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


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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