Illinois Wesleyan finish 2020 as No. 1 Team in Bushnell Golfweek Division III Poll
NORMAN, Okla. — Defending national champions Illinois Wesleyan continued their run as the No. 1 team in the nation, closing the 2020 season atop the Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll.
The Titans, who received all 18 first-place votes, have now been ranked #1 in the last five Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Polls after posting four victories, and a win at the Battle For 51 Match Play during the 2019-20 season.
Huntingdon ranks second, followed by Emory, Carnegie Mellon, and Hampden-Sydney to round out the top five.
St. Thomas, Claremont Mudd-Scripps, Methodist, Gustavus Adolphus, and Wisconsin Eau-Claire all earn a spot in the top ten.
Piedmont (#24) rejoined the ranking while Christopher Newport fell from the ranking.
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Ranking|
|1||Illinois Wesleyan (18)||450||1|
|6||St. Thomas (MN)||354||6|
|13||New York University||228||9|
|16||Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute||174||14|
|T-18||Washington & Lee||112||25|
|23||Saint Johns (MN)||73||24|
|Dropped From Ranking: Christopher Newport (#20).|
|Others Receiving Votes: Christopher Newport, 16; Concordia Univ. (TX), 16; Sewanee: The Univ. of the South, 15; Allegheny, 14; Kenyon College, 10; Berry College, 8; LaGrange, 7; Rochester, 7; La Verne, 6; Willamette, 6; Ohio Wesleyan, 5; Greensboro, 3; McDaniel, 3; Averett, 2; Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 2; George Fox, 1; Hope 1; Otterbein, 1; Rosemont College, 1.|