May 2, 2018 Poll

May 2, 2018 Poll

University of California, University of Central Oklahoma and Bates College continued to top their respective USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division I, Division II and Division III polls presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

California regained sole possession of the top spot in the Division I poll after sweeping Stanford University at Redwood Shores on Saturday. University of Washington ranked second, followed by the University of Texas, Ohio State University and Stanford.

University of Central Oklahoma topped the Division II poll for the fifth consecutive week after winning its varsity eight race at the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association (WIRA) Championships this past weekend. Florida Institute of Technology moved into second position, while Barry University, Western Washington University and University of California at San Diego rounded out the top five.

Bates College continued as the top choice in this week’s Division III poll after sweeping the Bates Invitational on Sunday. Wesleyan University ranked second, followed by Ithaca College, Williams College and Wellesley College.

Division I

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Total Points Previous Week
1. University of California (25) 487 1t
2. University of Washington 485 1t
3. University of Texas 397 3
4. The Ohio State University 389 4
5. Stanford University 378 5
6. Yale University 345 6
7. University of Virginia 337 9
8. University of Michigan 334 7
9. University of Iowa 317 8
10. Princeton University 284 10
11. Brown University 268 11
12. University of Southern California 233 12
13. University of Wisconsin 219 13
14. Indiana University 182 14
15. Washington State University 127 15
16. Harvard University 108 17
17. University of Notre Dame 62 20
18. University of Pennsylvania 48 NR
19. Duke University 47 16
20. Syracuse University 39 NR

Others Receiving Votes: Michigan State University (38), University of Louisville (34), University of Oklahoma (32), Oregon State University (19), Dartmouth College (15), University of California at Los Angeles (14), University of Alabama (5), Gonzaga University (3), University of Minnesota (2), Clemson University (1), Rutgers University (1).

Division II

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Total Points Previous Week
1. University of Central Oklahoma (4) 179 1
2. Florida Institute of Technology (1) 162 3
3. Barry University 155 2
4. Western Washington University 152 5
5. University of California at San Diego 102 4
6. Humboldt State University 51 6
7. Seattle Pacific University 39 7
8. Jefferson University 34 8

Others Receiving Votes: Mercyhurst University (15), Nova Southeastern University (11).

Division III

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Total Points Previous Week
1. Bates College (10) 150 1
2. Wesleyan University 134 2
3. Ithaca College 129 5
4. Williams College 123 3
5. Wellesley College 108 6
6. Hamilton College 99 4
7. Pacific Lutheran University 94 7
8. WPI 79 8
9. Tufts University 62 10
10. University of Puget Sound 61 9
11. Rochester institute of Technology 58 11
12. William Smith College 36 12
13t. Washington College 26 13
13t. Smith College 26 14
15. Colby College 10 15

Other Receiving Votes: Johnson & Wales University (3), Lewis and Clark College (1), Simmons College (1).