Duke Men Move To National Top Ten For First Time In School History

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

September 28, 2010   

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The Arkansas and Duke men enter the top ten for the first time this season … The Razorbacks took second last weekend to No. 1 Stanford at the Cardinal’s home invitational … Duke was the winner of the D-I Gold race at Minnesota’s Griak Invitational last weekend. Duke’s spot at No. 10 is the best position the team has been in the squad’s history. (previous best, 11th, October 31, 2000).

On the women’s side, Arizona jumped 15 spots to No. 9 after taking the Gold race at the Griak … New Mexico had a six-spot bump after taking second in the Griak. At No. 12, the Lobos are at the best position on the poll since at least 1995.

This week, major meets include the Notre Dame Invitational, Wisconsin’s adidas Invitational, and Lehigh’s Paul Short Run.

Conference Leaders: MEN – Pac-10, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, ACC (4); WOMEN – Big East (6), Big Ten (5), ACC (5).

USTFCCCA

NCAA Division I

Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll

2010 Week #3, September 28

next ranking: October 5
Rank Institution Points Region Conference This Weekend
Last
1 Stanford (9) 357 W Pac-10 idle
1
2 Oklahoma State (3) 345 MW Big 12 idle
2
3 Oregon 334 W Pac-10 Notre Dame Inv.
3
4 Colorado 304 MTN Big 12 Rocky Mountain Shootout
6
5 Alabama 299 S SEC Notre Dame Inv.
5
6 Wisconsin 292 GL Big Ten Wisconsin adidas Inv.
7
7 Northern Arizona 280 MTN Big Sky Arizona State XC Inv.
4
8 Arkansas 276 SC SEC idle
15
9 Portland 265 W West Coast Charles Bowles Willamette Inv.
8
10 Duke 242 SE ACC idle
19
11 Syracuse 233 NE BIG EAST Wisconsin adidas Inv.
9
12 Iona 229 NE Metro Atlantic Lehigh Paul Short Run
10
13 NC State 204 SE ACC idle
11
14 Villanova 197 MA BIG EAST (ss) Lehigh/Notre Dame
14
15 Oklahoma 196 MW Big 12 Wisconsin adidas Inv.
13
16 New Mexico 193 MTN Mountain West Notre Dame Inv.
11
17 BYU 150 MTN Mountain West idle
16
18 Arizona State 137 W Pac-10 (ss) Arizona St/Notre Dame
17
18 Michigan State 137 GL Big Ten Wisconsin adidas Inv.
18
20 Providence 131 NE BIG EAST Wisconsin adidas Inv.
19
21 Florida State 111 S ACC Notre Dame Inv.
23
22 Virginia 99 SE ACC Lehigh Paul Short Run
22
23 Princeton 93 MA Ivy (ss) Lehigh/Wisconsin
24
24 Georgetown 82 MA BIG EAST Lehigh Paul Short Run
25
25 Indiana 81 GL Big Ten Wisconsin adidas Inv.
26
26 Minnesota 72 MW Big Ten idle
27
27 Butler 49 GL Horizon Notre Dame Inv.
28
28 William and Mary 48 SE Colonial idle
29
29 Texas 37 SC Big 12 idle
30
30 UCLA 31 W Pac-10 Notre Dame Inv.
RV
Others Receiving Votes: Iowa State 23, Ohio State 23, North Carolina 8, Washington 5, California 5, Montana State 2.
Dropped Out: No. 21 Iowa State
compiled by Don Kopriva

 

USTFCCCA

NCAA Division I

Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll

2010 Week #3, September 28

next ranking: October 5
Rank Institution Points Region Conference This Weekend
Last
1 Villanova (12) 360 MA BIG EAST (ss) Lehigh/Notre Dame
1
2 Florida State 345 S ACC Notre Dame Inv.
2
3 Washington 328 W Pac-10 (ss) Emerald/Notre Dame
3
4 Texas Tech 316 MTN Big 12 Richard Clark Inv. (Mo. State)
4
5 Oregon 306 W Pac-10 Notre Dame Inv.
5
6 Georgetown 299 MA BIG EAST Lehigh Paul Short Run
6
7 Florida 274 S SEC Wisconsin adidas Inv.
8
8 Princeton 259 MA Ivy (ss) Lehigh/Notre Dame
9
9 Arizona 254 W Pac-10 Arizona State XC Inv.
24
10 Duke 235 SE ACC idle
7
11 Syracuse 229 NE BIG EAST Wisconsin adidas Inv.
10
12 New Mexico 227 MTN Mountain West Notre Dame Inv.
18
13 Colorado 218 MTN Big 12 Rocky Mountain Shootout
11
14 Stanford 201 W Pac-10 idle
13
15 Iowa State 195 MW Big 12 idle
15
16 Virginia 193 SE ACC Lehigh Paul Short Run
12
17 Providence 175 NE BIG EAST idle
14
18 West Virginia 159 MA BIG EAST (ss) Lehigh/Notre Dame
16
19 UTEP 145 MTN Conference USA Notre Dame Inv.
17
20 Michigan State 124 GL Big Ten Wisconsin adidas Inv.
19
21 BYU 107 MTN Mountain West Notre Dame Inv.
20
22 Michigan 93 GL Big Ten Wisconsin adidas Inv.
22
23 SMU 82 SC Conference USA Notre Dame Inv.
21
24 Iowa 74 MW Big Ten (ss) Notre Dame/Wisconsin
25
25 Boston College 68 NE ACC idle
NR
26 Wisconsin 66 GL Big Ten Wisconsin adidas Inv.
23
27 Minnesota 49 MW Big Ten (ss) Blugold (UW-EC)/S.D. State
28
28 Oklahoma State 40 MW Big 12 idle
NR
29 North Carolina 30 SE ACC idle
30
30 Notre Dame 28 GL BIG EAST Notre Dame Inv.
26
Others Receiving Votes: Stony Brook 24, NC State 22, Arkansas 18, Penn State 13, Nebraska 12, Indiana 6, Rice 3, Vanderbilt 3.
Dropped Out: No. 27 Penn State, No. 29 Rice.
compiled by Jesse Rosen