Defending Champs Top Division III Rankings



Defending Champs Top Division III Rankings The defending NCAA Division III Champions began the 2013-14 season right where they left off from last year.  The Emory women and Kenyon men top the first 2013-14 Endless Pools/CollegeSwimming.com Division III Top 25.  The ranking accounts for teams' top performances over the preceding month and is the only objective ranking of college swimming for NCAA Divisions I, II, and III, NAIA, and NJCAA.  

Emory led the way on the women's side following its win over 25th-ranked Birmingham Southern College.  Kenyon's ladies ranked second following a loss to Division I Ohio State University while New York University ranked third. 

The top two teams swapped places in the men's ranking.  The Lords led the way over Emory while NYU again ranked third. 

This year's rankings utilize a new point system based on a 1,100 point scale.  The new scale uses NCAA time standards and a percentile ranking of all college times over the past four years.  (Read More at our Point FAQ

The Endless Pools / CollegeSwimming.com Top 25 rank teams based on their top performances over the preceding month.

Points Standard
1100 US Open Record
1000
Division I - A Standard
980 Division I - 2014 Predicted Qualifying Time
950 Division I - B Standard
920
Division II/III - 2014 Predicted Qualifying Time
900 Division II/III - B Standard



Division III - Women

Pos Team @ Meet Points
1 Emory Birmingham Southern vs. Emory 666.2
2 Kenyon Ohio State vs. Kenyon 623.9
3 New York University Canisius vs. Brandeis, NYU, Rochester 500.3
4 Washington (Mo) Show-Me-State Invitational 481.3
5 Carnegie Mellon Carnegie Mellon vs. Case Western 480.4
6 CMS UC-San Diego vs. Claremont Mudd Scripps 455.6
7 De Pauw Indiana Intercollegiates 449.9
8 Rochester Canisius vs. Brandeis, NYU, Rochester 446.7
9 UW-Whitewater Carthage vs. UW-Whitewater 406.7
10 Keene State Keene State vs. Bridgewater, Roger Williams 399.6
11 Mary Washington Mary Washington vs. Washington & Lee 397.0
12 Washington & Lee Mary Washington vs. Washington & Lee 392.6
13 Gettysburg College Gettysburg vs. Messiah, Susquehanna 377.2
14 Carthage Carthage vs. UW-Whitewater 365.2
15 Calvin College Calvin vs. Grand Valley, Hillsdale 356.4
16 Ursinus College Ursinus vs. Dickinson 328.0
17 Case Western Carnegie Mellon vs. Case Western 304.2
18 TCNJ TCNJ vs. Ramapo of New Jersey 285.2
19 Pacific Lutheran University Pacific Lutheran vs. Idaho 280.3
20 Ohio Northern University Ohio Northern vs. John Carroll 264.7
21 Susquehanna University Gettysburg vs. Messiah, Susquehanna 260.2
22 Catholic University American vs. Catholic, GWU, Loyola (MD) 250.8
23 Centre College Washington & Lee vs. Centre 245.8
24 Dickinson College Ursinus vs. Dickinson 242.8
25 Birmingham Southern Birmingham Southern vs. Emory 239.7
26. Redlands 237.6, 27. Hartwick 234.2, 28. Whittier 232.7, 29. Rowan 229.9, 30. UW-Eau Claire 222.8, 31. Messiah 221, 32. McDaniel 219.4, 33. UC Santa Cruz 217.3, 34. Colorado 208.4, 35. Montclair State 207.7, 36. Rensselaer 207.4, 37. Roger Williams 205, 38. Scranton 202.7, 39. Misericordia 201.9, 40. Sewanee 201.8, 41. Kalamazoo 181.9, 42. Mount Union 180.4, 43. RIT 180.2, 44. Albright 179.1, 45. Saint Marys (MD) 169.9, 46. Franklin 164.6, 47. SUNY-Cortland 157.2, 48. Westminster 155, 49. Transylvania 151.4, 50. Albion 140.3

Division III - Men

Pos Team @ Meet Points
1 Kenyon Ohio State vs. Kenyon 603.3
2 Emory Birmingham Southern vs. Emory 559.7
3 New York University Canisius vs. Brandeis, NYU, Rochester 515.6
4 Carnegie Mellon Carnegie Mellon vs. Case Western 506.7
5 Keene State Keene State vs. Bridgewater, Roger Williams 487.6
6 De Pauw Indiana Intercollegiates 470.5
7 CMS UC-San Diego vs. Claremont Mudd Scripps 460.7
8 Washington (Mo) Show-Me-State Invitational 414.7
9 Mary Washington Mary Washington vs. Washington & Lee 408.2
10 Case Western Carnegie Mellon vs. Case Western 399.3
11 Rochester Canisius vs. Brandeis, NYU, Rochester 390.5
12 TCNJ TCNJ vs. Ramapo of New Jersey 388.6
13 Gettysburg College Gettysburg vs. Messiah, Susquehanna 368.7
14 Ohio Northern University Ohio Northern vs. John Carroll 361.2
15 UW-Whitewater Carthage vs. UW-Whitewater 355.7
16 Calvin College Calvin vs. Grand Valley, Hillsdale 339.3
17 Rowan University Rowan vs. Salisbury State 328.3
18 Hartwick College Hartwick Invitational 312.6
19 Wabash College Indiana Intercollegiates 308.3
20 Carthage Carthage vs. UW-Whitewater 302.2
21 Washington & Lee Washington & Lee vs. Centre 298.4
22 Catholic University American vs. Catholic, GWU, Loyola (MD) 297.5
23 Rensselaer Rochester Tech vs. RPI 290.2
24 Ursinus College Ursinus vs. Dickinson 266.4
25 Redlands Redlands Invitational 261.9
26. Centre 254.2, 27. Westminster 254.1, 28. Susquehanna 252.9, 29. UC Santa Cruz 252.6, 30. Dickinson 241.3, 31. Birmingham Southern 229.8, 32. Ramapo 227.4, 33. Pacific Lutheran 224.4, 34. Mount Union 219.7, 35. Albion 219.3, 36. Sewanee 208.2, 37. Wheaton MA 205.2, 38. Kalamazoo 205.2, 39. Scranton 200.2, 40. RIT 189.2, 41. Brandeis 185.9, 42. Ohio Wesleyan 180, 43. Albright 173, 44. Babson 173, 45. Fredonia State 171.1, 46. La Verne 166.1, 47. Roger Williams 157.9, 48. Montclair State 157.6, 49. John Carroll 156.7, 50. Olivet 155.7

Methodology
The Endless Pools / CollegeSwimming.com is the only objective ranking of college swimming for NCAA Divisions I, II, and III, NAIA, and NJCAA.  For each meet a individual are ranked according to their percentile.  These are then compiled into a team score.
  (There is a minimum of 27 swims necessary to calculate a team score).  The Endless Pools / CollegeSwimming.com Top 25 takes the best team performance over a four-week period. 

Each team's specific performance data can be found by clicking on the "Top Swims" link from the meet results.


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