April 27, 2011

April 27, 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.

Four crews earned first-place votes in this week’s Division I rankings, with Princeton keeping the top spot by one point. The Tigers earned nine first-place votes. Stanford University, who received 11 first-place votes, ranked second, followed by the University of California, who earned three first-place votes. University of Southern California (two first-place votes) and University of Virginia rounded out the top five.

Western Washington University remained the unanimous choice for the top spot in the Division II rankings, claiming all five first-place votes. Nova Southeastern ranked second, followed by Seattle Pacific University. Mercyhurst College and Humboldt State University rounded out the top five.

Williams College was once again the unanimous choice for the top spot in the Division III poll, earning all nine first-place votes. Bates College ranked second, followed by Wellesley College. William Smith College and Trinity College rounded out this week’s top five.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Team (1st-Place Votes) Total Votes Previous Week
1. Princeton University (9) 442 1
2. Stanford University (11) 441 2
3. University of California (3) 435 4
4. University of Southern California (2) 427 3
5. University of Virginia 416 5
6. Brown University 351 6
7. University of Washington 325 9
8. Michigan State University 280 7
9. Yale University 265 8
10. The Ohio State University 234 11
11. Clemson University 215 14
12. Washington State University 205 17t
13t. Harvard University 201 16
13t. University of Wisconsin 201 12
15. University of Texas 176 13
16. University of Michigan 174 15
17. Cornell University 104 10
18. University of California at Los Angeles 101 17t
19. University of Tennessee 74 19
20. University of Notre Dame 52 20

Not Ranked But Receiving Votes: Dartmouth College 40, University of Minnesota 22, University of Pennsylvania 20, University of Oklahoma 20, Columbia University 20, University of Louisville 3, Northeastern University 3, Indiana University 2, and Oregon State University 1.


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Team (1st-Place Votes) Total Votes Previous Week
1. Western Washington University (5) 200 1
2. Nova Southeastern 154 2
3. Seattle Pacific University 143 5
4. Mercyhurst College 100 4
5. Humboldt State University 95 3
6. Florida Institute of Technology 82 7
7. Barry University 72 6
8. Philadelphia University 18 NR

Not Ranked But Receiving Votes: University of Central Oklahoma 15 and University of California at San Diego 13.


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Team (1st-Place Votes) Total Votes Previous Week
1. Williams College (9) 180 1
2. Bates College 170 2
3. Wellesley College 153 3t
4. William Smith College 151 5
5. Trinity College 148 3t
6. Ithaca College 136 7
7. St. Lawrence University 117 9
8. United States Coast Guard Academy 116 6
9. University of Puget Sound 108 10
10. Smith College 105 8
11. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 90 11
12. Mt. Holyoke College 80 12
13. Wesleyan College 44 14
14. Lewis & Clark College 40 NR
15. Washington College 32 NR

Not Ranked But Receiving Votes: Tufts University 25, Hamilton College 20, Willamette University 19, Simmons College 15, and Marietta College 6.