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