GREENSBORO, N.C. — Guilford College’s men’s golf team remains in first place in the latest NCAA Division III Golf World/Nike Golf and Golf Coaches Association of America Coaches’ Poll. The Quakers earned 12 of the 15 first-place votes to maintain the top spot. Illinois Wesleyan University retained second with two first-place votes. Methodist University, the University of Texas at Tyler and the University of Redlands round out the top five.
Guilford is also ranked first in the Mar. 21 Golfstat.com NCAA Division III Relative Rankings. The Quakers are in front of Methodist and Texas-Tyler in those ratings.
The Quakers won their first two events of the spring, making four wins for the season. Guilford currently has three students ranked among the top 50 Division III players according to Golfstat.com’s Head-to-Head Player Standings, including top-ranked Noah Ratner (Asheville, N.C./Asheville), who has won four medalist honors this season, tying the school record.
Guilford returns to the links Mar. 30-31 at the Camp Lejeune Intercollegiate.
Mar. 21 Golf World/Nike Division III Coaches’ Poll
School (First-place votes) Points Last 1. Guilford (12) 368 1 2. Illinois Wesleyan (2) 345 2 3. Methodist 326 3 4. Texas-Tyler 316 4 5. Redlands 297 6 6. Oglethorpe 289 7 7. Claremont-Mudd Scripps 236 5 8. Transylvania 234 T-10 9. St. John’s (Minn.) 231 9 10. Christopher Newport 227 8