Three SAC Men's Golf Programs Ranked in NCAA DII Bushnell Golfweek Preseason Poll

Three SAC Men's Golf Programs Ranked in NCAA DII Bushnell Golfweek Preseason Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Three South Atlantic Conference men's golf programs have been ranked in the NCAA Division II Bushnell Golfweek Preseason Poll, announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) on Friday (Aug. 23).

Leading the charge is Lincoln Memorial at No. 5. The Railsplitters finished the 2019 season as the NCAA Division II National Runner-up.

The Carson-Newman Eagles earned the No. 18 spot in the poll, while the Newberry Wolves rounded out the top-25 at No. 25.

Six other SAC schools received votes in the preseason poll: Queens, Lenoir-Rhyne, Catawba, Coker, Wingate and Mars Hill.

DII Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll 8/23/19

Rank

University (First Place Votes)

Points

NCAA Tournament Finish

1

Lynn (14)

459

Champion

2

Barry (5)

448

Quarterfinalist

3

West Florida

444

Semifinalist

4

Florida Southern (1)

393

Semifinalist

5

Lincoln Memorial

333

Runner-Up

6

Nova Southeastern

318

DNQ

7

Chico State

288

DNQ

8

Florida Tech

284

DNQ

9

Western Washington

261

DNQ

10

St. Marys (TX)

213

DNQ

11

Missouri - St. Louis

210

10

12

Saint Leo

207

T-15

13

Cal State-Monterey Bay

204

Quarterfinalist

14

Arkansas Tech

196

Quarterfinalist

15

Oklahoma Christian

194

DNQ

16

Limestone

190

DNQ

17

Young Harris

179

DNQ

18

Carson-Newman

151

DNQ

19

South Carolina-Aiken

134

T-12

20

Rollins

107

DNQ

21

Columbus State

105

DNQ

22

Dixie State

77

9

23

Sonoma State

69

18

24

Grand Valley State

67

11

25

Newberry

66

DNQ

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes: Lindenwood, 64; Indianapolis, 61; Simon Fraser, 61; Lee, 50; Trevecca Nazarene, 43; Henderson State, 42; Lander, 42;  Midwestern State, 42; Georgia Southwestern State, 36; Voldosta State, 34; Flagler, 33;  Central Missouri, 28; Barton, 26; Queens University of Charlotte, 26; Mount Olive, 25; Clayton State, 23; Belmont Abbey, 22; West Georgia, 20; Western New Mexico, 19; Delta State, 17; UC San Diego, 14; CSU-San Bernardino, 13; Washburn, 12; St. Edwards, 11; Lenoir Rhyne, 9; Oklahoma Baptist, 9; Colorado School of Mines, 8; North Greenville, 7; St. Thomas Aquinas, 7; Winona State, 7; Catawba, 6; Christian Brothers, 6; Maryville, 6; Texas-Tyler, 6; Georgia College, 5; Southwestern Oklahoma State, 5; Walsh, 5; Coker, 4; Franklin Pierce, 4; Stanislaus State, 4; Wingate, 4; Mars Hill, 3; Newman, 3; Northeastern State, 3; Hawaii-Hilo, 2; Wayne State (MI), 2; Southeastern Oklahoma State, 1.

 

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