April 25, 2018 Poll

April 25, 2018 Poll

University of California and University of Washington tied for the top position in the Division I USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Poll presented by Pocock Racing Shells, while University of Central Oklahoma and Bates College continued to top the Division II and III polls, respectively.

Cal and Washington, who met on the water this past weekend, finished in a tie for first in this week’s poll. The Golden Bears won the varsity eight against the Huskies on Saturday, while Washington claimed the other four races including the second varsity eight and varsity four. With the rankings taking into account all three NCAA boat classes, the two rivals tied in total points in this week’s rankings. University of Texas, The Ohio State University and Yale University rounded out the top five.

University of Central Oklahoma topped the Division II poll for the fourth consecutive week. Barry University ranked second, with Florida Institute of Technology taking the third spot. University of California at San Diego and Western Washington University rounded out the top five.

Bates College continued as the top choice in this week’s Division III poll. Wesleyan University ranked second, followed by Williams College, Hamilton College, and Ithaca College.

Division I

Rank Team
Total Points Previous Week
1t. University of California at Berkeley (24) 487 1
1t. University of Washington (1) 487 2
3. University of Texas 409 3
4. The Ohio State University 379 4
5. Stanford University 358 6
6. Yale University 345 5
7. University of Michigan 340 8
8. University of Iowa 337 7
9. University of Virginia 318 9
10. Princeton University 297 10
11. Brown University 267 11
12. University of Southern California 237 12
13. University of Wisconsin 204 13
14. Indiana University 197 14
15. Washington State University 112 17
16. Duke University 105 19
17. Harvard University 104 16
18. University of Oklahoma 73 18
19. Michigan State University 47 15
20. University of Notre Dame 30 NR

Others Receiving Votes: Syracuse University (26), Dartmouth College (26), Oregon State University (24), University of Louisville (17), University of California at Los Angeles (14), University of Minnesota (5), Northeastern University (2), Gonzaga University (2).

Division II

Rank Team
Total Points Previous Week
1. University of Central Oklahoma (4) 186 1
2. Barry University 154 2
3. Florida Institute of Technology (1) 147 3
4. University of California at San Diego 119 4
5. Western Washington University 97 6
6. Humboldt State University 92 5
7. Seattle Pacific University 61 7
8. Jefferson University 26 NR

Others Receiving Votes: Nova Southeastern University (12), Mercyhurst University (6).

Division III

Rank Team
Total Points Previous Week
1. Bates (10) 150 1
2. Wesleyan University 137 2
3. Williams College 125 3
4. Hamilton College 118 4
5. Ithaca College 109 6
6. Wellesley College 102 5
7. Pacific Lutheran University 92 8
8. WPI 80 9
9. University of Puget Sound 66 7
10. Tufts University 63 11
11. Rochester institute of Technology 58 10
12. William Smith College 33 12
13. Washington College 26 13
14. Smith College 26 14
15. Colby College 11 NR

Others Receiving Votes: Trinity College (2), Lewis and Clark College (1), St. Lawrence University (1).