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California, Cornell and Stanford Top USRowing’s Fifth Regular Season Coaches Poll

by Ed Moran, ed@usrowing.org | Apr 29, 2015
PRINCETON, N.J. – University of California held onto the top of the USRowing’s fifth regular season varsity men’s eight poll, while Cornell University continued to lead the lightweight men’s varsity eight poll and Stanford University topped the lightweight women’s varsity eight poll.

 

 University of California topped the fifth USRowing coaches poll.

 PRINCETON, N.J. – University of California held onto the top of the USRowing’s fifth regular season varsity men’s eight poll, while Cornell University continued to lead the lightweight men’s varsity eight poll and Stanford University topped the lightweight women’s varsity eight poll.

California earned all 16 first-place votes to rank first. University of Washington was second, while Yale University was third. Princeton University and Harvard University followed in the top five.

In the lightweight men’s varsity eight poll, Cornell scored 10 first-place votes to rank first and Princeton followed in second. Columbia University earned one first-place vote and was third. Harvard ranked fourth and Yale and Massachusetts Institute of Technology tied for fifth place.

Stanford continued to hold the top spot in the lightweight women’s varsity eight poll with all 10 first-place votes, followed by Princeton in second and Harvard-Radcliffe University in third. 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 California (16), 320, 1
2. University of Washington, 300, 2    
3. Yale University, 288, 4    
4. Princeton University, 274, 3
5. Harvard University, 254, 5
6. Boston University, 224, 6    
7. Northeastern University, 214, 7    
8. Brown University, 211, 9    
9. United States Naval Academy, 199, 11    
10. Cornell University, 188, 10    
11. University of Pennsylvania, 187, 8    
12. Stanford University, 141, 12    
13. Oregon State University, 118, 13    
14. Dartmouth College, 114, 14    
15. University of Wisconsin, 98, 15     
16. Syracuse University, 69, 16    
17. Florida Institute of Technology, 60, 17    
18. Columbia University, 46, 18
19. College of the Holy Cross, 30, 20    
20. Drexel University, 25, 19    

Others receiving votes: George Washington University 13, Georgetown University 12, University of Virginia 3, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2, University of Michigan 2, University of San Diego 2.

(This week’s men’s eight voters: Wyatt Allen, Scott Alwin, Craig Amerkhanian, James Barr, Frank Biller, Michael Callahan, Chris Clark, Paul Cooke, Brooks Dagman, Robert Friedrich, Dan Gehn, 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 (10), 200, 1
2. Princeton University, 199, 3    
3. Columbia University (1), 191, 2
4. Harvard University, 162, 4
5t. Yale University, 155, 6    
5t. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 155, 5    
7. University of Pennsylvania, 143, 8    
8. University of Delaware, 131, 7    
9. Dartmouth College, 126, 9    
10. United States Naval Academy, 121, 10    
11. Mercyhurst University, 116, 14    
12. Georgetown University, 115, 11    
13. Purdue University, 100, 13    
14. Georgia Institute of Technology, 97, 12    
15. University of California, Santa Barbara, 78, 15    

Others Receiving Votes:
University of California 33, Washington State University 15, St. Joseph's University 8, University of Michigan 3, Sacramento State University 3.

(This week’s lightweight men’s eight voters: Shawn Bagnall, Michiel Bartman, Andy Card, Chuck Crawford, Martin Crotty, 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 (10), 200, 1
2. Princeton University, 185, 2    
3. Harvard-Radcliffe University, 178, 3    
4. Boston University, 172, 4    
5. University of Wisconsin, 160, 5
6. Villanova University, 151, 6    
7. Georgetown University, 140, 7    
8. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 115, 8    
9. University of Tulsa, 96, 10    
10. Bucknell University, 85, 9    
11. Oklahoma City University, 68, 11    
12. Purdue University, 63, 12    
13. University of California, 50, 14     
14. Washington State University, 39, 13    
15. Lafayette University, 14, 15    

Others receiving votes: Clemson University 7, University of Oregon 6.

This week’s lightweight women’s eight voters: Lou Berl, Kurt Butler, 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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