Lions No.1 in Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

Lions No.1 in Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Saint Leo's men's golf team earned the overall No. 1 rank in the Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll announced Friday, February 19th, a day after the Lions were selected No.1 in the GolfStat ranking.

The Lions were previously ranked No.2 in the Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll following the fall season and move up to first with 11 first place votes after their dominating victory at the Matlock Collegiate.

Saint Leo opened the spring season with a victory at the Matlock Collegiate Classic in Lakeland, Fla. by eight strokes. The Lions' senior, Liam Ainsworth, won the individual title with a 215 (-1) in the three rounds of play.

The men's golf team returns to action on February 29th and March 1st when they host the South/Southeastern Regional Preview at Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.

Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll - Feb. 19
Rank University (First Place Votes)
1 Saint Leo (11)
2 Chico State (8)
3 West Florida (3)
4 Nova Southeastern
5 Barry
6 Florida Southern
7 Lynn
8 USC Aiken
9 CSU Monterey Bay
10 Central Missouri
11 Flagler
12 West Georgia
13 Lee
14 Missouri-St. Louis
15 North Alabama
16 Georgia Southwestern State 
17 Ferris State 
18 Simon Fraser
19 Northern Michigan
20 Indianapolis 
21 Carson-Newman
22 Florida Tech
23 Lincoln Memorial 
24 Columbus State 
25 Western New Mexico