March 31, 2015

March 31, 2015

Ohio State University, Barry University and Trinity 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.

Ohio State earned 21 first-place votes and a total of 484 votes to top the Division I poll for the third week in a row. Brown University took the No. 2 spot with three first-place votes, followed by the University of California in the No. 3 spot with one first-place vote.

In the Division II poll, Barry University  moved from their second place ranking last week to first with two first-place votes and 185 total votes. Humboldt State moved to the No. 2 spot with three first-place votes, and 173 total votes, and Western Washington University rounded out the top three with 145 votes.

In the Division III poll, Trinity also held its preseason No. 1 ranking with nine first-place votes and 145 votes. Williams College moved up to the No. 2 spot with 129 votes, followed in the No. 3 spot by Washington College with 127 votes. No. 4 Bates College earned one first-place vote.

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association is sponsored by Pocock Racing Shells.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Ohio State University (21) 484 1
2 Brown University (3) 464 3
3 University of California, Berkeley (1) 443 4
4 University of Virginia 421 2
5 Stanford University 359 5
6 Yale University 328 9
7 Princeton University 321 8
8 University of Washington 320 7
9 University of Michigan 266 6
10 University of Southern California 260 10
11 Washington State University 239 16
12 University of Texas 221 NR
13 University of California, Los Angeles 185 11
14 Indiana University 158 13
15 Harvard-Radcliffe University 155 12
16 University of Notre Dame 137 14
17 University of Louisville 125 18
18 University of Wisconsin 101 15
19 Syracuse University 82 17
20 University of San Diego 64 19

Other Receiving Votes: Oregon State (43), Minnesota (29), Cornell (21), Michigan State (9), Pennsylvania (4), Central Florida (3), Clemson (3), Gonzaga (2), Iowa (1), Oklahoma (1), Columbia (1).


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Barry University  (2) 185 2
2 Humboldt State University (3) 173 1
3 Western Washington University 145 3
4 Nova Southeastern University 111 4
5 Mercyhurst University 91 5
6 University of California, San Diego 81 7
7 University of Central Oklahoma 60 6
8 Philadelphia University 29 8

Other Receiving Votes: Florida Institute of Technology (19), University of Charleston (6).


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Trinity College  (9) 145 1
2 Williams College 129 T-3
3 Washington College 127 5
4 Bates College (1) 114 2
5 Wellesley College 112 T-3
6 Hamilton College 104 T-13
7 William Smith College 82 7
8 Wesleyan University 77 6
9 Ithaca College 72 8
10 Rochester Institute of Technology 61 T-10
11 Tufts University 42 9
12 Marietta College 40 T-10
13 University of Puget Sound 27 T-13
14 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 20 12
15 University of Rochester 13 15

Other Receiving Votes: Simmons College (9), Mount Holyoke (9), Colby College (8), US Coast Guard Academy (4), Lewis and Clark College (3), Smith College (2).