NCWSA Rankings 2017 - 10.13.2017

NCWSA Team Rankings: Pre-Nationals Rankings – 10/13/2017

All the regions have wrapped up their skiing and are awaiting the Connelly Skis 2017 NCWSA Nationals! Let’s take a look at how the South Central and Western Regional Championships helped shake up the NCWSA rankings.


  • University of Louisiana at Monroe leaps to the top spot!
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette maintains #2 as University of Alabama falls to #3.
  • Rollins College and Florida Southern slide to #4 and #5 due to ULM leaping to the top.
  • The biggest jump in the rankings comes from Western Washington University as they finally bring a full team out of the Pacific Northwest and move up 38 spots to 13th!
  • The Eastern region continues to maintain the lead for most teams in top ten, with 4, and it has 3 in the top 5 at spots 3, 4, and 5!
    • The highest ranking Eastern team is the University of Alabama, at #3.

Biggest Movers

Eastern Region

  • Up – none
  • Down 6 spots – Auburn University (29th)

Midwestern Region

  • Up – none
  • Down 6 spots – University of Wisconsin – Madison (11th), University of Nebraska – Lincoln (28th), Bowling Green State University (30th), and Ohio University (39th)

South Central Region

  • Up 4 spots – University of Louisiana at Monroe (1st)
  • Down 2 spots – University of Texas (27th)

Western Region

  • Up 38 spots – Western Washington University (13th)
  • Down 1 spot – University of Nevada, Reno (48th)


Vote in our predictions poll later today, and check out all our staff and media picks Monday!

2017 Rankings – 10/13/2017

Rank Team Name Region
1 University of Louisiana at Monroe South Central
2 University of Louisiana at Lafayette South Central
3 University of Alabama Eastern
4 Rollins College Eastern
5 Florida Southern College Eastern
6 San Diego State University Western
7 Clemson University Eastern
8 Ohio State University Midwestern
9 Texas A&M University South Central
10 Michigan State University Midwestern
11 University of Wisconsin – Madison Midwestern
12 Miami University Midwestern
13 Western Washington University Western
14 University of Kansas Midwestern
15 University of Wisconsin – La Crosse Midwestern
16 University of Michigan Midwestern
17 Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Western
18 Texas State University South Central
19 Iowa State University Midwestern
20 Arizona State University Western
21 Missouri State University Midwestern
22 University of Cincinnati Midwestern
23 Purdue University Midwestern
24 Grand Valley State University Midwestern
25 University of California, Los Angeles Western
26 University of Arkansas South Central
27 University of Texas South Central
28 University of Nebraska Midwestern
29 Auburn University Eastern
30 Bowling Green State University Midwestern
31 Kansas State University Midwestern
32 University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Midwestern
33 University of Missouri Midwestern
34 University of California, Davis Western
35 Marquette University Midwestern
36 California State University, Chico Western
37 University of Georgia Eastern
38 California State University, Sacramento Western
39 Ohio University Midwestern
40 University of Wisconsin – Stout Midwestern
41 University of Iowa Midwestern
42 University of Dayton Midwestern
43 Baylor University South Central
44 University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire Midwestern
45 Western Michigan University Midwestern
46 Indiana University Midwestern
47 University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point Midwestern
48 University of Nevada, Reno Western
49 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eastern
50 University of San Diego Western
51 University of Notre Dame Midwestern
52 Southern Illinois University Midwestern
53 Central Michigan University Midwestern
54 Lander University Eastern
55 Minnesota University Midwestern



Adam Koehler

Skied with the Illini Waterski Team and the Marquette Waterski Team. Past winner of the NCWSA Outstanding Leader Award. Former NCWSA Operations Committee Chair and current NCWSA Secretary.