Queens Men and Women Women Top Division II 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 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.

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Division II Men


Rank Prev Team Points
1 Queens (NC) 149
2 Indianapolis 142
3 Drury 136
4 Delta State 123
5 Oklahoma Baptist 123
6 UC San Diego 116
7 Florida Southern 110
8 Lindenwood 105
9 Grand Valley 99
10 Wingate 95
11 Colorado Mesa 94
12 Nova Southeastern 86
13 Northern Michigan 74
14 Saint Leo 73
15 Missouri S&T 65
16 Florida Tech 64
17 Fresno Pacific 53
18 Tampa 49
19 McKendree 41
20 Carson-Newman 38
20 West Chester 31
22 Truman State 26
23 Emmanuel 13
24 Wayne State 12
25 Simon Fraser 11

Also Receiving Votes:

Findlay (8), Bridgeport (7), Saint Cloud State (4), Henderson State (3)

Division I Women


Rank Prev Team Points
1 Queens (NC) 172
2 Drury 170
3 Nova Southeastern 160
4 UC San Diego 150
5 Tampa 124
6 West Chester 124
7 Indianapolis 118
8 Colorado Mesa 110
9 Wingate 107
10 Fresno Pacific 99
11 Lindenwood 97
11 West Florida 94
13 Northern Michigan 93
14 Oklahoma Baptist 88
15 Delta State 79
16 Grand Valley 75
17 Florida Southern 66
18 Carson-Newman 60
19 Wayne State 47
20 Truman State 45
21 Cal State East Bay 42
22 Minnesota State 37
23 Findlay 17
24 Saint Cloud State 15
25 Concordia-Irvine 13

Also Receiving Votes:

Concordia Irvine (13), Simon Fraser/Saint Leo (12), Oachita Baptist (11), Bloomsburg (8), Clarion (7), Sioux Falls (4), LIU Post (3)

Poll Committee

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.

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.