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 remained second and carded two first-place ballots. Texas Wesleyan and Keiser each moved up a spot to Nos. 3 and 4, respectively. Dalton State was fifth and followed by Rocky Mountain, British Columbia, South Carolina Beaufort, Point, and William Carey.
Carroll (MT) (#22), Indiana Wesleyan (#T25), The Master’s University (#T25), Morningside (#T25), Sterling (#24), Victoria (#20), and William Jessup (#23) reentered in the ranking. Missouri Valley, Northwestern Ohio, Southeastern (FL), Tennessee Wesleyan, and Thomas (GA) fell from the top 25.
Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll - March 8
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Ranking|
|1||Oklahoma City (8)||247||1|
|2||Coastal Georgia (2)||240||2|
|8||South Carolina Beaufort||177||9|
|11||Johnson & Wales (FL)||136||14|
|T25||The Master's University||18||NR|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Missouri Valley (#15), Northwestern Ohio (#6), Southeastern (FL) (#21), Tennessee Wesleyan (#25), Thomas (GA) (#12)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Corban, 14; Oklahoma Wesleyan, 13; Columbia College, 12; Northwestern (IA), 12; Our Lady of the Lake, 12; Houston-Victoria, 11; Cardinal Stritch, 10; Grand View, 10; Kansas Wesleyan, 10; Lewis-Clark State, 9; Mount Marty, 7; St. Ambrose, 4; SCAD Savannah, 2; Central Baptist, 1; Lindsey Wilson, 1; Montana Tech, 1.|