April 20, 2016

April 20, 2016

University of California, Berkeley, Barry University, and Bates College claimed the top spots in the fifth regular season USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division I, II and III Collegiate Rowing Poll presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

After a showdown at the Lake Natoma Invitational the Division I poll sees it’s third program reach the top spot in the team rankings.  The University of California, Berkeley now is in the top spot in the Division I poll for the first time this season with 21 first place votes, and a total of 481 votes.  Brown University moved into the No. 2 spot with one first-place vote and 442 total votes.  And Ohio State University moved up into third place in this weeks poll three first place votes, and 427 total votes.

In the Division II poll, Barry University held its first-place ranking, securing all five first-place votes and 200 total votes.   Western Washington University jumped up into the No. 2 spot with 126 votes, and University of Central Oklahoma now sits in the No. 3 spot with 116 total votes.

In the Division III poll Bates College remains in the top spot for the third week in a row with all ten first-place votes and 150 total votes.  Williams College jumped into the No. 2 spot with 132 total votes.  And remaining in the No. 3 spot for the fifth consecutive week is Wellesley College with 126 votes.

Check back weekly for new polls throughout the season, sponsored by Pocock Racing Shells.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 University of California, Berkeley (21) 481 2
2 Brown University (1) 442 1
3 Ohio State University (3) 427 4
4 University of Virginia 415 3
5 Stanford University 364 7
6 Yale University 359 5
7 University of Washington 344 6
8 University of Texas 327 8
9 Princeton University 317 9
10 University of Michigan 305 10
11 University of Wisconsin 260 12
12 University of Southern California 233 11
13 Washington State University 179 13
14 Indiana University 138 14
15 Gonzaga University 120 15
16 Syracuse University 114 19
17 University of Notre Dame 109 18
18 Harvard University 86 17
19 University of Iowa 62 16
20 University of California, Los Angeles 54 NR

Other Receiving Votes in Alphabetical Order: Duke University, University of Louisville, University of Minnesota, University of Oklahoma, University of San Diego


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Barry University  (5) 200 1
2 Western Washington University 126 6
3 University of Central Oklahoma 116 2
4 Florida Institute of Technology 104 3
5 Mercyhurst University 100 4
6 Nova Southeastern University 92 5
7 Humboldt State University 67 7
8 University of California, San Diego 59 8

Other Receiving Votes: Merrimack College (24), Philadelphia University (10), Franklin Pierce University (2)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Bates College (10) 150 1
2 Williams College 132 4
3 Wellesley College 126 3
4 Wesleyan University 123 2
5 Trinity College 108 6
6 Ithaca College 107 5
7 Tufts University 86 7t
8 Rochester Institute of Technology 75 7t
9 Colby College 69 9
10t Worcester Polytechnic Institute 48 10
10t Pacific Lutheran University 48 11
12 William Smith College 31 15
13 Simmons College 24 13
14 Lewis and Clark College 21 14
15 Franklin & Marshall College 20 NR

Other Receiving Votes: Hamilton College (11), University of Rochester (7), University of Puget Sound (6), Washington College (5),  US Coast Guard Academy (2), Marietta College (1)