March 30, 2011

March 30, 2011

Princeton University, Western Washington University and Williams College claimed the top spots in this week’s USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Coaches Polls presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Princeton earned 21 first-place votes to top this week’s Division I rankings. University of Virginia ranked second, followed by the University of California. Cal earned the remaining four, first-place votes. Stanford University and Brown University rounded out the top five.

Western Washington University claimed all five first-place votes to keep its No. 1 ranking in Division II. Nova Southeastern ranked second, followed by Seattle Pacific University. Mercyhurst College and Barry University rounded out the top five.

Williams College earned all 10 first-place votes to take the top spot in the Division III poll. Ithaca College ranked second, followed by Bates College. Wellesley College and Trinity College rounded out the top five.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Team (1st-Place Votes) Total Votes Previous Week
1. Princeton University (21) 476 2
2. University of Virginia 453 1
3. University of California (4) 451 3
4. Stanford University 422 4
5. Brown University 409 5
6. Yale University 334 6
7. The Ohio State University 313 13
8. University of Washington 305 7
9. University of Southern California 295 9
10. Michigan State University 291 8
11. University of California at Los Angeles 211 14
12. University of Michigan 209 11
13. Washington State University 195 12
14. Clemson University 145 15
15. University of Wisconsin 139 10
16. University of Texas 133 20
17. University of Pennsylvania 95 NR
18. Cornell University 61 18
19. Dartmouth College 60 17
20. Harvard University 55 19

Not Ranked But Receiving Votes: University of Tennessee 54, University of Louisville 32, Oregon State University 29, University of Minnesota 29, University of Oklahoma 17, Indiana University 11, Columbia University 8, University of Notre Dame 5, Northeastern University 4, University of Iowa 2, Boston University 1, Duke University 1, Rutgers University 1, University of Alabama 1, University of Buffalo 1, University of San Diego 1, and University of Tulsa 1.


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Team (1st-Place Votes) Points Previous Week
1. Western Washington University (5) 197 1
2. Nova Southeastern 133 NR
3. Seattle Pacific University 113 3
4. Mercyhurst College 99 2
5. Barry University 96 4
6. Florida Institute of Technology 90 NR
7. Humboldt State University 85 NR
8. University of California at San Diego 32 NR

Not Ranked But Receiving Votes: University of Central Oklahoma 28, Philadelphia University 19, and Rollins College 8.


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Team (1st-Place Votes) Points
1. Williams College (10) 200
2. Ithaca College 185
3. Bates College 183
4. Wellesley College 160
5. Trinity College 156
6. St. Lawrence University 148
7. University of Puget Sound 136
8. William Smith College 133
9. Smith College 112
10. Mt. Holyoke College 108
11. United States Coast Guard Academy 84
12. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 82
13. Simmons College 66
14. Willamette University 49
15. Wesleyan College 48

Not Ranked But Receiving Votes: University of Rochester 25, Marietta College 14, Washington College 14, Skidmore College 13, Tufts University 12, Hamilton College 9, Vassar College 7, and University of Mary Washington 6.