Stanford Women Maintain No. 1 Ranking in TYR/CSCAA Poll; Arizona Leads Pac-10 Men's Teams
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - The STANFORD women's swimming and diving team continues to hold the top ranking in the TYR/College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Division I poll for January, leading three Pac-10 teams in the top five and five total. On the men's side, ARIZONA, Stanford and CALIFORNIA continue to be ranked 2-3-4 while USC climbed two spots to No. 7.
The Cardinal women defeated Pacific in the first meet of 2011, with five swimmers winning two events apiece. USC and Cal are tied for fourth in the rankings. The Women of Troy defeated both UNLV and UC Santa Barbara in dual meets. Cal won its second-straight collegiate team title at the U.S. Short Course National Championships.
No. 7 ARIZONA defeated both Northern Arizona and Oregon State to begin 2011 competition. No. 22 UCLA notched wins over Washington State and Boise State to complete their home schedule. UCLA divers also won two events at the Bruin Diving Invitational. ARIZONA STATE received votes.
The Wildcat men remain second behind No. 1 Texas, and will face the Longhorns as well as No. 3 Stanford and No. 4 Cal in dual meets this month. USC climbed to No. 7 after defeating UNLV and UC Santa Barbara. The Gauchos and CAL POLY both received votes in the poll.
Men - 2. Arizona; 3. Stanford; 4. California; 7. USC. RV: UCSB, Cal Poly.
Women - 1. Stanford; 4. USC, California; 7. Arizona; 22. UCLA. RV: Arizona State.