April 13, 2011

April 13, 2011

Princeton University, Western Washington University and Williams College once again claimed the top spots in this week’s USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Coaches Polls presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Princeton earned 22 of 25 first-place votes to top this week’s Division I rankings. University of Virginia ranked second, earning the remaining three first-place votes. University of Southern California, University of California and Stanford University rounded out the top five.

Western Washington University was the unanimous choice for the top spot, claiming all five first-place votes to keep its No. 1 ranking in Division II. Nova Southeastern ranked second, followed by Seattle Pacific University. Humboldt State University and Barry University rounded out the top five.

Williams College again earned all 10 first-place votes to take the top spot in the Division III poll. Bates College ranked second, followed by Trinity College. Wellesley College and William Smith College tied for fourth place in this week’s rankings.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Team (1st-Place Votes) Total Votes Previous Week
1. Princeton University (22) 462 1
2. University of Virginia (3) 440 2
3. University of Southern California 424 3
4. University of California 423 4
5. Stanford University 404 5
6. Brown University 382 6
7. University of Washington 310 7
8. Michigan State University 288 8
9. University of Wisconsin 261 10t
10. The Ohio State University 257 9
11. Yale University 253 10t
12. Cornell University 249 13
13. Clemson University 221 12
14. University of Michigan 164 14
15. Washington State University 149 15
16. Harvard University 130 18
17. University of California at Los Angeles 107 16
18. University of Texas 94 17
19. University of Oklahoma 49 20
20. University of Louisville 44 NR

Not Ranked But Receiving Votes: University of Pennsylvania 40, Dartmouth College 31, University of Tennessee 21, Indiana University 17, Northeastern University 14, Oregon State University 6, University of Minnesota 5, University of Notre Dame 2, Bucknell University 1, Columbia University 1 and University of Iowa 1.


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Team (1st-Place Votes) Total Votes Previous Week
1. Western Washington University (5) 197 1
2. Nova Southeastern 153 2
3. Seattle Pacific University 121 3
4. Humboldt State University 116 4
5. Barry University 93 6
6. Mercyhurst College 80 5
7. Florida Institute of Technology 79 7
8. University of Central Oklahoma 28 8

Not Ranked But Receiving Votes: University of California at San Diego 22 and Rollins College 6.


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Team (1st-Place Votes) Total Votes Previous Week
1. Williams College (10) 200 1
2. Bates College 189 3
3. Trinity College 178 5
4t. Wellesley College 164 4
4t. William Smith College 164 7
6. Ithaca College 146 2
7. St. Lawrence University 123 6
8. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 116 8
9. United States Coast Guard Academy 115 10
10. University of Puget Sound 108 9
11. Smith College 101 13
12. Mt. Holyoke College 84 11
13. Willamette University 66 15
14. Wesleyan College 59 12
15. Simmons College 51 14

Not Ranked But Receiving Votes: Hamilton College 25, Lewis & Clark College 21, Tufts University 20, Washington College 13 and Skidmore College 7.