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Illinois Wesleyan atop Division III Bushnell Golfweek Pre-Spring Poll

NORMAN, Okla. — Illinois Wesleyan University will open the 2020-21 season as the No. 1 team in the country after receiving 12 first place votes. The Titans have now been ranked No. 1 in six consecutive rankings dating back to last season.

Huntingdon ranks second, followed by Emory, Carnegie Mellon, and Methodist to round out the top-five.

Piedmont, who received two first-place votes, ranks sixth, followed by Hampden Sydney, Mary Hardin Baylor, Guilford, and St. Thomas (MN), all earned a spot in the top-ten.

 

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Illinois Wesleyan (12) 360 1
2 Huntingdon 231 2
3 Emory 230 3
4 Carnegie Mellon (1) 210 4
5 Methodist 190 8
6 Piedmont (2) 182 24
7 Hampden-Sydney 171 5
8 Mary Hardin-Baylor 154 NR
9 Guilford 150 11
10 St. Thomas (MN) 144 6
T-11 Greensboro 136 NR
T-11 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 136 7
T-11 Gustavus Adolphus 136 9
T-14 Hardin-Simmons 126 NR
T-14 New York University 126 13
16 Aurora University 121 20
17 Wittenberg 112 14
T-18 Wisconsin-Eau Claire 110 10
T-18 Oglethorpe 110 T-18
20 Southwestern (TX) 108 12
21 Calvin 105 NR
22 Washington & Lee 99 T-18
23 East Texas Baptist 95 NR
24 Nebraska Wesleyan 90 NR
25 Trine University 85 NR
       
       
       
Dropped From Ranking: Babson (#15); Denison Univ. (#21); Redlands (#17); Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (#16); Saint Johns (MN) (#23); Webster Univ. (#22); Williams (#25).
       
Others Receiving Votes: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 80; Howard Payne Univ., 75; Transylvania, 75; Adrian College, 72; Redlands, 72; Luther, 60; Belhaven College, 55; Babson, 54; Dubuque Univ., 50; Wisconsin Lutheran, 48; Rochester, 45; Central College, 35; Loras, 32; Berry College, 30; Denison Univ., 30; Bluffton Univ., 25; Wartburg, 25; Webster Univ., 24; LaGrange, 21; California Lutheran, 20; Coe College, 20; Christopher Newport, 18; Concordia (WI), 18; Williams, 18; Concordia Univ. (TX), 16; Northwestern - St. Paul, 15; Kenyon College, 14; McDaniel, 14; Averett, 10; Saint John (MN), 10; Williamette, 7; Rhodes, 6; Allegheny, 5; Skidmore, 5; Whitworth, 5; Wisconsin Superior, 5; Milwaukee School of Engineering, 4; Wisconsin Stout, 4; Middlebury, 3; Morrisville State, 3; Sewanee: The Univ. of the South, 3; Widener, 3; Pomona-Pitzer Athletics, 2; Wesley, 2; Hope, 1; Immaculata, 1. 

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