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Methodist continues as No. 1 in Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll; Concordia jumps from No. 10 to 4

The Methodist Monarchs, who have been atop the Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll all season, received 11 of 15 first-place votes to stay there.

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps moved up a rung to second and tallied a first-place vote. Oglethorpe dropped to third and sixth-ranked St. Thomas (Minn.) garnered four first-place votes

Willamette (No. 21) made its debut in the top 25 and Centre reentered the ranking, while Transylvania and Trinity (Texas) fell from the top 25.

Here are the complete rankings for NCAA Division III:

Rank School (First-place votes) Points Previous rank
1 Methodist (11) 393 1
2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (1) 362 3
3 Oglethorpe 354 2
4 Concordia (Texas) 330 10
5 Berry 323 5
6 St. Thomas (Minn.) (4) 320 4
7 Huntingdon 308 8
8 Wittenberg 300 6
9 Texas-Tyler 263 11
10 Rhodes 252 7
11 California Lutheran 215 16
12 Emory 207 13
13 LaGrange 203 9
14 Illinois Wesleyan 167 12
15 Guilford 151 14
16 Mary Hardin-Baylor 146 15
17 Redlands 115 21
18 Southwestern (Texas) 111 19
19 Bethel (Minn.) 106 18
20 Gustavus Adolphus 70 25
21 Willamette 69 NR
22 Washington and Lee 59 23
23 Centre 54 18
24 St. John Fisher 53 17
25 Christopher Newport 44 24

 

Dropped from Ranking: Transylvania (No. 22), Trinity (Texas) (No. 20)

Others Receiving Votes: Saint John’s (Minn.), 38; Transylvania, 27; Trinity (Texas), 24; Carnegie Mellon, 22; La Verne, 21; Allegheny, 17; Greensboro, 16; Rochester, 15; Skidmore, 9; Carthage, 8; RPI, 8; Whitworth, 7; Virginia Wesleyan, 5; Hope, 2; Piedmont, 2; Calvin, 1; Franklin and Marshall, 1; Kenyon, 1; McDaniel, 1

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