Stanford Women and Texas Men on Top of CSCAA Pre-Season Poll

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October 11, 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 Texas men and Stanford women rightfully claimed their #1 spots after finishing last year as National Champions.

On the women’s side, California, Michigan, Texas and Texas A&M round out the top five spots. On the men’s side California, Indiana, NC State, and Stanford complete the top five.  In total, thirty-four men’s and thirty-one 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 October 24, November 14, December 5, January 23, February 13 and February 20.

Men’s Rankings (2018 NCAA finish):

  1. Texas (1)
  2. California (2)
  3. Indiana (3)
  4. NC State (4)
  5. Stanford (7)
  6. Michigan (8)
  7. Southern Cal (6)
  8. Florida (5)
  9. Georgia (10)
  10. Texas A&M (14)
  11. Louisville (9)
  12. Tennessee (11)
  13. Arizona (16)
  14. Arizona State (20)
  15. Virginia (29)
  16. Ohio State (28)
  17. Alabama (13)
  18. Minnesota (15)
  19. Harvard (18)
  20. (t)Florida State (21)
  21. (t)Purdue (19)
  22. Missouri (23)
  23. Notre Dame (23)
  24. South Carolina (17)
  25. Auburn (12)
  • Southeastern Conference (8)
  • Pac-12 Conference (5)
  • Big Ten Conference (5)
  • Atlantic Coast Conference (5)
  • Big XII Conference (1)
  • Ivy League (1)

Women’s Rankings (2018 NCAA finish):

  1. Stanford (1)
  2. California (2)
  3. Michigan (4)
  4. Texas (6)
  5. Texas A&M (3)
  6. Indiana (8)
  7. Georgia (11)
  8. Louisville (5)
  9. Tennessee (7)
  10. Virginia (9)
  11. NC State (18)
  12. Southern California (12)
  13. Minnesota (10)
  14. Kentucky (14)
  15. Missouri (15)
  16. Auburn (16)
  17. Ohio State (13)
  18. Notre Dame (41)
  19. Florida (35)
  20. Wisconsin (17)
  21. Arizona (20)
  22. Duke (42)
  23. Arkansas (27)
  24. Arizona State (23)
  25. Florida State (42)
  • Southeastern Conference (8)
  • Pac-12 Conference (5)
  • Big Ten Conference (5)
  • Atlantic Coast Conference (6)
  • Big XII Conference (1)

The above press release was posted by Swimming World in conjunction with the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). For press releases and advertising inquiries please contact Advertising@SwimmingWorld.com.

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