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NAIA Women’s Swimming & Diving Final Coaches’ Poll

February 22, 2013
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By Travis Rae, Communications and Sports Information Intern

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - SCAD Savannah (Ga.) collected three first-place votes and tallied 26 points to capture the No. 1 ranking in the final regular season edition of the 2012-13 NAIA Women's Swimming & Diving Coaches' Poll, the national office announced Friday. This is the Bee's first No. 1 rating of the season.

SCAD Savannah owns the top times in ten different categories including: 100 -meter backstroke, 200-meter backstroke, 200-meter freestyle, 200-meter butterfly, 400-meter individual medley, 400-meter freestyle relay, 800-meter freestyle relay, 1,000-meter freestyle, and 1,650-meter freestyle.

Falling one spot and receiving the last two first-place votes is No. 2Oklahoma Baptist, as it collected 24 points. Holding steady at No. 3 is Cumberlands (Ky.) tallying 14 points. No. 4 Concordia (Calif.) and No. 5 Brenau (Ga.) round out the rankings with nine and six points, respectively.

The poll was voted upon by a panel of head coaches from the NAIA Swimming & Diving Coaches Association. The postseason poll will be released on March 8.

2012-13 NAIA Women's Swimming & Diving Final Coaches' Poll

Rank Last Week School (1st Place Votes) Total Points
1 2 SCAD Savannah (Ga.) (3) 26
2 1 Oklahoma Baptist (2) 24
3 3 Cumberlands (Ky.) 14
4 4 Concordia (Calif.) 9
5 5 Brenau (Ga.) 6