March 16, 2017 Poll

March 16, 2017 Poll

Today is the release of the first poll of the 2017 spring racing season, the CRCA/USRowing Pre-Season Coaches Poll, presented by Pocock Racing Shells.  Defending NCAA Champions University of California and Barry University sit atop the DI and DII polls respectively, with Wesleyan University in the top spot of the DIII poll to open the 2017 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 University of California, Berkeley (19) 475
2 Ohio State University  (3) 461
3 University of Washington (3) 422
4 University of Michigan 395
5 Brown University 387
6 University of Virginia 352
7 Stanford University 342
8 University of Texas 333
9 Yale University 326
10 Princeton University 321
11 University of Wisconsin 237
12 Washington State University 202
13 University of Southern California 173
14 Duke University 165
15 Syracuse University 150
16 Indiana University 129
17 University of Pennsylvania 76
18 Gonzaga University 67
19 University of Louisville 66
20 Michigan State University 46

Other Receiving Votes in Alphabetical Order: Harvard University, Northeastern University, University of Iowa, University of Notre Dame, University of San Diego


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes
1 Barry University (5) 200
2 University of Central Oklahoma 172
3 Western Washington University 153
4 Humboldt State University 125
5 Mercyhurst University 90
6 Nova Southeastern University 82
7 Florida Institute of Technology 45
8 University of California San Diego 33

Other Receiving Votes: N/A


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes
1 Wesleyan University  (8) 142
2 Ithaca College 128
3t Williams College 124
3t Bates College 124
5 Wellesley College (2) 120
6 Rochester institute of Technology 92
7 Tufts University 88
8 Pacific Lutheran University 76
9 WPI Colby College 56
10t William Smith College 44
10t Trinity College 44
12 Hamilton College 38
13 Colby College 34
14 Smith College 16
15 University of Rochester 14

Other Receiving Votes: University of Puget Sound (13), Washington College (12), Lewis and Clark College (12), US Coast Guard Academy (10), Franklin & Marshall College (8), Simmons College (4)