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Washington, Cornell and Stanford Top Third USRowing Coaches Poll

by Ed Moran, ed@usrowing.org | Apr 15, 2015
PRINCETON, N.J. – The University of Washington held the top of USRowing’s third regular season varsity men’s eight poll, while Cornell University led the lightweight men’s varsity eight poll and Stanford University held the top of lightweight women’s varsity eight poll.

 The University of Washington held its place at the top of the USRowing coaches poll in week three.

PRINCETON, N.J. – The University of Washington held the top of USRowing’s third regular season varsity men’s eight poll, while Cornell University led the lightweight men’s varsity eight poll and Stanford University held the top of lightweight women’s varsity eight poll.

Washington earned eight first-place votes and University of California earned seven first-place votes to place second. Princeton University was third. Harvard University earned one first-place vote to place fourth, followed by Yale University in the top five.

In the lightweight men’s poll, Cornell scored seven first-place votes to rank first, while Columbia University earned four first-place votes to rank second. Princeton followed in third and University of Delaware and Harvard rounded out the top five.
Stanford took the top spot in the lightweight women’s varsity eight poll with seven first-place votes. Harvard-Radcliffe University earned two first-place votes to rank second. Princeton, Boston University and University of Wisconsin rounded out the top five.

Men’s Varsity Eight
Team (1st-Place Votes), Points, Previous Week Ranking


1. University of Washington (8), 312, 1
2. University of California (7), 310, 2
3. Princeton University, 280, 3
4. Harvard University (1), 279, 4
5. Yale University, 259, 5    
6. Brown University, 240, 6    
7. University of Pennsylvania, 213, 8    
8. Boston University, 208, 7    
9. Cornell University, 200, 9
10. Northeastern University, 179, 10    
11. University of Wisconsin, 150, 11    
12. United States Naval Academy, 129, 12    
13. Syracuse University, 115, 14
14. Stanford University, 107, 13
15. Dartmouth College, 106,  15
16. Florida Institute of Technology, 72, 16    
17. Oregon State University, 67, 17    
18. Columbia University, 44, 18    
19. Georgetown University, 36, 20    
20. Drexel University, 34, 19    

Others Receiving Votes:
George Washington University 12, College of the Holy Cross 9, University of Virginia 4, Grand Valley State University 3, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 3, University of Michigan 1.

(This week’s men’s eight voters: Luke Agnini, Wyatt Allen, Scott Alwin, James Barr, Frank Biller, Michael Callahan, Chris Clark, Paul Cooke, Brooks Dagman, Robert Friedrich, Jim Granger, Greg Hughes, Todd Kennett, Greg Myhr, John Pojednic, Gabe Winkler.)

Lightweight Men’s Varsity Eight
Team (1st-Place Votes), Points, Previous Week Ranking


1. Cornell University (7) 197, 1
2. Columbia University (4), 194, 2
3. Princeton University, 175, 4
4. University of Delaware, 164, 3    
5. Harvard University, 159, 7    
6. Yale University, 151, 6    
7. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 133, 5    
8t. Dartmouth College, 125, 8    
8t. University of Pennsylvania, 125, 10    
10. United States Naval Academy, 108, 9    
11. Georgetown University, 107, 11    
12. Mercyhurst University, 97, 12    
13. Purdue University, 93, 14    
14. Georgia Institute of Technology, 76, 13     
15. University of California, Santa Barbara, 26, 15    

Others Receiving Votes: St. Joseph's University 24, University of California 6.

(This week’s lightweight men’s eight voters: Michiel Bartman, Shawn Bagnall, Andy Card, Martin Crotty, Chuck Crawford, Colin Farrell, Sean Healey, Christopher Kerber, Will Oliver, Nich Lee Parker, Adrian Spracklen.)

Lightweight Women’s Varsity Eight
Team (1st-Place Votes), Points, Previous Week Ranking


1. Stanford University (7), 176, 1
2. Harvard-Radcliffe University (2), 171, 2
3. Princeton University, 162, 4
4. Boston University, 157, 3    
5. University of Wisconsin, 145, 6    
6. Villanova University, 132, 8    
7. Georgetown University, 121, 9    
8. Bucknell University, 111, 5    
9. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 109, 10    
10. University of Tulsa, 99, 7    
11. Oklahoma City University, 39, 12    
12. Purdue University, 31, 14    
13. Washington State University, 20, 15    
14. Lafayette University, 18, 13    
15. University of California, 17, NR    

Others Receiving Votes: Rollins College 8, Pennsylvania State University 7.

(This week’s lightweight women’s eight voters: Lou Berl, Derek Byrnes, Liza Dickson, Malcolm Doldron, Claire Martin-Doyle, Rodney Mott, Paul Rassam, Lisa Schlenker, Jack St. Clair.)

To see past polls go here.

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