A Big Week of Racing Shifts the Landscape of the D-III Regional Cross Country Rankings

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

October 19, 2010   

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… Plenty of shifting throughout the regions this week … in the Central region, the men’s rankings are now topped by Hamline and Nebraska Wesleyan … in the Great Lakes region, Albion’s men is now at No. 2, despite not having been ranked since September 21 … the UW Platteville men went from No. 6 in the Midwest region to the new No. 2 … Rhodes’ men has made a steady rise in the South/Southeast region, moving from No. 7 in the preseason to their new perch at No. 1, ahead of last week’s top team, Trinity (Texas) …

… On the women’s side, Luther moved from fourth to No. 1 in the Central region … Case Western Reserve took over No. 2 in the Great Lakes … UW Oshkosh and Chicago are the new 1-2 duo in the Midwest region …

Note: The women’s rankings in the Mideast region were changed from its orginal release (changes posted Tuesday 11:00am CT)

USTFCCCA

NCAA Division III

Men’s Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2010 Week #6 — October 19

national poll release: October 20
next regional release: October 26 (repeat)
         
ATLANTIC Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 SUNY Geneseo Geneseo, N.Y. SUNYAC
1
2 St. Lawrence Canton, N.Y. Liberty League
2
3 NYU New York, N.Y. UAA
3
4 Rochester Rochester, N.Y. UAA
4
5 Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. Empire 8
6
6 Plattsburgh State Plattsburgh, N.Y. SUNYAC
5
7 SUNY Fredonia Fredonia, N.Y. SUNYAC
7
8 TCNJ Ewing, N.J. NJAC
8
9 RPI Troy, N.Y. Liberty League
9
10 SUNY Brockport Brockport, N.Y. SUNYAC
NR
         
         
CENTRAL Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Hamline Saint Paul, Minn. MIAC
2
2 Nebraska Wesleyan Lincoln, Neb. Independent
4
3 Saint John’s (Minn.) Collegeville, Minn. MIAC
3
4 Grinnell Grinnell, Iowa MWC
1
5 Cornell College Mount Vernon, Iowa IIAC
8
6 Coe Cedar Rapids, Iowa IIAC
NR
7 St. Olaf Northfield, Minn. MIAC
5
8 Luther Decorah, Iowa IIAC
7
9 St. Thomas (Minn.) Saint Paul, Minn. MIAC
6
10 Loras Dubuque, Iowa IIAC
9
         
         
GREAT LAKES Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Calvin Grand Rapids, Mich. MIAA
1
2 Albion Albion, Mich. MIAA
NR
3 Wabash Crawfordsville, Ind. NCAC
7
4 Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio UAA
3
5 Ohio Wesleyan Delaware, Ohio NCAC
9
6 Denison Granville, Ohio NCAC
4
7 Mount Union Alliance, Ohio OAC
6
8 Hope Holland, Mich. MIAA
NR
9 DePauw Greencastle, Ind. SCAC
8
10 Oberlin Oberlin, Ohio NCAC
2
         
         
MIDEAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Allegheny Meadville, Pa. NCAC
1
2 Haverford Haverford, Pa. Centennial
2
3 Dickinson Carlisle, Pa. Centennial
3
4 Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. MAC
5
5 Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, Pa. UAA
4
6 Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. Centennial
6
7 Salisbury Salisbury, Md. CAC
7
8 Gettysburg Gettysburg, Pa. Centennial
NR
9 Susquehanna Selinsgrove, Pa. Landmark
8
10 Messiah Grantham, Pa. MAC
10
         
         
MIDWEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 North Central (Ill.) Naperville, Ill. CCIW
1
2 UW Platteville Platteville, Wis. WIAC
6
3 Washington (Mo.) St. Louis, Mo. UAA
2
4 UW Stevens Point Stevens Point, Wis. WIAC
3
5 UW Whitewater Whitewater, Wis. WIAC
4
6 UW Oshkosh Oshkosh, Wis. WIAC
9
7 Augustana (Ill.) Rock Island, Ill. CCIW
5
8 UW La Crosse La Crosse, Wis. WIAC
8
9 UW Eau Claire Eau Claire, Wis. WIAC
7
10 Wheaton (Ill.) Wheaton, Ill. CCIW
10
         
         
NEW ENGLAND Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Williams Williamstown, Mass. NESCAC
1
2 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
2
3 Brandeis Waltham, Mass. UAA
4
4 Keene State Keene, N.H. Little East
3
5 Tufts Medford, Mass. NESCAC
5
6 Bates Lewiston, Maine NESCAC
6
7 Middlebury Middlebury, Vt. NESCAC
9
8 MIT Cambridge, Mass. NEWMAC
7
9 Amherst Amherst, Mass. NESCAC
8
10 Wesleyan (Conn.) Middletown, Conn. NESCAC
10
         
         
SOUTH/SOUTHEAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. SCAC
2
2 Trinity (Texas) San Antonio, Texas SCAC
1
3 Centre Danville, Ky. SCAC
3
4 Emory Atlanta, Ga. UAA
4
5 Lynchburg Lynchburg, Va. ODAC
5
6 Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. USA South
6
7 UT Tyler Tyler, Texas ASC
9
8 Guilford Greensboro, N.C. ODAC
8
9 Mary Washington Fredericksburg, Va. CAC
7
10 Shenandoah Winchester, Va. USA South
10
         
         
WEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Willamette Salem, Ore. Northwest
1
2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
2
3 Colorado College Colorado Springs, Colo. SCAC
3
4 Whitworth Spokane, Wash. Northwest
4
5 Lewis & Clark Portland, Ore. Northwest
5
6 Linfield McMinnville, Ore. Northwest
6
7 Pomona-Pitzer Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
8
8 Whitman Walla Walla, Wash. Northwest
7
9 La Verne La Verne, Calif. SCIAC
10
10 Pacific (Ore.) Forest Grove, Ore. Northwest
NR

 

USTFCCCA

NCAA Division III

Women’s Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2010 Week #6 — October 19

national poll release: October 20
next regional release: October 26 (repeat)
         
ATLANTIC Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 St. Lawrence Canton, N.Y. Liberty League
1
2 SUNY Geneseo Geneseo, N.Y. SUNYAC
2
3 SUNY Cortland Cortland, N.Y. SUNYAC
3
4 Plattsburgh State Plattsburgh, N.Y. SUNYAC
4
5 NYU New York, N.Y. UAA
5
6 Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. Empire 8
6
7 Vassar Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Liberty League
8
8 Rowan Glassboro, N.J. NJAC
7
9 TCNJ Ewing, N.J. NJAC
9
10 Rochester Rochester, N.Y. UAA
NR
         
         
CENTRAL Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Luther Decorah, Iowa IIAC
4
2 St. Olaf Northfield, Minn. MIAC
2
3 Nebraska Wesleyan Lincoln, Neb. Independent
3
4 Wartburg Waverly, Iowa IIAC
1
5 Carleton Northfield, Minn. MIAC
5
6 St. Thomas (Minn.) Saint Paul, Minn. MIAC
6
7 Bethel (Minn.) Arden Hills, Minn. MIAC
7
8 Gustavus Adolphus St. Peter, Minn. MIAC
8
9 Loras Dubuque, Iowa IIAC
9
10 St. Benedict St. Joseph, Minn. MIAC
10
         
         
GREAT LAKES Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Calvin Grand Rapids, Mich. MIAA
1
2 Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio UAA
4
3 Hope Holland, Mich. MIAA
2
4 Oberlin Oberlin, Ohio NCAC
3
5 Ohio Northern Ada, Ohio OAC
5
6 Baldwin-Wallace Berea, Ohio OAC
7
7 Denison Granville, Ohio NCAC
8
8 Kenyon Gambier, Ohio NCAC
9
9 DePauw Greencastle, Ind. SCAC
6
10 Ohio Wesleyan Delaware, Ohio NCAC
10
         
         
MIDEAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. Centennial
1
2 Dickinson Carlisle, Pa. Centennial
2
3 Haverford Haverford, Pa. Centennial
3
4 Grove City Grove City, Pa. PAC
5
5 Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. Centennial
4
6 Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. MAC
6
7 Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, Pa. UAA
7
8 Allegheny Meadville, Pa. NCAC
8
9 Gettysburg Gettysburg, Pa. Centennial
NR
10 Marywood Scranton, Pa. Colonial States
10
         
         
MIDWEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 UW Oshkosh Oshkosh, Wis. WIAC
2
2 Chicago Chicago, Ill. UAA
4
3 UW Eau Claire Eau Claire, Wis. WIAC
3
4 Washington (Mo.) St. Louis, Mo. UAA
1
5 UW Stevens Point Stevens Point, Wis. WIAC
5
6 North Central (Ill.) Naperville, Ill. CCIW
7
7 UW La Crosse La Crosse, Wis. WIAC
6
8 St. Norbert De Pere, Wis. MWC
8
9 UW Platteville Platteville, Wis. WIAC
NR
10 Illinois Wesleyan Bloomington, Ill. CCIW
10
         
         
NEW ENGLAND Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Middlebury Middlebury, Vt. NESCAC
1
2 Williams Williamstown, Mass. NESCAC
2
3 MIT Cambridge, Mass. NEWMAC
3
4 Amherst Amherst, Mass. NESCAC
4
5 Colby Waterville, Maine NESCAC
5
6 Wellesley Wellesley, Mass. NEWMAC
6
7 Keene State Keene, N.H. Little East
7
8 Brandeis Waltham, Mass. UAA
8
9 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
9
10 Tufts Medford, Mass. NESCAC
10
         
         
SOUTH/SOUTHEAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Emory Atlanta, Ga. UAA
1
2 Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. SCAC
2
3 Washington and Lee Lexington, Va. ODAC
6
4 Shenandoah Winchester, Va. USA South
4
5 Trinity (Texas) San Antonio, Texas SCAC
5
6 Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. USA South
3
7 Mary Washington Fredericksburg, Va. CAC
7
8 Centre Danville, Ky. SCAC
9
9 Lynchburg Lynchburg, Va. ODAC
8
10 Bridgewater (Va.) Bridgewater, Va. ODAC
10
         
         
WEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
1
2 Lewis & Clark Portland, Ore. Northwest
3
3 Whitworth Spokane, Wash. Northwest
2
4 Willamette Salem, Ore. Northwest
4
5 Whittier Whittier, Calif. SCIAC
5
6 Redlands Redlands, Calif. SCIAC
8
7 Whitman Walla Walla, Wash. Northwest
7
8 Pomona-Pitzer Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
6
9 UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, Calif. Independent
9
10 Colorado College Colorado Springs, Colo. SCAC
10