Cal Men, Texas Women Lead New CSCAA Poll

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October 24, 2018 – The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) have released the second TYR Top 25 Dual Meet Poll of the 2018-19 swimming and diving season.  The California men and Texas women took over the #1 positions.

On the women’s side, Stanford, Michigan, NC State, California complete the top 5. The Longhorns, recently voted #4 in the preseason poll, jumped up to the first place position after their win against ninth-ranked Indiana and tenth-ranked Florida.

On the men’s side Indiana, Florida, NC State, and Texas complete the top five. The Bears moved passed Texas after their results posted against Pacific and Utah.

The poll aims to measure the top teams in head-to-head competition over the most-recent polling period.  The rankings are voted on by CSCAA-member coaches and the next polls are scheduled for release on November 14, December 5, January 23, February 13 and February 20.

Men’s Rankings (Pre-Season Poll)

  1. California (2)
  2. Indiana (3)
  3. Florida (8)
  4. NC State (4)
  5. Texas (1)
  6. Michigan (6)
  7. Stanford (5)
  8. Southern Cal (7)
  9. Georgia (9)
  10. Ohio State (16)
  11. Alabama (17)
  12. Texas A&M (10)
  13. Louisville (11)
  14. Arizona State (14)
  15. Tennessee (12)
  16. Virginia (15)
  17. Georgia Tech (NR)
  18. Notre Dame (23)
  19. Missouri (22)
  20. Minnesota (18)
  21. tFlorida State (20)
  22. tArizona (13)
  23. Harvard (19)
  24. Wisconsin (NR)
  25. tPurdue (20)
  26. tPittsburgh (NR)
  • ACC (7)
  • B1G (6)
  • SEC (6)
  • Pac-12 (5)
  • Big XII (1)
  • Ivy League (1)

Women’s Rankings:

  1. Texas (4)
  2. Stanford (1)
  3. Michigan (3)
  4. NC State (11)
  5. tCalifornia (2)
  6. tTexas A&M (5)
  7. Virginia (10)
  8. Louisville (8)
  9. Indiana (6)
  10. Florida (19)
  11. tGeorgia (7)
  12. tSouthern Cal (11)
  13. Notre Dame (18)
  14. Wisconsin (20)
  15. Ohio State (17)
  16. Minnesota (13)
  17. Auburn (16)
  18. Kentucky (14)
  19. South Carolina (NR)
  20. Duke (22)
  21. Florida State (25)
  22. Akron (NR)
  23. Arkansas (23)
  24. Tennessee (9)
  25. tAlabama (NR)
  26. tArizona (21)
  • SEC (9)
  • ACC (6)
  • B1G (5)
  • Pac-12 (4)
  • Big XII (1)
  • MAC (1)