Denison Men and Emory Women Top Division III Preseason Poll

October 17, 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 Denison men and Emory  women claimed the number one spot.

On the women's side, Denison, Kenyon, Williams, and Johns Hopkins round out the top five spots. On the men's side Kenyon, Emory, Johns Hopkins and MIT complete the top five.  In total, twenty-nine men's and thirty-eight 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 November 14, December 12, January 30, and February 27.

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Division III Women

Rank 
 
Prev 
 
Team
 
Points
 
1   Emory 400
2   Denison 382
3   Kenyon 365
4   Williams 351
5   Johns Hopkins 342
6   MIT 313
7   WashU 287
8   NYU 285
9   Amherst 265
10   Carnegie Mellon 251
11   Chicago 237
12   Pomona-Pitzer 232
13   Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 193
14   Washington & Lee 180
15   Tufts 176
16   Calvin 174
17   Ursinus 130
18   Saint Thomas 112
19   Bowdoin 98
20   SUNY Geneseo 97
21   Case Western Reserve 83
22   Rowan 55
23   Wheaton (MA) 41
24   Bates 31
25   Hope 24

 

Also Receiving Votes:

Conn College (21), Swarthmore (18), Birmingham Southern (12), Occidental (11), Grove City (7), Centre (6), Ithaca (5), Gustavus (4), Susquehanna (2), Middlebury/Franklin (1)

Division III Men

Rank 
 
Prev 
 
Team
 
Points
 
1   Denison 250
2   Kenyon 237
3   Emory 231
4   Johns Hopkins 216
4   MIT 216
6   NYU 196
7   Pomona-Pitzer 184
8   Tufts 175
9   Chicago 173
10   WashU 172
11   Carnegie Mellon 140
12   Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 137
13   Rowan 128
14   Williams 124
15   Amherst 105
16   Saint Thomas 99
17   Calvin 85
18   California Lutheran 78
19   TCNJ 77
20   Carthage 58
21   Birmingham Southern 53
22   Coast Guard 30
23   Washington & Lee 21
23   DePauw 21
25   Stevens 20

 

Also Receiving Votes:

Swarthmore (11), UW-Stevens Point (7), Albion/Whitworth (3)

Regional Rankings

Central

1 Denison
2 Kenyon
3 Chicago
4 Calvin
5 Saint Thomas
6 Case Western
7 Hope
8 Franklin
9 St. Olaf
10 Albion


Northeast North

1 Williams
2 MIT
3 NYU
4 Amherst
5 Tufts
6 Bowdoin
7 Wheaton College
8 Bates
9 Conn College
10 RPI


Northeast South

1 Carnegie Mellon
2 Ursinus
3 SUNY Geneseo
4 Rowan
5 Swarthmore
6 Susquehanna
7 Stevens
8 Ithaca
9 Gettysburg
10 Rochester
 

West-Midwest-South

1 Emory
2 Johns Hopkins
3 Washington University (Mo)
4 Pomona Pitzer Colleges
5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
6 Washington & Lee
7 Birmingham Southern
8 Mary Washington
9 Trinity
10 Occidental

Central

1 Denison
2 Kenyon
3 Chicago
4 Saint Thomas
5 Calvin
6 Carthage
7 DePauw
8 UW Stevens Point
9 Albion
10 Wheaton


Northeast North

1 MIT
2 NYU
3 Tufts
4 Williams 
5 Amhert
6 U.S. Coast Guard Academy
7 RPI
8 Conn College
9 WPI
10 Bates


Northeast South

1 Carnegie Mellon
2 Rowan
3 TCNJ
4 Stevens
5 Swarthmore
6 Gettysburg
7 SUNY Geneseo
8 Franklin & Marshall
9 Westminster
10 Grove City
 

West-Midwest-South

1 Emory
2 Johns Hopkins
3 Pomona-Pitzer Colleges
4 Washington University (Mo)
5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
6 California Lutheran
7 Birmingham Southern
8 Washington and Lee
9 Whitworth
10 Trinity University (TX)

Women's Poll Committee

Jake Taber, Hope (Chair); Dean Brownley, Centre; Jay Daniels, Kalmazoo; Beth DeLaRosby, Carthage; Ben Delia, Franklin & Marshall; Jon Duncan, Southwestern; Dani Korman, MIT; Meg French, Pomona-Pitzer; Brad Burnham, Bowdoin; Jay Daniels, Kalmazoo; Kyle Garase, Hope; Shannon O'Brien,  Rensselaer Poly Tech; Bob Rueppel, Middlebury; Paul Waas, Catholic; Jason Weber Chicago; Scott Whitbeck, Nazareth, St. Kate's

Men's Poll Committee

Sean Tedesco, USMMA (Chair); Justin Anderson, Mary Washington; Paul Bennett, WPI; Brad Bowser, Rowan; Peter Casares, Bates; Karin Colby, Swarthmore; Keith Crawford, Rose-Hulman; David Dow, TCNJ; Matt Emmert, Roger Williams; Mark Fino, John Carrol; Jean-Paul Gowdy, Pomona-Pitzer; Kyle Kimball, Linfield; Nate Parsley, Arcadia; Juliet Suess, CMS; Jason Weber, Chicago    .

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.