Stanford is still on top, Wake Forest keeps drawing closer, but it’s Mississippi State making the biggest move in the Mizuno WGCA Coaches Poll this week.
The Women’s Golf Coaches Association released its latest Mizuno WGCA Coaches Poll, the third of the 2022-23 season, and the Cardinal remain on top in Division I with 12 first-place votes. Wake Forest is close behind at No. 2 with the remaining nine votes. Three weeks ago, Stanford garnered 19 of the 22 first-place votes.
Mississippi State, in the “others receiving votes” category last time, has vaulted to No. 3 in this poll after winning a second consecutive tournament, the Blessings Collegiate Invitational. The Bulldogs also won the Mason Rudolph Championship at the end of September. MSU next hosts The Ally, a two-day event which starts Monday.
Fellow SEC programs South Carolina and Texas A&M check in at Nos 4 and 5.
|Rank||University (first-pace votes)||Points|
|2||Wake Forest (9)||512|
|19||San Jose State||158|
|Others receiving votes: Southern Mississippi (27); Kentucky (25); Nebraska (17); California (13); TCU (11); North Carolina (11); Houston (10); Texas Tech (6); New Mexico (6); Miami (4); Michigan (4); Baylor (2); Pepperdine (2); SMU (2); Tulsa (2); Michigan State (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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