May 3, 2017 Poll

May 3, 2017 Poll

For another week the University of Washington claims the top spot for Division I, and Bates College for Division III.  Western Washington University takes over the top spot this week for Division II in the seventh regular season USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Poll presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Washington holds the lead position for the fifth 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 this week with four first-place votes. University of Central Oklahoma moves up to second, and Florida Institute of Technology moves to third with the final remaining first place vote. Humboldt State University moves to fourth this week, and Barry University moves to fifth.

Bates College stays in first again this week in the DIII poll, claiming nine first place votes.  Wesleyan University holds in second place for the fourth week in a row.  Williams College and Ithaca College are tied this week for third, 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 12
12 University of Iowa 209 11
13 Syracuse University 181 15
14 Washington State University 167 14
15 University of Southern California 161 13
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 NR

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 (4) 183 2
2 University of Central Oklahoma 165 3
3 Florida Institute of Technology (1) 158 1
4 Humboldt State University 124 5
5 Barry University 69 6
6t University of California San Diego 56 4
6t Nova Southeastern University 56 8
8 Mercyhurst University 50 7

Other Receiving Votes: Philadelphia University (27), Rollins (13)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Bates College (9) 143 1
2 Wesleyan University 133 2
3t Williams College 110 4
3t Ithaca College 110 5
5 Pacific Lutheran University 103 7
6 Tufts University 101 3
7 Wellesley College 97 6
8 Rochester institute of Technology 83 8
9 WPI 66 9
10 Hamilton College 60 11
11 Washington College 57 13
12 Colby College 40 10
13 Lewis and Clark College 39 14
14 William Smith College 34 12
15 Smith College 14 NR

Other Receiving Votes: Bryn Mawr College (9); Franklin & Marshall Colege (1); University of Puget Sound (1); Mount holyoke College (1)