NORMAN, Okla. — Lynn University received 15 first place votes in the opening Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll, finding themselves ranked No. 1 after their second consecutive Division II National Championship.
Barry University ranks second after receiving five first place votes, followed by West Florida, Florida Southern, and Lincoln Memorial to round out the top five.
Nova Southeastern earns the sixth-place ranking, while Chico State, Florida Tech, Western Washington, and St. Mary’s (TX) all earn a spot in the top 10 of the season’s opening poll.
DII Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll 8/23/19
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||NCAA Tournament Finish|
|4||Florida Southern (1)||393||Semifinalist|
|10||St. Marys (TX)||213||DNQ|
|11||Missouri - St. Louis||210||10|
|13||Cal State-Monterey Bay||204||Quarterfinalist|
|24||Grand Valley State||67||11|
|Others Receiving Votes: Lindenwood, 64; Indianapolis, 61; Simon Fraser, 61; Lee, 50; Trevecca Nazarene, 43; Henderson State, 42; Lander, 42; Midwestern State, 42; Georgia Southwestern State, 36; Voldosta State, 34; Flagler, 33; Central Missouri, 28; Barton, 26; Queens University of Charlotte, 26; Mount Olive, 25; Clayton State, 23; Belmont Abbey, 22; West Georgia, 20; Western New Mexico, 19; Delta State, 17; UC San Diego, 14; CSU-San Bernardino, 13; Washburn, 12; St. Edwards, 11; Lenoir Rhyne, 9; Oklahoma Baptist, 9; Colorado School of Mines, 8; North Greenville, 7; St. Thomas Aquinas, 7; Winona State, 7; Catawba, 6; Christian Brothers, 6; Maryville, 6; Texas-Tyler, 6; Georgia College, 5; Southwestern Oklahoma State, 5; Walsh, 5; Coker, 4; Franklin Pierce, 4; Stanislaus State, 4; Wingate, 4; Mars Hill, 3; Newman, 3; Northeastern State, 3; Hawaii-Hilo, 2; Wayne State (MI), 2; Southeastern Oklahoma State, 1.|