UCLA women debut at No. 1 in WGCA rankings

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UCLA women debut at No. 1 in WGCA rankings

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UCLA women debut at No. 1 in WGCA rankings

The Women’s Golf Coaches Association debuted its Division I, II and III women’s golf rankings on Tuesday. The UCLA Bruins top the preseason rankings for Division I while Indianapolis is No. 1 in D-II, and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Williams College share the top spot in D-III.

Here is a look at the top 25 preseason rankings for each division, along with other teams who received votes below and first-place votes received in parentheses:

Division I

  • 1. UCLA (9)
  • 2. Alabama (12)
  • 3. Arkansas (1)
  • 4. Stanford
  • 5. Duke
  • 6. USC
  • 7. Arizona
  • 8. Texas
  • 9. South Carolina
  • 10. Arizona State
  • 11. Northwestern
  • 12. Florida
  • 13. Kent State
  • 14. Furman
  • 15. Florida State
  • 16. Washington
  • 17. Wake Forest
  • 18. Michigan State
  • 19. Oklahoma State
  • 20. Baylor
  • 21. Auburn
  • 22. Clemson
  • 23. Colorado
  • 24. Oklahoma
  • 25. Vanderbilt

Others Receiving Votes: Louisville (46); North Carolina (43); Illinois (30); Miami (25); Georgia (23); Purdue (22); Ohio State (19); Virginia (19); Houston (16); UNLV (12); Houston Baptist (10); Evansville (7); Oregon (7); Michigan (5); Mississippi (5); San Diego State (4); Iowa State (3); North Carolina State (1)

Division II

  • 1. Indianapolis (12)
  • 2. Nova Southeastern (11)
  • 3. Dallas Baptist (2)
  • 4. Barry
  • 5. Florida Southern
  • 6. Saint Leo
  • 7. Lynn
  • 8. Rollins College
  • 9. West Texas A&M
  • 10. Grand Valley State
  • 11. Flagler College
  • 12. St. Mary’s (Texas)
  • 13. Tarleton State
  • 14. Missouri-St. Louis
  • 15. Lee
  • 16. Midwestern State
  • 17. Wingate
  • 18. St. Edward’s
  • 19. FIT
  • 20. Lenoir Rhyne
  • 21. Arkansas Tech
  • 22. Cal State-Monterey Bay
  • 23. Augustana (S.D.)
  • 24. Limestone College
  • 25. West Georgia

Others Receiving Votes: Central Oklahoma (32); Findlay (21); Lindenwood (16); Tampa (12); Sonoma State (10); Texas A&M-Commerce (10); Henderson State (7); Southwestern Oklahoma State (7); Lincoln Memorial
(6); North Carolina-Pembroke (5); West Florida (4); Northeastern State (3); Ashland (2); Carson-Newman (2); Oklahoma Christian (2); Rogers State (1); Simon Fraser (1); Young Harris College (1)

Division III

  • T-1. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (8)
  • T-1. Williams College (5)
  • 3. George Fox (1)
  • 4. New York
  • 5. Whitman College
  • 6. Methodist
  • 7. Carnegie Mellon
  • 8. Washington-St. Louis
  • 9. Carleton College
  • 10. Berry College
  • 11. DePauw
  • 12. Southwestern
  • 13. Huntingdon College
  • 14. Pomona/Pitzer
  • 15. Illinois Wesleyan
  • 16. Mary Hardin-Baylor
  • 17. Wittenberg
  • 18. Washington and Lee
  • 19. Rhodes College
  • 20. Sewanee
  • 21. Middlebury College
  • 22. Amherst College
  • 23. Centre College
  • 24. Gustavus Adolphus College
  • 25. Wisconsin-Whitewater

Others Receiving Votes: California Lutheran (26); Transylvania (25); Redlands (20); St. Thomas (17); Saint Mary’s (Ind.) (14); Wartburg College (12); Washington & Jefferson College (11); Grinnell College (8); Trinity (Texas) (8); Bridgewater College (7); Gettysburg College (7); Oglethorpe (6); Texas at Dallas (6); Birmingham Southern College (4); St. Catherine (4); College of St. Benedict (3); Drew (2); Hope College (1); Ithaca College (1); Wisconsin-Stout (1)

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