South Carolina’s women won’t play again until the SEC Championship, but the Gamecocks will enter the postseason as the top-ranked team in Division I women’s golf.
South Carolina was the unanimous No. 1 in Division I, receiving all 22 first-place votes. Last week, four Gamecocks competed in the Augusta National Women’s Amateur. Before that, the team won back-to-back titles at the Valspar Augusta Invitational and Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic.
Duke University jumps five spots to No. 2. Wake Forest University, Louisiana State University and Florida State University all remain in the top-five, ranking No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.
Check out the full rankings below.
Division I Coaches Poll
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points|
|1||University of South Carolina (22)||550|
|3||Wake Forest University||487|
|4||Louisiana State University||463|
|5||Florida State University||449|
|6||University of Mississippi||442|
|7||University of Southern California||415|
|8||Oklahoma State University||405|
|9||Arizona State University||401|
|12||University of Virginia||290|
|13||University of Arkansas||260|
|T14||University of Georgia||249|
|T14||University of Oregon||249|
|16||Kent State University||225|
|T17||University of Texas||206|
|19||University of Maryland||130|
|T20||University of Houston||119|
|22||University of Michigan||101|
|23||University of Arizona||84|
|24||University of Florida||49|
|25||University of Alabama||33|
Others Receiving Votes: Stanford University (14); Vanderbilt University (12); University of Miami (11); Sam Houston State University (6); University of California, Los Angeles (5); Oregon State University (3); Texas Tech University (2); University of Kentucky (1); University of Tennessee (1)
original article link https://golfweek.usatoday.com/2021/04/09/south-carolina-wgca-division-i-coaches-poll-college-golf/