Bushnell/Golfweek Coaches Polls for NJCAA Divisions I and II

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Defending national champion Hutchinson stayed atop the NJCAA Division I rankings as the unanimous top team in the Bushnell/Golfweek Coaches Poll.

Midland moved up a spot to second while McLennan climbed four spots to No. 3. Eastern Florida State debuted in the rankings at No. 4 where it tied Iowa Western. Odessa dropped to sixth and was followed by Indian Hills, Central Alabama, Dodge City, and New Mexico JC. Central Alabama and New Mexico JC joined Eastern Florida State as newcomers to the poll.

Garden City, Jefferson State, Ranger, and Western Texas fell from the top 10.

Meanwhile, in the Bushnell/Golfweek NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll, Parkland claimed three of five first-place votes to claim the top-ranking.

Parkland edged previous No. 1 South Mountain by one vote. SMCC tallied one first-place vote as did third-ranked Kirkwood. Tyler JC stayed at No. 4. Meridian and Mississippi Gulf Coast tied at fifth. No. 7 Iowa Central, Walters State, Glendale, and Des Moines Area completed the top 10.

Bushnell/Golfweek NJCAA Division I

Rank

University (First Place Votes)

Points

Previous

1

Hutchinson (5)

50

1

2

Midland

45

3

3

McLennan

37

7

T-4

Eastern Florida State

28

NR

T-4

Iowa Western

28

8

6

Odessa

21

2

7

Indian Hills

19

5

8

Central Alabama

17

NR

9

Dodge City

10

T-10

10

New Mexico JC

9

NR

Dropped From Ranking: Garden City (6); Jefferson State (T-10): Ranger (9); Western Texas (4)

Others Receiving Votes: Calhoun, 7; Western Texas, 3; Garden City, 1.

Bushnell/Golfweek NJCAA Division II

Rank

University (First Place Votes)

Points

Previous

1

Parkland (3)

46

2

2

South Mountain (1)

45

1

3

Kirkwood (1)

41

3

4

Tyler JC

32

4

T-5

Meridian

23

7

T-5

Mississippi Gulf Coast

23

8

7

Iowa Central

21

5

8

Walters State

17

T-9

9

Glendale

16

6

10

Des Moines Area

6

T-9

Dropped From Ranking: None

Others Receiving Votes: Mesa, 4; Hawkeye, 1.