NORMAN, Okla. – Florida State claimed 18 first-place votes to become the new No. 1 ranked team in the Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Seminoles - who have won three-straight tournaments - are the fifth team to hold the top spot this season.
Texas - also winner of three straight - earned two first-place votes and moved to second. Former No. 1 Illinois dropped two spots to third with one first-place tally. Arizona State claimed the final first-place vote and climbed two rungs to fourth. Vanderbilt, LSU, Auburn, Texas Tech and Georgia Tech round out the top 10.
Kennesaw State and New Mexico both re-entered the rankings at Nos. 23 and 25, respectively. Alabama and North Florida dropped from the ranking.
Bushnell Golfweek Division I Coaches Poll - 4/3/15
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|1||Florida State (18)||546||2|
|4||Arizona State (1)||473||6|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Alabama (#23), North Florida (#25)|
|Others Receiving Votes: UNLV, 20; Alabama, 17; SMU, 16; North Florida, 13; San Diego State, 5; UAB, 3; TCU, 1.|