Yale, Cornell, Stanford and Washington Continue to Lead 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 continued to rank 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 top five in the men’s varsity eight poll remained unchanged with the Yale Bulldogs as the unanimous top choice, 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 all 11 first-place votes to once again top the lightweight men’s poll. Princeton University ranked second, followed by Columbia University in third. Harvard and Yale rounded out the top five.

The top five in the lightweight women’s eight rankings remained unchanged this week, as Stanford University continued as the unanimous choice for the top position, earning all seven first-place votes. Princeton University ranked 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 once again edge out Yale for the top spot, with the Huskies taking six, first-place votes and the Bulldogs earning five, first-place votes. California, Brown University and Harvard filled out the top five.

The Huskies earned 9 of 11 first-place votes to take the top spot in the third varsity eight poll. Yale ranked second, earning the other first-place votes, followed by California, Harvard and Princeton.

The top of this week’s Ten Eyck Trophy standings remained the same, with Yale continuing to lead Washington. California ranked third, with Harvard and Brown rounding out the top five.

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 264 2
3. Harvard University 252 3
4. University of California, Berkeley 242 4
5. Brown University 232 5
6. Northeastern University 219 6
7. Princeton University 206 7
8. Boston University 201 8
9. Syracuse University 185 9
10. Dartmouth College 179 10
11. University of Pennsylvania 153 11
12. U.S. Naval Academy 151 16
13. Stanford University 143 13
14. University of Wisconsin 128 14
15. Columbia University 124 15
16. Cornell University 123 12
17. Oregon State University 94 18
18. Florida Institute of Technology 92 17
19. Drexel University 78 19
20. George Washington University 65 20
21. St. Joseph’s University 50 21
22. Hobart College 42 22
23. Marist College 37 23
24. MIT 13 25
25. Georgetown University 9 24

Also Receiving Votes: Temple University, University of California-San Diego, Williams College, Gonzaga University and Tufts 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) and 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) 143 1
2. Princeton University 132 2
3. Columbia University 119 3
4. Harvard University 109 4
5. Yale University 92 6
6. University of Pennsylvania 86 5
7. U.S. Naval Academy 80 7
8. Georgetown University 75 9
9. Dartmouth College 55 8
10. Mercyhurst University 44 10
11. Temple University 33 11
12. MIT 22 12
13. Fairfield University 11 13

Also Receiving Votes: None

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

Not Voting This Week:  Dave Patterson (Fairfield)

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 41 2
3. Boston University 36 3
4. Harvard-Radcliffe 28 4
5. University of Wisconsin 20 5
6. Georgetown University 15 6
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) 270 1
2. Yale University (5) 269 2
3. University of California, Berkeley 253 3
4. Brown University 242 4
5. Harvard University 231 5
6. Princeton University 219 6
7. Northeastern University 210 7
8. Boston University 196 9
9. Dartmouth College 183 8
10. Syracuse University 182 10
11. U.S. Naval Academy 163 11
12. Cornell University 149 12
13. University of Wisconsin 132 14
14. Drexel University 125 13
15. Columbia University 123 16
16. George Washington University 112 15
17. University of Pennsylvania 109 17
18. Oregon State University 91 18
19. Hobart College 71 19
20. Georgetown University 69 20
21. Stanford University 58 21
22. College of the Holy Cross 48 22
23. St. Joseph’s University 32 23
24. Florida Institute of Technology 15 24
25. Marist College 8 NR

Also Receiving Votes: Gonzaga University, MIT, University of California-San Diego, Jacksonville University and 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) and 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 (9) 273 1
2. Yale University (2) 265 2
3. University of California, Berkeley 247 4
4. Harvard University 241 3
5. Princeton University 238 5
6. Brown University 221 6
7. Boston University 204 8
8. Northeastern University 200 7
9. Dartmouth College 186 9
10. Syracuse University 179 10
11. U.S. Naval Academy 162 13
12. University of Wisconsin 155 12
13. Cornell University 146 11
14. Drexel University 127 15
15. St. Joseph’s University 112 14
16t. Hobart College 103 17
16t. Oregon State University 103 16
18. George Washington University 95 18
19. University of California, San Diego 68 20
20. Stanford University 65 19
21. Marist College 49 25
22. Georgetown University 46 21
23. Temple University 30 22
24. Santa Clara University 29 24
25. Gonzaga University 26 23

Also Receiving Votes: Columbia University and Tufts 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) and 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 324.6 1
2. University of Washington 321.9 2
3. University of California, Berkeley 296.3 3
4. Harvard University 290.7 4
5. Brown University 279.1 5
6. Princeton University 262.0 6
7. Northeastern University 253.5 7
8. Boston University 240.1 8
9. Syracuse University 219.0 10
10. Dartmouth College 218.5 9
11. U.S. Naval Academy 189.3 12
12. Cornell University 164.9 11
13. University of Wisconsin 163.3 13
14. Drexel University 127.1 14
15. University of Pennsylvania 120.1 15
16. Oregon State University 114.3 18
17. Stanford University 114.2 16
18. Columbia University 111.8 17
19. George Washington University 105.8 19
20. Hobart College 80.3 20
21. St. Joseph’s University 71.4 21
22. Florida Institute of Technology 52.0 23
23. Georgetown University 45.9 22
24. Marist College 36.4 NR
25. University of California, San Diego 23.2 24

Also Receiving Votes: College of the Holy Cross, Temple University, Gonzaga University, Santa Clara University, MIT, Williams College, Tufts University and Jacksonville 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) and 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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