College Championships 2021: Staff Picks

Who did we think would win it all?

Action at the 2021 College Championships in Norco, CA. Photo: Paul Rutherford -- UltiPhotos.com
Action at the 2021 College Championships in Norco, CA. Photo: Paul Rutherford — UltiPhotos.com

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Ahead of this December’s College Championships in Norco, CA, we gave our staff the opportunity to predict the semifinalists, finalists, and champions in each of the four college divisions: D-I men’s, D-I women’s, D-III men’s, and D-III women’s. See how we did as semis get underway.

D-I Men’s Division

Total D-I Men’s Champion Picks
North Carolina — 5
Colorado — 3
Brown — 2
Pittsburgh — 1
Washington — 1

Total D-I Men’s Finalist Picks
North Carolina — 11
Colorado — 8
Brown — 2
NC State — 1
Pittsburgh — 1
Washington — 1

Total D-I Men’s Semifinalist Picks
North Carolina — 12
Colorado — 11
Brown — 6
Pittsburgh — 6
Washington — 5
Michigan — 3
Carleton — 2
NC State — 1
Texas — 1
Tulane — 1

D-I Women’s Division

Staff MemberSemifinalistsFinalistsChampion
Lindsay SooCarleton (1)North Carolina (2)UC Santa Barbara (3)Colorado (5)Carleton (1)North Carolina (2)North Carolina (2)
Edward StephensCarleton (1)North Carolina (2)UC Santa Barbara (3)Colorado (5)North Carolina (2)Colorado (5)North Carolina (2)
Eddie ScottCarleton (1)North Carolina (2)UC San Diego (8)Texas (10)Carleton (1)North Carolina (2)Carleton (1)
Zakk MabreyCarleton (1)North Carolina (2)Washington (4)Colorado (5)North Carolina (2)Colorado (5)North Carolina (2)
Adekale AndeCarleton (1)Pittsburgh (6)UC San Diego (8)SUNY Binghamton (20)Carleton (1)Pittsburgh (6)Pittsburgh (6)
Luca SerioCarleton (1)North Carolina (2)UC Santa Barbara (3)Colorado (5)Carleton (1)North Carolina (2)North Carolina (2)
Alex RubinCarleton (1)North Carolina (2)UC Santa Barbara (3)Washington (4)Carleton (1)North Carolina (2)North Carolina (2)
Charlie EisenhoodCarleton (1)North Carolina (2)UC Santa Barbara (3)Washington (4)Carleton (1)North Carolina (2)North Carolina (2)
Jenna WeinerCarleton (1)North Carolina (2)UC Santa Barbara (3)Pittsburgh (6)Carleton (1)North Carolina (2)North Carolina (2)
Chris McGlynnCarleton (1)North Carolina (2)UC Santa Barbara (3)Pittsburgh (6)Carleton (1)North Carolina (2)North Carolina (2)
Steve SullivanCarleton (1)North Carolina (2)UC Santa Barbara (3)Washington (4)Carleton (1)North Carolina (2)North Carolina (2)
Keith RaynorCarleton (1)North Carolina (2)UC Santa Barbara (3)Pittsburgh (6)Carleton (1)North Carolina (2)North Carolina (2)

Total D-I Women’s Champion Picks
North Carolina — 10
Carleton — 1
Pittsburgh — 1

Total D-I Women’s Finalist Picks
North Carolina — 11
Carleton — 10
Colorado — 2
Pittsburgh — 1

Total D-I Women’s Semifinalist Picks
Carleton — 12
North Carolina — 11
UC Santa Barbara — 9
Colorado — 4
Pittsburgh — 4
Washington — 4
UC San Diego — 2
SUNY Binghamton — 1
Texas — 1

D-III Men’s Division

Total D-III Men’s Champion Picks
Richmond — 5
Middlebury — 3
Claremont — 1
St. Olaf — 1
Whitman — 1

Total D-III Men’s Finalist Picks
Richmond — 8
Middlebury — 6
St. Olaf — 2
Carleton CHOP — 1
Claremont — 1
Colorado College — 1
Kenyon — 1
Oklahoma Christian — 1
Whitman – 1

Total D-III Men’s Semifinalist Picks
Richmond — 9
Middlebury — 9
Oklahoma Christian — 6
St. Olaf — 5
Carleton CHOP — 3
Kenyon — 3
Berry — 2
Colorado College — 2
Franciscan — 2
Whitman — 2
Claremont — 1

D-III Women’s Division

Total D-III Women’s Champion Picks
Carleton Eclipse — 6
Portland — 2
Lehigh — 1
Middlebury — 1
Truman State — 1

Total D-III Women’s Finalist Picks
Carleton Eclipse — 7
Portland — 4
Middlebury — 3
Truman State — 3
Lehigh — 2
Brandeis — 1
Rice — 1
Union — 1

Total D-III Women’s Semifinalist Picks
Carleton Eclipse — 9
Lehigh — 8
Truman State — 8
Portland — 7
Middlebury — 5
Michigan Tech — 3
Brandeis — 1
Rice — 1
Union — 1
Vassar — 1

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