Washington U. Women’s Swimming Ranked Seventh, Men 13th in Division III Top 25
St. Louis, Mo., October 31, 2012 – The Washington University in St. Louis women’s swimming & diving team is ranked No. 7, while the WUSTL men are ranked No. 13 in the first Endless Pools/CollegeSwimming.com Division III Top 25, as announced by the website.
Fellow University Athletic Association (UAA) team Emory University was first in both the men’s and women’s rankings. The Endless Pools Top 25 rankings reflect each team’s best performance meets swum over the first three weeks of the season (Oct. 8-28). In addition to Washington U. and Emory, five other UAA teams made the rankings.
On the women’s side, defending national champion Emory was followed by University of Chicago (No. 5), Carnegie Mellon University (No. 6), Washington U. (No. 7), University of Rochester (No. 12), New York University (No. 13), and Case Western Reserve University (No. 16). In the men’s rankings, Emory was joined by Case Western Reserve (No. 6), Carnegie Mellon (No. 8), Chicago (No. 10), Rochester (No. 11), Washington U. (No. 13), and NYU (No. 18).
The Washington University men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams will take on Chicago in their second home meet of the season at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Millstone Pool.