NORMAN, Okla. – Mississippi Gulf Coast claimed five first-place votes to reclaim No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll. The Bulldogs were ranked first in the preseason poll.
Previous No. 1 South Mountain received three first-place votes but dropped to second. The top 10 behind Mississippi Gulf Coast and South Mountain stayed largely intact with Kirkwood, Tyler JC, Meridian, Murray State (OK), and Parkland again slotted in Nos. 3-7. Mesa and Black Hawk each moved one spot to Nos. 8 and 9, respectively. Walters State fell two rungs to No. 10.
The final fall Bushnell Golfweek Coaches poll will be released Nov. 16.
Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll - Oct. 19
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Ranking|
|1||Mississippi Gulf Coast (5)||68||2|
|2||South Mountain (2)||65||1|
|6||Murray State (OK)||39||6|
|9||Black Hawk CC||12||10|
|10||Walters State JC||11||8|
|Dropped From Ranking: None|
|Others Receiving Votes: Des Moines Area CC, 6; Itawamba, 5; Hinds, 3; Southeast CC, 2; Copiah Lincoln, 1; Rend Lake, 1.|