Washington, Central Oklahoma and Bates Top Week Eight USRowing/CRCA Coaches’ Polls

University of Washington, University of Central Oklahoma and Bates College topped this year’s final regular season USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division I, Division II and Division III polls presented by Pocock Racing Shells, respectively.

After sweeping the Pac-12 Championships, the Huskies took command of the No. 1 position in this week’s Division I poll. University of California, which finished second in the team standings behind Washington at the Pac-12 Championships, continued to hold second place in the poll. The Ohio State University moved into third position after sweeping the Big 10 Championships. University of Texas and Stanford University rounded out the top five.

University of Central Oklahoma topped the Division II poll for the seventh consecutive week, with Western Washington University moving into second place and University of California at San Diego jumping up to third. Florida Institute of Technology and Barry University rounded out the top five.

Bates College continued as the top choice in this week’s Division III poll after sweeping the National Invitational Rowing Championships. Ithaca College remained in second position, with WPI ranking third. Wesleyan University and Tufts University rounded out the top five.

Division I

Rank Team Total Points Previous Week
1. University of Washington (24) 499 1
2. University of California at Berkeley (1) 456 2
3. The Ohio State University 422 4
4. University of Texas 404 3
5. Stanford University 373 5
6. University of Michigan 367 6
7. University of Virginia 348 7
8. Yale University 301 9
9. Princeton University 298 11
10. University of Iowa 276 8
11. University of Wisconsin 232 13
12. Brown University 203 10
13. University of Southern California 201 12
14. Indiana University 163 14
15. Syracuse University 119 NR
16. University of Pennsylvania 108 19
17. Washington State University 107 15
18. Harvard University 100 16
19. Duke University 60 18
20. University of Minnesota 58 NR

Others Receiving Votes: University of Notre Dame (52), University of Louisville (43), University of Oklahoma (19), Michigan State University (12), Rutgers University (8), Dartmouth College (6), Oregon State University (4), University of California at Los Angeles (4), Clemson University (3), University of Alabama (2), Gonzaga University (1), University of Tennessee (1).               

Division II

Rank Team Total Points Previous Week
1. University of Central Oklahoma (3) 167 1
2. Western Washington University 150 3
3. University of California at San Diego (1) 141 5
4. Florida Institute of Technology (1) 135 2
5. Barry University 116 4
6. Mercyhurst University 74 NR
7. Jefferson University 44 8
8. Seattle Pacific University 32 7

Others Receiving Votes: Humboldt State University (19), Merrimack College (12), Rollins College (6), Nova Southeastern University (4).

Division III

Rank Team Total Points Previous Week
1. Bates College (10) 150 1
2. Ithaca College 138 2
3. WPI 128 3
4. Wesleyan University 120 4
5. Tufts University 103 9
6. Williams College 94 6t
7. Pacific Lutheran University 94 8
8. Hamilton College 86 6t
9. William Smith College 65 10
10. Wellesley College 60 5
11. University of Puget Sound 50 12
12. Rochester institute of Technology 46 11
13. Smith College 29 14
14. Washington College 22 13
15. Colby College 11 15

Others Receiving Votes: None

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