May 5, 2015

May 5, 2015

Ohio State University, Barry University and Bates College claimed 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.

Ohio State earned 19 first-place votes and a total of 461 votes to top the Division I poll for the eighth week in a row. University of Virginia moved into the No. 2 spot with 435 total votes.  University of Washington, with two first-place votes and 434 total votes, and University of California, with three first-place votes and 434 total votes, tied for the No. 3 spot this week.  Also receiving first-place votes was No. 5 Brown University, receiving one first place vote.

In the Division II poll, Barry University  earned all five first-place votes and a total of 200 votes to top the Division II poll for the sixth week in a row.  Humboldt State remained in the No. 2 spot with 152 total votes, and Mercyhurst remained in the No. 3 spot to round out the top three with 132 votes.

In the Division III poll, Bates College claimed the top spot for the first time this spring with all ten first-place votes, and 150 total votes.  Williams College remained in the No. 2 spot with 140 total votes.  Wellesley College claimed the No. 3 spot with 124 votes.

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association is sponsored by Pocock Racing Shells.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Ohio State University (19) 461 1
2 University of Virginia 435 3
3t University of Washington (2) 434 4
3t University of California, Berkeley (3) 434 2
5 Brown University (1) 416 5
6 Stanford University 353 6
7 Washington State University 325 7
8 Princeton University 297 8
9 University of Wisconsin 294 9
10 Yale University 280 10
11 University of Texas 239 11
12 University of Michigan 210 12t
13 Indiana University 207 12t
14 University of Southern California 198 15
15 Harvard-Radcliffe University 170 14
16 University of California, Los Angeles 133 17
17 Syracuse University 130 16
18 Cornell University 52 20
19 University of Notre Dame 45 19
20 Gonzaga 37 NR

Other Receiving Votes: Oregon State University (36), University of Minnesota (22), University of Louisville (17), University of San Diego (11), University of Iowa (10), University of Central Florida (3), Pennsylvania (1).


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Barry University  (5) 200 1
2 Humboldt State University 152 2
3 Mercyhurst University 132 4
4 Western Washington University 121 3
5 Nova Southeastern University 101 5
6 University of California, San Diego 80 6
7 University of Central Oklahoma 68 7
8 Merrimack College 18 8

Other Receiving Votes: Philadelphia University (15), Florida Institute of Technology (13).


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Bates College (10) 150 3
2 Williams College 140 2
3 Wellesley College 124 4
4 Trinity College 116 1
5 Hamilton College 112 5
6 Tufts University 96 6
7 Washington College 80 7
8 Ithaca College 75 8
9t Wesleyan University 63 9
9t Rochester Institute of Technology 63 13
11 William Smith College 48 10
12 University of Puget Sound 40 12
13 Marietta College 37 11
14 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 26 15
15 Pacific Lutheran University 11 NR

Other Receiving Votes: Smith College (8),University of Rochester (5), Colby College (5), Lewis and Clark College (1).