Denison Maintains at the Top of Latest Swimming & Diving Poll

December 12, 2018 - The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) have released their third TYR Top 25 Dual Meet Swimming and Diving Poll of the 2018-19 season.  The Denison men and women claimed the number one spot for the second poll in a row.

On the women's side, Kenyon, Emory, NYU, and Johns Hopkins round out the top five spots. On the men's side Kenyon, Emory, Johns Hopkins, and WashU complete the top five.  In total, twenty-eight 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 January 30 and February 27.

www.cscaa.org/top25

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Division III Women

Rank  Previous  Team
Points 
1 1 Denison 296
2 3 Kenyon 286
3 2 Emory 282
4 6 NYU 261
5 4 Johns Hopkins 250
6 5 Williams 236
7 8 MIT 233
8 9 WashU 216
9 7 Chicago 212
10 12 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 187
11 17 Tufts 177
12 14 Pomona-Pitzer 158
13 13 SUNY Geneseo 156
14 11 Washington & Lee 146
15 15 Carnegie Mellon 133
16 20 Case Western Reserve 105
17 10 Amherst 104
18 18 Ursinus 100
19 19 Calvin 87
20 25 Saint Catherine's 62
21 22 Rowan 54
22 23 Trinity (TX) 40
23 21 Bowdoin 39
24 16 Saint Thomas 29
25 24 Bates 22
 

Also Receiving Votes:

RIT (13), Albion/Rhodes (4), RPI (3), Franklin/Birmingham Southern (2), WPI (1)

Division III Men

Rank  Previous  Team
Points 
1 1 Denison 324
2 4 Kenyon 311
3 2 Emory 300
4 3 Johns Hopkins 287
5 5 WashU 271
6 5 MIT 262
7 8 Chicago 244
8 9 Carnegie Mellon 228
9 7 NYU 210
10 10 Pomona-Pitzer 196
11 15 Calvin 181
12 12 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 176
13 17 Rowan 155
14 20 Amherst 151
15 24 UW-Stevens Point 146
16 16 Coast Guard 125
17 13 Case Western Reserve 113
18 NR WPI 107
19 18 Williams 82
20 19 Stevens 80
21 NR Birmingham Southern 73
22 11 Tufts 71
23 NR Trinity (TX) 43
24 14 Swarthmore 41
25 23 Wabash 21
 

Also Receiving Votes:

Gettysburg (18), John Carroll (8), Carthage (1)

Regional Rankings

Women

 

Central

1 Denison
2 Kenyon
3 Chicago
4 Case Western
5 Calvin
6 Saint Catherine's
7 Saint Thomas
8 Albion
9 Franklin
10 UW-Eau Claire


Northeast North

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


Northeast South

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

West-Midwest-South

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

Men

 

Central

1 Denison
2 Kenyon
3 Chicago
4 Calvin
5 UW-Stevens Point
6 Case Western
7 Wabash
8 John Carroll
9 Carthage
10 Depauw


Northeast North

1 MIT
2 NYU
3 Amherst
4 US Coast Guard Academy
5 WPI
6 Williams
7 Tufts
8 RPI
9 Roger Williams
10 Bowdoin


Northeast South

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

West-Midwest-South

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

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

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