May 4, 2016

May 4, 2016

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

Brown University reclaimed the top spot in the Division I poll with 6 first place votes, and a total of 451 votes.  University of California, Berkeley moved in to the No. 2 spot with 12 first-place votes and 448 total votes.  Ohio State University stayed in third place this week with six first place votes, and 426 total votes.  University of Washington claimed the final first place vote, and sits in fourth place in this weeks poll with 411 total votes.

In the Division II poll, Barry University held its first-place ranking again, securing all five first-place votes and 198 total votes.   The University of Central Oklahoma stayed the No. 2 spot with 147 total votes.  And in third place this week we have a tie between Nova Southeastern University and Mercyhurst University with 124 total votes.

In the Division III poll Bates College remains in the top spot for the fifth week in a row with all ten first-place votes and 150 total votes.  Wesleyan University moved up into the No. 2 spot with 137 total votes.  And Williams College moved into the No. 3 spot with 127 votes.

Check back weekly for new polls throughout the season, sponsored by Pocock Racing Shells.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Brown University (6) 451 2
2 University of California, Berkeley (12) 448 1
3 Ohio State University (6) 426 3
4 University of Washington (1) 411 5
5 University of Virginia 405 4
6 Stanford University 397 6
7 Yale University 340 7
8 University of Texas 320 8
9 Princeton University 316 9
10 University of Michigan 307 10
11 University of Wisconsin 262 11
12 University of Southern California 212 12
13 Washington State University 173 13
14 Indiana University 120 15
15 University of Notre Dame 118 16
16 Syracuse University 114 14
17 Gonzaga University 106 17
18 Harvard University 86 18
19 Duke University 66 19
20 University of California, Los Angeles 46 20

Other Receiving Votes in Alphabetical Order: University of Iowa, University of Louisville, University of Minnesota, University of San Diego


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Barry University  (5) 198 1
2 University of Central Oklahoma 147 2
3t Nova Southeastern University 124 6
3t Mercyhurst University 124 5
5 Western Washington University 111 3
6 Florida Institute of Technology 91 4
7 University of California, San Diego 40 7
8 Humboldt State University 39 8

Other Receiving Votes: Merrimack college (16), Philadelphia University (9), Franklin Pierce University (1)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Bates College (10) 150 1
2 Wesleyan University 137 4
3 Williams College 127 2
4 Wellesley College 119 3
5 Ithaca College 108 5
6 Trinity College 102 6
7 Tufts University 89 7
8t Rochester Institute of Technology 60 13
8t Pacific Lutheran University 60 11
8t Colby College 60 8
11 Hamilton College 36 15t
12 University of Rochester 31 9t
13t Worcester Polytechnic Institute 26 9t
13t Washington College 26 NR
15 William Smith College 23 12

Other Receiving Votes: Lewis and Clark College (18), Smith College (14), Simmons College (5), Franklin and Marshall College (4), Marietta College (3), University of Puget Sound (2)