Texas Women, California Men Hold Lead in Swim & Dive Poll

January 23, 2019 - The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) have released the fifth   TYR Top 25 Dual Meet Poll of the 2018-19 swimming and diving season.  The California men and Texas women held their #1 positions for the fourth poll in a row.

On the women's side, Michigan, Stanford, California, and Virginia complete the top 5. Virginia made a large jump from eleventh place up to fifth place.  On the men's side Texas, Indiana, Michigan, and NC State 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 February 13 and February 20.

                                                 www.cscaa.org/top25

Division I Men

Rank Previous Team Points
1 1 California 297
2 2 Texas 284
3 3 Indiana 281
4 4 Michigan 262
5 6 NC State 254
6 5 Florida 236
7 7 Stanford 225
8 8 Louisville 206
9 11 Tennessee 195
10 10 Texas A&M 182
10 9 Southern California 182
12 12 Georgia 164
13 14 Ohio State 147
14 16 Virginia 145
15 13 Arizona 143
16 17 Missouri 130
17 15 Arizona State 109
18 18 Alabama 95
19 20 Georgia Tech 56
20 21 Utah 49
21 NR Virginia Tech 47
22 19 Florida State 42
23 23 Notre Dame 37
24 22 Purdue 30
25 NR Auburn/Harvard 25

 

Also Receiving Votes:

Kentucky (21), Iowa/Minnesota (9), Wisconsin (6), South Carolina (4), Grand Canyon/Pittsburgh/Navy (1)

Division I Women

Rank Previous Team Points
1 1 Texas 298
2 2 Michigan 288
3 3 Stanford 278
4 4 California 263
5 11 Virginia 252
6 9 NC State 236
7 17 Auburn 224
8 10 Florida 199
9 8 Texas A&M 190
10 13 Kentucky 188
11 14 Indiana 178
12 11 Georgia 165
13 5 Tennessee 160
14 7 Southern California 158
15 23 Ohio State 129
16 6 Louisville 116
17 16 Wisconsin 115
18 18 Minnesota 97
19 15 Notre Dame 83
20 NR UCLA 62
21 20 Duke 59
21 19 Missouri 59
23 NR Northwestern 43
24 NR South Carolina 26
25 NR Louisiana State 23

 

Also Receiving Votes:

Arkansas (6), Arizona/Florida State (2), North Carolina (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.