April 6, 2016

April 6, 2016

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

After another strong weekend of racing Brown University holds the top spot in the Division I poll for the second week in a row with 23 first place votes, and a total of 490 votes.  The University of California, Berkeley stayed in the No. 2 spot with two first-place votes.  And in third place in this weeks poll we have a tie between the University of Virginia and Ohio State University, both with 411 votes.

In the Division II poll, Barry University held its first-place ranking, securing all five first-place votes and 200 total votes.   Second and third place in the Division II this week saw more movement and the University of Central Oklahoma moved up into the No. 2 spot with 125 votes, and Nova Southeastern jumped up to the No. 3 spot with 115 total votes.

In the Division III poll we saw our first change at the top this season, with Bates College claiming the top spot with seven first-place votes and 146 total votes.  Williams College now sits in the No. 2 spot with three first place votes and 144 total votes.  And remaining in the No. 3 spot for the third consecutive week is Wellesley College with 121 votes.

Check back weekly for new polls throughout the season, sponsored by Pocock Racing Shells.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Brown University (23) 490 1
2 University of California, Berkeley (2) 456 2
3t University of Virginia 411 4
3t Ohio State University 411 3
5 Yale University 377 5
6 University of Texas 353 9
7 Stanford University 351 6
8 University of Washington 343 8
9 Princeton University 319 10
10 University of Michigan 309 7
11 University of Southern California 265 14
12 University of Wisconsin 198 13
13 Indiana University 170 12
14 Washington State University 125 11
15 Gonzaga University 110 18
16 University of Iowa 107 NR
17 Harvard University 93 17
18 University of Notre Dame 70 16
19t Syracuse University 62 19
19t University of Louisville 62 15

Other Receiving Votes in Alphabetical Order: Duke University, Michigan State University, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Minnesota, University of Pennsylvania, University of San Diego


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Barry University  (5) 200 1
2 University of Central Oklahoma 125 4
3 Nova Southeastern University 115 6
4 Mercyhurst University 109 2
5 Western Washington University 92 3
6 Florida Institute of Technology 87 8
7 University of California, San Diego 66 5
8 Humboldt State University 54 7

Other Receiving Votes: Philadelphia University (35), Seattle Pacific University (9), Merrimack College (4), Franklin Pierce College (3), University of Charleston (1)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1  Bates College (7) 146 2
2 Williams College (3) 144 1
3 Wellesley College 121 3
4 Ithaca College 118 4
5 Wesleyan University 115 5
6 Trinity College 104 7
7 Tufts University 85 6
8 Rochester Institute of Technology 65 8
9 Colby College 59 10
10 Hamilton College 55 9
11 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 36 13
12 Pacific Lutheran University 34 14
13 Simmons College 29 11
14 William Smith College 24 12
15 Lewis and Clark College 18 NR

Other Receiving Votes: University of Puget Sound (14),  US Coast Guard Academy (12), University of Rochester (8), Washington College (6), Franklin & Marshall College (6), Marietta College (1)