North Central (Ill.) Men Moves To No. 1 Spot in D-III Cross Country Poll

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

September 22, 2010   

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The North Central (Ill.) men moved to the No. 1 spot in the D-III National Cross Country Coaches’ Poll for the first time this season. The defending national champs passed up Washington (Mo.) who had been number one early in the polls. On the women’s side, Middlebury moved to No. 2 and are now taking a share of first-place votes.

USTFCCCA

NCAA Division III

Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll

2010 Week #2, September 22

next poll: September 29
Rank Institution (FPV) Points Region Conference Location
Last
1 North Central (Ill.) (6) 278 Midwest CCIW Naperville, Ill.
2
2 Washington (Mo.) (2) 271 Midwest UAA St. Louis, Mo.
1
3 Allegheny 261 Mideast NCAC Meadville, Pa.
3
4 Haverford 257 Mideast Centennial Haverford, Pa.
4
5 SUNY Geneseo 251 Atlantic SUNYAC Geneseo, N.Y.
5
6 UW Platteville 235 Midwest WIAC Platteville, Wis.
7
7 Calvin 233 Great Lakes MIAA Grand Rapids, Mich.
8
8 St. Lawrence 215 Atlantic Liberty League Canton, N.Y.
12
9 Brandeis 213 New England UAA Waltham, Mass.
10
10 Carnegie Mellon 211 Mideast UAA Pittsburgh, Pa.
11
11 NYU 193 Atlantic UAA New York, N.Y.
6
12 UW La Crosse 191 Midwest WIAC La Crosse, Wis.
9
13 Williams 184 New England NESCAC Williamstown, Mass.
12
14 UW Whitewater 179 Midwest WIAC Whitewater, Wis.
15
15 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 178 West SCIAC Claremont, Calif.
14
16 Grinnell 158 Central MWC Grinnell, Iowa
16
17 UW Stevens Point 142 Midwest WIAC Stevens Point, Wis.
18
18 Keene State 138 New England Little East Keene, N.H.
28
19 Whitworth 136 West Northwest Spokane, Wash.
RV
20 Dickinson 134 Mideast Centennial Carlisle, Pa.
21
21 Mount Union 121 Great Lakes OAC Alliance, Ohio
20
22 Willamette 100 West Northwest Salem, Ore.
17
23 Amherst 92 New England NESCAC Amherst, Mass.
19
24 Hamline 91 Central MIAC Saint Paul, Minn.
23
25 Elizabethtown 89 Mideast MAC Elizabethtown, Pa.
25
26 Rochester 72 Atlantic UAA Rochester, N.Y.
30
27 Case Western Reserve 68 Great Lakes UAA Cleveland, Ohio
26
28 Augustana (Ill.) 58 Midwest CCIW Rock Island, Ill.
NR
29 MIT 57 New England NEWMAC Cambridge, Mass.
NR
30 Nebraska Wesleyan 52 Central Independent Lincoln, Neb.
RV
31 Colorado College 44 West SCAC Colorado Springs, Colo.
21
32 UW Oshkosh 30 Midwest WIAC Oshkosh, Wis.
27
33 St. Olaf 22 Central MIAC Northfield, Minn.
28
34 Wabash 21 Great Lakes NCAC Crawfordsville, Ind.
NR
35 Emory 19 South/Southeast UAA Atlanta, Ga.
32
Others Receiving Votes: Plattsburgh State 14, Bates 12, Lewis & Clark 9, Centre 6, Tufts 3, SUNY Fredonia 1, Chicago 1.
Dropped Out: No. 24 Plattsburgh State, No. 31 Oberlin, No. 33 Denison, No. 34 Chicago, No. 35 Heidelberg.

 

USTFCCCA

NCAA Division III

Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll

2010 Week #2, September 22

next poll: September 29
Rank Institution (FPV) Points Region Conference Location
Last
1 UW Eau Claire (5) 277 Midwest WIAC Eau Claire, Wis.
1
2 Middlebury (3) 270 New England NESCAC Middlebury, Vt.
3
3 St. Lawrence 269 Atlantic Liberty League Canton, N.Y.
2
4 Washington (Mo.) 256 Midwest UAA St. Louis, Mo.
4
5 SUNY Geneseo 244 Atlantic SUNYAC Geneseo, N.Y.
6
6 MIT 238 New England NEWMAC Cambridge, Mass.
7
7 Nebraska Wesleyan 227 Central Independents Lincoln, Neb.
5
8 Williams 219 New England NESCAC Williamstown, Mass.
10
9 Johns Hopkins 214 Mideast Centennial Baltimore, Md.
8
10 Hope 208 Great Lakes MIAA Holland, Mich.
8
11 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 205 West SCIAC Claremont, Calif.
18
12 Chicago 192 Midwest UAA Chicago, Ill.
13
13 Calvin 189 Great Lakes MIAA Grand Rapids, Mich.
15
14 Luther 174 Central IIAC Decorah, Iowa
12
15 Wellesley 160 New England NEWMAC Wellesley, Mass.
NR
16 Ohio Northern 147 Great Lakes OAC Ada, Ohio
14
17 Dickinson 136 Mideast Centennial Carlisle, Pa.
16
18 Lewis & Clark 134 West Northwest Portland, Ore.
33
19 Whitworth 128 West Northwest Spokane, Wash.
11
20 Amherst 124 New England NESCAC Amherst, Mass.
21
21 UW Oshkosh 120 Midwest WIAC Oshkosh, Wis.
19
22 Rowan 103 Atlantic NJAC Glassboro, N.J.
NR
23 Haverford 102 Mideast Centennial Haverford, Pa.
22
24 Brandeis 101 New England UAA Waltham, Mass.
20
25 St. Olaf 100 Central MIAC Northfield, Minn.
25
26 Case Western Reserve 86 Great Lakes UAA Cleveland, Ohio
24
27 NYU 82 Atlantic UAA New York, N.Y.
23
28 St. Thomas (Minn.) 62 Central MIAC Saint Paul, Minn.
17
29 UW Stevens Point 53 Midwest WIAC Stevens Point, Wis.
29
29 Colby 53 New England NESCAC Waterville, Maine
30
31 Oberlin 44 Great Lakes NCAC Oberlin, Ohio
28
32 Grove City 41 Mideast PAC Grove City, Pa.
27
33 Emory 31 South/Southeast UAA Atlanta, Ga.
32
34 Wartburg 28 Central IIAC Waverly, Iowa
31
35 North Central (Ill.) 9 Midwest CCIW Naperville, Ill.
NR
Others Receiving Votes: Vassar 5, UW La Crosse 3, Baldwin-Wallace 2, Rhodes 2, Elizabethtown 1, Gustavus Adolphus 1.
Dropped Out: No. 29 Plattsburg State, No. 34 Wesleyan (Conn.), No. 34 Carleton.