Texas Women and California Men Hold Their Place in Third 2018-19 Poll

November 14, 2018 - The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) have released the third   TYR Top 25 Dual Meet Poll of the 2018-19 swimming and diving season.  The California men and Texas women held their #1 positions.  

On the women's side, Michigan, Stanford, Virginia, and California complete the top 5. On the men's side Indiana, NC State, Florida, and Michigan complete the top five. 

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 December 5, January 23, February 13 and February 20.

                                                 www.cscaa.org/top25

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Division I Men

Rank Previous Team Points
1 1 California 250
2 2 Indiana 238
3 4 NC State 237
4 3 Florida 207
4 6 Michigan 207
6 5 Texas 200
7 8 Southern California 197
8 7 Stanford 175
9 13 Louisville 172
10 15 Tennessee 163
11 10 Ohio State 146
12 11 Alabama 141
13 12 Texas A&M 127
14 9 Georgia 109
15 16 Virginia 106
16 NR Virginia Tech 102
17 14 Arizona State 97
18 20 Minnesota 66
19 NR Florida State 58
20 17 Georgia Tech 57
21 NR Notre Dame 47
22 25 Purdue 35
23 NR Kentucky 33
24 19 Missouri 31
25 21 Arizona 13

 

Also Receiving Votes:

Pittsburgh (12), Harvard/Iowa (11), Wisconsin/Princeton (1)

Division I Women

Rank Previous Team Points
1 1 Texas 274
2 3 Michigan 264
3 2 Stanford 252
4 7 Virginia 234
5 5 California 218
6 11 Southern California 214
7 4 NC State 212
8 8 Louisville 202
9 24 Tennessee 178
10 10 Florida 177
11 6 Texas A&M 160
12 17 Auburn 152
13 9 Indiana 150
14 13 Notre Dame 139
15 11 Georgia 136
16 20 Duke 91
17 18 Kentucky 87
17 NR Purdue 87
19 NR North Carolina 81
20 14 Wisconsin 77
21 16 Minnesota 60
22 NR Florida State 49
23 15 Ohio State 31
24 NR South Carolina 24
25 NR Missouri 12

 

Also Receiving Votes:

UCLA/Arkansas (6), Northwestern/Alabama (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.