February 1, 2013

Swimming and Diving Ranked No. 24

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University swimming and diving team is ranked No. 24 in the nation in the latest College Swimming Coaches Association of America Division 2 Swimming and Diving Team Rankings.

The CSCAA D2 Poll Committee produces in-season rankings of the 25 best performing NCAA Division 2 Swimming and Diving teams in rank order at the time of each poll.  The poll is not designed to predict the results of the NCAA Championship, but rather which teams would win head-to-head against other teams in the country.

The Wildcats compete at the 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship on Feb. 6-9 in Canton, Ohio. Ashland University is hosting this year’s championship.

NCAA Division 2 Swimming and Diving Ranking as of January 31, 2013

DII Women’s Teams

1.     Drury University

2.     Wayne State University

3.     University of California San Diego

4.     University of the Incarnate Word

5.     Grand Canyon University

6.     Ashland University

7.     University of Tampa

8.     University of Indianapolis

9.     Long Island University- Post

10.  Queens University of Charlotte

11.  West Chester University

12.  Grand Valley State University

13.  Florida Southern College

14.  Simon Fraser University

15.  St Cloud State University

16.  Clarion University

17.  Wingate University

18.  Nova Southeastern University

19.  Gannon University

20.  University of Alaska Fairbanks

21.  Indiana University of Pennsylvania

22.  Shippensburg University

23.  Delta State University

24.  Northern Michigan University

25.  Edinboro University

Others receiving votes: University of Bridgeport, Bloomsburg University, Ouachita Baptist University, Limestone College, Henderson State University, Fairmont State University, Minnesota State University Mankato, Truman State University

CSCAA Women’s Division 2 Team Ranking Committee Chair: Doug Grooms, Missouri University of Science and Technology; Philip Davis. University of the Incarnate Word; Paul Graham, Ashland University; Keri Smith, Wingate University; Jimi Kiner, University of Tampa; Kyle Almoney; Millersville University

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