Arkansas Tech # 1 in Bushnell / Golfweek Division II Coaching Survey
Arkansas Tech, the reigning National Division II golf champion, took first place in the Bushnell / Golfweek Coaching Poll. The Wonder Boys received six first-place votes.
The former West Florida No.1 received more votes for first place with seven, but finished two points behind Arkansas Tech for second. Lynn climbed from one stop to the third. No.4 Barry counted the remaining vote for first place. Georgia Southwestern was fifth, followed by Lincoln Memorial, Lee, South Carolina Aiken and Central Missouri. Saint Leo gained a place to place in the top 10.
Erskine (17), West Georgia (T-22) and Grand Valley State (25) made their debuts in the standings. Clayton State, CSU Pueblo, Lander and Valdosta State were removed from the survey.
|Rank||University (first place votes)||Points||Previous|
|1||Arkansas Technology (6)||340||2|
|2||West Florida (7)||338||1|
|8||South Carolina Aiken||215||ten|
|T-14||Texas A & M-Commerce||109||15|
|25||State of the Great Valley||62||NR|
|Withdrawal from the standings: Clayton State (23); CSU Pueblo (22); Lander (T-25); State of Valdosta (24).|
|Others receiving votes: Findlay, 43; State of Valdosta, 41; Davis and Elkins, 31; Lander, 24; Tampa, 24; Carson-Newman, 22; Newberry, 22; Rogers State, 22; California State San Marcos, 19; CSU Pueblo, 19; Florida Tech, 18; Missouri-St. Louis, 17 years old; Christian from Colorado, 16; Clayton State, 15; King, 15 years old; Rollin, 11; Shorter, 10; Midwestern State, 9; Central Oklahoma, 8; Flagler, 7 years old; Sonoma State, 7; Southwestern Oklahoma State, 7; Barton College, 5; Harding, 5; Queens University of Charlotte, 4; southern New Hampshire, 4; Saint Thomas Aquinas, 3; Urban, 3; Wayne State (MI), 3; West Missouri State, 2; Tiffin, 2; Sainte-Marie (TX), 1; Virginia Union, 1; Western Washington, 1.|