Longhorns Reign Atop CSCAA/TYR Top 25 Poll Continues

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The latest poll from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA)/TYR Top 25 Swimming & Diving Poll show the University of Texas men continuing their reign. This was the first week this season, however, where the Longhorns did not sweep the votes as California, ranked second, snagged a first place vote.

The biggest jump in the rankings came from Ohio State, moving a steep seven spots up to fourteenth.

Full Press Release:

As it has all season, the University of Texas men remain atop the latest College Swimming Coaches Association of America / TYR Top 25 Swimming & Diving Poll.  However, for the first time this season, the Longhorns did not capture every single first place vote.  While eight of the nine voters picked the defending NCAA champions, one selected second-ranked California.  Rankings are compiled by CSCAA-member coaches and released on a weekly basis, alternating between men’s and women’s team ranking.

Ohio State made the biggest jump in the poll, moving up seven spots to number fourteen.  Grand Canyon University made the highest debut, entering the ranking at #22.

The CSCAA Division Men’s Division I Committee produces in-season rankings of the 25 best performing NCAA Swimming and Diving teams in rank order at the time of each poll.  The poll is not designed to predict the results of the NCAA Championship, but rather which teams would win head-to-head against other teams in the country. Ranking are based on performances that have taken place since the previous poll and include invites as well as dual meets.

Division I – Men

Rank Prev Team Points
1 1 Texas 224
2 2 California 214
3 5 Florida 210
4 4 Stanford 184
4 3 Georgia 184
6 7 Michigan 166
7 8 NC State 164
7 11 Missouri 164
9 6 Auburn 163
10 14 Louisville 162
11 11 Alabama 144
12 10 Indiana 133
13 9 North Carolina 103
14 21 Ohio State 102
15 11 Tennessee 90
15 17 South Carolina 90
17 16 Arizona 72
18 23 Duke 66
19 19 Southern California 52
20 18 Minnesota 43
21 25 Air Force 41
22 NR Grand Canyon 39
23 15 Wisconsin 36
24 NR Utah 26
25 NR Georgia Tech 22
Also Receiving Votes:
Louisiana State 14, Virginia Tech 8, Florida State 5, Purdue 3, Texas A & M

 

Poll Committee

Chair: Bill Roberts, Navy; Committee: Chad Craddock, UMBC; Dan Ross, Purdue; Vic Riggs, West Virginia; Mandy Commons-Disalle, Cincinnati; Dave Salo, Southern California; McGee Moody, South Carolina; Brian Schrader, Denver; Gary Taylor, NC State

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Author: Taylor Brien

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Taylor Brien is the Circulation and Operations Manager at Swimming World. A native of Bettendorf, IA and a 2015 graduate of Illinois College, she has covered a variety of events since joining the SW team in 2015, including the NCAA Championships, World Championships, Olympic Trials, and 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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