Division II Preseason Regional Cross Country Rankings Complete

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

August 23, 2011   

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released preseason regional rankings for the NCAA Division II 2011 season on Tuesday. Five men’s and five women’s teams, who are defending champions in their respective regions, top the season’s initial rankings.

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USTFCCCA NCAA Division II

Men’s Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2011 Preseason — August 23

national poll release: August 24
next regional release: September 20
         
ATLANTIC Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Edinboro Edinboro, Pa. PSAC
3
2 Lock Haven Lock Haven, Pa. PSAC
1
3 Shippensburg Shippensburg, Pa. PSAC
2
4 California (Pa.) California, Pa. PSAC
9
5 Wheeling Jesuit Wheeling, W.Va. WVIAC
7
6 East Stroudsburg East Stroudsburg, Pa. PSAC
5
7 Slippery Rock Slippery Rock, Pa. PSAC
4
8 Millersville Millersville, Pa. PSAC
6
9 West Virginia Wesleyan Buckhannon, W.Va. WVIAC
10
10 Kutztown Kutztown, Pa. PSAC
16
         
         
CENTRAL Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Adams State Alamosa, Colo. RMAC
1
2 Western State Gunnison, Colo. RMAC
2
3 Colorado Mines Golden, Colo. RMAC
3
4 Augustana (S.D.) Sioux Falls, S.D. NSIC
4
5 Metro State Denver, Colo. RMAC
5
6 New Mexico Highlands Las Vegas, N.M. RMAC
8
7 Neb.-Kearney Kearney, Neb. RMAC
6
8 Minnesota Duluth Duluth, Minn. NSIC
7
9 UC-Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, Colo. RMAC
9
10 Minnesota State Mankato, Minn. NSIC
10
         
         
EAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 UMass Lowell Lowell, Mass. Northeast-10
1
2 Stonehill Easton, Mass. Northeast-10
2
3 Southern Connecticut New Haven, Conn. Northeast-10
3
4 Bentley Waltham, Mass. Northeast-10
5
5 Adelphi Garden City, N.Y. Northeast-10
6
6 Saint Rose Albany, N.Y. Northeast-10
7
7 C.W. Post Brookville, N.Y. East Coast
8
8 American International Springfield, Mass. Northeast-10
4
9 Felician Lodi, N.J. CACC
10
10 Merrimack North Andover, Mass. Northeast-10
13
         
         
MIDWEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Grand Valley State Allendale, Mich. GLIAC
1
2 Southern Indiana Evansville, Ind. GLVC
2
3 Bellarmine Louisville, Ky. GLVC
3
4 Ashland Ashland, Ohio GLIAC
5
5 UW Parkside Kenosha, Wis. GLVC
6
6 Drury Springfield, Mo. GLVC
3
7 Lewis Romeoville, Ill. GLVC
9
8 Hillsdale Hillsdale, Mich. GLIAC
10
9 Northern Kentucky Highland Heights, Ky. GLVC
11
10 Ferris State Big Rapids, Mich. GLIAC
12
         
         
SOUTH Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Florida Southern Lakeland, Fla. Sunshine
2
2 Alabama-Huntsville Huntsville, Ala. Gulf South
6
3 Tampa Tampa, Florida Sunshine
3
4 West Alabama Livingston, Ala. Gulf South
5
5 Nova Southeastern Davie, Fla. Sunshine
8
6 West Florida Pensacola, Fla. Gulf South
4
7 Christian Brothers Memphis, Tenn. Gulf South
9
8 Florida Tech Melbourne, Fla. Sunshine
10
9 Morehouse Atlanta, Ga. SIAC
11
10 Saint Leo Saint Leo, Fla. Sunshine
NR
         
         
SOUTH CENTRAL Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 East Central (Okla.) Ada, Okla. Great American
3
2 Central Missouri Warrensburg, Mo. MIAA
1
3 Cameron Lawton, Okla. Lone Star
5
4 Eastern New Mexico Portales, N.M. Lone Star
7
5 Harding Searcy, Ark. Great American
1
6 Missouri Southern Joplin, Mo. MIAA
8
7 Northwest Missouri Maryville, Mo. MIAA
6
8 Pittsburg State Pittsburg, Kan. MIAA
9
9 Southwest Baptist Bolivar, Mo. MIAA
10
10 Abilene Christian Abilene, Texas Lone Star
2
         
         
SOUTHEAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Queens (N.C.) Charlotte, N.C. Conf. Carolinas
1
2 King College Bristol, Tenn. Conf. Carolinas
4
3 UNC Pembroke Pembroke, N.C. Peach Belt
5
4 Columbus State Columbus, Ga. Peach Belt
2
5 Mars Hill Mars Hill, N.C. SAC
3
6 Mount Olive Mount Olive, N.C. Conf. Carolinas
6
7 Lenoir-Rhyne Hickory, N.C. SAC
7
8 Clayton State Morrow, Ga. Peach Belt
10
9 GCSU Milledgeville, Ga. Peach Belt
9
10 Anderson (S.C.) Anderson, S.C. SAC
11
         
         
WEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Chico State Chico, Calif. CCAA
2
2 Alaska Anchorage Anchorage, Alaska GNAC
1
3 Western Washington Bellingham, Wash. GNAC
3
4 Western Oregon Monmouth, Ore. GNAC
4
5 Cal Poly Pomona Pomona, Calif. CCAA
5
6 Academy of Art San Francisco, Calif. PacWest
NR
7 Northwest Nazarene Nampa, Idaho GNAC
7
8 UC San Diego La Jolla, Calif. CCAA
8
9 BYU Hawaii Laie, Hawaii PacWest
9
10 San Francisco State San Francisco, Calif. CCAA
10

 

USTFCCCA NCAA Division II

Women’s Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2011 Preseason — August 23

national poll release: August 24
next regional release: September 20
         
ATLANTIC Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Shippensburg Shippensburg, Pa. PSAC
1
2 Edinboro Edinboro, Pa. PSAC
4
3 Millersville Millersville, Pa. PSAC
5
4 East Stroudsburg East Stroudsburg, Pa. PSAC
6
5 Mansfield Mansfield, Pa. PSAC
10
6 Kutztown Kutztown, Pa. PSAC
2
7 Lock Haven Lock Haven, Pa. PSAC
9
8 Slippery Rock Slippery Rock, Pa. PSAC
3
9 Bloomsburg (Pa.) Bloomsburg, Pa. PSAC
7
10 Concord Concord, W. Va. WVIAC
11
         
         
CENTRAL Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Western State Gunnison, Colo. RMAC
2
2 Adams State Alamosa, Colo. RMAC
1
3 Augustana (S.D.) Sioux Falls, S.D. NSIC
3
4 Minnesota Duluth Duluth, Minn. NSIC
5
5 U-Mary Bismarck, N.D. NSIC
4
6 Regis (Colo.) Denver, Colo. RMAC
6
7 Mesa State Grand Junction, Colo. RMAC
9
8 St. Cloud State St. Cloud, Minn. NSIC
7
9 Colorado Mines Golden, Colo. RMAC
10
10 Neb.-Kearney Kearney, Neb. RMAC
8
         
         
EAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Stonehill Easton, Mass. Northeast-10
1
2 Southern Connecticut New Haven, Conn. Northeast-10
3
3 Bentley Waltham, Mass. Northeast-10
4
4 UMass Lowell Lowell, Mass. Northeast-10
5
5 Saint Rose Albany, N.Y. Northeast-10
2
6 Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pa. CACC
6
7 Merrimack North Andover, Mass. Northeast-10
7
8 Southern New Hampshire Manchester, N.H. Northeast-10
8
9 Adelphi Garden City, N.Y. Northeast-10
10
10 Wilmington (Del.) New Castle, Del. CACC
11
         
         
MIDWEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Grand Valley State Allendale, Mich. GLIAC
1
2 Ferris State Big Rapids, Mich. GLIAC
2
3 Hillsdale Hillsdale, Mich. GLIAC
3
4 Bellarmine Louisville, Ky. GLVC
6
5 Southern Indiana Evansville, Ind. GLVC
7
6 Ashland Ashland, Ohio GLIAC
5
7 Tiffin Tiffin, Ohio GLIAC
8
8 Saginaw Valley State Bay City, Mich. GLIAC
9
9 UW Parkside Kenosha, Wis. GLVC
10
10 Michigan Tech Houghton, Mich. GLIAC
11
         
         
SOUTH Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Tampa Tampa, Florida Sunshine
1
2 Nova Southeastern Davie, Fla. Sunshine
4
3 Alabama-Huntsville Huntsville, Ala. Gulf South
2
4 Delta State Cleveland, Miss. Gulf South
6
5 West Alabama Livingston, Ala. Gulf South
9
6 Florida Southern Lakeland, Fla. Sunshine
14
7 Palm Beach Atlantic West Palm Beach, Fla. Independent (D-II)
NR
8 West Florida Pensacola, Fla. Gulf South
5
9 Florida Tech Melbourne, Fla. Sunshine
8
10 Clark Atlanta Atlanta, Ga. SIAC
13
         
         
SOUTH CENTRAL Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Midwestern State Wichita Falls, Texas Lone Star
2
2 Missouri Southern Joplin, Mo. MIAA
3
3 Truman State Kirksville, Mo. MIAA
4
4 Harding Searcy, Ark. Great American
3
5 Pittsburg State Pittsburg, Kan. MIAA
1
6 Northwest Missouri Maryville, Mo. MIAA
5
7 Southwest Baptist Bolivar, Mo. MIAA
11
8 East Central (Okla.) Ada, Okla. Great American
14
9 Abilene Christian Abilene, Texas Lone Star
9
10 Angelo State San Angelo, Texas Lone Star
8
         
         
SOUTHEAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Queens (N.C.) Charlotte, N.C. Conf. Carolinas
1
2 King College Bristol, Tenn. Conf. Carolinas
2
3 Anderson (S.C.) Anderson, S.C. SAC
5
4 Lenoir-Rhyne Hickory, N.C. SAC
6
5 Augusta State Augusta, Ga. Peach Belt
4
6 Clayton State Morrow, Ga. Peach Belt
7
7 UNC Pembroke Pembroke, N.C. Peach Belt
8
8 GCSU Milledgeville, Ga. Peach Belt
8
9 Mount Olive Mount Olive, N.C. Conf. Carolinas
10
10 Wingate Wingate, N.C. SAC
11
         
         
WEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Chico State Chico, Calif. CCAA
2
2 Alaska Anchorage Anchorage, Alaska GNAC
1
3 Western Washington Bellingham, Wash. GNAC
3
4 Cal Poly Pomona Pomona, Calif. CCAA
4
5 Western Oregon Monmouth, Ore. GNAC
6
6 BYU Hawaii Laie, Hawaii PacWest
5
7 Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska GNAC
19
8 Northwest Nazarene Nampa, Idaho GNAC
7
9 Cal State Stanislaus Turlock, Calif. CCAA
8
10 Seattle Pacific Seattle, Wash. GNAC
12