California and Stanford Top Preseason Polls

The ballots have been counted and the votes for the preseason poll were close!  The Stanford University Women and California Men top the first College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America / TYR Top 25 Swimming & Diving Poll of the 2017-18 season. Rankings are compiled by CSCAA-member coaches and released on a bi-weekly basis.  The next polls will be released October 24, 2017.

www.cscaa.org/top25 

Division I Women

Rank Division I Women Points
1 Stanford 249
2 Cal 235
3 Texas 224
4 Georgia 221
5 Texas A&M 198
6 Michigan 194
7 Southern California 191
7 NC State 184
9 Louisville 172
10 Indiana 163
11 Missouri 132
12 Wisconsin 122
13 Virginia 113
14 Tennessee 111
15 Auburn 110
16 Kentucky 110
17 Minnesota 91
18 Florida 86
19 Ohio State 64
20 Duke 59
21 UCLA 41
22 North Carolina 39
23 Florida State 37
24 Arizona 28
25 Notre Dame 24

Also Receiving Votes:  VT (12), Alabama (11), ASU (9), Yale (6), LSU (5), Purdue (4), Boise St & South Carolina (1)

Division I Men

Rank Division I Men Points
1 California 268
2 Texas 244
3 Stanford 241
4 Florida 238
5 NC State 236
6 Indiana 228
7 Louisville 187
7 Arizona State 186
9 Georgia 186
10 Auburn 172
11 Southern California 158
12 Michigan 150
13 Alabama 110
14 Ohio State 99
15 Texas A&M 93
16 South Carolina 78
17 Notre Dame 73
18 Tennessee 72
19 Virginia Tech 62
20 Florida State 56
21 Minnesota 47
22 Virginia 45
23 Missouri 34
24 Arizona 25
25 Wisconsin/Harvard 22

Also Receiving Votes:  Denver (8), UCSB (5), LSU (4), GCU (4), Purdue (3), Princeton (2), UNC (1)

Poll Committee Members:

Men's Team Poll: Chase Bloch (Southern California), Jason Calanog (Texas A&M),  Chad Cradock (UMBC), Ashley Dell (Iowa), Damian Dennis (West Virginia), Mandy DiSalle (Cincinatti), Dan Kesler (Arizona State), McGee Moody (South Carolina), Craig Nisgor (Seattle), Bill Roberts (Navy), Steve Schaffer (Grand Canyon), Brian Schrader (Denver), Neal Studd (Florida State),

Women's Team Poll: Jennifer Buffin (Oregon State),, Dan Colella (Duke), Roric Fink (Texas), David Geyer (Louisiana State), Neil Harper (Arkansas), Naya Higashijima (UCLA), Lars Jorgensen (Kentucky), Tracy Menzel (Rutgers), Jesse Moore (Northwestern), Colleen Murphy (Air Force), Katherine Robinson (Tulane), Ryan Wochomurka (Houston), Jordan Wolfrum (Ohio State)

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.

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.