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Arizona State Leads Final Poll of Fall Season


Arizona State has finished the fall season as the No. 1 team in the Golf World/NGCA Division I Coaches' Women's Poll, earning 25 of the 39 first-place votes. The defending NCAA champions won twice this fall at the Topy Cup and Stanford Invitational.

In total, ASU had four top-five finishes in four starts. The Sun Devils finished with a 41-6-1 head-to-head record and a .865 winning percentage. They were also 30-6-1 versus top-25 teams.

Rounding out the top five are UCLA (No. 2), Auburn (No. 3), Purdue (No. 4) and Duke (No. 5). Duke, which made the jump from No. 13, won the NCAA Preview to close its fall schedule.

UC Davis (No. 22) moved into the top-25, after beating UCLA and Southern California to win the Turtle Bay Invitational.

Top 25 Women's Golf World/NGCA Golf Coaches Poll
Rank/Team/Points/Last

1. Arizona State (25) 958 1
2. UCLA (12) 927 2
3. Auburn (2) 866 4
4. Purdue 811 3
5. Duke 765 13
6. Michigan State 753 5
7. USC 711 6
8. Tennessee 684 10
9. Alabama 636 9
10. Georgia 544 8
11. Virginia 485 19
12. Wake Forest 466 17
13. Pepperdine 460 7
14. LSU 445 11
15. California 436 12
16. Florida 380 16
17. Vanderbilt 362 T-14
18. Arizona 356 20
19. Denver 327 21
20. Louisville 298 18
21. Texas A&M 234 23
22. UC Davis 187 NR
23. Oklahoma State 182 T-14
24. South Carolina 88 22
25. Stanford 61 24

Also receiving votes: North Carolina, 43; Texas, 38; New Mexico, 22; Idaho, 19; Tulane, 18; Kent State, 13; Washington, 13; Ohio State, 9; UC Irvine, 8; Chattanooga, 7; Florida State, 7; Arkansas, 5; Furman, 3; Campbell, 2; San Francisco, 2; UNLV, 2; Baylor, 1; Northwestern, 1; Oregon, 1; San Jose State, 1.

First-place votes in parenthesis.