Cal Women Overtake #1 Spot in New CSCAA Division I Poll; Texas Men Remain on Top

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Ema Rajic. Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

The CSCAA released the final Top 25 Dual Meet CSCAA Division I Poll before conference championships get underway. The committee reviewed results from all forms of competition (virtual, intrasquad and in-person) due to the inconsistent schedules forced by COVID. Texas men and California women are number one.

The men’s committee unanimously agreed, the Longhorns and Golden Bears are number one and two. Texas A&M moved into third; they were fourth last month. Georgia dropped from second to fourth. Florida and NC State are tied for fifth. The Big 10 adds two teams to the men’s rankings with Wisconsin (19th) and Northwestern (20th).

The California women lead the polls for the first time this season with nine first place votes. Virginia remains at number two for the third month in a row. Kentucky makes a big jump, moving the Wildcats from 10th to 3rd. Florida climbs four spots into fourth. Tennessee is down one place to fifth. Wisconsin (17th), UCLA (19th), Minnesota (22) and Duke (24) enter the polls this month.

You can find a complete list of the rankings at: www.cscaa.org/top25

Rankings exclude teams that have announced their intention to not compete in the 2020-2021 season.

Women’s CSCAA Division I Poll (Previous Rank)

  1. California (7)
  2. Virginia (2)
  3. Kentucky (10)
  4. Florida (8)
  5. Tennessee (4)
  6. Georgia (3)
  7. Northwestern (22)
  8. Texas (1)
  9. Michigan (5)
  10. Stanford (9)
  11. NC State (6)
  12. Louisville (19)
  13. North Carolina (24)
  14. Notre Dame (18)
  15. Virginia Tech (16)
  16. Alabama (11)
  17. (t) Wisconsin
  18. (t) Texas A&M (13)
  19. UCLA
  20. Arkansas (20)
  21. Indiana (12)
  22. Minnesota
  23. Ohio State (14)
  24. Duke
  25. (t) Auburn (23)
  26. (t) Missouri (15)

Men’s CSCAA Division I Poll:

  1. Texas (1)
  2. California (3)
  3. Texas A&M (4)
  4. Georgia (2)
  5. NC State (6)
  6. Florida (5)
  7. Louisville (8)
  8. Indiana (7)
  9. Missouri (11)
  10. Virginia (10)
  11. (t) Tennessee (13)
  12. (t) Michigan (9)
  13. Virginia Tech (14)
  14. Stanford (11)
  15. Florida State (15)
  16. Alabama (16)
  17. Notre Dame (18)
  18. North Carolina (20)
  19. Wisconsin
  20. Northwestern
  21. Ohio State (17)
  22. Georgia Tech (19)
  23. Auburn (23)
  24. Arizona (21)
  25. Pittsburgh (22)

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