Denison Men and Kenyon Women Top Fourth Division III Swimming & Diving Poll

January 29, 2019 - 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 Kenyon women claimed the number one spot.

On the women's side Kenyon moved up after two polls ahead of Denison and Emory. Emory, Denison, Williams, and Johns Hopkins complete the top 5. On the men's side Kenyon, Emory, Johns Hopkins, and MIT complete the top five.  In total, twenty-nine men's and thirty 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 February 27th.

www.cscaa.org/top25

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Division III Women

Rank  Prev  Team Points
1 2 Kenyon 398
2 3 Emory 373
3 1 Denison 372
4 6 Williams 354
5 5 Johns Hopkins 341
6 4 NYU 317
7 7 MIT 296
8 9 Chicago 289
9 8 WashU 280
10 17 Amherst 244
11 13 SUNY Geneseo 230
12 10 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 202
13 15 Carnegie Mellon 191
14 11 Tufts 177
15 20 Saint Catherine's 165
16 12 Pomona-Pitzer 159
17 21 Rowan 152
18 23 Bowdoin 124
19 14 Washington & Lee 115
20 16 Case Western Reserve 100
21 18 Ursinus 84
22 25 Bates 68
23 24 Saint Thomas 56
24 NR Conn College 43
25 NR Hope 34

 

Also Receiving Votes:

RIT (28), Birmingham Southern (5), Albion/Coast Guard/Trinity (TX) (1)

Division III Men

Rank Prev Team Points
1 1 Denison 298
2 2 Kenyon 284
3 3 Emory 280
4 4 Johns Hopkins 260
5 6 MIT 250
6 5 WashU 246
7 7 Chicago 227
8 8 Carnegie Mellon 193
8 10 Pomona-Pitzer 193
10 9 NYU 180
11 14 Amherst 173
12 11 Calvin 163
13 12 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 160
14 24 Swarthmore 137
14 13 Rowan 137
16 16 Coast Guard 121
17 18 WPI 96
18 15 UW-Stevens Point 93
19 19 Williams 88
20 22 Tufts 80
21 17 Case Western Reserve 63
22 23 Trinity (TX) 62
23 21 Birmingham Southern 49
24 20 Stevens 27
25 NR Albion 14

 

Also Receiving Votes:

Gettysburg (11), UW-La Crosse (7), RPI (6), Wabash (2)

Regional Rankings

Women

 

Central

1 Kenyon
2 Denison
3 Chicago
4 Saint Catherine
5 Case Western
6 Saint Thomas
7 Hope
8 Albion
9 Franklin
10 Calvin


Northeast North

1 Williams
2 NYU
3 MIT
4 Amherst
5 Tufts
6 Bowdoin
7 Bates
8 Connecticut College
9 U.S. Coast Guard Academy
10 RPI


Northeast South

1 SUNY Geneseo
2 Carnegie Mellon
3 Rowan
4 Ursinus
5 RIT
6 Swarthmore
7 Gettysburg
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 Birmingham Southern
8 Trinity University (TX)
9 Mary Washington
10 Rhodes

Men

 

Central

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


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 Swarthmore
3 Rowan
4 Stevens
5 Gettysburg
6 TCNJ
7 Ursinus
8 Franklin & Marshall
9 SUNY-Geneseo
10 Nazareth
 

West-Midwest-South

1 Emory
2 Johns Hopkins
3 Washington University (Mo)
4 Pomona-Pitzer Colleges
5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
6 Trinity University (TX)
7 Birmingham Southern
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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