More than 80% of voters predicted Stanford to win their third-consecutive NCAA title on the women’s side. No other program earned more than 13% of the votes.
Just under 60% of voters opposed the idea of the NCAA widening its scoring margin and scoring down to 24th place.
39.5% of voters said they found the SEC to be the toughest conference overall, with the Pac-12 trailing at 26.3%. The Big Ten (20.7%) and ACC (13.5%) lagged behind.
36% of voters were most excited for men’s Big Tens this week, with the ACC men and Pac-12 women tying for second in our poll.
More than half of voters were most excited for the men’s SEC Championship out of the four major week 1 conference meets. Nearly 20% went for the women’s Big Ten, while the women’s ACC and women’s SEC Championships were right around 12% apiece.
43.8% of SwimSwam voters picked the Cal men as the #1 team in the nation compared to just 38.7% for four-time defending champs Texas.
The timing is right for Bryce Harper to make the switch to America’s pastime of the future: swimming.
70.2% of voters agreed that Stanford should be the #1 team in the nation in our final pre-conference championships NCAA Power Rankings.