NORMAN, Okla. – Methodist received 13 of 15 first-place votes to continue its run atop the Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll. The Monarchs have held the top spot all season.
Oglethorpe stayed at No 2. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and St. Thomas (MN) each tallied a first-place vote and ranked third and fourth, respectively. Berry checked in at No. 5 and is followed by Wittenberg, Rhodes and Huntingdon. LaGrange jumped seven spots to No. 9. Concordia (TX) was No. 10.
Emory (#14) and Christopher Newport (#24) made their debuts in the top 25. Redlands (#21) and Washington & Lee (#23) reentered the Top 25.
Allegheny, Centre, Greensboro, Schreiner and Texas Lutheran fell from the ranking.
Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - April 1
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|4||St. Thomas (MN) (1)||318||3|
|17||St. John Fisher||98||11|
|23||Washington & Lee||71||NR|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Allegheny (#22), Centre (#T25), Greensboro (#21), Schreiner (#24), Texas Lutheran (#T25)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Greensboro, 39; La Verne, 32; Rochester, 32; Saint John's (MN), 28; Schreiner, 23; Allegheny, 22; Texas Lutheran, 19; Centre, 18; Willamette, 18; Carnegie Mellon, 16; Whitworth, 5; Hampden-Sydney, 4; Skidmore, 4; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 4; Carthage, 3; RPI, 3; Calvin, 2; Rhode Island College, 2; McDaniel 1; Middlebury, 1.|