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).

April 25, 2018 Poll

University of California and University of Washington tied for the top position in the Division I USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Poll presented by Pocock Racing Shells, while University of Central Oklahoma and Bates College continued to top the Division II and III polls, respectively.

Cal and Washington, who met on the water this past weekend, finished in a tie for first in this week’s poll. The Golden Bears won the varsity eight against the Huskies on Saturday, while Washington claimed the other four races including the second varsity eight and varsity four. With the rankings taking into account all three NCAA boat classes, the two rivals tied in total points in this week’s rankings. University of Texas, The Ohio State University and Yale University rounded out the top five.

University of Central Oklahoma topped the Division II poll for the fourth consecutive week. Barry University ranked second, with Florida Institute of Technology taking the third spot. University of California at San Diego and Western Washington University rounded out the top five.

Bates College continued as the top choice in this week’s Division III poll. Wesleyan University ranked second, followed by Williams College, Hamilton College, and Ithaca College.

Division I

Rank Team
Total Points Previous Week
1t. University of California at Berkeley (24) 487 1
1t. University of Washington (1) 487 2
3. University of Texas 409 3
4. The Ohio State University 379 4
5. Stanford University 358 6
6. Yale University 345 5
7. University of Michigan 340 8
8. University of Iowa 337 7
9. University of Virginia 318 9
10. Princeton University 297 10
11. Brown University 267 11
12. University of Southern California 237 12
13. University of Wisconsin 204 13
14. Indiana University 197 14
15. Washington State University 112 17
16. Duke University 105 19
17. Harvard University 104 16
18. University of Oklahoma 73 18
19. Michigan State University 47 15
20. University of Notre Dame 30 NR

Others Receiving Votes: Syracuse University (26), Dartmouth College (26), Oregon State University (24), University of Louisville (17), University of California at Los Angeles (14), University of Minnesota (5), Northeastern University (2), Gonzaga University (2).

Division II

Rank Team
Total Points Previous Week
1. University of Central Oklahoma (4) 186 1
2. Barry University 154 2
3. Florida Institute of Technology (1) 147 3
4. University of California at San Diego 119 4
5. Western Washington University 97 6
6. Humboldt State University 92 5
7. Seattle Pacific University 61 7
8. Jefferson University 26 NR

Others Receiving Votes: Nova Southeastern University (12), Mercyhurst University (6).

Division III

Rank Team
Total Points Previous Week
1. Bates (10) 150 1
2. Wesleyan University 137 2
3. Williams College 125 3
4. Hamilton College 118 4
5. Ithaca College 109 6
6. Wellesley College 102 5
7. Pacific Lutheran University 92 8
8. WPI 80 9
9. University of Puget Sound 66 7
10. Tufts University 63 11
11. Rochester institute of Technology 58 10
12. William Smith College 33 12
13. Washington College 26 13
14. Smith College 26 14
15. Colby College 11 NR

Others Receiving Votes: Trinity College (2), Lewis and Clark College (1), St. Lawrence University (1).

April 18, 2018 Poll

University of Washington, University of Central Oklahoma and Bates College continued to top the USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division I, II and III Polls, presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Coming off of a weekend sweep of Texas and Michigan, Washington continued to lead the way in the Division I poll, earning 23 first-place votes this week. University of California, which swept the Lake Natoma Invitational, remained in second position, earning the other two first-place votes. University of Texas, The Ohio State University and Yale University rounded out the top five.

University of Central Oklahoma topped the Division II poll for the third consecutive week, earning four first-place votes, after sweeping Seattle Pacific and Western Washington. Barry University moved into second position, with Florida Institute of Technology earning the remaining first-place vote to take third. University of California at San Diego and Humboldt State University rounded out the top five.

Bates College continued as the unanimous top choice in this week’s Division III poll, earning all 10 first-place votes. Wesleyan University ranked second, followed by Williams College, Hamilton College, and Wellesley College.

Division I

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Total Points Previous Week
1. University of Washington (23) 496 1
2. University of California (2) 478 2
3. University of Texas 404 3
4. The Ohio State University 377 4t
5. Yale University 357 6
6. Stanford University 346 7
7. University of Iowa 335 11
8. University of Michigan 330 10
9. University of Virginia 316 9
10. Princeton University 302 4t
11. Brown University 280 8
12. University of Southern California 237 13
13. University of Wisconsin 204 12
14. Indiana University 181 17
15. Michigan State University 122 16
16. Harvard University 112 14
17. Washington State University 96 15
18. University of Oklahoma 74 20
19. Duke University 58 NR
20. Dartmouth College 44 19

 Others Receiving Votes: Syracuse University (34), Oregon State University (24), University of Louisville (15), University of California at Los Angeles (14), University of Minnesota (9), University of Pennsylvania (3), and University of Notre Dame (2).

Division II

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Total Points Previous Week
1. University of Central Oklahoma (4) 187 1
2. Barry University 160 3
3. Florida Institute of Technology (1) 156 2
4. University of California at San Diego 110 4
5. Humboldt State University 91 6
6. Western Washington University 88 5
7. Seattle Pacific University 56 7
8. Nova Southeastern University 21 NR

Others Receiving Votes: Mercyhurst University (16), Jefferson University (13), and Assumption College (2).

Division III

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Total Points Previous Week
1. Bates College (10) 150 1
2. Wesleyan University 128 2
3. Williams College 126 3
4. Hamilton College 120 4
5. Wellesley College 108 6
6. Ithaca College 107 5
7. University of Puget Sound 87 8
8. Pacific Lutheran University 83 7
9. WPI 70 10
10. Rochester institute of Technology 67 9
11. Tufts University 55 11
12. William Smith College 31 12
13. Washington College 27 13
14. Smith College 22 14
15. Trinity College 10 15

Others Receiving Votes: Lewis and Clark College (6), St. Lawrence University (2), and Johnson & Wales University (1).

April 11, 2018 Poll

University of Washington, University of Central Oklahoma and Bates College topped this season’s third USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division I, II and III Polls, presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Washington continued to lead the way in the Division I poll, earning all 25 first-place votes this week, with the University of California at Berkeley remaining in second position. Both schools were off this past weekend. The University of Texas continued to hold the No. 3 spot in the poll, after sweeping a double dual race against West Virginia and Old Dominion on Saturday. The Ohio State University and Princeton University tied for fourth in this week’s poll. Washington will take on Texas and No. 10 Michigan in Las Vegas this coming weekend, while Cal will race at the Lake Natoma Invitational.

University of Central Oklahoma topped the Division II poll for the second consecutive week, earning four first-place votes. Following a victory in the varsity eight at the 2018 FIRA Championships, Florida Institute of Technology moved into second position, earning the other first-place vote. Barry University, University of California at San Diego and Western Washington University rounded out the top five. Central Oklahoma will take on Western Washington and Seattle Pacific this coming Saturday in Seattle.

Bates College continued as the unanimous top choice in this week’s Division III poll, earning all 10 first-place votes. Bates’ top two eights won their races against six other schools this past weekend on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. Wesleyan University ranked second, followed by Williams College, Hamilton College, and Ithaca College. Bates and Wesleyan are scheduled to race this weekend in Medford, Mass.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1
University of Washington (25) 499 1
2 University of California, Berkeley 476 2
3 University of Texas 417 3
4t The Ohio State University 387 4
4t Princeton University 387 5
6 Yale University 350 7t
7 Stanford University 339 7t
8 Brown University 325 9
9 University of Virginia 314 10
10 University of Michigan 307 6
11 University of Iowa 288 11
12 University of Wisconsin 211 12
13 University of Southern California 171 14
14 Harvard University 153 13
15 Washington State University 129 15
16 Michigan State University 118 18
17 Indiana University 110 16
18 Syracuse University 70 17
19 Dartmouth College 60 19
20 University of Oklahoma 40 20

Other Receiving Votes in Alphabetical Order: University of Louisville (28), University of Minnesota (25), Duke University (20), University of California at Los Angeles (12), University of Pennsylvania (7), Oregon State University (4), and University of Notre Dame (3).


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 University of Central Oklahoma  (4) 187 1
2 Florida Institute of Technology (1) 156 3
3 Barry University 147 5
4 University of California San Diego 128 2
5 Western Washington University 102 4
6 Humboldt State University 90 6
7 Seattle Pacific University 44 7
8 Mercyhurst University 17 NR

Other Receiving Votes: Nova Southeastern University (15), Jefferson University (12), and Franklin Pierce University (2).


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Bates College (10) 150 1
2 Wesleyan University 131 2
3 Williams College 128 3
4 Hamilton College 127 5
5 Ithaca College 108 4
6 Wellesley College 91 9
7 Pacific Lutheran University 86 11
8 University of Puget Sound 77 13
9 Rochester institute of Technology 75 6
10 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 64 7
11 Tufts University 48 8
12 William Smith College 37 10
13 Washington College 31 12
14 Smith College 23 NR
15 Trinity College 14 NR

Other Receiving Votes: Lewis and Clark College (3), Colby College (2), St. Lawrence University (2), Simmons College (2), and Mount Holyoke College (1).

April 4, 2018 Poll

University of Washington, University of Central Oklahoma and Bates College earned the top spots in this season’s second USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division I, II and III Polls, presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Following a sweep of Washington State in the Apple Cup, the Huskies continued to lead the way in this week’s Division I poll, earning 20 first-place votes. University of California at Berkeley picked up the other five first-place votes to once again rank second. The Golden Bears won all 12 of their races at the Pac-12 Challenge this past weekend. University of Texas and Princeton University remained in the third and fourth positions, respectively, while The Ohio State University moved into fifth position.

Coming off a sweep of the Central Sprints, University of Central Oklahoma jumped into the top spot in this week’s Division II poll, earning four first-place votes. University of California at San Diego ranked second, followed by Florida Institute of Technology. Last week’s No. 1, Western Washington University, dropped into fourth position, while receiving the other first-place vote. Barry University rounded out the top five.

Bates College remained the unanimous top choice in this week’s Division III poll, earning all 10 first-place votes. Bates accumulated an 8-2 mark this weekend against Simmons College and lightweight crews from Radcliffe, MIT and Georgetown. Wesleyan University ranked second, followed by Williams College, Ithaca College and Hamilton College.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1
University of Washington (20) 496 1
2 University of California, Berkeley (5) 470 2
3 University of Texas 405 3
4 Princeton University 394 4
5 The Ohio State University 389 6
6 University of Michigan 359 5
7t Yale University 337 7
7t Stanford University 337 10
9 Brown University 322 8
10 University of Virginia 321 9
11 University of Iowa 228 17
12 University of Wisconsin 218 11
13 Harvard University 172 16
14 University of Southern California 155 12
15 Washington State University 137 13
16 Indiana University 116 15
17 Syracuse University 92 14
18 Michigan State University 75 18
19 Dartmouth College 63 NR
20 University of Oklahoma 41 19

Other Receiving Votes in Alphabetical Order: University of Louisville (35), University of Minnesota (35), Duke University (17), University of California at Los Angeles (10), University of Notre Dame (8), University of Pennsylvania (8), Oregon State University (5), Clemson University (2), Gonzaga University (1), Rutgers University (1), and University of Central Florida (1)


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 University of Central Oklahoma  (4) 179 5
2 University of California San Diego 138 2
3 Florida Institute of Technology 134 3
4 Western Washington University (1) 130 1
5 Barry University 116 4
6 Humboldt State University 98 6
7 Seattle Pacific University 56 7
8 Nova Southeastern University 25 8

Other Receiving Votes: Mercyhurst University (22) and Jefferson University (2)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Bates College (10) 150 1
2 Wesleyan University 140 2
3 Williams College 129 3
4 Ithaca College 121 4
5 Hamilton College 100 6
6 Rochester institute of Technology 96 5
7 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 88 7
8 Tufts University 72 8
9 Wellesley College 64 9
10 William Smith College 63 10
11 Pacific Lutheran University 46 11
12 Washington College 45 12
13 University of Puget Sound 44 13
14 Colby College 24 14
15 St. Lawrence University 11 15

Other Receiving Votes: Smith College (5), Franklin & Marshall College (1), and Lewis and Clark College (1)

March 28, 2018 Poll

University of Washington, Western Washington University and Bates College topped this season’s first USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division I, II and III Polls presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Washington, which became the first school in the history of the NCAA Rowing Championship to sweep all three boat classes in 2017, earned all 25 first-place votes to take the top spot in the first Division I poll of the year. University of California at Berkeley, the national runner-up in 2017, ranked second, followed by the University of Texas, Princeton University and University of Michigan.

The defending Division II national champions from Western Washington got the nod in the first DII poll of the season, earning three first-place votes. University of California at San Diego ranked second, earning the other two first-place votes. Florida Institute of Technology, Barry University and the University of Central Oklahoma rounded out the top five.

Bates College, which edged out Williams College for the national title in 2017, earned all 10 first-place votes to take the No. 1 spot in the opening Division III poll. Wesleyan University ranked second, followed by Williams College, Ithaca College and Rochester Institute of Technology.

Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes
1
University of Washington (25) 494
2 University of California, Berkeley 478
3 University of Texas 398
4 Princeton University 383
5 University of Michigan 373
6 The Ohio State University 362
7 Yale University 340
8 Brown University 333
9 University of Virginia 316
10 Stanford University 300
11 University of Wisconsin 236
12 University of Southern California 192
13 Washington State University 159
14 Syracuse University 156
15 Indiana University 135
16 Harvard University 118
17 University of Iowa 116
18 Michigan State University 79
19 University of Oklahoma 54
20 University of Minnesota 46

Other Receiving Votes in Alphabetical Order: University of California at Los Angeles (38), University of Louisville (36), Duke University (35), Northeastern University (20), University of Tennessee (14), Gonzaga University (10), University of Central Florida (7), University of Notre Dame (6), Oregon State University (4), University of San Diego (4), Cornell University (3), University of Pennsylvania (4), and University of Kansas (1)


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes
1 Western Washington University  (3) 146
2 University of California San Diego (2) 140
3 Florida Institute of Technology 138
4 Barry University 127
5 University of Central Oklahoma 116
6 Humboldt State University 93
7 Seattle Pacific University 67
8 Nova Southeastern University 40

Other Receiving Votes: Mercyhurst University (20), Rollins College (11), and Franklin Pierce University (2)


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes
1 Bates College (10) 150
2 Wesleyan University 137
3 Williams College 131
4 Ithaca College 121
5 Rochester institute of Technology 104
6 Hamilton College 88
7 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 86
8 Tufts University 68
9 Wellesley College 64
10 William Smith College 55
11 Pacific Lutheran University 53
12 Washington College 50
13 University of Puget Sound 40
14 Colby College 26
15 St. Lawrence University 13

Other Receiving Votes: Smith College (11), Lewis and Clark College (1), Mount Holyoke College (1), Trinity College (1)