As of December 11, 2018, the following Indiana University Athletics programs were nationally ranked in the Top 25, either currently, at the end, or in the preseason of their respective seasons:
MEN’S SOCCER – #2
For the second season in a row, the Hoosiers lost in heartbreaking fashion at the College Cup. Another strong season further cements IU’s standing as one of, if not the nation’s premier program of all-time.
MEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING – #2
The Hoosiers are off to a fast start and will be a strong contender for a team national title along with several individuals in the running for titles.
WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING – #9
The Hoosiers finished 8th at the 2018 NCAA Championships and are once again a solid top ten program led by the legendary Lilly King.
WOMEN’S ROWING – #13
The Hoosiers earned an at-large bid to the 2018 NCAA Championships in May.
WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY – #17
The program achieved all-time highs in the rankings in the fall season, finishing 17th at the NCAA championships.
WOMEN’S WATER POLO – #14
The Hoosiers took 4th place at the CWPA championships.
MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY – #18
IU finished 18th at the NCAA championships
MEN’S TRACK AND FIELD – #24
IU sent six competitors to the NCAA Championships.
MEN’S BASKETBALL – #25
The men’s basketball program re-enters the rankings for the first time since January of 2017.
HONORABLE MENTION —
- The IU women’s basketball team is 9-0 and holds the longest winning streak in the country (15). They are receiving votes in the national rankings.
- The IU baseball team was ranked for the majority of the 2018 season and is a strong candidate to return to the rankings under first year coach Jeff Mercer.
Photo/graphics credits – Indiana University Athletics
Main photo – Eric Rudd, IU Communications
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