2018-19 NAIA Women's Swim & Dive Coaches' Top 10 Poll ? No. 4 (Jan. 17)

2018-19 NAIA Women's Swim & Dive Coaches' Top 10 Poll ? No. 4 (Jan. 17)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –SCAD Savannah (Ga.) remained in the No. 1-spot in the latest edition of the 2018-19 NAIA Women’s Swim & Dive Coaches’ Top 10 Poll, the national office announced on Thursday.

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

  • SCAD Savannah captured its 10th-consecutive No. 1-rank, which has never been accomplished before. The most consecutive No. 1 rankings was seven by Oklahoma Baptist from 2013-15.
  • The Bees were ranked No. 1 throughout the entire 2017-18 season. The last time that SCAD Savannah was ranked at No. 1 for the entire season was the 2015-16 campaign.
  • There are no new teams in the poll this week.
  • SCAD Savannah holds the longest active streak in the Top 10 with 38 total appearances since the team’s first appearance in 2009.
  • There have been five programs that have been able to maintain the No. 1-ranking for an entire season: SCAD Savannah (2015-16, 2017-18) and former members Oklahoma Baptist (2014-15), Fresno Pacific (Calif.) (2009-10, 2011-12), California Baptist (2005-06) and Simon Fraser (B.C.) (2002-03, 2003-04). SCAD Savannah, Fresno Pacific and Simon Fraser are the only teams have a No. 1 rank for two different seasons.
  • SCAD Savannah has received the most No. 1-rankings in NAIA women’s swimming & diving history.

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
  • For the complete rating calendar, CLICK HERE

 

Make sure to download the Experience NAIA Championship App for updated news and information for the 2019 NAIA Division I and II Basketball Championships! Download the app HERE!

 

2018-19 NAIA Women’s Swim & Dive Coaches’ Preseason Top 10 Poll – No. 4 (Jan. 17)

RANK LAST TIME SCHOOL POINTS
1 1 SCAD - Savannah (Ga.) 66
2 2 Cumberlands (Ky.) 60
3 2 Keiser (Fla.) 54
4 4 Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) 43
5 4 Indiana Wesleyan 35
6 6 College of Idaho 32
7 7 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 25
8 8 Loyola (La.) 23
9 9 Brenau (Ga.) 19
10 10 Asbury (Ky.) 10

Receiving Votes: Arizona Christian, Lindenwood – Belleville (Ill.)  

Championship Information

NAIA Swim & Dive Championship

40th ANNUAL WOMEN'S 
SWIMMING & DIVING
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
March 4 - March 7, 2020
Allan Jones Aquatic Center
Knoxville, Tennessee