UMW Cross Country Teams Remain in Top 10 in USTFCCCAA Weekly Regional Polls

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released week two regional rankings for the 2012 NCAA Division III season on Tuesday. New to the No. 1 ranks this week is St. Lawrence’s women in the Atlantic region and MIT’s women in the New England region.

 

Top regional men’s teams include SUNY Geneseo (Atlantic), St. Olaf (Central), Calvin (Great Lakes), Haverford (Mideast), North Central (Ill.) (Midwest), Bates (New England), Lynchburg (South/Southeast), and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (West). No. 1-ranked women’s teams are St. Lawrence (Atlantic), Wartburg (Central), Calvin (Great Lakes), Johns Hopkins (Mideast), Washington (Mo.) (Midwest), MIT (New England), Emory (South/Southeast), and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (West).

 

NCAA Division III Regional Championships will be held on Saturday, November 10. NCAA DIII Regional Championships Central.

 

USTFCCCA Regional Cross Country Rankings are determined subjectively by either a single member coach or by polling the region’s coaches (each region varies).

 

USTFCCCA

NCAA Division III

Men's Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2012 Week #2 -- September 18

national poll release: September 19

next regional release: Tuesday, September 25

         

ATLANTIC Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

SUNY Geneseo

Geneseo, N.Y.

SUNYAC

1

2

Rochester

Rochester, N.Y.

UAA

4

3

SUNY Cortland

Cortland, N.Y.

SUNYAC

2

4

NYU

New York, N.Y.

UAA

3

5

St. Lawrence

Canton, N.Y.

Liberty League

6

6

RPI

Troy, N.Y.

Liberty League

5

7

TCNJ

Ewing, N.J.

NJAC

7

8

Buffalo State

Buffalo, N.Y.

SUNYAC

NR

9

SUNY Oneonta

Oneonta, N.Y.

SUNYAC

10

10

Ithaca

Ithaca, N.Y.

Empire 8

9

         
         

CENTRAL Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

St. Olaf

Northfield, Minn.

MIAC

1

2

Loras

Dubuque, Iowa

IIAC

2

3

Central (Iowa)

Pella, Iowa

IIAC

3

4

Luther

Decorah, Iowa

IIAC

4

5

Wartburg

Waverly, Iowa

IIAC

6

6

Saint John's (Minn.)

Collegeville, Minn.

MIAC

9

7

Hamline

Saint Paul, Minn.

MIAC

8

8

Nebraska Wesleyan

Lincoln, Neb.

Great Plains

5

9

Carleton

Northfield, Minn.

MIAC

NR

10

Grinnell

Grinnell, Iowa

Midwest Conference

10

         
         

GREAT LAKES Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Calvin

Grand Rapids, Mich.

Michigan Intercollegiate

1

2

Wabash

Crawfordsville, Ind.

NCAC

2

3

Manchester

North Manchester, Ind.

HCAC

3

4

Case Western Reserve

Cleveland, Ohio

UAA

4

5

John Carroll

University Heights, Ohio

OAC

5

6

Ohio Northern

Ada, Ohio

OAC

6

7

Hope

Holland, Mich.

Michigan Intercollegiate

7

8

DePauw

Greencastle, Ind.

NCAC

10

9

Oberlin

Oberlin, Ohio

NCAC

8

10

Albion

Albion, Mich.

Michigan Intercollegiate

9

         
         

MIDEAST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Haverford

Haverford, Pa.

Centennial

1

2

Allegheny

Meadville, Pa.

NCAC

2

3

Dickinson

Carlisle, Pa.

Centennial

3

4

Johns Hopkins

Baltimore, Md.

Centennial

4

5

Carnegie Mellon

Pittsburgh, Pa.

UAA

5

6

Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown, Pa.

Middle Atlantic

6

7

DeSales

Center Valley, Pa.

Middle Atlantic

8

8

Swarthmore

Swarthmore, Pa.

Centennial

7

9

Gwynedd-Mercy

Gwynedd Valley, Pa.

Colonial States

9

10

Moravian

Bethlehem, Pa.

Landmark

NR

         
         

MIDWEST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

North Central (Ill.)

Naperville, Ill.

CCIW

1

2

Washington (Mo.)

St. Louis, Mo.

UAA

2

3

Wheaton (Ill.)

Wheaton, Ill.

CCIW

3

4

UW-La Crosse

La Crosse, Wis.

WIAC

5

5

Augustana (Ill.)

Rock Island, Ill.

CCIW

6

6

Chicago

Chicago, Ill.

UAA

4

7

UW-Stevens Point

Stevens Point, Wis.

WIAC

7

8

UW-Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Wis.

WIAC

8

9

UW-Platteville

Platteville, Wis.

WIAC

9

10

UW-Oshkosh

Oshkosh, Wis.

WIAC

10

         
         

NEW ENGLAND Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Bates

Lewiston, Maine

NESCAC

1

2

Tufts

Medford, Mass.

NESCAC

2

3

Middlebury

Middlebury, Vt.

NESCAC

3

4

Williams

Williamstown, Mass.

NESCAC

4

5

Amherst

Amherst, Mass.

NESCAC

6

6

Bowdoin

Brunswick, Maine

NESCAC

5

7

MIT

Cambridge, Mass.

NEWMAC

7

8

Springfield (Mass.)

Springfield, Mass.

NEWMAC

10

9

Wesleyan (Conn.)

Middletown, Conn.

NESCAC

8

10

WPI

Worcester, Mass.

NEWMAC

NR

         
         

SOUTH/SOUTHEAST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Lynchburg

Lynchburg, Va.

ODAC

1

2

Emory

Atlanta, Ga.

UAA

2

3

Centre

Danville, Ky.

SAA

3

4

Bridgewater (Va.)

Bridgewater, Va.

ODAC

4

5

UT Tyler

Tyler, Texas

ASC

5

6

Trinity (Texas)

San Antonio, Texas

SCAC

6

7

Rhodes

Memphis, Tenn.

SAA

7

8

Christopher Newport

Newport News, Va.

USA South

8

9

Birmingham-Southern

Birmingham, Ala.

SAA

NR

10

Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, Va.

CAC

9

         
         

WEST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

Claremont, Calif.

SCIAC

1

2

Pomona-Pitzer

Claremont, Calif.

SCIAC

3

3

Willamette

Salem, Ore.

Northwest Conference

2

4

Whitworth

Spokane, Wash.

Northwest Conference

NR

5

Puget Sound

Tacoma, Wash.

Northwest Conference

NR

6

Whittier

Whittier, Calif.

SCIAC

7

7

La Verne

La Verne, Calif.

SCIAC

8

8

UC Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, Calif.

Independent (D-III)

6

9

George Fox

Newberg, Ore.

Northwest Conference

5

10

Colorado College

Colorado Springs, Colo.

SCAC

10

 

USTFCCCA

NCAA Division III

Women's Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2012 Week #2 -- September 18

national poll release: September 19

next regional release: Tuesday, September 25

         

ATLANTIC Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

St. Lawrence

Canton, N.Y.

Liberty League

2

2

SUNY Geneseo

Geneseo, N.Y.

SUNYAC

1

3

Rochester

Rochester, N.Y.

UAA

10

4

Rowan

Glassboro, N.J.

NJAC

3

5

NYU

New York, N.Y.

UAA

3

6

Plattsburgh State

Plattsburgh, N.Y.

SUNYAC

6

7

TCNJ

Ewing, N.J.

NJAC

5

8

Ithaca

Ithaca, N.Y.

Empire 8

8

9

Vassar

Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Liberty League

7

10

SUNY Oneonta

Oneonta, N.Y.

SUNYAC

NR

         
         

CENTRAL Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Wartburg

Waverly, Iowa

IIAC

1

2

St. Olaf

Northfield, Minn.

MIAC

2

3

Carleton

Northfield, Minn.

MIAC

4

4

St. Thomas (Minn.)

Saint Paul, Minn.

MIAC

3

5

Luther

Decorah, Iowa

IIAC

5

6

St. Benedict

St. Joseph, Minn.

MIAC

7

7

Nebraska Wesleyan

Lincoln, Neb.

Great Plains

6

8

Gustavus Adolphus

St. Peter, Minn.

MIAC

9

9

Concordia Moorhead

Moorhead, Minn.

MIAC

10

10

Grinnell

Grinnell, Iowa

Midwest Conference

8

         
         

GREAT LAKES Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Calvin

Grand Rapids, Mich.

Michigan Intercollegiate

1

2

Case Western Reserve

Cleveland, Ohio

UAA

2

3

Hope

Holland, Mich.

Michigan Intercollegiate

3

4

Ohio Northern

Ada, Ohio

OAC

4

5

John Carroll

University Heights, Ohio

OAC

10

6

Oberlin

Oberlin, Ohio

NCAC

5

7

Alma

Alma, Mich.

Michigan Intercollegiate

6

8

DePauw

Greencastle, Ind.

NCAC

7

9

Kenyon

Gambier, Ohio

NCAC

NR

10

Baldwin-Wallace

Berea, Ohio

OAC

9

         
         

MIDEAST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Johns Hopkins

Baltimore, Md.

Centennial

1

2

Dickinson

Carlisle, Pa.

Centennial

2

3

Haverford

Haverford, Pa.

Centennial

3

4

Gettysburg

Gettysburg, Pa.

Centennial

5

5

Carnegie Mellon

Pittsburgh, Pa.

UAA

8

6

Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown, Pa.

Middle Atlantic

6

7

Grove City

Grove City, Pa.

PAC

4

8

Muhlenberg

Allentown, Pa.

Centennial

7

9

Allegheny

Meadville, Pa.

NCAC

9

10

Marywood

Scranton, Pa.

Colonial States

10

         
         

MIDWEST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Washington (Mo.)

St. Louis, Mo.

UAA

1

2

UW-Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Wis.

WIAC

2

3

Chicago

Chicago, Ill.

UAA

3

4

Illinois Wesleyan

Bloomington, Ill.

CCIW

4

5

UW-La Crosse

La Crosse, Wis.

WIAC

5

6

Augustana (Ill.)

Rock Island, Ill.

CCIW

NR

7

UW-Stevens Point

Stevens Point, Wis.

WIAC

6

8

Aurora

Aurora, Ill.

NorthernAC

9

9

North Central (Ill.)

Naperville, Ill.

CCIW

7

10

Carthage

Kenosha, Wis.

CCIW

8

         
         

NEW ENGLAND Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

MIT

Cambridge, Mass.

NEWMAC

3

2

Middlebury

Middlebury, Vt.

NESCAC

1

3

Williams

Williamstown, Mass.

NESCAC

2

4

Amherst

Amherst, Mass.

NESCAC

4

5

Tufts

Medford, Mass.

NESCAC

5

6

Wellesley

Wellesley, Mass.

NEWMAC

6

7

Bates

Lewiston, Maine

NESCAC

8

8

Bowdoin

Brunswick, Maine

NESCAC

7

9

Colby

Waterville, Maine

NESCAC

9

10

Keene State

Keene, N.H.

Little East

9

         
         

SOUTH/SOUTHEAST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Emory

Atlanta, Ga.

UAA

1

2

Rhodes

Memphis, Tenn.

SAA

2

3

Trinity (Texas)

San Antonio, Texas

SCAC

3

4

Centre

Danville, Ky.

SAA

4

5

Christopher Newport

Newport News, Va.

USA South

5

6

Washington and Lee

Lexington, Va.

ODAC

6

7

Bridgewater (Va.)

Bridgewater, Va.

ODAC

7

8

Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, Va.

CAC

8

9

Eastern Mennonite

Harrisonburg, Va.

ODAC

9

10

Lynchburg

Lynchburg, Va.

ODAC

NR

         
         

WEST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

Claremont, Calif.

SCIAC

1

2

Lewis & Clark

Portland, Ore.

Northwest Conference

2

3

Willamette

Salem, Ore.

Northwest Conference

3

4

Pomona-Pitzer

Claremont, Calif.

SCIAC

4

5

Linfield

McMinnville, Ore.

Northwest Conference

6

6

Whitman

Walla Walla, Wash.

Northwest Conference

7

7

Occidental

Los Angeles, Calif.

SCIAC

5

8

Whitworth

Spokane, Wash.

Northwest Conference

NR

9

UC Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, Calif.

Independent (D-III)

9

10

George Fox

Newberg, Ore.

Northwest Conference

10