May 18, 2016

May 18, 2016

University of California, Barry University, and Williams College all claim the top spots in the ninth regular season USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division I, II and III Collegiate Rowing Poll presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

After many Division I conference championships last week, the University of California, Berkeley moved in the top spot in the Division I poll after winning the Pac-12 championships with 23 first place votes, and a total of 487 total votes.  Ohio State University moved up in to the No. 2 spot after winning the Big 10 Conference championships with 2 first-place votes and 443 total votes.  And University of Virginia moved up in to third place this week after winning the ACC championship with 415 total votes.

In the Division II poll, Barry University held its first-place ranking again, securing all five first-place votes and 200 total votes.   The University of Central Oklahoma stayed the No. 2 spot with 170 total votes.  And Humboldt State University jumped up in to the No. 3 spot this week with 128 total votes.

In the Division III poll Williams College stayed in the top spot with six first-place votes and 146 total votes.  Bates College remains in the No. 2 spot with four first-place votes, and 144 total votes.  And Wesleyan University stayed in the No. 3 spot with 128 votes.

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Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1  University of California, Berkeley (23) 487 2
2 Ohio State University (2) 443 3
3 University of Virginia 415 1
4 Brown University 395 1
5 Princeton University 390 9
6 Stanford University 368 6
7 University of Washington 334 4
8 University of Texas 330 8
9 University of Michigan 307 10
10t University of Wisconsin 284 11
10t Yale University 284 7
12 Duke University 201 19
13 University of Southern California 172 12
14 Washington State University 159 13
15 Syracuse University 144 16
16 Indiana University 139 14
17 University of Notre Dame 128 15
18 Gonzaga University 93 17
19 University of San Diego 60 NR
20 University of Iowa 31 NR

Other Receiving Votes in Alphabetical Order: Harvard University, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Louisville, University of Minnesota


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Barry University  (5) 200 1
2 University of Central Oklahoma 170 2
3 Humboldt State University 128 8
4 Western Washington University 116 4t
5 Nova Southeastern University 113 3
6 Mercyhurst University 78 4t
7 Florida Institute of Technology 51 6
8 University of California, San Diego 22 7

Other Receiving Votes: Merrimack college (16), Philadelphia University (6)


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 Wesleyan University 128 3
4 Ithaca College 118 4
5 Wellesley College 108 5
6 Trinity College 94 6
7 Pacific Lutheran University 90 9
8 Tufts University 84 7
9 Rochester Institute of Technology 58 8
10 Hamilton College 50 10
11 Colby College 40 12
12 University of Rochester 36 11
13 Washington College 36 13t
14 Lewis and Clark College 28 NR
15t Worcester Polytechnic Institute 16 13t
15t William Smith College 16 15

Other Receiving Votes: Marietta College (8), Smith College (4), Franklin & Marshall College (4), University of Puget Sound (2)