UIndy Men, Queens Women on Top of CSCAA Division II Dual Meet Rankings

by SwimSwam 0

January 18th, 2022 College, NCAA Division II, News

Courtesy: CSCAA

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) released its Division II Swimming & Diving Poll today.  The University of Indianapolis men and Queens University of Charlotte women retain the top spots.

UIndy men earned all but two of the top votes to take first in the polls with 148 points. Four points behind is Queens (144) as they collected the remaining first-place votes. Drury (140 points), Colorado Mesa (131) and McKendree (124) all held their positions from December at third, fourth and fifth.  After an impressive showing on January 5th, Delta State clinched 99 points and joined the pole at 9th.  Saint Leo (9) debuted this month at 24th. In all, thirty-one men’s teams received votes.

The committee unanimously agreed that Queens (150), UIndy (144) and Drury (138) are the top three women’s teams, in that order, this month. Nova Southeastern (129) moved up three spots to fourth. Colorado Mesa (119) rounded out the top five. The women’s poll has two new teams ranked with Delta State (50) at 18th and Saint Leo (32) at 21st. Thirty-two women’s teams received votes.

You can find a complete list of the rankings at: www.cscaa.org/top25

The rankings are voted on by CSCAA-member coaches and select media. The committee includes six representatives from division II institutions and two media members. Ben Hewitt (Nova Southeastern) chairs the men’s committee and James Kiner (Tampa) chairs the women’s committee. The remaining polls are scheduled for release on February 9 and March 4. These dates are subject to change.

Division II Men

Rk Prv Team Points
1 1 Queens U. of Charlotte 150
2 1 Indianapolis 144
3 3 Drury 138
4 7 Nova Southeastern 129
5 4 Colorado Mesa 119
6 10 Tampa 111
7 5 Wingate 104
8 13 Lindenwood 100
9 6 Carson-Newman 100
10 8 West Chester 93
11 20 West Florida 83
12 9 Northern Michigan 74
13 19 Simon Fraser 73
14 17 Indiana (PA) 68
15 11 Wayne State 66
16 14 McKendree 58
17 12 Grand Valley 58
18 NR Delta State 50
19 15 Rollins 41
20 15 Florida Southern 35
21 NR Saint Leo 32
22 18 Lynn 31
23 23 Minnesota State 22
24 21 Augustana (SD) 19
25 22 Truman State 15

Also Receiving Votes

Mines (10), Florida Tech (9), Saint Cloud State (6), Azusa Pacific (5), Cal State East Bay (4), Sioux Falls (2), Missouri-Saint Louis (1)

Division II Men

Rk Prv Team Points
1 1 Indianapolis 148
2 2 Queens University of Charlotte 144
3 3 Drury 140
4 4 Colorado Mesa 131
5 5 McKendree 124
6 10 Lindenwood 121
7 6 Grand Valley 115
8 7 Florida Southern 109
9 NR Delta State 99
10 8 Wingate 94
11 8 Findlay 79
12 20 Tampa 78
12 16 Nova Southeastern 78
14 12 Emmanuel 67
14 16 Carson-Newman 67
16 11 Northern Michigan 65
17 12 Oklahoma Christian 51
18 15 Simon Fraser 47
19 19 Wayne State 46
20 14 Missouri S&T 45
21 16 Mines 31
22 21 West Chester 21
23 22 Saint Cloud State 12
24 NR Saint Leo 9
25 23 Lewis 7

Also Receiving Votes

Henderson State (6), Missouri-Saint Louis (6), Clarion (4), Saginaw Valley State (3), Bloomsburg (3), Florida Tech (1)

Women’s Poll Committee

Josh Davis, Oklahoma Christian; James Kiner, Tampa (Chair); Charlie King, Minnesota-Moorehead; Ben Hewitt, Nova Southeastern; Sean Peters, Wayne State U; Braden Keith, SwimSwam; David Rieder, Swimming World.

Men’s Poll Committee

Ben Hewitt, Nova Southeastern (Chair); Jon Lau, Queens University of Charlotte; Andrew Makepeace, Findlay; Brent Noble, Indianapolis; Chris Villa, Indiana (PA);Braden Keith, SwimSwam; David Rieder, Swimming World.

About the CSCAA

Founded in 1922, the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) – the first organization of college coaches in America -is a professional organization of college swimming and diving coaches dedicated to serving and providing leadership for the advancement of the sport of swimming & diving at the collegiate level.

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