May 10, 2017 Poll

May 10, 2017 Poll

With most teams not racing last weekend the poll remains mostly unchanged in the eighth regular season USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Poll presented by Pocock Racing Shells.  The University of Washington claims the top spot for Division I, Western Washington University for Division II, and  Bates College for Division III.

Washington holds the lead position for the sixth week in a row, with 21 first-place votes.  University of California, Berkeley remains in second place with the final four remaining first place votes.  The remainder of the top five also remains the same with the University of Texas in third, the University of Michigan in fourth, and The Ohio State University fifth.

In the DII poll Western Washington University is first again this week with three first-place votes. University of Central Oklahoma moves up to second, and Florida Institute of Technology in third with the final two remaining first place votes. Humboldt State University stays in fourth this week, and Barry University and Nova Southeastern University are tied for fifth.

Bates College stays in first again this week in the DIII poll, claiming all ten first place votes.  Wesleyan University holds in second place for the fourth week in a row.  Ithaca College breaks last weeks tie and sits in third, with Williams College in fourth and with Pacific Lutheran University rounding out the top five.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 University of Washington (21) 474 1
2 University of California, Berkeley (4) 461 2
3 University of Texas 433 3
4 University of Michigan 412 4
5 Ohio State University 391 5
6 Yale University 353 6
7 Princeton University 335 7
8 Stanford University 329 8
9 Brown University 298 9
10 University of Wisconsin 291 10
11 University of Virginia 223 11
12 University of Iowa 209 12
13 Syracuse University 181 13
14 Washington State University 167 14
15 University of Southern California 161 15
16 Indiana University 116 16
17 Duke University 91 17
18 Harvard University 85 18
19 Michigan State University 66 19
20 University of California, Los Angeles 41 20

Other Receiving Votes in Alphabetical Order: University of Central Florida, University of Louisville, University of Notre Dame, University of Oklahoma


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Western Washington University (3) 191 1
2 University of Central Oklahoma 153 2
3 Florida Institute of Technology (2) 146 3
4 Humboldt State University 133 4
5t Barry University 71 5
5t Nova Southeastern University 71 6t
7 University of California San Diego 68 6t
8 Mercyhurst University 50 8

Other Receiving Votes: Philadelphia University (18)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Bates College (10) 150 1
2 Wesleyan University 135 2
3 Ithaca College 127 3t
4 Williams College 122 3t
5 Pacific Lutheran University 108 5
6 Wellesley College 105 7
7 Tufts University 92 6
8 Rochester institute of Technology 75 8
9 Hamilton College 63 10
10 WPI 62 9
11 Washington College 46 11
12t Lewis and Clark College 32 13
12t Smith College 32 15
14 Colby College 22 12
15 William Smith College 20 14

Other Receiving Votes: Bryn Mawr College (8); University of Puget Sound (1)