UVA Jumps to Top of Latest Dual Meet Poll

Norfolk, VA, November 4, 2015 – Led by a pair of wins over Michigan and Penn State, the University of Virginia women’s swimming & diving team moved up three places to take the top spot in the second College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) second NCAA Division I Team Rankings of the year.  The rankings will be released on a weekly basis throughout the 2015-16 season, alternating weeks between a men’s and women’s team ranking.

“It is a great feeling to be recognized like this by the CSCAA,” explained Virginia Head Coach Augie Busch. “I am happy for our women, who work so hard on a daily basis to achieve program milestones such as this ranking. It is an honor and a pleasure to work with them on a daily basis. They are a first class group, through and through."

The CSCAA Division I Poll Committee will produce in-season rankings of the 25 best performing NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving teams in rank order at the time of each poll.  The poll is not designed to predict the results of the NCAA Championship, but rather which teams would win head-to-head against other teams in the country. Ranking are based on performances that have taken place since the previous poll and include invites as well as dual meets.  The committee does not consider teams that have not yet competed in the current college season .

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Team

Points

1 4 Virginia 225
2 5 North Carolina 204
3 1 Georgia 202
4 23 Michigan 201
5 2 Stanford 192
6 3 Texas 190
7 13 NC State 161
8 7 California 144
9 11 Indiana 142
10 12 Auburn 140
11 6 Florida 137
12 8 Louisville 127
13 10 Tennessee 121
14 15 Texas A & M 118
15 20 Penn State 80
16 14 Southern California 66
17 22 Duke 64
18 9 Wisconsin 58
19 16 UCLA 57
20 18 Arizona 55
21 19 Missouri 53
22 17 Minnesota 46
23 NR Purdue 40
24 NR Ohio State 21
25 25 Alabama 14
Also Receiving Votes

Florida Gulf Coast 10 , Kentucky 4 , South Carolina 3 , Arkansas 2 , Washington State 2 , Boise State 1

CSCAA / TYR DI Women's Swimming and Diving Top 25


Women's DI Poll Committee: 

Chair: Suzanne Yee, Princeton University; Dan Colella, Duke University; Roric Fink, University of Texas; Naya Higashijima, UCLA; Tanica Jamison, Texas A&M University; Mike Keeler, University of San Diego; Colleen Murphy, United States Air Force Academy; Sue Novitsky, University of Illinois; Katie Robinson, Tulane; Colin Shannahan, Wagner College


CSCAA Top 25 (AP Format):

1. Virginia 225, 2. North Carolina 204, 3. Georgia 202, 4. Michigan 201, 5. Stanford 192, 6. Texas 190, 7. NC State 161, 8. California 144, 9. Indiana 142, 10. Auburn 140, 11. Florida 137, 12. Louisville 127, 13. Tennessee 121, 14. Texas A & M 118, 15. Penn State 80, 16. Southern California 66, 17. Duke 64, 18. Wisconsin 58, 19. UCLA 57, 20. Arizona 55, 21. Missouri 53, 22. Minnesota 46, 23. Purdue 40, 24. Ohio State 21, 25. Alabama 14


About the CSCAA:

Founded in 1922, the College Swimming 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.

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.

With global distributors and an international following, TYR remains dedicated to building the industry’s most durable, uniquely designed swimsuits, cutting edge equipment and innovative caps and goggles. On a relentless path to push the limits of sportswear we not only reimagine technologies for enhanced competitive performance, but also embrace lifestyle markets to accommodate athletes and water enthusiasts at every level.