Freeman Class of 2018 Selected

Freeman Class of 2018 Selected

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected six assistant coaches to receive the Jean Freeman Scholarship.  The scholarships are given annually to six assistant coaches whose exceptional contributions have brought recognition to their college or university, and whose leadership, integrity, honesty, competitive attitude and personal graciousness epitomizes those characteristics reflected by Jean Freeman, longtime women's swimming coach at the University of Minnesota.

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Stanford Women Continue to Lead in the Final Poll of the Season

Nineteen of the nation's top twenty-five women's Division I swimming and diving programs begin their quest for a conference title today.  As they do, the CSCAA has announced its final CSCAA / TYR Top 25 Swimming and Diving Poll for Division I women's program. 

The Stanford women held their spot at #1 while the #2 spot is now occupied by the California Bears who moved up from the fourth place spot above Texas A&M. 

The rankings are voted on by CSCAA-member coaches and aims to measure the top teams in head-to-head competition.

Rank Previous Team Points
1 1 Stanford 300
2 4 California 285
3 2 Texas A&M *
4 5 Texas 262
5 3 Michigan * 255
6 6 Georgia * 239
7 8 Virginia * 219
8 10 Southern California 218
9 8 Indiana * 210
10 9 Tennessee * 189
11 10 NC State * 172
12 13 Kentucky * 160
13 12 Ohio State * 156
14 14 Louisville * 153
15 15 Auburn * 134
16 16 Minnesota * 119
17 17 Florida * 103
18 18 North Carolina * 72
19 19 Notre Dame * 68
20 20 Missouri * 67
21 NR UCLA 53
22 NR Arizona State 51
23 21 Wisconsin * 49
24 20 Arizona 42
25 25/NR Duke */Alabama * 14

* Teams with an asterisk participate in their respective conference championships this week.

Women's Poll Committee

Colleen Murphy, Air Force;   Dan Colella, Duke;   Ryan Wochomurka, Houston;  Lars Jorgenson, Kentucky;   Roric Fink, Texas;   Katie Robinson, Tulane;  Naya Higashijima, UCLA;  Jennifer Buffin, Oregon State;     David Geyer, LSU;     Neil Harper, Arkansas;     Jesse Moore, Northwestern;   Jordan Wolfrum, Ohio State; Jeremy Kipp, Boise State  

About TYR

Founded in Huntington Beach, CA by swimwear designer Joseph DiLorenzo (current owner) and 1972 Olympic Bronze Medalist Steve Furniss, TYR Sport was established in 1985 to provide the competitive swim market with vibrant, performance-driven prints. Since its inception three decades ago, TYR has grown to exist as one of the world’s most recognizable swimming and triathlon brands

About the CSCAA

Founded in 1922, the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) – the oldest organization of college coaches in America -is a professional organization of college swimming and diving coaches dedicated to serving and providing leadership for the advancement of the sport of swimming & diving at the collegiate level.

Our Strategy

Our Strategy

Our goal is to make Swimming and Diving the strongest collegiate sport, so last Spring was a gut punch.  Buffalo cut their men's team, Quincy dropped their women, while Clemson put the final nail into their aquatics program, eliminating diving.  Worst of all, Wright State and North Dakota reneged on promises to save their teams.  The cuts were devastating, not just for the coaches and athletes affected, but also to myself, our staff and our board.  How could we have been better prepared?  What could we have done better?

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