NAIA - Men's Swimming & Diving - Top 10 Poll - SCAD Savannah (Ga.)

2019-20 NAIA Men’s Swim & Dive Top 10 Poll – Poll #1 (Nov. 1)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – SCAD Savannah (Ga.) opens the 2020 season as No. 1 after finished as the runner-ups in 2019.  

Top 10 Highlights (historical information dates back to 2000):

  • The Bees open the 2020 season with their fourth No. 1 ranking.
  • There are two new teams to the poll: No. 5 St. Ambrose (Iowa), No. 6 College of Idaho
  • SCAD Savannah (Ga.) holds the longest active streak in the Top 10 with 40 total appearances. All 40 of those appearances have been in the top five.  
  • There are five programs that have maintained the No. 1-ranking for an entire season. Keiser (Fla.) is the only current member to record a No. 1-rank for an entire season (2017-18, 2018-19). The former members that accomplished this were Oklahoma Baptist, Fresno Pacific (Calif.), California Baptist and Simon Fraser (B.C.). California Baptist accomplished this feat five different times in the 2008-09, 2007-08, 2006-07, 2005-06 and 2003-04 seasons.

Poll Methodology

  • Top 10 team ratings will be recommended to the NAIA National Office by a Coaches’ Presidential committee. This committee will conduct the Top 10 rating five times during the season.
  • The postseason poll is determined by the final places of the teams at the national championship.
  • The Committee will consist of seven current NAIA Swimming and Diving Coaches. The committee will use the most current “top times” as the primary source of ranking. To view the top times, CLICK HERE

 

2018-19 NAIA Men’s Swim & Dive Top 10 Poll

RANK LAST TIME SCHOOL [FIRST PLACE VOTES] POINTS
1 2 SCAD Savannah (Ga.) [7] 70
2 1 Keiser (Fla.) 63
3 5 Loyola (La.) 54
4 4 Cumberlands (Ky.) 47
5 NR St. Ambrose (Iowa) 41
6 10 Midland (Neb.) 31
6 NR College of Idaho 31
8 8 Asbury (Ky.) 17
9 7 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 13
10 6 Union (Ky.) 11

 

Receiving Votes: Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) 6, Campbellsville (Ky.) 1

 

 

Championship Information

NAIA Swim & Dive Championship

64th ANNUAL MEN'S 
SWIMMING & DIVING
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
March 4 - March 7, 2020
Allan Jones Aquatic Center
Knoxville, Tennessee