April 18, 2017 Poll

April 18, 2017 Poll

For another week the University of Washington claims the top spot for Division I, Western Washington University for Division II, and Bates College for Division III in the fifth regular season USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Poll presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Washington holds the lead position for the third week in a row, with all 24 first-place votes.  University of California, Berkeley remains in second place with the final remaining first place vote, with the rest of the top five remaining the same for the third 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 is first for the second week in a row with three first-place votes. Florida Institute of Technology remains in second, still receiving two first-place votes. The University of Central Oklahoma remains in third this week, while University of California, San Diego moves up to fourth and Humboldt State University goes to fifth.

Bates College stays in first again this week in the DIII poll, claiming nine first place votes.  Wesleyan University holds in second place for the second week in a row.  Williams College remains in third, while Tufts University moves into fourth,  and Ithaca College was fifth again, 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 468 2
3 University of Michigan 420 3
4 Ohio State University 413 4
5 University of Texas 393 5
6 Yale University 358 8
7 Princeton University 347 6
8 Stanford University 338 7
9 Brown University 304 9
10 University of Virginia 284 10
11 University of Wisconsin 248 11
12 University of Iowa 225 12
13 University of Southern California 192 13
14 Washington State University 153 14
15 Syracuse University 152 17
16 Harvard University 109 15
17 Michigan State University 90 16
18 University of Louisville 67 18
19 Duke University 53 20
20 Indiana University 49 19

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


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Western Washington University  (3) 180 1
2 Florida Institute of Technology (2) 178 2
3 University of Central Oklahoma 167 3
4 University of California San Diego 95 7
5 Humboldt State University 85 4
6 Barry University 68 5
7 Mercyhurst University 58 6
8 Nova Southeastern University 42 8

Other Receiving Votes: Philadelphia University (27)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Bates College (9) 148 1
2 Wesleyan University 134 2
3 Williams College 123 3
4 Tufts University 116 6
5 Ithaca College (1) 114 5
6 Wellesley College 97 4
7 Pacific Lutheran University 86 7
8 Rochester institute of Technology 80 10
9 WPI 59 9
10 William Smith College 57 12
11 Hamilton College 51 8
12 Colby College 40 13
13 Washington College 39 11
14 Trinity College 14 NR
15t Lewis and Clark College 10 14
15t Franklin & Marshall College 10 15

Other Receiving Votes: Bryn Mawr College (9); University of Puget Sound (6); University of Rochester (3); Smith College (3); St. Lawrence University (1)