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Tyler JC Moved to Top Spot in Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Tyler JC was the new top-ranked team in the Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll. The Apache’s ascencion to No. 1 snapped South Mountain’s streak of 18 straight rankings, dating back to the 2014-15 season, as the top-ranked team in NJCAA Division II.

Tyler JC received two first-place votes to edge second ranked South Mountain and No 3 Mississppi Gulf Coast, who both also received two first-place ballots. Tyler JC tallied 56 total points while South Mountain received 52 and Mississippi Gulf Coast 51. Fourth-ranked Murray State (OK) was followed by Mesa, Kirkwood, Copiah Lincoln and Meridian. Ninth-ranked Walters State and No. 10 Rend Lake made its debuts in the ranking.

Illinois Central and Owens dropped from the Top 10.

Bushnell Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll - Sept. 30

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Tyler JC (2) 56 2
2 South Mountain (2) 52 1
3 Mississippi Gulf Coast (2) 51 3
4 Murray State (OK) 34 7
5 Mesa 30 5
6 Kirkwood 28 4
7 Copiah Lincoln 27 9
8 Meridian 24 6
9 Walters State 10 NR
10 Rend Lake 7 NR
Dropped From Ranking: Illinois Central (#10), Owens (#8)
Others Receiving Votes: Owens, 4; Kansas City Kansas CC, 3; Andrew, 2; Illinois Central, 2.