Emory, Redlands tied for top spot in 2022-23 Mizuno WGCA Div. III coaches poll

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We have a tie.

The Women’s Golf Coaches Association released its second Mizuno WGCA Coaches Poll of the 2022-23 season and there are two teams knotted up at the top in Division III.

Emory, which was No. 1 in the preseason poll released three weeks ago, received eight first-place votes this time around.

Redlands collected the four remaining first-place votes and jumped six spots.

Each team received 287 total points, which ties them for No. 1 in the poll.

George Fox drops one spot to No. 3.

There’s another tie in the poll at No. 4 between Carnegie Mellon and Methodist.

Rank

University (First-place votes)

Points

T1

Emory (8)

287

T1

Redlands (4)

287

3

George Fox

241

T4

Carnegie Mellon

230

T4

Methodist

230

6

Washington and Lee

227

7

Washington University in St. Louis

224

8

Texas at Dallas

217

T9

Amherst College

172

T9

Centre College

172

11

Pomona-Pitzer

170

T12

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

160

T12

Williams College

160

14

New York University

133

15

Illinois Wesleyan

126

16

Wisconsin Whitewater

90

17

Rhodes College

82

18

St. Catherine

75

19

Carleton College

74

20

Bethel

73

21

Mary Hardin-Baylor

59

22

Grinnell College

58

23

Denison

45

T24

Hamilton College

36

T24

Middlebury College

36

Others receiving votes: California Santa Cruz (33); Carthage College (29); Christopher Newport (29); Trinity (Texas) (25); Oglethorpe (24); Lynchburg (23); Central College (15); Gustavus Adolphus College (13); Sewanee: The University of the South (12); California Lutheran (10); Berry College (7); Wisconsin-La Crosse (5); Ohio Northern (4); Adrian College (3); York College of Pennsylvania (2); Rose Hulman Institute of Technology (1); Wellesley College (1)

About the Women’s Golf Coaches Association

The Women’s Golf Coaches Association, founded in 1983, is a non-profit organization representing women’s collegiate golf coaches. The WGCA was formed to encourage the playing of college golf for women in correlation with a general objective of education and in accordance with the highest tradition of intercollegiate competition. Today, the WGCA represents over 650 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.

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Story originally appeared on GolfWeek