Kenyon and Emory Top Division III Preseason Polls

The ballots are in and the votes counted for the CSCAA / TYR Top 25 Preseason Poll.  The Emory University women's team and Kenyon College men's team gathered the most votes.  The poll aims to measure the top teams in head-to-head competition.

The rankings are voted on by CSCAA-member coaches andscheduled for release November 15, December 20, January 17 and February 7. 

www.cscaa.org/top25

Division III Men

Rank Team Points
1 Kenyon 244
2 Emory 242
3 Denison 232
4 MIT 217
5 Johns Hopkins 214
6 WashU 188
7 Chicago 178
7 NYU 178
9 Williams 176
10 Tufts 160
11 Rowan 148
12 Carnegie Melon 139
13 DePauw 117
14 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 114
15 TCNJ 106
16 Amherst 102
17 Birmingham Southern 79
18 Wabash 75
18 WPI 75
20 Pomona-Pitzer 71
21 Conn College 59
22 Carthage 51
23 Saint Thomas 27
24 Swarthmore 21
25 Case Western 14

Also Receiving Votes: Albion 9, Coast Guard 4, Washington & Lee 4, Stevens 2, UW-Stevens Point 2, Pacific Lutheran 1

MEN'S REGIONAL RANKINGS

Central

  1. Kenyon
  2. Denison
  3. Chicago
  4. DePauw
  5. Wabash
  6. Carthage
  7. Saint Thomas
  8. Case Western
  9. UW-Stevens Point
  10. Calvin

Northeast North

  1. MIT
  2. NYU
  3. Williams
  4. Tufts
  5. Amherst
  6. WPI
  7. Connecticut College
  8. U.S. Coast Guard Academy
  9. RPI
  10. Bates

West Midwest South

  1. Emory
  2. Johns Hopkins
  3. Washington University (Mo)
  4. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
  5. Birmingham Southern
  6. Pomona-Pitzer Colleges
  7. Washington and Lee
  8. Pacific Lutheran
  9. Rhodes
  10. California Lutheran

Northeast South

  1. Rowan
  2. Carnegie Mellon
  3. TCNJ
  4. Swarthmore
  5. Stevens
  6. SUNY-Geneseo
  7. Gettysburg
  8. Grove City
  9. Ithaca
  10. Ursinus

Division III Women

Rank Team Points
1 Emory 225
2 Williams 215
3 Kenyon 208
4 Denison 198
5 NYU 189
6 MIT 172
7 WashU 167
8 Johns Hopkins 166
9 Chicago 160
10 Conn College 135
11 Saint Thomas 127
11 Amherst 127
13 Washington & Lee 122
14 Carnegie Mellon 99
15 Middlebury 93
16 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 88
16 Bates 88
18 Ithaca 72
19 Pomona-Pitzer 56
20 UW-Eau Claire 52
21 UW-La Crosse 42
22 Ursinus 28
23 RPI 19
24 Calvin 17
25 Mary Washington 16

Also Receiving Votes: Wheaton (IL) 11, Rochester 11, Bowdoin 10, SUNY Geneseo 9, Albion 3

WOMEN'S REGIONAL RANKINGS

Central

1    Kenyon
2    Denison
3    Chicago
4    Saint Thomas
5    UW-Eau Claire
6    UW-La Crosse
7    Calvin
8    Wheaton College (Illinois)
9    Saint Olaf
10    Gustavus Adolphus

Northeast North

1    Williams
2    New York University
3    MIT
4    Connecticut College
5    Amherst
6    Middlebury
7    Bates
8    RPI
9    Bowdoin
10    Springfield

West Midwest South

1  Emory
2    Johns Hopkins
3    Washington University (Mo)
4    Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
5    Birmingham Southern
6    Pomona-Pitzer Colleges
7    Washington and Lee
8    Pacific Lutheran
9    Rhodes
10    California Lutheran

Northeast South

  1. Carnegie Mellon
  2. Ithaca
  3. Ursinus
  4. SUNY-Geneseo
  5. Rochester
  6. Grove City
  7. Stevens
  8. Rowan
  9. Susquehanna
  10. Gettysburg

Women's Poll Committee

Jake Taber, Albion (Chair); Will Bernhardt, Wittenberg; Dean Brownley, Centre; Jay Daniels, Kalmazoo; Beth DeLaRosby, Carthage; Ben Delia, Franklin & Marshall; Jon Duncan, Southwestern; John Geissinger, Hamilton; Paul Hughes, Caltech; Charlie King, UW-La Crosse; Dani Korman, MIT; Kirk Kumbier, Allegheny; Meg Sisson, Pomona-Pitzer; Carlos Vega, Trinity (CT); Vanessa Williamson, Bates    

Men's Poll Committee

Sean Tedesco, USMMA (Chair); Justin Anderson, Frostburg State; Paul Bennett, WPI; Brad Bowser, Rowan; Jon Carlson, Gustavus; Karin Colby, Swarthmore; David Dow, Williams; Jean-Paul Gowdy, Pomona-Pitzer; Kyle McNellis, NYU; Brent Noble, Wabash; Adam Schneider, TCNJ; Steve Webb, Occidental; Jason Weber, Chicago    .

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