May 20, 2009

May 20, 2009

Stanford University earned the No. 1 ranking in this week’s USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association NCAA Division I Varsity Eight Coaches Poll, while Mercyhurst College took the top spot in the Division II poll.

Stanford was the unanimous choice in the Division I rankings, earning all 25 first-place votes. The University of California ranked second, followed by Yale University. University of Virginia and University of Michigan rounded out the top five.

Mercyhurst received three of the four first-place votes to remain atop the Division II poll. Western Washington University ranked second, earning the other first-place vote, followed by Seattle Pacific University.

The final Division III poll was released last week.

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Women’s NCAA Division I Varsity Eights

Team (1st-Place Votes) Points Previous Week

1. Stanford University (25) 500 1

2. University of California 456 2

3. Yale University 443 5

4. University of Virginia 437 11

5. University of Michigan 393 6

6. Harvard University 375 15t

7. Michigan State University 352 3

8. Princeton University 334 7

9. University of Wisconsin 276 14

10. Brown University 268 4

11. Oregon State University 245 13

12. Clemson University 228 10

13. University of Washington 210 9

14. The Ohio State University 176 8

15. Dartmouth College 146 NR

16. University of Southern California 129 12

17. University of Iowa 104 17

18. University of Louisville 65 18

19. Washington State University 61 15t

20. University of Minnesota 25 19

Others Receiving Votes: University of California Los Angeles 11, Northeastern University 11, University of Pennsylvania 3, Bucknell University 1 and University of Central Florida 1.

 

 

Women’s NCAA Division II Varsity Eights

Team (1st-Place Votes) Points Previous Week

1. Mercyhurst College (3) 19 1

2. Western Washington University (1) 17 2

3. Seattle Pacific University 12 3

4. Dowling College 8 4

5. Philadelphia University 4 5