NORMAN, Okla. - Announced on Friday by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), the Sewanee men's golf team slides to No. 24 in the latest Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches poll.
In its first two tournaments of the season, Sewanee finished sixth out of 14 teams at the SAA Preview on Sept. 9 and eighth of 20 teams at the Rhodes College Fall Collegiate Sept. 23-24.
Rhodes (10th), Oglethorpe (18th) and Berry (22nd) join the Purple and Gold in the top 25, while Centre continued to receive votes.
Emory moved up one spot to claim the No. 1 ranking the Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Eagles received 10 first-place votes.
Former No. 1 Methodist claimed the remaining eight first-place votes and dropped to second. Huntingdon stayed at No. 3 while Wittenberg moved up seven spots to fourth. Illinois Wesleyan and Washington & Lee tied at No. 5. Seventh-ranked Guilford, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Hope, and Rhodes completed the top 10.
No. 20 Transylvania and No. 22 Berry made their season debuts in the ranking. Kenyon and Redlands dropped from the top 25.
The Tigers return to the links next week. The "A" team will compete at the Oglethorpe-Royal Lakes Fall Invitational, while the "B" team heads to the Piedmont College Fall Invitational. Both tournaments are scheduled for Oct. 1-2.