College Men’s Golf News: Quakers Ranked 13th In Latest Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

Posted by Press Release on February 17, 2020 at 2:19 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

NORMAN, Okla. – Guilford College’s men’s golf team ranked 13th in the most recent 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 216 points, which was 16 points behind 12th ranked Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Earning the top spot in the poll was reigning National Champion Illinois Wesleyan University with 423 points and 15 first-place votes. Emory University was ranked second with 408 points and two first-place votes, while Huntingdon College rounded out the top-three with 384 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 next month at The Club at Savannah Harbor Classic March 9-10.

 
Rank    University (First Place Votes)   Points   Previous Ranking
1       Illinois Wesleyan (15)            423          1
2       Emory (2)                         408          2
3       Huntingdon                        384          3
4       Claremont-Mudd-Scripps            371          4
5       Hampden-Sydney                    356          5
6       St. Thomas (MN)                   320          6
7       Gustavus Adolphus                 297          7
8       Wittenberg                        283          9
9       Carnegie Mellon                   278          8
10      NYU                               258         10
11      Methodist                         257         11
12      Wisconsin-Eau Claire              232         13
13      Guilford                          216         12
14      Redlands                          179         16
15      Southwestern (TX)                 168         14

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