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Rowing Receives Votes in CRCA Preseason Poll

Rowing Receives Votes in CRCA Preseason Poll

March 10, 2005

Clemson is receiving votes in the preseason US Rowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) poll released Wednesday. Princeton University claimed the top spot with 12 first-place votes, while Yale (3) and Brown (7) were ranked second and third, respectively. The first regular season poll will be released on March 30.

The Tigers got their spring season underway last Saturday with a convincing performance against Eastern Michigan. Clemson won all five events on Lake Hartwell. The Tigers return to action this Saturday, March 12. Clemson will scrimmage Georgetown on Lake Hartwell. The two schools will compete in 1,500 meter pieces with the first race scheduled for 8:30 AM.

NCAA Division I Varsity Eights PollRk Team (1st-Place Votes) Points 1. Princeton (12) 415 2. Yale (3) 401 3. Brown (7) 374 4. Michigan 359 5. Ohio State 357 6. Virginia 326 7. California 290 8. Harvard 286 9. Washington 275 10. Tennessee 209 11. Michigan State 198 12. Wisconsin 183 13. Stanford 165 14. Southern Cal 157 15. Texas 136 16. Notre Dame 107 17. Duke 77 18. Boston 71 Washington State 71 20. Syracuse 55

Others Receiving Votes: UCLA 39, Cornell 21, Northeastern 19, Minnesota 9, Massachusetts 7, Pennsylvania 7, Clemson 3, Iowa 2, Dartmouth 1

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