Texas Leads Men’s Swim Poll; Arizona Takes Over the #1 Women’s Spot

PHOENIX, March 9. THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS men's swimming team remained comfortably on top of the final pre-NCAA Championship Speedo/College Swim Coaches of Americal Top 25 poll. Meanwhile Arizona has replaced double-defending NCAA champion as the top women's team in the poll. The poll results were released today by SWIMMING WORLD magazine and swiminfo.com.

The Texas men took all of the first place votes to score 200 points. Stanford follows in second place, ahead of Auburn. USC jumped into fourth position off its stellar performance at Pac-10s, while Tennessee, which upset Texas by one point in a dual meet earlier this season, dropped to fifth.

Arizona leaped ahead of Georgia for the first time this season, scoring 194 points to the Dawgs' 192. Texas vaulted from seventh to third place off its strong Big-12 performance. Auburn is fourth and aStanford fifth. UCLA, which upset defending Pac-10 champ, Arizona, for the conference crown, ranks sixth.

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The standings:

CSCAA Men's Coaches' Poll
1. Texas 200
2. Stanford 192
3. Auburn 184
4. USC 170
5. Tennessee 169
6. California 150
7. Arizona 146
8. Minnesota 141
9. Michigan 136
10. Florida 134
11. Texas A&M 131
12. Penn State 103
13. Virginia 101
14. Arizona State 94
15. SMU 91
16. Harvard 71
17. Wisconsin 63
18. Georgia 62
19. BYU 54
20. North Carolina 45
21. Kentucky 37
22. Pittsburgh 34
23. Purdue 28
24. UNLV 19
25. Iowa State 17

CSCAA Women's Coaches' Poll
1. Arizona 194
2. Georgia 192
3. Texas 185
4. Auburn 174
5. Stanford 166
6. UCLA 157
7. Florida 152
8. USC 139
8. SMU 139
10. California 135
11. North Carolina 127
12. Michigan 111
13. Virginia 100
14. Penn State 99
15. Wisconsin 80
16. Indiana 78
17. Notre Dame 65
18. Alabama 62
19. Arizona State 56
20. Northwestern 53
21. Clemson 34
22. Minnesota 26
22. Hawaii 26
24. Princeton 17
25. Rice 14

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