NORMAN, Okla. – Emory received 11 of 19 first-place votes to hold the top spot in the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Eagles were first for the eighth straight poll.
The top seven schools remained unchanged, with second-ranked Huntingdon - who tallied the remaining eight first-place ballots - followed by Illinois Wesleyan, Wittenberg, Methodist, Guilford, and Southwestern (TX). Washington & Lee moved up two spots to No. 8 while Redlands and Carnegie Mellon each slipped a rung to Nos. 9 and 10, respectively.
Wisconsin-Eau Claire entered the ranking at No. 23. Trinity College (CT) dropped from the top 25.
The final Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll will reflect team finishes at the NCAA Division III National Championships.
Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - Final Regular Season
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Ranking|
|8||Washington & Lee||317||10|
|15||Saint John's (MN)||198||16|
|17||North Carolina Wesleyan||174||15|
|25||St. Thomas (MN)||31||23|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Trinity College (CT) (#25)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Trinity College (CT), 22; Gustavus Adolphus, 18; NYU, 15; Dallas, 15; Gettysburg, 9; Middlebury, 8; Texas Lutheran, 8; Denison, 7; Transylvania, 7; Whitworth, 7; Concordia (TX), 6; Sewanee, 6; Kenyon, 5; Rochester, 5; McMurray, 4; Ohio Wesleyan, 4; Piedmont, 4; Calvin, 3; McDaniel, 3; Kalamazoo, 2; Pacific Lutheran, 2; Williams, 1.|