April 6, 2011

April 6, 2011

Princeton University, Western Washington University and Williams College claimed the top spots in this week’s USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Coaches Polls presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Princeton earned 24 of 25 first-place votes to top this week’s Division I rankings. University of Virginia ranked second, earning the remaining first-place vote. University of Southern California, University of California and Stanford University rounded out the top five.

Western Washington University once again claimed all five first-place votes to keep its No. 1 ranking in Division II. Nova Southeastern ranked second, followed by Seattle Pacific University. Humboldt State University and Mercyhurst College rounded out the top five.

Williams College again earned all 10 first-place votes to take the top spot in the Division III poll. Ithaca College ranked second, followed by Bates College. Wellesley College and Trinity College rounded out the top five.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Team (1st-Place Votes) Total Votes Previous Week
1. Princeton University (24) 475 1
2. University of Virginia (1) 440 2
3. University of Southern California 420 9
4. University of California 419 3
5. Stanford University 403 4
6. Brown University 391 5
7. University of Washington 312 8
8. Michigan State University 283 10
9. The Ohio State University 264 7
10t. University of Wisconsin 253 15
10t. Yale University 253 6
12. Clemson University 226 14
13. Cornell University 218 18
14. University of Michigan 161 12
15. Washington State University 160 13
16. University of California at Los Angeles 127 11
17. University of Texas 112 16
18. Harvard University 105 20
19. University of Pennsylvania 59 17
20. University of Oklahoma 55 NR

Not Ranked But Receiving Votes: University of Tennessee 31, Dartmouth College 26, University of Louisville 15, Indiana University 12, Oregon State University 10, University of Minnesota 10, University of Iowa 3, Northeastern University 2, University of Notre Dame 2, Columbia University 2, and University of Alabama 1.


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Team (1st-Place Votes) Total Votes Previous Week
1. Western Washington University (5) 197 1
2. Nova Southeastern 146 2
3. Seattle Pacific University 117 3
4. Humboldt State University 101 7
5. Mercyhurst College 99 4
6. Barry University 93 5
7. Florida Institute of Technology 90 6
8. University of Central Oklahoma 28 NR

Not Ranked But Receiving Votes: University of California at San Diego 20 and Rollins College 8.


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Team (1st-Place Votes) Total Votes Previous Week
1. Williams College (10) 200 1
2. Ithaca College 186 2
3. Bates College 182 3
4. Wellesley College 163 4
5. Trinity College 160 5
6. St. Lawrence Unversity 151 6
7. William Smith College 131 8
8. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 117 12
9. University of Puget Sound 115 7
10. United States Coast Guard Academy 111 11
11. Mt. Holyoke College 102 10
12. Wesleyan College 90 15
13. Smith College 69 9
14. Simmons College 55 13
15. Willamette University 49 14

Not Ranked But Receiving Votes: Lewis & Clark College 39, Hamilton College 24, and University of Rochester 6.