NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahoma City was a unanimous choice to remain No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll. The defending national champions have been the top-ranked NAIA for three-straight polls.
Texas Wesleyan moved up five spots to second. Third-ranked William Woods was followed by Wayland Baptist, British Columbia and Johnson & Wales (FL). Coastal Georgia stayed at No. 7. Keiser, South Carolina Beaufort and Victoria each climbed a rung to Nos. 8-10, respectively.
Northwestern Ohio (#15), Our Lady of the Lake (#18), Point (#19) and Saint Thomas (FL) (#25) entered the ranking. Bellevue, Faulkner, The Master’s College and Taylor dropped from the top 25.
Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll - Sept. 30
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|1||Oklahoma City (10)||250||1|
|6||Johnson & Wales (FL)||175||4|
|9||South Carolina Beaufort||141||10|
|18||Our Lady of the Lake||69||NR|
|21||University of the Cumberlands||59||8|
|25||Saint Thomas (FL)||38||NR|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Bellevue (#25), Faulkner (#24), The Master's College (#23), Taylor (#T17)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Taylor, 37; SCAD Atlanta, 36; Faulkner, 34; Lindsey Wilson, 34; Missouri Valley, 29; Bellevue, 23; The Master's College, 20; Reinhardt, 17; Freed-Hardeman, 15; Union College (KY), 11; Lewis-Clark State, 10; Northwestern College (IA), 10; St. Ambrose, 6; Hastings, 5; Mobile, 3; University of the Southwest, 3.|