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 .
|14||15||Texas A & M||118|
|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.
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