April 28, 2015

April 28, 2015

Ohio State University, Barry University and Trinity College claimed the top spots in the sixth regular season USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division I, II and III Collegiate Rowing Poll presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Ohio State earned 18 first-place votes and a total of 458 votes to top the Division I poll for the seventh week in a row. University of California remained in the No. 2 spot with one first-place vote, and 439 total votes followed by the University of Virginia in the No. 3 spot, who received two first-place votes.  Also receiving first-place votes were No. 4 University of Washington, and No. 5 Brown University, receiving three and one first place vote respectively.

In the Division II poll, Barry University  earned all five first-place votes and a total of 197 votes to top the Division II poll for the fifth week in a row.  Humboldt State remained in the No. 2 spot with 152 total votes, and Mercyhurst moved up to take the No. 3 spot to round out the top three with 124 votes.

In the Division III poll, Trinity College claimed the top spot for the third week in a row earning seven first-place votes, and 147 total votes.  Williams College remained in the No. 2 spot with three first place votes and 139 total votes.  Bates College claimed the No. 3 spot with 123 votes.

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association is sponsored by Pocock Racing Shells.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Ohio State University (18) 458 1
2 University of California, Berkeley (1) 439 2
3 University of Virginia (2) 435 3
4 University of Washington (3) 427 5
5 Brown University (1) 420 4
6 Stanford University 352 6
7 Washington State University 322 7
8 Princeton University 303 8
9 University of Wisconsin 297 9
10 Yale University 275 10
11 University of Texas 245 12
12t Indiana University 212 11
12t University of Michigan 212 13
14 Harvard-Radcliffe University 176 14
15 University of Southern California 155 15
16 Syracuse University 136 17
17 University of California, Los Angeles 133 16
18 Oregon State University 54 18
19 University of Notre Dame 50 NR
20 Cornell University 48 20

Other Receiving Votes: Others Receiving Votes: Gonzaga (43), Minnesota (22), Louisville (16), San Diego (9), Iowa (9), Pennsylvania (1), Northeastern (1).


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Barry University  (5) 197 1
2 Humboldt State University 152 2
3 Mercyhurst University 124 4
4 Western Washington University 120 3
5 Nova Southeastern University 105 5
6 University of California, San Diego 69 6
7 University of Central Oklahoma 59 7
8 Merrimack College 28 8

Other Receiving Votes: Philadelphia University (21), Florida Institute of Technology (13), Rollins (10), Franklin Pierce (2).


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Trinity College  (7) 147 1
2 Williams College (3) 139 2
3 Bates College 123 3
4 Wellesley College 115 4
5 Hamilton College 113 5
6 Tufts University 103 6
7 Washington College 73 9
8 Ithaca College 69 8
9 Wesleyan University 66 7
10 William Smith College 58 11
11 Marietta College 56 10
12 University of Puget Sound 41 12
13 Rochester Institute of Technology 39 13
14 Smith College 31 14
15 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 14 15

Other Receiving Votes: Pacific Lutheran University (9), Lewis and Clark College (3), University of Rochester (1).