Yale, Cornell, Stanford and Washington Top This Week’s IRA/USRowing Collegiate Polls

Yale University’s varsity eight, Cornell University’s lightweight men’s varsity eight and Stanford University’s lightweight women’s varsity eight continued to top the 2019 Intercollegiate Rowing Association/USRowing Collegiate Polls. The University of Washington ranked No. 1 in the second and third varsity eight polls, while Yale took first in this week’s Men’s Ten Eyck Team Coaches Poll.

The Yale Bulldogs remained the unanimous choice in the men’s varsity eight poll, earning all 11 first-place votes. Washington ranked second, followed by Harvard University in third position. University of California and Brown University ranked fourth and fifth, respectively.

Cornell earned 11 of 12 first-place votes to once again top the lightweight men’s poll. Princeton University ranked second, followed by Columbia University in third. Columbia earned the other first-place vote. Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania rounded out the top five.

Stanford University remained the unanimous choice for the top position in the lightweight women’s poll, earning all seven first-place votes. Princeton University moved into second, followed by Boston University in third. Harvard-Radcliffe and the University of Wisconsin rounded out the top five.

The second varsity eight saw Washington edge out Yale for the top spot, with the Huskies taking six, first-place votes and the Bulldogs earning five, first-place votes. California, Harvard and Northeastern University filled out the top five.

The Huskies earned 10 of 11 first-place votes to take the top spot in the third varsity eight poll. Yale ranked second, earning the other first-place vote, followed by Harvard, California and Princeton .

This week’s Ten Eyck Trophy standings saw Yale continue to lead Washington. California moved into the third position, with Harvard dropping to fourth. Brown University remained in the fifth spot.

Intercollegiate Rowing Association/USRowing Men’s Varsity Eight Coaches Poll

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Total Points Previous Week
1. Yale University (11) 275 1
2. University of Washington 263 2
3. Harvard University 251 3
4. University of California, Berkeley 241 4
5. Brown University 232 5
6. Northeastern University 217 6
7. Princeton University 211 7
8. Boston University 202 8
9. Syracuse University 183 10
10. Dartmouth College 174 9
11. University of Pennsylvania 163 12
12. Cornell University 150 11
13. Stanford University 143 13
14. University of Wisconsin 127 14
15. Columbia University 126 16
16. U.S. Naval Academy 121 15
17. Florida Institute of Technology 85 20
18. Oregon State University 80 18
19. Drexel University 75 21
20. George Washington University 68 17
21. St. Joseph’s University 64 19
22. Hobart College 47 22
23. Marist College 27 25
24. Georgetown University 23 23
25. MIT 19 24

Also Receiving Votes:  College of the Holy Cross, Jacksonville University, University of San Diego, Gonzaga University, Temple University

Voting Coaches: Tom Bohrer (Boston University), Paul Bugenhagen (Hobart), Michael Callahan (Washington), Phil Carney (Wesleyan), Chris Clark (Wisconsin), Paul Cooke (Brown), Jason Cottingham (Jacksonville), Scott Frandsen (California), Dan Gehn (Gonzaga), Mike Irwin (St. Joseph’s), John Pojednic (Northeastern)

Intercollegiate Rowing Association/USRowing Men’s Varsity Lightweight Eight

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Total Points Previous Week
1. Cornell University (11) 155 1
2. Princeton University 142 2
3. Columbia University (1) 126 6
4. Harvard University 121 4
5. University of Pennsylvania 116 3
6. Yale University 96 5
7. U.S. Naval Academy 79 7
8. Dartmouth College 73 8
9. Georgetown University 64 9
10. Mercyhurst University 48 10
11. Temple University 35 11
12. MIT 25 12
13. Fairfield University 12 13

Also Receiving Votes: None

Voting Coaches: Shawn Bagnell (Navy), Billy Boyce (Harvard), Marty Crotty (Princeton), Colin Farrell (Pennsylvania), Dave Patterson (Fairfield), Chris Kerber (Cornell), Sean McKenna (Temple), Will Oliver (MIT), Nich Parker, (Columbia), Dan Roock (Dartmouth), Lee Rumpf (Georgetown), Adrian Spracklen (Mercyhurst).

Intercollegiate Rowing Association/USRowing Women’s Varsity Lightweight Eight

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Total Points Previous Week
1. Stanford University (7) 49 1
2. Princeton University 42 3
3. Boston University 35 2
4. Harvard-Radcliffe 27 4
5. University of Wisconsin 21 6
6. Georgetown University 15 5
7. MIT 7 7

Also Receiving Votes:  None

Voting Coaches: Kate Berko (Stanford), Malcom Doldron Boston University), Kieran Emery (Georgetown), Claire Martin-Doyle (MIT), Dusty Mattison Wisconsin), Paul Rassam (Princeton), Sarah Schwegman (Baker) (Harvard-Radcliffe)

Intercollegiate Rowing Association/USRowing Men’s Second Varsity Eight Coaches Poll

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Total Points Previous Week
1. University of Washington (6) 269 1
2. Yale University (5) 268 2
3. University of California, Berkeley 252 3
4. Brown University 239 6 (t)
5. Harvard University 227 4
6. Princeton University 218 6 (t)
7. Northeastern University 201 5
8. Dartmouth College 192 9
9. Boston University 184 8
10. Syracuse University 180 10
11. U.S. Naval Academy 163 12
12. Cornell University 133 13
13. Drexel University 129 18
14. University of Wisconsin 128 15
15. George Washington University 112 11
16. Columbia University 109 14
17. University of Pennsylvania 97 16
18. Oregon State University 96 17
19. Hobart College 71 19 (t)
20. Georgetown University 67 19 (t)
21. Stanford University 62 21
22. College of the Holy Cross 56 22
23. St. Joseph’s University 27 23
24. Florida Institute of Technology 20 24
25. Temple University 19 NR

Also Receiving Votes: University of California-San Diego, Gonzaga University, Marist College, MIT, Tufts University, Hamilton College, University of San Diego

Voting Coaches:  Tom Bohrer (Boston U.), Paul Bugenhagen (Hobart), Michael Callahan (Washington), Phil Carney (Wesleyan), Chris Clark (Wisconsin), Paul Cooke (Brown), Jason Cottingham (Jacksonville), Scott Frandsen (California), Dan Gehn (Gonzaga), Mike Irwin (St. Joseph’s), John Pojednic (Northeastern)

Intercollegiate Rowing Association/USRowing Men’s Third Varsity Eight Coaches Poll

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Total Points Previous Week
1. University of Washington (10) 274 1
2. Yale University (1) 262 2
3. Harvard University 248 3
4. University of California, Berkeley 237 4
5. Princeton University 233 5
6. Brown University 226 6
7. Northeastern University 203 7
8. Boston University 201 8
9. Dartmouth College 189 9
10. Syracuse University 177 10
11. Cornell University 162 11
12. University of Wisconsin 151 12
13. U.S. Naval Academy 147 13
14. St. Joseph’s University 124 14
15. Drexel University 109 21
16. Oregon State University 101 17
17. Hobart College 97 16
18. George Washington University 95 15
19. Stanford University 75 18
20. University of California, San Diego 71 19
21. Georgetown University 61 20
22. Temple University 44 22
23. Gonzaga University 30 23
24. Santa Clara University 22 NR
25. Marist College 21 24

Also Receiving Votes: Columbia University, Williams College, Tufts University, Bates College, College of the  Holy Cross 

Voting Coaches: Tom Bohrer (Boston U.), Paul Bugenhagen (Hobart), Michael Callahan (Washington), Phil Carney (Wesleyan), Chris Clark (Wisconsin), Paul Cooke (Brown), Jason Cottingham (Jacksonville), Scott Frandsen (California), Dan Gehn (Gonzaga), Mike Irwin (St. Joseph’s), John Pojednic (Northeastern)

Intercollegiate Rowing Association/USRowing Men’s Ten Eyck Team Coaches Poll

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Total Points Previous Week
1. Yale University (11) 323.3 1
2. University of Washington 321.3 2
3. University of California, Berkeley 292.4 4
4. Harvard University 290.7 3
5. Brown University 279.4 5
6. Princeton University 262.6 7
7. Northeastern University 249.8 6
8. Boston University 234.9 8
9. Dartmouth College 220.5 9
10. Syracuse University 216.6 10
11. Cornell University 176.8 11
12. U.S. Naval Academy 169.8 12
13. University of Wisconsin 160.0 13
14. Drexel University 121.8 21
15. University of Pennsylvania 120.3 15
16. Stanford University 118.8 16
17. Columbia University 109.0 18
18. Oregon State University 108.7 17
19. George Washington University 107.3 14
20. Hobart College 81.0 20
21. St. Joseph’s University 80.0 19
22. Georgetown University 56.6 22
23. Florida Institute of Technology 50.5 23
24. University of California, San Diego 25.3 24
25. College of the Holy Cross 23.7 25

Also Receiving Votes: Marist College, Temple University, Gonzaga University, MIT, Jacksonville University, Santa Clara University, Tufts University, University of San Diego, Williams College, Hamilton College, Bates College

Voting Coaches: Tom Bohrer (Boston U.), Paul Bugenhagen (Hobart), Michael Callahan (Washington), Phil Carney (Wesleyan), Chris Clark (Wisconsin), Paul Cooke (Brown), Jason Cottingham (Jacksonville), Scott Frandsen (California), Dan Gehn (Gonzaga), Mike Irwin (St. Joseph’s), John Pojednic (Northeastern)

James Ten Eyck Trophy Points Poll:

Points are determined by taking the totals from each event (Varsity, 2nd Varsity, 3rd Varsity) and multiplying them by their weighting in the Ten Eyck Formulas. (5x for Varsity, 4x for 2nd Varsity, 3x for 3rd Varsity. Points are then added up and totals divided by 10.

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