Golfers Ranked Sixth in Latest Bushnell Golfweek Coaches' Poll

Coach Justin Tereshko, Harrison Frye '18 (Katy Holt '19 photo)
Coach Justin Tereshko, Harrison Frye '18 (Katy Holt '19 photo)

NORMAN, Okla. – Guilford College's men's golf team ranked sixth in the latest NCAA Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches' Poll released Friday. Selections were made by Division III men's golf coaches under the auspices of the Golf Coaches' Association of America. The Quakers were picked fourth in the previous poll.

Guilford collected 361 points and trail first-place University of Texas-Tyler (496 points), Huntington University (452), Emory University (421), Illinois Wesleyan University (420) and Methodist University (392). ODAC rival Washington and Lee University ranked ninth, while cross-town rival Greensboro College dropped out of the top-10 to 11th place.

After winning their first two tournaments coach Justin Tereshko's Quakers placed ninth at the Tournament Town Preview September 24th at Grandover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina. The team finished with a three-round score of 897 in the 18-team field that featured 15 top-25 programs. Guilford sophomore Zach Evens won the tournament with a one-under 215, his first collegiate victory.

Tereshko's squad continues its fall season October 16-17 at the Golfweek D3 Invitational at the Sandestin Resort in Miramar Beach, Florida.

Rank

University (First-Place Votes)

Points

Previous

1

UT Tyler (16)

496

1

2

Huntingdon

452

5

3

Emory (2)

421

7

4

Illinois Wesleyan

420

9

5

Methodist

392

3

6

Guilford (1)

361

4

7

Concordia (TX)

344

18

8

Wittenberg

282

2

9

Washington & Lee

281

15

10

Sewanee

271

25