Denison Keeps Top Spots in CSCAA Division III Poll

Photo Courtesy: Hayley Good

December 12, 2018 – The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) have released their third TYR Top 25 Dual Meet Swimming and Diving Poll of the 2018-19 season.  The Denison men and women claimed the number one spot for the second poll in a row.

On the women’s side, Kenyon, Emory, NYU, and Johns Hopkins round out the top five spots. On the men’s side Kenyon, Emory, Johns Hopkins, and WashU complete the top five.  In total, twenty-eight men’s and thirty-three women’s teams earned votes.

The poll aims to measure the top teams in head-to-head competition.

The rankings are voted on by CSCAA-member coaches and the next polls are scheduled for release on January 30 and February 27.

Women’s Rankings (Previous Rank)

  1. Denison (1)
  2. Kenyon (3)
  3. Emory (2)
  4. NYU (6)
  5. Johns Hopkins (4)
  6. Williams (5)
  7. MIT (8)
  8. WashU (9)
  9. Chicago (7)
  10. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (12)
  11. Tufts (17)
  12. Pomona-Pitzer (14)
  13. SUNY Geneseo (13)
  14. Washington & Lee (11)
  15. Carnegie Mellon (15)
  16. Case Western Reserve (20)
  17. Amherst (10)
  18. Ursinus (18)
  19. Calvin (19)
  20. Saint Catherine’s (25)
  21. Rowan (22)
  22. Trinity (TX) (23)
  23. Bowdoin (21)
  24. Saint Thomas (16)
  25. Bates (24)

Also receiving votes: RIT, Albion, Rhodes, RPI, Franklin, Birmingham Southern, WPI

Men’s Rankings (Previous Rank)

  1. Denison (1)
  2. Kenyon (4)
  3. Emory (2)
  4. Johns Hopkins (3)
  5. WashU (5)
  6. MIT (5)
  7. Chicago (8)
  8. Carnegie Mellon (9)
  9. NYU (7)
  10. Pomona-Pitzer (10)
  11. Calvin (15)
  12. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (12)
  13. Rowan (17)
  14. Amherst (20)
  15. UW-Stevens Point (24)
  16. Coast Guard (16)
  17. Case Western Reserve (13)
  18. WPI (NR)
  19. Williams (18)
  20. Stevens (19)
  21. Birmingham Southern (NR)
  22. Tufts (11)
  23. Trinity (TX) (NR)
  24. Swarthmore (14)
  25. Wabash (23)

Also receiving votes: Gettysburg, John Carroll, Carthage

For Regional Rankings click here.

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