Guilford remains No. 1 in Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

Guilford hangs on to the top spot in the in the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll, edging out Methodist seven first-place votes to (...)

Guilford remains No. 1 in Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

Guilford hangs on to the top spot in the in the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll, edging out Methodist seven first-place votes to six and 389 overall points to 383. But it’s enough for a second-straight stop atop the polls.

The Quakers, led by senior James Mishoe, finished third in their final regular-season event, the Wynlakes Spring Invitational.

Last time, Guilford ended Illinois Wesleyan’s run as the top-ranked team in Div. III. IWU was No. 1 for eight polls.

Huntingdon, Emory and Illinois Wesleyan, which received a first-place vote, round out the top five. Piedmont, which checks in at No. 6, garnered two first-place votes. Wittenberg made the biggest move, going up nine spots from No. 21 to No. 12.

Division III

Rank University (First-place votes) Points Previous
1 Guilford (7) 389 1
2 Methodist (6) 383 2
3 Huntingdon 364 3
4 Emory 346 4
5 Illinois Wesleyan (1) 338 5
6 Piedmont (2) 314 6
7 Carnegie Mellon 285 8
8 Trinity University (TX) 248 10
9 Washington & Lee 205 11
10 Pfeiffer 199 16
11 Greensboro 179 7
12 Wittenberg 178 21
13 McMurry 174 17
14 Averett 150 13
15 LaGrange 143 18
16 Christopher Newport 128 14
17 University of Texas-Dallas 124 25
18 Mary Hardin-Baylor 120 15
19 Oglethorpe 110 12
20 Hampden-Sydney 101 9
21 Concordia University (TX) 94 23
22 St. Thomas (MN) 84 20
23 Redlands 83 24
24 Gustavus Adolphus 63 22
25 Aurora University 48 NR

Dropped From Ranking: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (19).

Others receiving votes: Southwestern (TX), 46; Wisconsin Eau-Claire, 46; Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 43; Saint Johns (MN), 33; Rochester, 30; Webster Univ., 19; Sewanee: The Univ. of the South, 16; Skidmore, 16; Rhodes, 13; Willamette, 13; Univ. of Dallas, 12; Concordia (WI), 8; New York Univ. 8; Babson, 7; Denison Univ., 6; Texas Lutheran, 6; Nebraska Wesleyan, 5; Williams, 5; DePauw, 2; Hardin-Simmons, 2; Transylvania, 2; Calvin, 1; Franklin, 1; York College (PA), 1.

Source : Golf Week More