Emory Women, Denison Men on Top of CSCAA Division III Pre-Season Poll

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Photo Courtesy: Jace Delgado; Denison Athletics

October 17, 2018 – The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) have released their first TYR Top 25 Dual Meet Swimming and Diving Poll of the 2018-19 season. The Denison men and Emory women claimed the number one spot.

On the women’s side, Denison, Kenyon, Williams, and Johns Hopkins round out the top five spots. On the men’s side Kenyon, Emory, Johns Hopkins and MIT complete the top five. In total, twenty-nine men’s and thirty-eight 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 November 14, December 12, January 30, and February 27.

Women’s Rankings (Points)

  1. Emory (400)
  2. Denison (382)
  3. Kenyon (365)
  4. Williams (351)
  5. Johns Hopkins (342)
  6. MIT (313)
  7. WashU (287)
  8. NYU (285)
  9. Amherst (265)
  10. Carnegie Mellon (251)
  11. Chicago (237)
  12. Pomona-Pitzer (232)
  13. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (193)
  14. Washington & Lee (180)
  15. Tufts (176)
  16. Calvin (174)
  17. Ursinus (130)
  18. Saint Thomas (112)
  19. Bowdoin (98)
  20. SUNY Geneseo (97)
  21. Case Western Reserve (83)
  22. Rowan (55)
  23. Wheaton (MA) (41)
  24. Bates (31)
  25. Hope (24)

Also receiving votes:

Conn College (21), Swarthmore (18), Birmingham Southern (12), Occidental (11), Grove City (7), Centre (6), Ithaca (5), Gustavus (4), Susquehanna (2), Middlebury/Franklin (1)

Men’s Rankings (Points)

1. Denison (250)
2. Kenyon (237)
3. Emory (231)
4. Johns Hopkins (216)
4. MIT (216)
6. NYU (196)
7. Pomona-Pitzer (184)
8. Tufts (175)
9. Chicago (173)
10. WashU (172)
11. Carnegie Mellon (140)
12. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (137)
13. Rowan (128)
14. Williams (124)
15. Amherst (105)
16. Saint Thomas (99)
17. Calvin (85)
18. California Lutheran (78)
19. TCNJ (77)
20. Carthage (58)
21. Birmingham Southern (53)
22. Coast Guard (30)
23. Washington & Lee (21)
23. DePauw (21)
25. Stevens (20)

Also receiving votes: Swarthmore (11), UW-Stevens Point (7), Albion/Whitworth (3)

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