NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahoma City continued its run as No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll. It marked the ninth straight poll the Stars have held the top spot.
Coastal Georgia moved up a spot to second where it trails Oklahoma City by four points. Oklahoma City earned five first-place votes to Coastal Georgia’s four.
Texas Wesleyan dropped a place to No. 3. Rocky Mountain stayed at No. 4 and was followed by Northwestern Ohio, South Carolina Beaufort, and Keiser. Dalton State moved up two rungs to No. 8 while British Columbia and Point completed the top 10.
Southeastern (FL) (#20) and Oregon Tech (#21) returned to the ranking. Four teams were newcomers to the rankings including No. 19 Menlo College and Carroll (MT), Sterling, and William Jessup, who all three tied at No. 25. Indiana Wesleyan, Marymount (CA), Morningside, and Victoria fell from the top 25.
Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll - Final Fall
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Ranking|
|1||Oklahoma City (5)||219||1|
|2||Coastal Georgia (4)||215||3|
|6||South Carolina Beaufort||178||8|
|14||Johnson & Wales (FL)||97||14|
|T15||Missouri Valley College||87||18|
|Dropped From Ranking: Indiana Wesleyan, 25; Marymount (CA), 19; Morningside, 17; Victoria, 22.|
|Others Receiving Votes: Indiana Wesleyan, 12; Oklahoma Wesleyan, 11; Ottawa (KS), 9; Kansas Wesleyan, 8; Victoria, 8; Northwestern (IA), 7; Morningside, 4; Marymount (CA), 3; Corban, 2; Tennessee Wesleyan, 2; Viterbo, 2; Cardinal Stritch, 1; Lewis-Clark State, 1; The Master's University, 1.|