Navy, Miami Top Mid-Major Poll



Navy, Miami Top Mid-Major Poll Sporting unblemished records against Mid-Major Division I opponents, the Miami University (OH) women’s swimming and diving team and Naval Academy’s men’s team sit atop the first CSCAA/CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major Division I rankings.

Navy is off to a perfect 10-0 record, Navy has posted wins over eight Mid-Major opponents. For the Midshipmen, the top spot is nothing new. They held onto throughout the 2007-08 season. Cornell University and Denver University sit right behind Navy, ranked second and third. A January 10th showdown looms large for the academy and Cornell.

On the women’s side, Miami has reeled off five wins against mid-major opponents. Dave Jennings’ charges are no strangers to the top spot. The Redhawks finished the 2003-04 season atop the rankings. Towson University, Western Kentucky, Ohio University and San Jose State round out the top five.

The CollegeSwimming.com rankings are based on each team's best dual meet lineup as judged and submitted by participating teams. Rankings are announced four times throughout the season – November (Pre-Invite), December (Post-Invite), February (Pre-Conference), and March (Post-Conference).

Since 2002, CollegeSwimming.com has produced an objective ranking system for Mid-Major, Division I swimming programs. To be eligible for the rankings institutions cannot be a member of a participating non-BCS conference or b) provide fewer than one-half of the allowable scholarships under the NCAA rules.

 

  Men’s  Mid-Major Rankings     Women's Mid-Major Rankings
1 U.S. Naval Academy (Navy) 223.93   1 Miami University (Ohio) 234.97
2 Cornell University 222.35   2 Towson University 228.92
3 Denver University 222.31   3 Western Kentucky University 225.64
4 Western Kentucky  219.91   4 Ohio University 224.28
5 Missouri State University 219.77   5 San Jose State University 223.28
6 Columbia University 212.73   6 U.S. Naval Academy (Navy) 222.02
7 UNC-Wilmington 212.05   7 Colgate University 219.57
8 Delaware 206.90   8 William and Mary 216.71
9 Massachusetts (Amherst) 206.50   9 Florida Gulf Coast University 216.69
10 New Orleans 206.47   10 Delaware 214.71
11 Wright State University 206.41   11 Illinois State  214.45
12 Maryland-Baltimore County 205.44   12 Missouri State  214.20
13 Binghamton University 204.68   13 UNC-Wilmington 212.80
14 U.S. Military Academy (Army) 204.49   14 North Texas 212.23
15 William and Mary 204.14   15 UW-Milwaukee 212.23
16 Saint Bonaventure  203.28   16 James Madison  209.93
17 Cleveland State  201.40   17 Florida Atlantic  209.73
18 Florida Atlantic  201.37   18 Vermont 209.43
19 Towson University 200.69   19 Massachusetts 209.37
20 Bucknell University 199.69   20 Davidson College 209.13
21 La Salle University 199.06   21 La Salle University 209.13
22 Wisconsin-Milwaukee 198.55   22 Bucknell University 208.85
23 Davidson College 196.43   23 Dartmouth College 207.45
24 Loyola College (Maryland) 194.46   24 California Tech 204.40
25 California Tech 193.64   25 Denver University 204.09
  Also receiving consideration:       Also receiving consideration:  
  Evansville, Niagara, South Dakota State,      Georgia Southern, Wright State, New Orleans,
  Eastern Illinois, Colgate       Loyola-MD, UMBC, South Dakota State, 
          Cleveland State, Evansville, E. Illinois, Niagara

 


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