March 29, 2016

March 29, 2016

Brown University, Barry University, and Williams College claimed the top spots in the second regular season USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division I, II and III Collegiate Rowing Poll presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Early season racing saw a shift in the Division I top 3 standings, where Brown University moved into the top spot with 20 first-place votes and a total of 484 votes to top the Division I poll. The University of California, Berkeley stayed in the No. 2 spot with five first-place votes, followed by Ohio State University in the No. 3 spot with 416 total votes.

In the Division II poll, Barry University held its first-place ranking with four first-place votes and 189 total votes. Mercyhurst University sits in the No. 2 spot receiving one first place vote and Western Washington University moved up into the third place spot with 106 votes.

In the Division III poll, Williams College also held its No. 1 ranking with six first place votes and 146 votes. Bates College sits in the No. 2 spot with four first place votes and 144 total votes.  And in the No. 3 spot for the second consecutive week is Wellesley College 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 Brown University (20) 484 3
2 University of California, Berkeley (5) 458 2
3 Ohio State University 416 1
4 University of Virginia 409 4
5 Yale University 379 7
6 Stanford University 370 9
7 University of Michigan 355 6
8 University of Washington 327 5
9 University of Texas 318 8
10 Princeton University 312 11
11 Washington State University 228 10
12 Indiana University 175 12
13 University of Wisconsin 173 13
14 University of Southern California 130 14
15 University of Louisville 114 15
16 University of Notre Dame 101 16t
17 Harvard University 88 18
18 Gonzaga University 87 19
19 Syracuse University 85 16t
20 University of California, Los Angeles 77 NR

Other Receiving Votes in Alphabetical Order: Duke University, Michigan State University, Northeastern University, University of Iowa, University of Minnesota, University of San Diego


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Barry University  (4) 189 1
2 Mercyhurst University (1) 151 2
3 Western Washington University 106 7
4 University of Central Oklahoma 104 3
5 University of California, San Diego 95 5
6 Nova Southeastern University 93 4
7 Humboldt State University 63 6
8 Florida Institute of Technology 52 NR

Other Receiving Votes: Philadelphia University (36), Seattle Pacific University (6), Merrimack College (3), University of Charleston (1), Franklin Pierce College (1)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Williams College (6) 146 1
2 Bates College (4) 144 2
3 Wellesley College 128 3
4 Ithaca College 117 4
5 Wesleyan University 114 5
6 Tufts University 97 6
7 Trinity College 86 7
8 Rochester Institute of Technology 78 8
9 Colby College 52 9
10 Hamilton College 46 12
11 Simmons College 36 NR
12 William Smith College 35 10
13 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 34 11
14 Pacific Lutheran University 30 13
15 University of Puget Sound 13 NR

Other Receiving Votes: Lewis and Clark College (10), US Coast Guard Academy (8), Franklin & Marshall College (7), University of Rochester (5), Washington College (6), Smith College (6), Marietta College (2)