May 17, 2017 Poll

May 17, 2017 Poll

After a weekend of conference championships the CRCA releases the ninth regular season USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Poll presented by Pocock Racing Shells.  The top spots remain the same with the University of Washington for Division I, Western Washington University for Division II, and  Bates College for Division III.

Washington holds the lead position for the seventh week in a row, with 24 first-place votes.  University of California, Berkeley remains in second place with the final first place vote.  The remainder of the top five saw University of Michigan move up to third, and then a tie for fourth between the University of Texas and The Ohio State University.

In the DII poll Western Washington University is first again this week with all five first-place votes. University of Central Oklahoma stays in second, and Mercyhurst University jumps up in third. Humboldt State University stays in fourth this week, and the University of California, San Diego moves up into fifth.

Bates College stays in first again this week in the DIII poll, claiming all ten first place votes.  Williams College moves up into second, with Ithaca College stays in third.  Wellesley College moves up into fourth place this week, and Tufts jumps up as well rounding out the top five.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 University of Washington (24) 493 1
2 University of California, Berkeley (1) 455 2
3 University of Michigan 416 4
4t University of Texas 412 3
4t Ohio State University 412 5
6 Brown University 346 9
7 Princeton University 339 7
8 Stanford University 310 8
9 Yale University 307 6
10 University of Virginia 264 11
11 University of Wisconsin 223 10
12 Syracuse University 181 13
13 University of Iowa 174 12
14 Indiana University 172 16
15 Washington State University 166 14
16 University of Notre Dame 130 NR
17 University of Southern California 129 15
18 Michigan State University 66 19
19 Duke University 65 17
20 University of Oklahoma 38 NR

Other Receiving Votes in Alphabetical Order: Gonzaga University, Harvard University, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Central Florida, University of Louisville, University of Pennsylvania


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Western Washington University (5) 200 1
2 University of Central Oklahoma 160 2
3 Mercyhurst University 124 8
4 Humboldt State University 104 4
5 University of California San Diego 99 7
6 Florida Institute of Technology 82 3
7 Barry University 54 5t
8 Nova Southeastern University 52 5t

Other Receiving Votes: Philadelphia University (25)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Bates College (10) 150 1
2 Williams College 138 4
3 Ithaca College 128 3
4 Wellesley College 118 6
5 Tufts University 108 7
6 Wesleyan University 94 2
7 Pacific Lutheran University 92 5
8 Rochester institute of Technology 84 8
9 WPI 70 10
10 Hamilton College 58 9
11 Colby College 40 14
12 Lewis and Clark College 34 12t
13 Washington College 32 11
14 William Smith College 28 15
15 Smith College 18 12t

Other Receiving Votes:  University of Puget Sound (6); St. Lawrence University (2)