NORMAN, Okla. – In this edition of the Division I Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll, Vanderbilt kept a firm grasp on the top spot keeping its 13 first-place votes after finishing sixth at the Querencia Cabo Intercollegiate tournament. The Commodores have kept the top spot for three straight rankings.
There is much movement in the rest of the top 25 as no team kept its previous rank. Virgina moved up to No. 2 with three first-place votes. Oklahoma State moved to third, appearing on one first-place ballot. Florida and USC both dropped in the rankings, to Nos. 4 and 5 respectively, despite two first-place tallies each. Illinois checked in at No. 6 and is followed by Baylor, LSU, Stanford and Oregon.
Arkansas, Georgia Tech and Kent State rejoined the ranking. Kennesaw State, Mississippi and North Carolina fell from the top 25.
Bushnell Golfweek Division I Coaches Poll - March 10
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|3||Oklahoma State (1)||469||6|
|5||Southern California (2)||446||4|
|23||San Diego State||54||15|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Kennesaw State (#25), Mississippi (#18), North Carolina (#T19)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Pepperdine, 35; Arizona State, 11; Missouri, 11; North Carolina, 6; Augusta, 3; Kennesaw State, 1; Michigan State, 1.|