COLLEGIATE MEN’S DUALS MEET RANKINGS
Texas A&M Stays On Top

compiled by Jesse Squire
(April 07, 2014)

Pat Henry's Aggies were idle last weekend, but are again the #1 rated men's collegiate dual meet team.

A new squad has climbed into the #2 spot. Cal's Golden Bears are the runners-up after defeating Virginia and Michigan, and could move up into first if they win the 120th (!) edition of the Big Meet with Stanford this weekend.

Oregon drubbed Arizona 115-47 to climb 4 spots up to #3.

The complete rankings:

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Rank Team (Record) Last week This week's result Next dual
1. Texas A&M (2-0) 1 none none
2. Cal (5-0) 3 beat Virginia & Mich vs Stanford (4/12)
3. Oregon (1-0) 7 beat Arizona none
4. Nebraska (3-0) 4 none SDSt, NoCo, ORob (4/12)
5. Arkansas (3-0) 8 none none
6. Wash. St. (1-0) 2 none vs Washington (5/3)
7. Purdue (5-1) 5 none none
8. UCLA (0-1) 6 none vs BYU & TCU (4/12)
9. L. Beach St. (6-0) 15 none UCI, UCSB, UCR (4/12)
10. Akron (5-0) 14 beat Kent, Ash & YgSt none
11. Arizona St. (0-0) 10 none vs Arizona & No Ariz (5/3)
12. Navy (3-0) 12 beat Army none
13. BYU (0-0) 11 none vs UCLA & TCU (4/12)
14. Arizona (0-1) 13 lost to Oregon vs Ariz St & No Ariz (5/3)
15. LSU (1-1) 18 none none
16. Texas (0-1) 9 none none
17. Texas Tech (0-2) 20 none none
18. Washington (0-0) 21 none vs Washington St (5/3)
19. Indiana St. (6-0) 16 none none
20. Princeton (2-1) 17 none vs Monmouth & Vt (4/12)
21. Ole Miss (0-0) 19 none vs Ohio State (4/26)
22. Cal Poly (4-0) NR none vs UCSB (5/3)
23. Air Force (2-1) NR none Kans, KsSt, WichSt (5/3)
24. Michigan St. (3-0) 22 none none
25. Wisconsin (1-0) NR none none
dropped out: Eastern Michigan, Notre Dame, Iowa

Rankings reflect a combined indoor/outdoor season, but with a heavier emphasis on outdoor competition. To be ranked, a team must compete in one or more dual meets (defined as a scored meet between four or fewer teams). Teams are ranked on wins and losses, marks, and strength and depth of dual meet schedule. Teams are rewarded for taking dual meet competition seriously.

This week's regional rankings were released yesterday at DailyRelay.com.

The weekend ahead

The most important dual meet this weekend is the The Big Meet between Stanford and #2 Cal, which could potentially determine the national championship.

The full schedule of notable duals:

UCSB, UC Riverside & #9 Long Beach State @ UC Irvine (Friday, 2:00pm PT)

Monmouth & Vermont @ #20 Princeton (Saturday, 10:30am ET)

South Dakota State, Northern Colorado & Oral Roberts @ #4 Nebraska (Saturday, 11:00am CT)

The Big Meet: Stanford @ #2 Cal (Saturday, 9:30am PT)

TCU & #13 BYU @ #8 UCLA (Saturday, 10:00am PT)

Yale @ Harvard (Saturday, time TBA)