Texas Women and California Men Top Second 2018-19 Poll

October 24, 2018 - The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) have released the second TYR Top 25 Dual Meet Poll of the 2018-19 swimming and diving season.  The California men and Texas women took over the #1 positions.  

On the women's side, Stanford, Michigan, NC State, California complete the top 5. The Longhorns, recently voted #4 in the preseason poll, jumped up to the first place position after their win against ninth-ranked Indiana and tenth-ranked Florida.

On the men's side Indiana, Florida, NC State, and Texas complete the top five. The Bears moved passed Texas after their results posted against Pacific and Utah.

The poll aims to measure the top teams in head-to-head competition over the most-recent polling period.  The rankings are voted on by CSCAA-member coaches and the next polls are scheduled for release on November 14, December 5, January 23, February 13 and February 20.

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Division I Men


Rank Prev Team Points
1 2 California 324
2 3 Indiana 313
3 8 Florida 289
4 4 NC State 285
5 1 Texas 276
6 6 Michigan 258
7 5 Stanford 249
8 7 Southern California 232
9 9 Georgia 208
10 16 Ohio State 193
11 17 Alabama 191
12 10 Texas A&M 172
13 11 Louisville 162
14 14 Arizona State 144
15 12 Tennessee 140
16 15 Virginia 125
17 NR Georgia Tech 100
18 23 Notre Dame 99
19 22 Missouri 89
20 18 Minnesota 75
21 20 Florida State 62
21 13 Arizona 62
23 19 Harvard 61
24 NR Wisconsin 28
25 20/NR Purdue/Pittsburgh 23

 

Also Receiving Votes:

Utah (12), Miami (OH) (10), Virginia Tech (6), Duke (6), Kentucky (3), Auburn (2), George Washington (1), Louisiana State (1), West Virginia

Division I Women


Rank Prev Team Points
1 4 Texas 298
2 1 Stanford 286
3 3 Michigan 276
4 11 NC State 265
5 2 California 250
5 5 Texas A&M 230
7 10 Virginia 223
8 8 Louisville 212
9 6 Indiana 195
10 19 Florida 189
11 7 Georgia 184
11 11 Southern California 184
13 18 Notre Dame 144
14 20 Wisconsin 127
15 17 Ohio State 114
16 13 Minnesota 109
17 16 Auburn 101
18 14 Kentucky 97
19 NR South Carolina 94
20 22 Duke 71
21 25 Florida State 63
22 NR Akron 55
23 23 Arkansas 40
24 9 Tennessee 31
25 NR/21 Alabama/Arizona 17

 

Also Receiving Votes:

Missouri (14), Arizona State (6), Northwestern (4), UCLA (2), Virginia Tech (1), Utah (1)

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.