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Polls 2018-19

South Mountain Stays No. 1 in Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – South Mountain claimed six first-place votes to stay No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll. It marks the sixth ranking the Cougars have held the top spot this season.

The top five remained unchanged with Mississippi Gulf Coast, who tallied two first-place ballots, followed by Kirkwood, Meridian, and Murray State (OK). Parkland and Tyler JC tied for sixth. Mesa checked in at No. 8 while Walters State and Black Hawk rounded out the top 10.

The final Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll will reflect team finishes at the NJCAA Division II National Championships.

Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll - Final Regular Season

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Ranking
1 South Mountain (6) 78 1
2 Mississippi Gulf Coast (2) 73 2
3 Kirkwood CC 59 3
4 Meridian 49 4
5 Murray State (OK) 46 5
T-6 Parkland CC 37 7
T-6 Tyler JC 37 6
8 Mesa 21 9
9 Walters State JC 17 8
10 Black Hawk CC 9 10
       
Dropped From Ranking: None    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Des Moines Area, 5; Itawamba, 4; Mott, 2; Rend Lake, 2; Copiah Lincoln, 1.

Midland Unanimous No. 1 in Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division I Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Midland received all six first-place votes to stay No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division I Coaches Poll. The Chaps have held the top spot the entire season.

Indian Hills and Eastern Florida State remained second and third, respectively. New Mexico JC moved up three spots to No. 4 and was follwed by Hutchinson, Central Alabama, Iowa Western, Ranger, and McLennan. Dodge City and Odessa tied at No. 10.

The final Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll will reflect team finishes at the NJCAA Division I National Championships.

Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division I Coaches Poll - Final Regular Season

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Ranking
1 Midland (6) 60 1
2 Indian Hills 53 2
3 Eastern Florida State 47 3
4 New Mexico JC 37 7
5 Hutchinson 32 8
6 Central Alabama 27 6
7 Iowa Western 22 5
8 Ranger 18 4
9 McLennan 17 9
T-10 Dodge City 6 NR
T-10 Odessa 6 10
       
Dropped From Ranking:     
       
Others Receiving Votes: Calhoun, 3; Pima, 2.  

Emory Closed Regular Season No. 1 in Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

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
1 Emory (11) 466 1
2 Huntingdon (8) 462 2
3 Illinois Wesleyan 438 3
4 Wittenberg 414 4
5 Methodist 397 5
6 Guilford 369 6
7 Southwestern (TX) 349 7
8 Washington & Lee 317 10
9 Redlands 315 8
10 Carnegie Mellon 302 9
11 La Verne 280 11
12 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 259 13
13 Hope 238 12
14 Hampden-Sydney 219 14
15 Saint John's (MN) 198 16
16 Oglethorpe 184 20
17 North Carolina Wesleyan 174 15
18 Rhodes 132 19
19 Berry 125 21
20 Greensboro 107 18
21 LaGrange 88 17
22 Wisconsin-Eau Claire 65 NR
23 Willamette 51 24
24 Babson 34 22
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.

Coastal Georgia Stays First in Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Coastal Georgia received nine of 10 first-place votes to stay No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll. It marks the third straight poll Coastal Georgia has been ranked No. 1.

The top six remained unchanged. Second-ranked Oklahoma City grabbed the remaining first-place vote and was followed by Keiser, Dalton State, Texas Wesleyan, and Point. Johnson & Wales (FL) and South Carolina Beaufort tied for seventh. Ninth-ranked William Carey and Rocky Mountain rounded out the top 10.

Columbia College reentered the ranking at No. 25. Menlo fell from the top 25.

The final Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll will reflect team finishes at the NAIA National Championships.

Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll - Final Regular Season

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Ranking
1 Coastal Georgia (9) 249 1
2 Oklahoma City (1) 239 2
3 Keiser 228 3
4 Dalton State 213 4
5 Texas Wesleyan 198 5
6 Point 193 6
T-7 Johnson & Wales (FL) 176 7
T-7 South Carolina Beaufort 176 8
9 William Carey 151 12
10 Rocky Mountain 146 9
11 British Columbia 144 11
12 Oregon Tech 135 10
13 Taylor 113 15
T-14 Victoria 111 14
T-14 William Woods 111 16
16 Ottawa (AZ) 102 17
17 Truett-McConnell 99 13
18 Morningside 91 18
19 Wayland Baptist 78 19
20 Northwestern College (IA) 61 T-21
21 Bellevue 57 20
22 Loyola - New Orleans 33 23
23 Kansas Wesleyan 27 24
24 Houston-Victoria 24 T-21
25 Columbia College 18 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking:   Menlo (#25)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Holy Cross College, 15; Sterling, 12; Indiana Wesleyan, 10; Corban, 9; Our Lady of the Lake, 8; Bethel (TN), 6; Cardinal Stritch, 5; Oklahoma Wesleyan, 4; SCAD Savannah, 4; Menlo, 2; Mount Mercy, 2.

Barry Unanimous No. 1 in Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Barry received all 18 first-place votes to stay No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll. The Buccaneers have been ranked first for eight straight rankings and unanimous for the last two.

The top four teams remained unchanged with Lynn, West Florida, and Western Washington in spots two through four. Chico State and Nova Southeastern tied at No. 5. Florida Tech was seventh and followed by Florida Southern, St. Mary’s (TX), and Lincoln Memorial.

Midwestern State reentered the ranking at No. 23 while Columbus State and Indianapolis returned tied at No. 25. USC Aiken and Valdosta State fell from the ranking.

The final Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll will reflect team finishes at the NCAA Division II National Championships.

Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll - Final Regular Season

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Ranking
1 Barry (18) 450 1
2 Lynn 426 2
3 West Florida 415 3
4 Western Washington 365 4
T-5 Chico State 356 5
T-5 Nova Southeastern 356 6
7 Florida Tech 322 8
8 Florida Southern 321 7
9 St. Marys (TX) 293 9
10 Lincoln Memorial 288 10
11 Young Harris 264 11
12 Oklahoma Christian 239 13
13 Sonoma State 218 12
14 Limestone 205 14
15 Carson-Newman 152 15
16 Missouri - St. Louis 144 16
17 Saint Leo 130 17
18 Henderson State 122 T-20
19 Simon Fraser 116 18
20 CSU Monterey Bay 111 T-20
21 Arkansas Tech 103 T-20
22 Rollins 69 19
23 Midwestern State 40 NR
24 Grand Valley State 32 24
T-25 Columbus State 31 NR
T-25 Indianapolis 31 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking:  South Carolina-Aiken (#23), Valdosta State (#25)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Southern Arkansas, 27; Lindenwood, 24; Ferris State, 23; South Carolina-Aiken, 20; Lee, 19; Clayton State, 16; Flagler, 16; Valdotsa State, 13; Queens University of Charlotte, 12;  Central Missouri, 10; CSU East Bay, 10; Southeastern Oklahoma State, 9; Newberry, 8; Colorado School of Mines, 7; Charleston, 6; Lander, 5; Washburn, 5; Georgia Southwestern State, 4; Findlay, 3; Franklin Pierce, 3; Northeastern State, 3; Southern Wesleyan, 3; St. Edward's, 2; Winona State, 2; Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1 .

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