April 4, 2018 Poll

April 4, 2018 Poll

University of Washington, University of Central Oklahoma and Bates College earned the top spots in this season’s second USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division I, II and III Polls, presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Following a sweep of Washington State in the Apple Cup, the Huskies continued to lead the way in this week’s Division I poll, earning 20 first-place votes. University of California at Berkeley picked up the other five first-place votes to once again rank second. The Golden Bears won all 12 of their races at the Pac-12 Challenge this past weekend. University of Texas and Princeton University remained in the third and fourth positions, respectively, while The Ohio State University moved into fifth position.

Coming off a sweep of the Central Sprints, University of Central Oklahoma jumped into the top spot in this week’s Division II poll, earning four first-place votes. University of California at San Diego ranked second, followed by Florida Institute of Technology. Last week’s No. 1, Western Washington University, dropped into fourth position, while receiving the other first-place vote. Barry University rounded out the top five.

Bates College remained the unanimous top choice in this week’s Division III poll, earning all 10 first-place votes. Bates accumulated an 8-2 mark this weekend against Simmons College and lightweight crews from Radcliffe, MIT and Georgetown. Wesleyan University ranked second, followed by Williams College, Ithaca College and Hamilton College.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1
University of Washington (20) 496 1
2 University of California, Berkeley (5) 470 2
3 University of Texas 405 3
4 Princeton University 394 4
5 The Ohio State University 389 6
6 University of Michigan 359 5
7t Yale University 337 7
7t Stanford University 337 10
9 Brown University 322 8
10 University of Virginia 321 9
11 University of Iowa 228 17
12 University of Wisconsin 218 11
13 Harvard University 172 16
14 University of Southern California 155 12
15 Washington State University 137 13
16 Indiana University 116 15
17 Syracuse University 92 14
18 Michigan State University 75 18
19 Dartmouth College 63 NR
20 University of Oklahoma 41 19

Other Receiving Votes in Alphabetical Order: University of Louisville (35), University of Minnesota (35), Duke University (17), University of California at Los Angeles (10), University of Notre Dame (8), University of Pennsylvania (8), Oregon State University (5), Clemson University (2), Gonzaga University (1), Rutgers University (1), and University of Central Florida (1)


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 University of Central Oklahoma  (4) 179 5
2 University of California San Diego 138 2
3 Florida Institute of Technology 134 3
4 Western Washington University (1) 130 1
5 Barry University 116 4
6 Humboldt State University 98 6
7 Seattle Pacific University 56 7
8 Nova Southeastern University 25 8

Other Receiving Votes: Mercyhurst University (22) and Jefferson University (2)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Bates College (10) 150 1
2 Wesleyan University 140 2
3 Williams College 129 3
4 Ithaca College 121 4
5 Hamilton College 100 6
6 Rochester institute of Technology 96 5
7 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 88 7
8 Tufts University 72 8
9 Wellesley College 64 9
10 William Smith College 63 10
11 Pacific Lutheran University 46 11
12 Washington College 45 12
13 University of Puget Sound 44 13
14 Colby College 24 14
15 St. Lawrence University 11 15

Other Receiving Votes: Smith College (5), Franklin & Marshall College (1), and Lewis and Clark College (1)