Cal Closes Dual Season at #1

With a 136-105 win over Pac 12 Rival Stanford, the California men's swimming and diving team was voted to the top spot in the final CSCAA / TYR Top 25.  Cal ended the season 5-0. Seniors Ryan Murphy, Hunter Cobleigh, Jon Fiepke, Dillian Williams and Long Guiterrez going a combined 27-1 over their four year careers with the lone setback being a 148.5-19.5 loss to USC last season.

Texas (6-3), which begins pursuit of its 38th consecutive conference title tonight, moved up one spot to second.  Previous number one NC State fell to third.

Rank Prev Team Points
1 2 California 248
2 3 Texas 240
3 1 NC State 225
4 4 Indiana 220
5 11 Stanford 206
5 6 Florida 203
7 5 Georgia 195
8 7 Auburn 178
9 10 Alabama 166
10 9 Louisville 154
11 7 Michigan 145
11 14 Missouri 145
13 15 Southern Cal 126
14 12 Virginia 114
15 17 Arizona State 112
15 13 Arizona 112
17 18 Ohio State 88
18 16 Tennessee 85
19 19 Notre Dame 68
20 20 Minnesota 65
21 21 Florida State 54
22 25 Texas A&M 41
23 22 Wisconsin 24
24 South Carolina 23
25 25 Louisiana State 16
Also Receiving Votes
Denver 15, Duke 9, Harvard 4 Virginia Tech 3, Georgia Tech 1

Men's Poll Committee

Mandy Commons-Disalle Cincinnati ;  Brian Schrader Denver ;  Steve Schaffer Grand Canyon ;  Bill Roberts Navy ;  Gary Taylor NC State ;  Dan Ross Purdue ;  Craig Nisgor Seattle ;  McGee Moody South Carolina ;  Dave Salo Southern California ;  Chad Craddock UMBC ;  Vic Riggs West Virginia

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.