belmont Abbey, 18; Chowan, 17; Lindenwood, 16; Coker, 15; Henderson State, 15; Sonoma State, 15; Georgia College, 14; Clayton State, 3; Saginaw Valley State, 13; Tiffin, 13; St. Edward's, 11; Lenoir Rhyne, 10; Mercyhurst, 10; Davenport, 9; IUP, 9; Bellarmine, 8; Winona State, 8; Minnesota State-Mankato, 6; CSU East Bay, 5; Georgia Southwestern State, 5; Harding, 5; Simon Fraser, 5; CSU San Marcos, 4; Oklahoma Christian, 4; Wayne State (MI), 4; Catawba, 3; Christian Brothers, 3; Colorado Christian, 2; CSU Dominguez Hills, 2; North Georgia, 2; Maryville, 1; Montevallo, 1; St. Thomas Aquinas, 1.|