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Yale, Columbia and Stanford Lead the Second USRowing Coaches Poll

by Ed Moran, ed@usrowing.org | Apr 06, 2016
Yale University dominated the varsity heavyweight men’s field and won the Copley Cup at the San Diego Crew Classic last weekend and took sole possession of the number one spot in the second USRowing Coaches Poll.
yalePRINCETON, N.J. – Yale University dominated the varsity heavyweight men’s field, winning the Copley Cup at the San Diego Crew Classic last weekend and taking sole possession of the number one spot in the second USRowing Coaches Poll.

Covering the course in less than six minutes, Yale posted the fastest time of the regatta and earned 12 first-place votes to break last week’s poll tie with University of Washington. Washington, which also had a strong weekend and defeated Brown University on the Montlake Cut, earned two first-place votes and was ranked second. Princeton University was third, while University of California and Brown rounded out the top five.

In the lightweight men’s poll, Columbia University moved into first and earned two-first place votes after edging Princeton University in Leonia, N.J. Cornell University had seven first-place votes and was ranked second, while Yale University was third. Princeton and Harvard finished fourth and fifth.
 
Stanford University earned all six first place votes and held its top position in the lightweight women’s poll after the winning the A.W. Coggeshall Cup for the sixth consecutive year at the San Diego Crew Classic Sunday.

Harvard-Radcliffe’s lightweight women swept Georgetown to hold the Class of 2004 Cup Saturday morning on Boston’s Charles River and finished second in the poll, followed by Boston University in third. The University of Wisconsin and Princeton University rounded out the top five.

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


1. Yale University (12), 278, 1t
2. University of Washington (2), 269, 1t
3. Princeton University, 247, 4
4. University of California, 244, 3
5. Brown University, 232, 6
6. Harvard University, 220, 5
7. Northeastern University, 182, 8
8. Cornell University, 177, 7
9. Boston University, 170, 9
10. United States Naval Academy, 144, 10
11. Dartmouth College, 139, 11
12. University of Wisconsin, 102, 12
13. University of Pennsylvania, 93, 14
14. Drexel University, 82, NR
15. George Washington University, 78, 19
16. Columbia University, 63, 13
17. Stanford University, 61, 15
18. Syracuse University, 49, 18
19. Florida Institute of Technology, 47, 17
20. Oregon State University, 26, 16

Also receiving votes: University of Michigan 14, Georgetown University 9, College of the Holy Cross 7, Hobart College 6, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1.

(This week’s varsity men’s eight voters: Wyatt Allen, Scott Alwin, James Barr, Paul Bugenhagen, Michael Callahan, Paul Cooke, Mark Davis, Rob Friedrich, Jim Granger, Greg Hughes, Mike Irwin, Todd Kennett, John Pojednic, Gabe Winkler.)

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


1. Columbia University (2), 128, 3
2. Cornell University (7) 119, 1
3. Yale University, 115, 4t
4. Princeton University, 98, 2
5. Harvard University, 92, 4t
6t. University of Delaware, 80, 7
6t. University of Pennsylvania, 80, 6
8t. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 59, 10
8t. United States Naval Academy, 59, 8
10. Georgetown University, 58, 11
11. Dartmouth College, 53, 9
12. Mercyhurst University, 40, 12
13. University of California, Santa Barbara, 30, 13t
14. Georgia Institute of Technology, 24, 13t
15. University of California, 13, 15

Also receiving votes: Purdue University 9, Washington State University 2,
Embry-Little Aeronautical University 2, University of Pittsburgh 1.

(This week’s lightweight men’s voters: Shawn Bagnall, Michiel Bartman, Martin Crotty, Colin Farrell, Jamie Francis, Sean Healey, Chris Kerber, Will Oliver, Nich Lee Parker.)

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


1. Stanford University (6), 90, 1
2. Harvard-Radcliffe University, 82, 2t
3. Boston University, 79, 2t
4. University of Wisconsin, 72, 4
5. Princeton University, 64, 5
6. University of Tulsa, 58, 6
7. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 54, 7t
8. Georgetown University, 51, 7t
9t. Bucknell University, 35, 9
9t. Villanova University, 35, 10
11. University of California, 30, 11
12. Purdue University, 18, 15
13. Washington State University, 16, 13
14. Oklahoma City University, 12, 14
15. Pennsylvania State University, 10, 12

Also receiving votes: University of Oregon 8, Clemson University 6.

(This week’s lightweight women’s voters: Derek Byrnes, Malcolm Doldron, Steve Full, Dusty Mattison, Claire Martin-Doyle, Rodney Mott.)

Click here for past poll results.

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