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Wednesday December 5, 2012Gators Men Ranked No. 7 in CSCAA Poll

Gainesville, Fla.

After finishing second at the Ohio State Invitational five ranked opponents, the University of Florida men’s swimming and diving team is currently ranked No. 7 in the CSCAA. The Gators are 4-0 overall and 3-0 in the SEC as they concluded the fall season.

 

There are currently four SEC teams ranked in the top 25 on the men’s side. Most recently, the Gators faced five ranked opponents at the Ohio State Invitational November 30-December 2. The teams included No. 7 Indiana, No. 10 Ohio State, No. 17 North Carolina and No. 24 Purdue. Florida finished second at the invite behind Ohio State. The men won eight events during the meet and collected four NCAA “A” times.

 

Several of Florida’s men will compete at the SMU Classic January 18, while the remainder of the team will stay in Gainesville to host Florida Atlantic on January 19 at 1 p.m.

 

Ranked team remaining on Florida’s schedule: No. 9 Auburn (January 26, Auburn, Ala.).

 

NCAA Division 1 Men’s Swimming and Diving Ranking

(Current rank, record, previous rank)

1. Michigan, (4-0, Big Ten 3-0), 1

2. California, (2-0, Pac 12 0-0), 3

3. Arizona, (3-1, Pac 12 0-1), 13

4. Texas, (1-1, Big 12 0-0), 4

5. Southern California, (3-0, Pac 12 2-0), 6

6. Ohio State, (4-0, Big Ten 0-0)¸10

7. FLORIDA, (4-0, SEC 3-0)¸5

8. Stanford, (1-0, Pac 12 0-0), 2

9. Auburn, (3-0, SEC 3-0), 16

10. Indiana, (4-2, Big Ten 1-1), 7

11. Minnesota, (2-1, Big Ten 2-1), 8

12. Georgia, (3-1, SEC 1-1), 11

13. Florida State, (5-2, ACC 1-1), 25

14. Missouri, (3-1, SEC 1-1), NR

15. Virginia, (4-1, ACC 0-0), 9

16. Louisville, (1-2, Big East 0-1), 15

17. Virginia Tech, (6-1, ACC 3-1), 17

18. Iowa, (1-1, Big Ten 1-1)¸21

19. LSU, (2-1, SEC 1-1), 14

T20. Notre Dame, (5-0, Big East2-0)¸19

T20. Penn State, (2-2, Big Ten0-1)¸23

22. North Carolina, (3-0, ACC 1-0), 17

23. UNLV, (3-2, MWC 1-0), NR

24. Georgia Tech, (1-2, ACC 0-1), NR

25. Denver, (1-2, WAC 0-0)¸NR

Also receiving votes: South Carolina, North Carolina State, Princeton, Arizona State

 

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