College Men’s Golf News: Guilford Quakers Ranked 12th In Latest Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

Posted by Press Release on November 15, 2019 at 3:12 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

NORMAN, Okla. – Guilford College’s men’s golf team ranked 12th in the NCAA Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll released Friday. The selections were made by Division III men’s golf coaches in the Golf Coaches’ Association of America.

The Quakers earned 231 points, which was 10 points behind 11th ranked Methodist. Earning the top spot in the poll was reigning National Champion Illinois Wesleyan University with 424 points and 16 first-place votes. Emory University was ranked second with 406 points and one first-place vote, while Huntingdon College rounded out the top-three with 381 points.

Guilford finished tied for fourth at the O’Briant-Jensen Memorial Golf Tournament held at The Cardinal by Pete Dye on October 28-29. First-round leader James Mishoe shot 72 on the second day and earned a share of third place at 140 (-2).

Zachary Evens finished in a share of 25th place among 120 individuals with a five-over 147. Addison Manring also finished in a share of 25th at 147.

Coach Adam Crawford’s Quakers pick back up in the spring at The Club at Savannah Harbor Classic March 9-10.

 
Rank    University (First Place Votes)   Points    Previous Ranking
1       Illinois Wesleyan (16)             424              1
2       Emory (1)                          406              3
3       Huntingdon                         381              2
4       Claremont-Mudd-Scripps             375              5
5       Hampden-Sydney                     349              4
6       St. Thomas (MN)                    332              8
7       Gustavus Adolphus                  302             16
8       Carnegie Mellon                    287             10
9       Wittenberg                         280              6
10      NYU                                255             18
11      Methodist                          241              7
12      Guilford                           231             11
13      Wisconsin-Eau Claire               213             14
14      Southwestern (TX)                  174             12
15      RPI                                173             NR

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