D-III National Cross Country Coaches’ Poll: Week 8, November 3

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

November 3, 2010   

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… The top six men’s teams and top four women’s team survive and stay put in the post-conference championships poll … Middlebury’s men makes their 2010 debut on the poll at No. 11 after winning the NESCAC title last weekend … Whitworth, out of the Northwest Conference, leaped 20 spots in the men’s poll to No. 15 … On the women’s side, Washington (Mo.), made a double-digit move in the poll to get back into the top five at No. 5 … four other women’s teams had double-digit gains in the poll, including No. 9 SUNY Cortland, No. 17 UW Stevens Point, No. 20 Ohio Northern, and No. 24 NYU.

 

USTFCCCA

NCAA Division III

Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll

2010 Week #8, November 3

next poll: MONDAY, November 15 (final regular season)
Rank Institution (FPV) Points Region Conference Location
Last
1 North Central (Ill.) (8) 280 Midwest CCIW Naperville, Ill.
1
2 Allegheny 272 Mideast NCAC Meadville, Pa.
2
3 SUNY Geneseo 263 Atlantic SUNYAC Geneseo, N.Y.
3
4 Calvin 255 Great Lakes MIAA Grand Rapids, Mich.
4
5 Haverford 249 Mideast Centennial Haverford, Pa.
5
6 St. Lawrence 241 Atlantic Liberty League Canton, N.Y.
6
7 Washington (Mo.) 232 Midwest UAA St. Louis, Mo.
9
8 UW Stevens Point 221 Midwest WIAC Stevens Point, Wis.
10
9 NYU 219 Atlantic UAA New York, N.Y.
7
10 UW Platteville 205 Midwest WIAC Platteville, Wis.
8
11 Middlebury 194 New England NESCAC Middlebury, Vt.
NR
12 Dickinson 193 Mideast Centennial Carlisle, Pa.
13
13 Williams 186 New England NESCAC Williamstown, Mass.
11
14 UW Oshkosh 174 Midwest WIAC Oshkosh, Wis.
17
15 Whitworth 161 West Northwest Spokane, Wash.
35
15 Elizabethtown 161 Mideast Middle Atlantic Elizabethtown, Pa.
16
17 UW Whitewater 146 Midwest WIAC Whitewater, Wis.
12
18 Carnegie Mellon 130 Mideast UAA Pittsburgh, Pa.
24
19 Colorado College 128 West SCAC Colorado Springs, Colo.
23
20 Augustana (Ill.) 125 Midwest CCIW Rock Island, Ill.
18
21 Brandeis 122 New England UAA Waltham, Mass.
25
22 Hamline 112 Central MIAC Saint Paul, Minn.
20
23 UW La Crosse 99 Midwest WIAC La Crosse, Wis.
19
24 Tufts 91 New England NESCAC Medford, Mass.
28
24 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 91 West SCIAC Claremont, Calif.
22
26 Albion 90 Great Lakes MIAA Albion, Mich.
21
27 Keene State 71 New England Little East Keene, N.H.
26
28 Rochester 65 Atlantic UAA Rochester, N.Y.
29
29 Willamette 61 West Northwest Salem, Ore.
14
30 Wabash 45 Great Lakes NCAC Crawfordsville, Ind.
27
31 Bates 32 New England NESCAC Lewiston, Maine
32
32 UW Eau Claire 27 Midwest WIAC Eau Claire, Wis.
31
33 Nebraska Wesleyan 22 Central Independent Lincoln, Neb.
33
34 Case Western Reserve 17 Great Lakes UAA Cleveland, Ohio
30
35 St. Olaf 14 Central MIAC Northfield, Minn.
NR
Others Receiving Votes: Ithaca 13, Bowdoin 8, Lewis & Clark 6, Wesleyan (Conn.) 6, Johns Hopkins 5, Plattsburgh State 4, Denison 2, Wheaton (Ill.) 1, Mount Union 1.
Dropped Out: No. 15 Bowdoin, No. 34 St. John’s (Minn.)

 

USTFCCCA

NCAA Division III

Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll

2010 Week #8, November 3

next poll: MONDAY, November 15 (final regular season)
Rank Institution (FPV) Points Region Conference Location
Last
1 Middlebury (8) 280 New England NESCAC Middlebury, Vt.
1
2 St. Lawrence 272 Atlantic Liberty League Canton, N.Y.
2
3 Williams 262 New England NESCAC Williamstown, Mass.
3
4 Johns Hopkins 258 Mideast Centennial Baltimore, Md.
4
5 Washington (Mo.) 248 Midwest UAA St. Louis, Mo.
16
6 Chicago 227 Midwest UAA Chicago, Ill.
7
7 MIT 223 New England NEWMAC Cambridge, Mass.
9
7 Calvin 223 Great Lakes MIAA Grand Rapids, Mich.
8
9 SUNY Cortland 210 Atlantic SUNYAC Cortland, N.Y.
23
10 Hope 202 Great Lakes MIAA Holland, Mich.
14
11 Luther 201 Central IIAC Decorah, Iowa
11
12 SUNY Geneseo 192 Atlantic SUNYAC Geneseo, N.Y.
6
13 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 191 West SCIAC Claremont, Calif.
10
14 UW Eau Claire 185 Midwest WIAC Eau Claire, Wis.
13
15 St. Olaf 166 Central MIAC Northfield, Minn.
12
16 Amherst 164 New England NESCAC Amherst, Mass.
17
17 UW Stevens Point 159 Midwest WIAC Stevens Point, Wis.
29
18 Lewis & Clark 129 West Northwest Portland, Ore.
19
19 Dickinson 128 Mideast Centennial Carlisle, Pa.
24
20 Ohio Northern 120 Great Lakes OAC Ada, Ohio
32
21 Nebraska Wesleyan 117 Central Independent Lincoln, Neb.
18
22 UW Oshkosh 115 Midwest WIAC Oshkosh, Wis.
5
23 Case Western Reserve 112 Great Lakes UAA Cleveland, Ohio
15
24 NYU 92 Atlantic UAA New York, N.Y.
35
25 Wartburg 90 Central IIAC Waverly, Iowa
20
26 Colby 85 New England NESCAC Waterville, Maine
21
27 Emory 70 South/Southeast UAA Atlanta, Ga.
26
28 Wellesley 68 New England NEWMAC Wellesley, Mass.
27
29 Rhodes 47 South/Southeast SCAC Memphis, Tenn.
31
30 St. Thomas (Minn.) 45 Central MIAC Saint Paul, Minn.
RV
31 Ithaca 32 Atlantic Empire 8 Ithaca, N.Y.
NR
32 North Central (Ill.) 30 Midwest CCIW Naperville, Ill.
34
33 Haverford 27 Mideast Centennial Haverford, Pa.
33
34 Whitworth 21 West Northwest Spokane, Wash.
22
35 Tufts 17 New England NESCAC Medford, Mass.
RV
Others Receiving Votes: Plattsburgh State 10, Carleton 10, Grove City 6, Oberlin 4, Vassar 2.
Dropped Out: No. 25 Carleton, No. 28 Plattsburgh State, No. 30 Oberlin