Texas Women, Cal Men Hold Their Top Spots in CSCAA Division I Poll

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

December 5, 2018 – The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) have released the fourth TYR Top 25 Dual Meet Poll of the 2018-19 swimming and diving season.  The California men and Texas women held their #1 positions for the third poll in a row.

On the women’s side, Michigan, Stanford, California, and Tennessee complete the top 5. Tennessee made a large jump from ninth place up to fifth after their showing at their invitational.  On the men’s side Texas, Indiana, Michigan, and Florida complete the top five. Texas men posted a large number of top times this past weekend to move themselves from sixth up to second.

The poll aims to measure the top teams in head-to-head competition over the most-recent polling period.  The rankings are voted on by CSCAA-member coaches and the next polls are scheduled for release on January 23, February 13 and February 20.

Men’s Top 25

  1. California (1)
  2. Texas (6)
  3. Indiana (2)
  4. Michigan (4)
  5. Florida (4)
  6. NC State (3)
  7. Stanford (8)
  8. Louisville (9)
  9. Southern Cal (7)
  10. Texas A&M (13)
  11. Tennessee (10)
  12. Georgia (14)
  13. Arizona (25)
  14. Ohio State (11)
  15. Arizona State (17)
  16. Virginia (15)
  17. Missouri (24)
  18. Alabama (12)
  19. Florida State (19)
  20. Georgia Tech (20)
  21. Utah (NR)
  22. Purdue (22)
  23. Notre Dame (21)
  24. Minnesota (18)
  25. Kentucky (23)

Conferences represented:

  • SEC (7)
  • Pac-12 (6)
  • ACC (6)
  • Big Ten (5)
  • Big XII (1)

Women’s Top 25

  1. Texas (1)
  2. Michigan (2)
  3. Stanford (3)
  4. California (5)
  5. Tennessee (9)
  6. Louisville (8)
  7. Southern Cal (6)
  8. Texas A&M (11)
  9. NC State (7)
  10. Florida (10)
  11. tVirginia (4)
  12. tGeorgia (15)
  13. Kentucky (17)
  14. Indiana (13)
  15. Notre Dame (14)
  16. Wisconsin (20)
  17. Auburn (12)
  18. Minnesota (21)
  19. Missouri (25)
  20. Duke (16)
  21. Arizona (NR)
  22. Ohio State (23)
  23. Alabama (NR)
  24. North Carolina (19)
  25. Houston (NR)

Conferences represented:

  • SEC (8)
  • ACC (6)
  • Big Ten (5)
  • Pac-12 (4)
  • Big XII (1)
  • AAC (1)
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