The Texas A&M women and California men have been voted number one in the latest CSCAA / TYR Top 25 Poll of Division I swimming and diving teams.
The Aggie women have moved up every month since the first poll of the season. Previously top-ranked Stanford dropped one spot to second. The California women made an impressive jump from sixth to third while Michigan remained at fourth.
On the men's side, Cal Berkeley regained their first place spot from the preseason poll. The Longhorn men put up some large time drops at the Texas Swimming Hall-of-Fame Invitational to jump from ninth to second. NC State moved up three to third, just ahead of previous number one Indiana.
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 January 17th.
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.