June 1, 2016

June 1, 2016

University of California, Berkeley, Barry University, and Wellesley College, all 2016 NCAA national champions, topped the postseason USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Collegiate Rowing Polls presented by Pocock Racing Shells.  The final Division III poll of the year was a couple of weeks ago.

The University of California, Berkeley earned 25 first place votes, and a total of 488 total votes to take the No. 1 spot after their team championship at NCAA’s last weekend.  Ohio State University claimed the No. 2 spot with 475 total votes.  And University of Virginia claimed third place with 415 total votes.

In the Division II poll, Barry University held its first-place ranking again, securing all five first-place votes and 200 total votes.   The University of Central Oklahoma stayed the No. 2 spot with 175 total votes.  And Western Washington University jumped up in to the No. 3 spot this week with 150 total votes.

In the Division III poll, Wellesley College shot into first place after their NCAA Championship win with all ten first place votes and 150 total votes.  Williams College ended the season in the No. 2 spot with 140 total votes, and Wesleyan University remained in the No. 3 spot with 130 total votes.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1  University of California, Berkeley (25) 488 1
2 Ohio State University 475 2
3 University of Virginia 415 3
4 Stanford University 396 6
5 University of Washington 392 7
6 Brown University 376 4
7 Princeton University 363 5
8 University of Texas 361 8
9 University of Wisconsin 283 10t
10 University of Michigan 262 9
11 Yale University 242 10t
12 Washington State University 206 14
13 Syracuse University 186 15
14 University of Southern California 156 13
15 Indiana University 151 16
16 Duke University 128 12
17 Gonzaga University 120 18
18 University of Notre Dame 75 17
19 University of San Diego 52 19
20 Northeastern University 51 NR

Other Receiving Votes in Alphabetical Order: University of Iowa, University of Louisville, U.S. Naval Academy


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 175 2
3 Western Washington University 150 4
4 Humboldt State University 109 3
5 Mercyhurst University 100 6
6 Nova Southeastern University 73 5
7 Florida Institute of Technology 52 7
8 University of California, San Diego 19 8

Other Receiving Votes: Merrimack College (16), Philadelphia University (9)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Wellesley College (10) 150 5
2 Williams College 140 1
3 Wesleyan University 130 3
4 Bates College 120 2
5 Pacific Lutheran University 110 7
6 Ithaca College 100 4
7 Trinity College 86 6
8 Tufts University 80 8
9 Rochester Institute of Technology 68 9
10 Hamilton College 46 10
11 Washington College 38 13
12 Colby College 34 11
13 University of Rochester 32 12
14 Lewis and Clark College 30 14
15 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 14 15t

Other Receiving Votes: William Smith College (6), University of Puget Sound (5)