NORMAN, Okla. – Coastal Georgia received nine of 10 first-place votes to stay No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll. It marks the third straight poll Coastal Georgia has been ranked No. 1.
The top six remained unchanged. Second-ranked Oklahoma City grabbed the remaining first-place vote and was followed by Keiser, Dalton State, Texas Wesleyan, and Point. Johnson & Wales (FL) and South Carolina Beaufort tied for seventh. Ninth-ranked William Carey and Rocky Mountain rounded out the top 10.
Columbia College reentered the ranking at No. 25. Menlo fell from the top 25.
The final Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll will reflect team finishes at the NAIA National Championships.
Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll - Final Regular Season
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Ranking|
|1||Coastal Georgia (9)||249||1|
|2||Oklahoma City (1)||239||2|
|T-7||Johnson & Wales (FL)||176||7|
|T-7||South Carolina Beaufort||176||8|
|20||Northwestern College (IA)||61||T-21|
|22||Loyola - New Orleans||33||23|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Menlo (#25)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Holy Cross College, 15; Sterling, 12; Indiana Wesleyan, 10; Corban, 9; Our Lady of the Lake, 8; Bethel (TN), 6; Cardinal Stritch, 5; Oklahoma Wesleyan, 4; SCAD Savannah, 4; Menlo, 2; Mount Mercy, 2.|