NORMAN, Okla. – Emory received 18 of 19 first-place votes to hold the top spot in the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Eagles were first for the seventh straight poll.
Huntingdon - who tallied the remaining first-place vote - and Illinois Wesleyan remained second and third, respectively. Wittenberg broke its tie at No. 4 with Methodist by grabbing fourth to itself while Methodist slid to No. 5. Guilford and Southwestern (TX) swapped Nos. 6 and 7 while Redlands and Carnegie Mellon did the same at Nos. 8 and 9. Washington & Lee stood pat at No. 10
Berry (#21), Willamette (#24), and Trinity (CT) (#25) entered the ranking. Calvin, Pacific Lutheran, and Wisconsin-Eau Claire fell from the top 25.
The next Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll will be released May 3.
Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll - April 19
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Ranking|
|10||Washington & Lee||303||10|
|15||North Carolina Wesleyan||171||T-15|
|16||Saint Johns (MN)||158||17|
|23||St. Thomas (MN)||34||24|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Calvin (#21), Pacific Lutheran (#23), Wisconsin-Eau Claire (#25)|
|Others Receiving Votes: McMurry, 20; Texas Lutheran, 19; Gustavus Adolphus, 18; Calvin, 17; Pacific Lutheran, 16; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 16; University of Dallas, 15; Middlebury, 11; Ohio Wesleyan, 11; Sewanee, 11; Piedmont, 7; Transylvania, 7; McDaniel, 6; Denison, 5; Kenyon, 3; NYU, 3; RPI, 2; Whitworth, 2; Williams, 2; California Lutheran, 1; Rochester, 1; Trinity (TX), 1.|