Women's swimming ranked in national poll

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: November 21, 2007
WATERVILLE, Maine --- The Colby College women's swimming and diving team is ranked 21st in the inaugural CollegeSwimming.com/College Swimming Coaches Association of America Division III national poll.

The Mules are one of four New England Small College Athletic Conference schools to make the top 25. Amherst, which beat the Mules on Saturday, is ranked fourth. Williams is fifth in the poll and Middlebury is eighth.

The Colby men's team did not make the top 25, but did receive votes in the poll.

Division III Swimming National Poll

1.      Kenyon (30)                891

2.      Emory (3)                    840

3.      Denison (3)                816

4.      Amherst                      723

5.      Williams                      675

6.      Johns Hopkins              660

7.      Calvin                          591

8.      Middlebury                  534

--      Wheaton (Ill.)                534

10.    Washington (Mo.)        531

11.    Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 474

12.    Hope                          378

13.    Mary Washington        342

14.    Carnegie Mellon          315

15.    Washington & Jefferson 252

16.    DePauw                      237

17.    UW-Stevens Point      234

18.    UW-La Crosse            201

19.    MIT                              183

20.    New York University    156

21.    Colby                          150

22.    Carthage                    126

23.    Gustavus Adolphus    111

24.    Case Western          102

25.    Chicago                    96

---    Franklin & Marshall    96