April 7, 2015

April 7, 2015

Ohio State University, Barry University and Williams 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.

Ohio State earned 22 first-place votes and a total of 492 votes to top the Division I poll for the fourth week in a row. Brown University took the No. 2 spot with three first-place votes, followed by the University of California in the No. 3 spot.

In the Division II poll, Barry University  earned four first-place votes and a total of 187 votes to top the Division II poll for the second week in a row.  Humboldt State remained in the No. 2 spot with 138 total votes, and Western Washington University rounded out the top three with 131 votes.  No. 7 Philadelphia University earned one first-place vote.

In the Division III poll, Williams College took over the top spot, moving from the number two spot last week.  Williams earned five first-place votes, and 141 total votes.  Previous number one, Trinity College, slipped into the No. 2 spot with three first place votes and 136 total votes.  Tufts University moved up to the No. 3 spot with one first-place vote and 119 votes. No. 4 Bates College earned one first-place vote.

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 (22) 492 1
2 Brown University (3) 471 2
3 University of California, Berkeley 434 3
4 University of Virginia 393 4
5 University of Washington 389 8
6 Stanford University 350 5
7 University of Michigan 338 9
8 Princeton University 334 7
9 Yale University 318 6
10 University of Southern California 249 10
11 Washington State University 245 11
12 University of Texas 217 12
13 Harvard-Radcliffe University 195 15
14 University of California, Los Angeles 175 13
15 Indiana University 122 14
16 University of Notre Dame 103 16
17 Oregon State University 81 NR
18 University of Wisconsin 74 18
19 University of Minnesota 60 NR
20 University of Louisville 54 17

Other Receiving Votes: Syracuse (51), San Diego (43) ,Clemson (18), Iowa (16), Cornell (13), Gonzaga (6), Northeastern (3), Michigan State University (3), Pennsylvania (1),  Central Florida (1), Columbia (1).


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Barry University  (4) 187 1
2 Humboldt State University 138 2
3 Western Washington University 131 3
4 Nova Southeastern University 127 4
5 Mercyhurst University 90 5
6 University of Central Oklahoma 80 7
7 Philadelphia University (1) 62 8
8 University of California, San Diego 60 6

Other Receiving Votes: Florida Institute of Technology (14), Rollins College (8), University of Tampa (3).


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Williams College (5) 141 2
2 Trinity College  (3) 136 1
3 Tufts University 119 11
4 Bates College (1) 118 4
5 Hamilton College 109 6
6 Wellesley College 106 5
7 Wesleyan University 82 8
8 Washington College 77 3
9 Ithaca College 70 9
10 William Smith College 67 7
11 University of Rochester 41 15
12 University of Puget Sound 38 13
13 Marietta College 32 12
14 Rochester Institute of Technology 27 10
15 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 22 14

Other Receiving Votes: US Coast Guard Academy (6), Lewis and Clark College (6), Smith College (1), Pacific Lutheran (1), Franklin and Marshall (1).