Stanford Women Take Over Fifth Poll

Moving towards championship season there has been a change in the top of the CSCAA / TYR Top 25 Swimming and Diving Poll.  California men have kept there position at #1 for the third poll in a row while the Stanford University women regained top the women's poll over previous Texas A&M Aggies. 

Defending NCAA Champion Stanford made their move over Texas A&M and Michigan following wins over tenth-ranked Southern California and USC.  California and Texas round out the top five.  

On the men's side, California again collected all the first place votes. Indiana moved up into the previously Texas owned number two position. Florida, Stanford, and NC State all moved up one position to complete the top 5.

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 poll is scheduled for release on February 7th.

Division I Women

 
Rank Previous Team Points
1 3 Stanford 300
2 1 Texas A&M 280
3 2 Michigan 275
4 5 California 270
5 4 Texas 255
6 6 Georgia 240
7 8 Virginia 224
8 7 Indiana 201
9 9 Tennessee 194
10 13 Southern California 176
10 15 NC State 176
12 11 Ohio State 165
13 14 Kentucky 164
14 10 Louisville 158
15 12 Auburn 139
16 18 Minnesota 125
17 16 Florida 101
18 20 North Carolina 91
19 22 Notre Dame 87
20 17 Missouri 65
21 19 Wisconsin 63
22 20 Arizona 56
23 NR Purdue 29
24 NR Akron 28
25 NR Duke 16

Also Received Votes: Arizona State (8), UCLA (5), Alabama (4), Virginia Tech (3), Arkansas (1)

Division I Men

 
Rank Previous Team Points
1 1 California 274
2 3 Indiana 264
3 4 Florida 249
4 5 Stanford 238
5 6 NC State 218
6 7 Michigan 213
7 10 Arizona State 199
8 2 Texas 198
9 11 Georgia 189
10 8 Southern California 174
11 9 Texas A&M 172
12 12 Tennessee 148
13 15 Missouri 134
14 14 Louisville 128
15 16 Ohio State 125
16 13 Auburn 111
16 17 Alabama 111
18 18 Arizona 81
19 20 Notre Dame 73
20 19 Virginia Tech 68
21 20 Florida State 50
22 24 Minnesota 41
23 23 Virginia 34
23 25 South Carolina 34
25 21 Harvard 27

Also Received Votes:
Georgia Tech (10), Kentucky (9), Princeton (2), Iowa (1)

Women's Poll Committee

Colleen Murphy, Air Force;   Dan Colella, Duke;   Ryan Wochomurka, Houston;  Lars Jorgenson, Kentucky;   Roric Fink, Texas;   Katie Robinson, Tulane;  Naya Higashijima, UCLA;  Jennifer Buffin, Oregon State;     David Geyer, LSU;     Neil Harper, Arkansas;     Jesse Moore, Northwestern;   Jordan Wolfrum, Ohio State; Jeremy Kipp, Boise State  


Men's Poll Committee

Brian Schrader, Denver;     Steve Schaffer, Grand Canyon ;     Bill Roberts Navy;   Craig Nisgor Seattle;     McGee Moody South Carolina;    Chad Craddock UMBC;    Chase Bloch, USC;   Jason Calanog, Texas A&M;     Ashley Dell, Iowa;     Damion Dennis, West Virginia;     Mandy DiSalle, Cincinnati;     Dan Kesler, Arizona State;    Neal Studd, Florida State

 

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

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.