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Stanford No. 1, Wake Forest inches closer in 2022-23 Mizuno WGCA Div. I coaches poll


Stanford got all 22 first-place votes in the preseason poll but Wake Forest has chipped away in the latest WGCA Div. I coaches poll.

The Women’s Golf Coaches Association released the results of its latest coaches poll Friday; this is the second poll of the 2022-23 season.

The Cardinal, the defending national champion, remains No. 1 but instead of garnering all 22 first-place votes that it did in the preseason poll, Stanford received 19 votes this time around, with Wake Forest collecting the other three.

Virginia, meanwhile, jumped seven spots to No. 3. South Carolina holds steady at No. 4, while Texas moved up 11 spots to get into the top five.

San Jose State is 13th but the Spartans did get a first-place vote in this poll.

Rank University (First-place votes) Points
1 Stanford (19) 565
2 Wake Forest (3) 545
3 Virginia 460
4 South Carolina 451
5 Texas 449
6 Texas A&M 421
7 Oregon 368
8 LSU 363
9 Mississippi 330
10 Duke 299
11 Ohio State 279
12 Florida 268
13 San Jose State (1) 260
14 Arizona State 244
15 UCLA 236
16 Florida State 219
17 Clemson 215
18 Central Florida 185
19 Oklahoma State 178
20 Nebraska 109
21 USC 104
22 Auburn 95
23 Michigan 87
24 Kent State 84
25 College of Charleston 81
Others receiving votes: Southern Methodist (77); Campbell (69); Baylor (65); Arkansas (64); Michigan State (45); Georgia (40); Alabama (37); Mississippi State (29); Miami (27); Arizona (25); California (23); Texas Tech (16); Arkansas Little Rock (16); New Mexico (13); Pepperdine 8); North Carolina (8); Tulsa (7); Tennessee (4); Vanderbilt (4); Kentucky (2); Virginia Tech (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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