NORMAN, Okla. – Barry received 14 first-place votes to stay No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll. The Buccaneers have been ranked first for five straight rankings.
Lynn remained at No. 2 and earned two first-place votes while held West Florida steady at third and collected the remaining first-place ballot. Florida Southern and Florida Tech swapped Nos 4 and 5. Western Washington stayed at sixth. Young Harris moved up seven spots to No. 7 and was followed by Chico State, Nova Southeastern, and St. Mary’s (TX).
Carson-Newman (#21) and Columbus State (#22) reentered the top 25 while Missouri-St. Louis (#18) and Sonoma State (#16) made their season debuts. Dixie State, Indianapolis, Rollins, and Wingate fell from the ranking.
Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll - March 8
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Ranking|
|3||West Florida (1)||394||3|
|10||St. Marys (TX)||252||10|
|18||Missouri - St. Louis||146||NR|
|19||CSU Monterey Bay||123||19|
|20||Grand Valley State||112||17|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Dixie State (#25), Indianapolis (#24), Rollins (#23), Wingate (#22)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Arkansas Tech, 32; Central Oklahoma, 26; Rollins, 25; Georgia Southwestern State, 22; USC Aiken, 22; Wingate, 20; Indianapolis, 19; Southern Arkansas, 19; Wayne State (MI), 18; Western New Mexico, 17; Ferris State, 15; Southeastern Oklahoma State, 12; Lander, 11; Queens University of Charlotte, 10; Flagler, 7; McKendree, 6; Valdosta State, 6; Bellarmine, 5; Lenoir Rhyne, 5; Northeastern State, 5; King, 4; Dallas Baptist, 3; Dixie State, 3; Findlay, 3; Missouri Western State, 3; Southern Wesleyan, 3; Newberry, 2; Tusculum, 1; West Georgia, 1.|