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 Queens men and women claimed the number one spot.
On the women's side, Drury, Nova Southeastern, UC San Diego, and Tampa round out the top five spots. On the men's side Indianapolis, Drury, Delta State and Oklahoma Baptist complete the top five. In total, twenty-nine men's and thirty-three 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, January 9, January 30, and February 27.
Division II Men
|6||UC San Diego||116|
Also Receiving Votes:Findlay (8), Bridgeport (7), Saint Cloud State (4), Henderson State (3)
Division I Women
|4||UC San Diego||150|
|21||Cal State East Bay||42|
|24||Saint Cloud State||15|
Also Receiving Votes:Concordia Irvine (13), Simon Fraser/Saint Leo (12), Oachita Baptist (11), Bloomsburg (8), Clarion (7), Sioux Falls (4), LIU Post (3)
Kyle Berg, Rollins; Justin Hastings, Colorado Mesa; Jason Hite, Indianapolis; John Long, Queens; Chris Villa, Indiana (PA); Jeff Boss, Concordia Irvine; Liam Donnelly, Simon Fraser; James Kiner, Tampa; Heidi Voigt, Northern Michigan; Greg Doyle, Wingate; Jeff Hegle, St. Cloud; Charlie King, Minnesota-Moorhead; Tamber McAllister, Dixie State; Nathan Rothman, Mines
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.
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