Virginia Women, Texas Men Lead Final CSCAA Division I Poll Ahead of NCAAs

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Virginia Women, Texas Men Lead Final CSCAA Division I Poll Ahead of NCAAs

The CSCAA has released their final dual meet poll of the 2020-2021 season, just in time for the start of NCAA Championships. Virginia women and Texas men are at the top. The committee reviewed results from the entire year, including conference championship performances, as they determined the top dual meet teams in the nation.

Texas shared the number one votes for the first time this season, earning 11 of the possible 12. California received the remaining top vote. Florida is third and Georgia is fourth, both were in the top five last month. Louisville climbed two spots to finish this season fifth. A strong showing at the Big Ten championship placed the Purdue men 21st. This was their first ranking this season.

Virginia women are the top dual meet team this month, as unanimously voted on by the committee. They held the second spot the last two polls. California is second; they were first last month. Seven points back is Texas. Georgia is fourth and NC State is fifth, but only separated by a single point. Southern California and Florida State are back in the rankings this month at 20th and 25th, respectively.

The rankings are voted on by CSCAA-member coaches and select media. Each committee includes nine representatives from the Power Five leagues, five at-large programs, and two media members. The women and men committee chairs are Naya Higashijima (SMU) and Bill Roberts (Navy).

CSCAA Division I Poll – Men (Previous Rank)

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

CSCAA Division I Poll – Women (Previous Rank)

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

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