Stanford Women and Texas Men Top 2018-19 Preseason Poll

October 11, 2018 - The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) have released their first   TYR Top 25 Dual Meet Swimming and Diving Poll of the 2018-19 season.  The Texas men and Stanford women rightfully claimed their #1 spots after finishing last year as National Champions. 

On the women's side, California, Michigan, Texas and Texas A&M round out the top five spots. On the men's side California, Indiana, NC State, and Stanford complete the top five.  In total, thirty-four men's and thirty-one women's teams earned votes.

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 polls are scheduled for release on October 24, November 14, December 5, January 23, February 13 and February 20.

www.cscaa.org/top25

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Division I Men

 
Rank Prev Team Points
1   Texas 296
2   California 292
3   Indiana 273
4   NC State 258
5   Stanford 255
6   Michigan 232
7   Southern California 217
8   Florida 205
9   Georgia 191
10   Texas A&M 184
11   Louisville 181
12   Tennessee 155
13   Arizona 151
14   Arizona State 145
15   Virginia 110
16   Ohio State 109
17   Alabama 108
18   Minnesota 107
19   Harvard 102
20   Florida State 59
20   Purdue 59
22   Missouri 50
23   Notre Dame 46
24   South Carolina 24
25   Auburn 19
  
Also Received Votes:
Georgia Tech (17), Denver (14), Virginia Tech (13), Iowa (9), Grand Canyon (7), Brigham Young (5), Penn State (4), Utah (2), Cornell (1)

Division I Women

 
Rank Prev Team Points
1   Stanford 300
2   California 286
3   Michigan 272
4   Texas 262
5   Texas A&M 250
6   Indiana 233
7   Georgia 222
8   Louisville 218
9   Tennessee 195
10   Virginia 188
11   NC State 183
11   Southern California 183
13   Minnesota 171
14   Kentucky 156
15   Missouri 126
16   Auburn 109
17   Ohio State 105
18   Notre Dame 91
19   Florida 80
20   Wisconsin 76
21   Arizona 67
22   Duke 35
23   Arkansas 21
24   Arizona State 17
25   Florida State 15

Also Received Votes:
North Carolina (13), Virginia Tech (7), South Carolina/Northwestern (6), Alabama (5), Akron (2)

 

Women's Poll Committee

Colleen Murphy, Air Force;   Dan Colella, Duke;   Ryan Wochomurka, Houston;  Lars Jorgenson, Kentucky;  Naya Higashijima, UCLA;  Jennifer Buffin, Oregon State;     David Geyer, LSU;     Neil Harper, Arkansas;     Jesse Moore, Minnesota;     Kristy Brager, Wisconsin;     Niko Fantakis, Brown;     April Jensen, Notre Dame;    Nathan Lavery, TCU;


Men's Poll Committee

Brian Schrader, Denver;     Steve Schaffer, Grand Canyon ;     Bill Roberts Navy;   Craig Nisgor, Seattle;     McGee Moody South Carolina;    Chad Cradock UMBC;    Chase Bloch, USC;   Jason Calanog, Texas A&M;     Ashley Dell, Iowa;     Damion Dennis, West Virginia;    Dan Kesler, Arizona State;    Neal Studd, Florida State;    Jamie Holder, Dartmouth;     Kevin Woodhull-Smith, East Carolina

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.

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.