March 25, 2015

March 25, 2015

Ohio State University, Humboldt State University, and Trinity College claimed the top spots in the first regular season USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division I, II and III Collegiate Rowing Poll presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Ohio State earned 20 first-place votes and a total of 485 votes to top the Division I poll. The University of Virginia took the No. 2 spot with three first-place votes, followed by Brown University in the No. 3 spot with two first-place votes.

In the Division II poll, Humboldt Sate held its first-place pre-season ranking with four first-place votes and 183 total votes. Barry University sits in the No. 2 spot with 163 votes and Western Washington University rounded out the top three with 147 votes.

In the Division III poll, Trinity College also held its preseason No. 1 ranking with 145 votes. Bates College sits in the No. 2 spot with 137 votes, followed by a tie in the No. 3 spot by Wellesley and Williams Colleges with 128 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 Ohio State (20) 485 1
2 Virginia (3) 450 2
3 Brown (2) 447 3
4 Cal 405 4
5 Stanford 378 5
6 Michigan 368 6
7 Washington 347 7
8 Princeton 332 8
9 Yale 313 9
10 USC 253 10
11 UCLA 232 11
12 Harvard 209 12t
13 Indiana 199 14
14 Notre Dame 166 12t
15 Wisconsin 145 15
16 Washington State 140 16
17 Syracuse 111 17
18 Louisville 87 18
19 San Diego 57 19
20 Minnesota 45 NR

Others Receiving Votes: Cornell (36), Oklahoma (9), Northeastern (8), Central Florida (7), Iowa (5), Texas (4), Dartmouth (3), Clemson (3), Oregon State (3), Michigan State (2), Pennsylvania (1)


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Humboldt State University (4) 183 1
2 Barry 163 4
3 Western Washington (1) 147 3
4 Nova Southeatern 133 2
5 Mercyhurst 85 5
6 University of Central Oklahoma 83 6
7 UC San Diego 53 8
8 Philadelphia University 31 NR

Others Receiving Votes: Florida Institute of Technology (22)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Trinity College 145 1
2 Bates 137 2
3t Wellesley College 128 3
3t Williams College 128 4
5 Washington College 105 5
6 Wesleyan University 89 6
7 William Smith College 86 7
8 Ithaca College 77 8
9 Tufts University 55 9
10t Rochester institute of Technology 47 10
10t Marietta College 45 11
12 WPI 27 14
13t University of Puget Sound 26 12
13t Hamilton College 26 15
15 University of Rochester 22 13

Other Receiving Votes: Colby College (15), Simmons College (14), Mount Holyoke (10), Smith College (10), US Coast Guard Academy (3), Lewis and Clark College (2), Franklin and Marshall (2)