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Anji Shakya won a national title in the 200 freestyle at the 2013 NCAA Championships.
UCSD Once Again Ranked No. 1 in NCSA Collegiate Power Rankings
Release: Friday 09/20/2013 
by UCSD

LA JOLLA, Calif. - For the seventh consecutive year, UC San Diego has been ranked No. 1 among all NCAA Division II institutions in the country in the National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA) Power Rankings.

Ranked on the NCSA's list for the ninth year in a row, UCSD was tabbed 17th of all universities nationwide.

NCSA's Power Rankings assess the academic and athletics standards of all NCAA programs across the country. The rankings are calculated by averaging a school's Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standing, its NCAA student-athlete graduation rate and its U.S. News & World Report ranking.

The NCSA Power Rankings list, now in its 11th year, was developed to help prospective student-athletes and their families evaluate the particular strengths of the top colleges and universities at the Division I, II and III levels.

UC San Diego first appeared in the rankings in 2005 - coming in at No. 26 overall - and has earned a spot in the top 100 every year since. UCSD was ranked as high as No. 4 overall in 2007.

Duke topped the 2013 rankings for all schools and was followed by Amherst, Stanford, Notre Dame and Williams, which all tied for second place. On the Division II list, UCSD was trailed by Colorado School of Mines and Simon Fraser, which finished second and third, respectively. 

A comprehensive list of the 2013 rankings, both overall and by NCAA division, is available here.

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Friday, September 19
W Soccer at Cal State Dominguez Hills
4 - 2 (W)
Carson
W Volleyball vs. Cal State L.A.
1 - 3 (L)
UC San Diego
Saturday, September 20
M Water Polo at TBA
TBA
Stockton
M Water Polo at UC Irvine
9:20 AM
Stockton
M Soccer vs. Azusa Pacific
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
W Volleyball vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Sunday, September 21
M Water Polo at TBA
TBA
Stockton
Monday, September 22
W Soccer vs. Cal State L.A.
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Friday, September 26
M Soccer at Cal State L.A.
4:30 PM
Los Angeles
M Water Polo vs. Fresno Pacific
6:00 PM
UC San Diego
W Volleyball at Sonoma State
7:00 PM
Rohnert Park
W Soccer at Cal State L.A.
7:00 PM
Los Angeles
Saturday, September 27
Cross Country at Stanford Invitational
9:00 AM
Stanford
W Volleyball at San Francisco State
7:00 PM
San Francisco
Sunday, September 28
M Soccer vs. Cal Poly Pomona
11:30 AM
UC San Diego
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