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