April 12, 2017 Poll

April 12, 2017 Poll

University of Washington claims the top spot for Division I again this week, while Western Washington University and Bates College take over the top spots for Division II and Division III in the fourth regular season USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Poll presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Washington holds the lead position for the second week in a row, now with all 25 available first-place votes.  University of California, Berkeley remains in second place, with the rest of the top five remaining the same for the second week in a row.  University of Michigan was third. The Ohio State University was fourth and University of Texas fifth.

In the DII poll Western Washington University claims sole position of first this week with three first-place votes. Florida Institute of Technology drops to second this week, still receiving two first-place votes. The University of Central Oklahoma remains in third this week, and Humboldt State University stays in fourth. Barry University moves up into fifth.

Bates College takes over sole possession of first this week in the DIII poll, claiming six first place votes.  Wesleyan University slips to second place, receiving three first-place votes.  The remainder of the top five stays the same this week with Williams College in third, Wellesley College fourth, and Ithaca College was fifth receiving the final first place vote this week.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 University of Washington (25) 490 1
2 University of California, Berkeley 463 2
3 University of Michigan 436 3
4 Ohio State University 378 4
5 University of Texas 375 5
6 Princeton University 352 8
7 Stanford University 346 6
8 Yale University 333 7
9 Brown University 314 9
10 University of Virginia 291 10
11 University of Wisconsin 259 11
12 University of Iowa 244 13
13 University of Southern California 184 12
14 Washington State University 150 15
15 Harvard University 143 14
16 Michigan State University 97 16
17 Syracuse University 89 17
18 University of Louisville 64 19
19 Indiana University 62 18
20 Duke University 44 20

Other Receiving Votes in Alphabetical Order: Gonzaga University, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, University of Tennessee


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Western Washington University  (3) 180 1t
2 Florida Institute of Technology (2) 167 1t
3 University of Central Oklahoma 162 3
4 Humboldt State University 122 4
5 Barry University 72 6
6 Mercyhurst University 60 8
7 University of California San Diego 50 7
8 Nova Southeastern University 45 5

Other Receiving Votes: Philadelphia University (42)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Bates College (6) 146 1t
2 Wesleyan University (3) 134 1t
3 Williams College 132 3
4 Wellesley College 119 4
5 Ithaca College (1) 114 5
6 Tufts University 94 6
7 Pacific Lutheran University 83 7
8 Hamilton College 73 11
9 WPI 66 9t
10 Rochester institute of Technology 57 8
11 Washington College 47 12
12 William Smith College 44 9t
13 Colby College Trinity College 34 14
14 Lewis and Clark College 17 15
15 Franklin & Marshall College 11 NR

Other Receiving Votes: University of Puget Sound (9), Smith College (9), Trinity College (7), Mount Holyoke College (4)