April 5, 2017 Poll

April 5, 2017 Poll

University of Washington claims the top spot for Division I, while Florida Institute of Technology and Western Washington University are tied for the top spot in Division II, and Wesleyan University and Bates College are tied atop the third regular season USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Poll presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Washington holds the lead position after being ranked fourth last week, now with 24 of the 25 available first-place votes to earn them the spot over last weeks number one University of California, Berkeley (one first-place vote).

To round out the top five, University of Michigan was third. The Ohioe State University was fourth and University of Texas moves up a spot this week into fifth.

In the DII poll, Florida Institute of Technology (three first-place votes) and Western Washington University (two first-place votes) are tied at the top. The University of Central Oklahoma moved up a spot to take third and Humboldt State University moved up into fourth. Nova Southeastern University was fifth.

Wesleyan University remains at the top of the DIII poll receiving five first-place votes, but this week with company, as Bates moves up a spot and is now tied for first also with five first-place votes.  Williams College was third, Wellesley College was fourth and Ithaca College was fifth.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 University of Washington(24) 490 4
2 University of California, Berkeley (1) 456 1
3 University of Michigan 438 3
4 Ohio State University 387 2
5 University of Texas 375 6
6 Stanford University 361 10
7 Yale University 342 5
8 Princeton University 340 8
9 Brown University 306 9
10 University of Virginia 305 7
11 University of Wisconsin 225 12
12 University of Southern California 201 13
13 University of Iowa 197 14
14 Harvard University 194 11
15 Washington State University 131 15
16 Michigan State University 104 17
17 Syracuse University 96 18
18 Indiana University 69 16
19 University of Louisville 60 20
20 Duke University 47 19

Other Receiving Votes in Alphabetical Order: Gonzaga University, Northeastern University, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Central Florida, University of Pennsylvania, University of Tennessee


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
T-1 Florida Institute of Technology  (3) 175 2
T-1 Western Washington University (2) 175 1
3 University of Central Oklahoma 172 4
4 Humboldt State University 128 5
5 Nova Southeastern University 77 7
6 Barry University 72 6
7 University of California San Diego 65 3
8 Mercyhurst University 23 8

Other Receiving Votes: Philadelphia University (8), Rollins College (5)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
T-1 Wesleyan University (5) 145 1
T-1 Bates College (5) 145 2
3 Williams College 127 4
4 Wellesley College 117 5
5 Ithaca College 110 3
6 Tufts University 92 T-6
7 Pacific Lutheran University 83 8
8 Rochester institute of Technology 80 T-6
T-9 WPI 52 9
T-9 William Smith College 52 10
11 Hamilton College 45 13
12 Washington College 43 11
13 Trinity College 41 12
14 Colby College 28 14
15 Lewis and Clark College 15 NR

Other Receiving Votes: University of Rochester (11), Smith College (7), Franklin & Marshall College (5), US Coast Guard Academy (3), University of Puget Sound (2)