National Poll in Division III Again Makes Twists and Turns, Top Spots Safe

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

October 20, 2010   

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… Another topsy-turvy week in the national poll, but the top spots remain unchanged … in the men’s poll, Allegheny matches their season high at No. 2 while SUNY Geneseo goes to their best of the year at No. 3 … Calvin reaches the top five for the first time this season at No. 4 … on the women’s side, No. 5 UW Oshkosh lands in the top five for the first time this season … Chicago is in the top ten for the first time in 2010 at No. 7.

USTFCCCA

NCAA Division III

Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll

2010 Week #6, October 20

next poll: October 27 (repeat), November 3 (regular)
Rank Institution (FPV) Points Region Conference This Weekend
Last
1 North Central (Ill.) (8) 280 MW CCIW idle
1
2 Allegheny 272 ME NCAC idle
3
3 SUNY Geneseo 259 ATL SUNYAC idle
4
4 Calvin 252 GL MIAA idle
8
5 Haverford 249 ME Centennial Haverford JV Invitational
6
6 St. Lawrence 246 ATL Liberty League NYSCTC Championships (RPI)
5
7 NYU 223 ATL UAA idle
9
8 UW Platteville 220 MW WIAC UW Oshkosh Open
16
9 Washington (Mo.) 218 MW UAA SIU Edwardsville
2
10 UW Stevens Point 209 MW WIAC UW Oshkosh Open
7
11 Williams 200 NE NESCAC Little Three Championships
11
12 UW Whitewater 191 MW WIAC UW Oshkosh Open
10
13 Dickinson 189 ME Centennial idle
12
14 Willamette 164 W Northwest Beaver Classic (Oregon State)
15
15 Bowdoin 162 NE NESCAC idle
17
16 Elizabethtown 154 ME MAC Battle for the Buggy (Elizabethtown)
27
17 UW Oshkosh 153 MW WIAC UW Oshkosh Open
22
18 Augustana (Ill.) 132 MW CCIW idle
14
19 UW La Crosse 127 MW WIAC at Luther (dual)
20
20 Hamline 114 CEN MIAC idle
28
21 Albion 108 GL MIAA idle
NR
22 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 105 W SCIAC idle
21
23 Colorado College 102 W SCAC Mount Marty Invitational (Mount Marty)
24
24 Carnegie Mellon 94 ME UAA idle
13
25 Brandeis 85 NE UAA idle
32
26 Keene State 82 NE Little East idle
29
27 Wabash 80 GL NCAC idle
33
28 Tufts 72 NE NESCAC Mayor’s Cup (Boston, Mass.)
22
29 Rochester 68 ATL UAA NYSCTC Championships (RPI)
29
30 Case Western Reserve 57 GL UAA idle
26
31 UW Eau Claire 53 MW WIAC Lake Wissota Inv. (UW Eau Claire)
19
32 Bates 39 NE NESCAC idle
RV
33 Nebraska Wesleyan 27 CEN Independents (D3) idle
RV
34 Saint John’s (Minn.) 16 CEN MIAC idle
34
35 Whitworth 9 W Northwest idle
RV
Others Receiving Votes: Wheaton (Ill.) 7, Grinnell 6, Johns Hopkins 5, MIT 3, Denison 3, Oberlin 2, Lewis & Clark 2, Ithaca 1.
Dropped Out: No. 18 Oberlin, No. 25 Grinnell, No. 31 MIT, No. 35 Denison

 

USTFCCCA

NCAA Division III

Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll

2010 Week #6, October 20

next poll: October 27 (repeat), November 3 (regular)
Rank Institution (FPV) Points Region Conference This Weekend
Last
1 Middlebury (8) 280 NE NESCAC idle
1
2 St. Lawrence 272 ATL Liberty League NYSCTC Championships (RPI)
2
3 Williams 264 NE NESCAC Little Three Championships
3
4 Johns Hopkins 254 ME Centennial idle
4
5 UW Oshkosh 245 MW WIAC UW Oshkosh Open
7
6 SUNY Geneseo 239 ATL SUNYAC idle
6
7 Chicago 227 MW UAA idle
15
8 Calvin 225 GL MIAA idle
10
9 MIT 218 NE NEWMAC idle
9
10 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 205 W SCIAC idle
11
11 Luther 202 CEN IIAC hosts UW La Crosse (dual)
25
12 St. Olaf 189 CEN MIAC idle
14
13 UW Eau Claire 179 MW WIAC Lake Wissota Inv. (UW Eau Claire)
8
14 Hope 178 GL MIAA idle
13
15 Case Western Reserve 170 GL UAA idle
23
16 Washington (Mo.) 160 MW UAA SIU Edwardsville Open
4
17 Amherst 145 NE NESCAC Little Three Championships
17
18 Nebraska Wesleyan 144 CEN Independents (D3) idle
20
19 Lewis & Clark 141 W Northwest idle
19
20 Wartburg 130 CEN IIAC idle
12
21 Colby 111 NE NESCAC idle
24
22 Whitworth 104 W Northwest idle
16
23 SUNY Cortland 93 ATL SUNYAC John Reif Memorial (Cornell)
21
24 Dickinson 91 ME Centennial idle
18
25 Carleton 85 CEN MIAC idle
32
26 Emory 74 S/SE UAA idle
34
27 Wellesley 72 NE NEWMAC Wellesley Invitational
28
28 Plattsburgh State 66 ATL SUNYAC NYSCTC Championships (RPI)
27
29 UW Stevens Point 51 MW WIAC UW Oshkosh Open
26
30 Oberlin 44 GL NCAC idle
22
31 Rhodes 42 S/SE SCAC idle
RV
32 Ohio Northern 39 GL OAC idle
29
33 Haverford 30 ME Centennial Haverford JV Invitational (Haverford)
33
34 North Central (Ill.) 23 MW CCIW idle
35
35 NYU 10 ATL UAA idle
30
Others Receiving Votes: Keene State 9, St. Thomas (Minn.) 8, UW La Crosse 8, Grove City 7, Tufts 5, Elizabethtown 1.
Dropped Out: No. 30 UW La Crosse