November 8, 2017 - The Stanford women and Indiana men have been voted number one in the latest CSCAA / TYR Top 25 Poll of Division I swimming and diving teams.
The Cardinal women were selected first in the the preseason poll and the first poll of the season. The Texas held their spot at number two and the Texas A&M women had big jump from 5th to 3rd.
On the men's side, Indiana University held their spot at #1 against strong programs like California and Florida. The University of Michigan men jumped up to 4th place and Texas A&M had an impressive win against previous NCAA Champions, Texas, moving them up from 11th to 6th.
The poll aims to measure the top teams in head-to-head competition.
The rankings are voted on by CSCAA-member coaches and the next poll is scheduled for release on December 6th.
Division I Women
Also Receiving Votes: Virginia Tech 15, Florida State 8, Arkansas 4, South Carolina 4, Duke 2
Division I Men
Also Receiving Votes: Minnesota 16, Arizona 14, Purdue 13, Georgia Tech 13, Kentucky 7, Denver 3
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
Men's Poll Committee
Brian Schrader, Denver; Steve Schaffer, Grand Canyon ; Bill Roberts Navy; Craig Nisgor Seattle; McGee Moody South Carolina; Chad Craddock UMBC; Chase Bloch, USC; Jason Calanog, Texas A&M; Ashley Dell, Iowa; Damion Dennis, West Virginia; Mandy DiSalle, Cincinnati; Dan Kesler, Arizona State; Neal Studd, Florida State
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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.