Adams State Remains Top Ranked Team in Men’s Division II Cross Country

By Keith Nunez, USTFCCCA

September 23, 2009   

NEW ORLEANS (September 23, 2009) – The top three teams in the men’s U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Cross Country Top 25 Coaches’ Poll remained unchanged the USTFCCCA announced Wednesday.

Top-ranked Adams State was the only team of the top three to compete over the weekend. The Grizzlies were in action at the Colorado State Ram Classic, winning the meet with a perfect score (15 points). The Grizzlies remain in Colorado this weekend as they travel to Gunnison for the Western State Mountaineer Open where they will square off with No. 2 Western State. Western was idle over the weekend.

Following Adams and Western at No. 3 is Chico State. The Wildcats were idle this past weekend but return to action on Saturday as Chico travels to Palo Alto for the Stanford Invitational.

Grand Valley State and Abilene Christian flip-flopped spots this week with GVSU moving up to fourth while ACU fell to fifth in the poll this week. GVSU was in action at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational, a non-scoring event. The Lakers did manage to place six runners in the top 19 at the meet. The Lakers will take this weekend off before returning to action on October 2nd in the Notre Dame Invitational.

To view the complete 2009 USTFCCCA Division II Men’s Cross Country Top 25, click here.