NORMAN, Okla. – Emory was a unanimous selection to hold on to the No. 1 ranking the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Eagles received 18 first-place votes.
Huntingdon moved up a spot to second while Illinois Wesleyan climbed two rungs to third. Wittenberg stayed at No. 4. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps checked in at No. 5 and was followed by Guilford, Methodist, Washington & Lee, Southwestern (TX), and Hope.
Redlands reentered the ranking at No. 15 while Hampden-Sydney (#18), Chapman (#19), Pacific Lutheran (#21), Babson, (#22), Whitworth (#23), and Wisconsin-Eau Claire debuted in the top 25. Berry, California Lutheran, La Verne, Oglethorpe, Otterbein, Sewanee, and Transylvania dropped from the Ranking.
The final fall Bushnell Golfweek Coaches poll will be released Nov. 16.
Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - Oct. 19
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Ranking|
|8||Washington & Lee||326||T5|
|11||North Carolina Wesleyan||247||25|
|17||St. John's (MN)||142||17|
|20||St. Thomas (MN)||69||13|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Berry (#22), California Lutheran (#16), La Verne (#23), Oglethorpe (#18), Otterbein (#21), Sewanee (#24), Transylvania (#20)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Transylvania, 37; Oglethorpe, 36; Willamette, 34; Ohio Wesleyan, 27; Berry, 26; La Verne, 25; California Lutheran, 21; Gustavus Adolphus, 21; Franklin & Marshall, 18; RPI, 18; Williams, 18; Allegheny, 17; Kenyon, 15; Trinity (CT), 11; NYU, 9; Sewanee, 7; McDaniel, 6; Rochester, 5; Texas Lutheran, 2; Trinity (TX), 2.|