Swimming ranked #17, #22 in final CSCAA/TYR Division II Poll

Swimming ranked #17, #22 in final CSCAA/TYR Division II Poll

SAINT LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo men's swimming held onto a spot among the top 20 programs in Division II, moving up to No. 17 in the final College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA)/TYR Division II Swimming & Diving Coaches polls which were unveiled earlier this week.

The Saint Leo women's team broke back into the rankings, coming in at No. 22. The Lions return to the poll for the first time since Nov. 16, 2016, as they finished the regular season undefeated.

On the men's side, Saint Leo picked up 84 points in the voting to earn the No. 17 ranking. The women earned 46 points, tying them with Carson-Newman for the No. 22 ranking.

The Lions were among five Sunshine State Conference men's swimming programs to be included among the CSCAA/TYR top 25.

Nova Southeastern appears in the No. 3 spot in the poll, followed by Florida Southern at No. 7. No. 11 Tampa and No. 14 Florida Tech round out the list of SSC programs in the rankings.

On the women's side, Saint Leo joins No. 5 Nova Southeastern, No. 19 Florida Southern and No. 20 Tampa.

Both team return to action for the Sunshine State Conference Championship meet which takes place Feb. 16-19 in Orlando at the Orlando YMCA Aquatic Center.

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