March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015

Today is the release of the first poll of the 2015 spring racing season, the CRCA/USRowing Pre-Season Coaches Poll, presented by Pocock Racing Shells.  Defending NCAA Champions Ohio State University, Humboldt State University, and Trinity College sit atop the DI, DII and DIII polls respectively to open the 2015 season.  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
1 Ohio State (18) 479
2 Virginia (5) 445
3 Brown (1) 431
4 Cal (1) 401
5 Stanford 370
6 Michigan 359
7 Washington 341
8 Princeton 298
9 Yale 256
10 USC 255
11 UCLA 234
12t Harvard 213
12t Notre Dame 213
14 Indiana 189
15 Wisconsin 161
16 Washington State 145
17 Syracuse 127
18 Louisville 96
19 San Diego 73
20 Cornell 45

Other Receiving Votes: Northeastern (20), Oklahoma (19), Michigan State (17), Dartmouth (10), Clemson (9), Oregon State (9), Iowa (6), Texas (5), Bucknell (5), Minnesota (4), Gonzaga (4), Duke (3), Pennsylvania (3), San Diego State (2), Boston University (1), University of Massachusetts (1), Columbia (1)


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes
1 Humboldt State University (2) 162
2 Nova Southeastern (2) 144
3 Western Washington 140
4 Barry 139
5 Mercyhurst 89
6 University of Central Oklahoma 85
7 Florida Institute of Technology 43
8 UC San Diego 42

Other Receiving Votes: Philadelphia University (39), Seattle Pacific University (8), Rollins College (6), University of Charleston (3)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes
1 Trinity College (6) 146
2 Bates (4) 137
3 Wellesley College 129
4 Williams College 126
5 Washington College 92
6 Wesleyan University 89
7 William Smith College 86
8 Ithaca College 81
9 Tufts University 54
10 Rochester institute of Technology 51
11 Marietta College 46
12 University of Puget Sound 27
13 University of Rochester 26
14 WPI 24
15 Hamilton College 22

Other Receiving Votes: Simmons College (21), Colby College (19), Mount Holyoke (17), US Coast Guard Academy (4), Lewis and Clark College (2), Franklin and Marshall (2)