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.