Arizona State Retains Top Spot in D-I Women's Poll


The first Golf World/NGCA Division I Coaches' Poll of the spring season has been released.

Arizona State remained the No. 1 team in the poll, earning 28 of the 42 first-place votes. The Sun Devils, the defending NCAA champion, won twice in the fall and opened their spring schedule with a T-4 finish at the Northrup Grumman Regional Challenge.

Rounding out the top-five are UCLA (No. 2), Auburn (No. 3), Purdue (No. 4) and Duke (No. 5). Pepperdine's runner-up finish at the Northrup Grumman helped the Waves move into the top-10 in the 10th position.

No new teams joined the top-25. Here's the complete poll:

Golf World/NGCA Golf Coaches' Poll

Women's Division I

Rank Team Points Last

1. Arizona State (28) 1,022 1
2. UCLA (7) 1,000 2
3. Auburn (3) 956 3
4. Purdue 874 4
5. Duke 832 5
6. USC (4) 831 7
7. Alabama 774 9
8. Tennessee 740 8
9. Michigan State 738 6
10. Pepperdine 610 13
11. Georgia 579 10
12. Wake Forest 573 12
13. Virginia 549 11
14. LSU 497 14
15. Denver 387 19
16. California 386 15
17. Florida 375 16
18. Vanderbilt 352 17
19. Arizona 312 18
20. Texas A&M 242 21
21. Louisville 200 20
22. Oklahoma State 196 23
23. UC Davis 193 22
24. South Carolina 114 24
25. Stanford 101 25

Also receiving votes: Ohio State, 57; New Mexico, 28; Tulane, 23; Southern Mississippi, 22; Michigan, 17; North Carolina, 12; Kent State, 10; Texas, 10; UC Irvine, 10; Florida State, 6; San Francisco, 5; TCU, 4; Campbell, 3; Chattanooga, 2; Idaho, 2;Washington, 2; Arkansas, 1; Baylor, 1; Texas Tech, 1; Tulsa, 1.

(first-place votes in parenthesis)


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