Regional Preseason Cross Country Rankings in Division I Announced

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

August 29, 2011   

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

The national preseason coaches’ poll will be released on Tuesday.

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USTFCCCA NCAA Division I

Men’s Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2011 Preseason — August 29

national poll release: August 30
next regional release: September 12
         
GREAT LAKES Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Wisconsin Madison, Wis. Big Ten
1
2 Indiana Bloomington, Ind. Big Ten
2
3 Ohio State Columbus, Ohio Big Ten
4
4 Notre Dame South Bend, Ind. Big East
3
5 Michigan Ann Arbor, Mich. Big Ten
7
6 Michigan State East Lansing, Mich. Big Ten
5
7 Butler Indianapolis, Ind. Horizon
6
8 Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio Big East
9
9 Purdue West Lafayette, Ind. Big Ten
8
10 Indiana State Terre Haute, Ind. Missouri Valley
12
11 Eastern Michigan Ypsilanti, Mich. Mid-American
11
12 Marquette Milwaukee, Wis. Big East
10
13 Kent State Kent, Ohio Mid-American
15
14 Xavier Cincinnati, Ohio Atlantic 10
14
15 Dayton Dayton, Ohio Atlantic 10
13
         
         
MID-ATLANTIC Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Princeton Princeton, N.J. Ivy
1
2 Villanova Villanova, Pa. Big East
2
3 Georgetown Washington, D.C. Big East
3
4 Penn State State College, Pa. Big Ten
4
5 Navy Annapolis, Md. Patriot
5
6 Penn Philadelphia, Pa. Ivy
6
7 American Washington, D.C. Patriot
7
8 Duquesne Pittsburgh, Pa. Atlantic 10
8
9 La Salle Philadelphia, Pa. Atlantic 10
9
10 Maryland College Park, Md. ACC
10
11 Saint Joseph’s Philadelphia, Pa. Atlantic 10
12
12 UMBC Catonsville, Md. America East
13
13 Temple Philadelphia, Pa. Atlantic 10
14
14 Lehigh Bethlehem, Pa. Patriot
15
15 Saint Francis (Pa.) Loretto, Pa. Northeast
16
         
         
MIDWEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Oklahoma State Stillwater, Okla. Big 12
2
2 Oklahoma Norman, Okla. Big 12
1
3 Minnesota Minneapolis, Minn. Big Ten
3
4 Illinois Champaign, Ill. Big Ten
5
5 Tulsa Tulsa, Okla. Conference USA
6
6 Iowa State Ames, Iowa Big 12
4
7 Iowa Iowa City, Iowa Big Ten
7
8 South Dakota State Brookings, S.D. Summit League
8
9 Southern Illinois Carbondale, Ill. Missouri Valley
9
10 Nebraska Lincoln, Neb. Big Ten
10
11 Kansas Lawrence, Kan. Big 12
11
12 Drake Des Moines, Iowa Missouri Valley
17
13 Illinois Chicago Chicago, Ill. Horizon
12
14 North Dakota State Fargo, N.D. Summit League
13
15 Loyola-Chicago Chicago, Ill. Horizon
14
         
         
MOUNTAIN Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Colorado Boulder, Colo. Pac-12
2
2 Northern Arizona Flagstaff, Ariz. Big Sky
4
3 BYU Provo, Utah West Coast
3
4 New Mexico Albuquerque, N.M. Mountain West
1
5 Air Force Colorado Springs, Colo. Mountain West
5
6 Wyoming Laramie, Wyo. Mountain West
6
7 Colorado State Fort Collins, Colo. Mountain West
10
8 Utah State Logan, Utah WAC
7
9 Montana State Bozeman, Mont. Big Sky
9
10 New Mexico State Las Cruces, N.M. WAC
12
11 UTEP El Paso,Texas Conference USA
8
12 Weber State Ogden, Utah Big Sky
14
13 Utah Valley Orem, Utah Great West
11
14 Texas Tech Lubbock, Texas Big 12
13
15 Idaho State Pocatello, Idaho Big Sky
15
         
         
NORTHEAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Iona New Rochelle, N.Y. Metro Atlantic
2
2 Syracuse Syracuse, N.Y. Big East
1
3 Providence Providence, R.I. Big East
3
4 Dartmouth Hanover, N.H. Ivy
4
5 Columbia New York, N.Y. Ivy
5
6 Boston University Boston, Mass. America East
7
7 Harvard Cambridge, Mass. Ivy
12
8 Marist Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Metro Atlantic
10
9 Albany Albany, N.Y. America East
13
10 Northeastern Boston, Mass. Colonial
15
11 Brown Providence, R.I. Ivy
8
12 Yale New Haven, Conn. Ivy
11
13 Cornell Ithaca, N.Y. Ivy
6
14 Central Connecticut State New Britain, Conn. Northeast
16
15 Army West Point, N.Y. Patriot
18
         
         
SOUTH Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Florida State Tallahassee, Fla. ACC
2
2 Florida Gainesville, Fla. SEC
3
3 Georgia Athens, Ga. SEC
5
4 Alabama Tuscaloosa, Ala. SEC
1
5 Tennessee Knoxville, Tenn. SEC
4
6 Chattanooga Chattanooga, Tenn. Southern
6
7 Mississippi Oxford, Miss. SEC
7
8 Kennesaw State Kennesaw, Ga. Atlantic Sun
9
9 Mississippi State Starkville, Miss. SEC
10
10 North Florida Jacksonville, Fla. Atlantic Sun
11
11 Belmont Nashville, Tenn. Atlantic Sun
8
12 USF Tampa, Florida Big East
12
13 Lipscomb Nashville, Tenn. Atlantic Sun
13
14 Vanderbilt Nashville, Tenn. SEC
14
15 Georgia Tech Atlanta, Ga. ACC
NR
         
         
SOUTH CENTRAL Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Arkansas Fayetteville, Ark. SEC
1
2 Texas Austin, Texas Big 12
2
3 Texas A&M College Station, Texas Big 12
5
4 Lamar Beaumont, Texas Southland
3
5 UTSA San Antonio, Texas Southland
9
6 McNeese State Lake Charles, La. Southland
6
7 Stephen F. Austin Nacogdoches, Texas Southland
8
8 Rice Houston, Texas Conference USA
10
9 Baylor Waco, Texas Big 12
4
10 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, Texas Southland
13
11 Ark.-Little Rock Little Rock, Ark. Sun Belt
7
12 UTPA Edinburg, Texas Great West
12
13 TCU Fort Worth, Texas Mountain West
11
14 Houston Houston, Texas Conference USA
NR
15 LSU Baton Rouge, La. SEC
14
         
         
SOUTHEAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 NC State Raleigh, N.C. ACC
3
2 Louisville Louisville, Ky. Big East
5
3 Virginia Charlottesville, Va. ACC
6
4 Eastern Kentucky Richmond, Ky. Ohio Valley
7
5 North Carolina Chapel Hill, N.C. ACC
9
6 William and Mary Williamsburg, Va. Colonial
1
7 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Va. ACC
14
8 Duke Durham, N.C. ACC
2
9 Wake Forest Winston-Salem, N.C. ACC
10
10 George Mason Fairfax, Va. Colonial
11
11 High Point High Point, N.C. Big South
12
12 Appalachian State Boone, N.C. Southern
13
13 Norfolk State Norfolk, Va. MEAC
15
14 Richmond Richmond, Va. Atlantic 10
4
15 Liberty Lynchburg, Va. Big South
8
         
         
WEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Stanford Palo Alto, Calif. Pac-12
2
2 Oregon Eugene, Ore. Pac-12
1
3 Portland Portland, Ore. West Coast
4
4 Arizona State Tempe, Ariz. Pac-12
5
5 Washington Seattle, Wash. Pac-12
6
6 Arizona Tucson, Ariz. Pac-12
15
7 UCLA Los Angeles, Calif. Pac-12
8
8 Washington State Pullman, Wash. Pac-12
14
9 Boise State Boise, Idaho Mountain West
7
10 Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Calif. Big West
12
11 California Berkeley, Calif. Pac-12
3
12 Long Beach State Long Beach, Calif. Big West
10
13 UC Davis Davis, Calif. Big West
9
14 UC Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, Calif. Big West
11
15 Idaho Moscow, Idaho WAC
16

 

USTFCCCA NCAA Division I

Women’s Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2011 Preseason — August 29

national poll release: August 30
next regional release: September 12
         
GREAT LAKES Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Michigan Ann Arbor, Mich. Big Ten
2
2 Toledo Toledo, Ohio Mid-American
3
3 Michigan State East Lansing, Mich. Big Ten
1
4 Indiana Bloomington, Ind. Big Ten
5
5 Ohio State Columbus, Ohio Big Ten
4
6 Notre Dame South Bend, Ind. Big East
6
7 Central Michigan Mount Pleasant, Mich. Mid-American
8
8 Miami (Ohio) Oxford, Ohio Mid-American
7
9 Purdue West Lafayette, Ind. Big Ten
13
10 Oakland Rochester, Mich. Summit League
14
11 Indiana State Terre Haute, Ind. Missouri Valley
21
12 Ohio Athens, Ohio Mid-American
12
13 Eastern Michigan Ypsilanti, Mich. Mid-American
18
14 Wisconsin Madison, Wis. Big Ten
10
15 Butler Indianapolis, Ind. Horizon
11
         
         
MID-ATLANTIC Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Georgetown Washington, D.C. Big East
2
2 Villanova Villanova, Pa. Big East
1
3 Penn State State College, Pa. Big Ten
3
4 Princeton Princeton, N.J. Ivy
4
5 West Virginia Morgantown, W. Va. Big East
5
6 La Salle Philadelphia, Pa. Atlantic 10
6
7 Penn Philadelphia, Pa. Ivy
8
8 Bucknell Lewisburg, Pa. Patriot
7
9 Navy Annapolis, Md. Patriot
10
10 Lehigh Bethlehem, Pa. Patriot
9
11 Duquesne Pittsburgh, Pa. Atlantic 10
11
12 Monmouth West Long Branch, N.J. Northeast
12
13 Maryland College Park, Md. ACC
13
14 Loyola (Md.) Baltimore, Md. Metro Atlantic
14
15 Saint Joseph’s Philadelphia, Pa. Atlantic 10
15
         
         
MIDWEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Iowa State Ames, Iowa Big 12
1
2 Oklahoma State Stillwater, Okla. Big 12
2
3 Iowa Iowa City, Iowa Big Ten
7
4 Minnesota Minneapolis, Minn. Big Ten
3
5 Tulsa Tulsa, Okla. Conference USA
4
6 Kansas State Manhattan, Kan. Big 12
5
7 Kansas Lawrence, Kan. Big 12
6
8 Nebraska Lincoln, Neb. Big Ten
8
9 Wichita State Wichita, Kan. Missouri Valley
10
10 Northwestern Evanston, Ill. Big Ten
11
11 Illinois State Normal, Ill. Missouri Valley
13
12 Missouri Columbia, Mo. Big 12
12
13 Illinois Champaign, Ill. Big Ten
9
14 Missouri State Springfield, Mo. Missouri Valley
14
15 Saint Louis St. Louis, Mo. Atlantic 10
15
         
         
MOUNTAIN Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 New Mexico Albuquerque, N.M. Mountain West
1
2 Colorado Boulder, Colo. Pac-12
3
3 BYU Provo, Utah West Coast
4
4 Texas Tech Lubbock, Texas Big 12
2
5 Colorado State Fort Collins, Colo. Mountain West
5
6 Weber State Ogden, Utah Big Sky
8
7 UTEP El Paso,Texas Conference USA
7
8 Utah Salt Lake City, Utah Pac-12
12
9 Northern Arizona Flagstaff, Ariz. Big Sky
15
10 Idaho State Pocatello, Idaho Big Sky
9
11 Montana Missoula, Mont. Big Sky
6
12 Southern Utah Cedar City, Utah Summit League
11
13 New Mexico State Las Cruces, N.M. WAC
13
14 Utah State Logan, Utah WAC
17
15 Wyoming Laramie, Wyo. Mountain West
16
         
         
NORTHEAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Providence Providence, R.I. Big East
3
2 Boston College Chestnut Hill, Mass. ACC
4
3 Columbia New York, N.Y. Ivy
5
4 Syracuse Syracuse, N.Y. Big East
1
5 Stony Brook Stony Brook, N.Y. America East
2
6 Cornell Ithaca, N.Y. Ivy
6
7 Brown Providence, R.I. Ivy
7
8 Dartmouth Hanover, N.H. Ivy
8
9 Boston University Boston, Mass. America East
10
10 Connecticut Storrs, Conn. Big East
13
11 Iona New Rochelle, N.Y. Metro Atlantic
12
12 Harvard Cambridge, Mass. Ivy
14
13 Yale New Haven, Conn. Ivy
11
14 Colgate Hamilton, N.Y. Patriot
15
15 Vermont Burlington, Vt. America East
18
         
         
SOUTH Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Florida State Tallahassee, Fla. ACC
1
2 Florida Gainesville, Fla. SEC
2
3 Vanderbilt Nashville, Tenn. SEC
3
4 Mississippi State Starkville, Miss. SEC
5
5 Georgia Athens, Ga. SEC
4
6 UAB Birmingham, Ala. Conference USA
6
7 Mississippi Oxford, Miss. SEC
8
8 Alabama Tuscaloosa, Ala. SEC
7
9 North Florida Jacksonville, Fla. Atlantic Sun
11
10 Lipscomb Nashville, Tenn. Atlantic Sun
9
11 USF Tampa, Florida Big East
14
12 Samford Birmingham, Ala. Southern
10
13 Chattanooga Chattanooga, Tenn. Southern
12
14 Georgia Tech Atlanta, Ga. ACC
15
15 Belmont Nashville, Tenn. Atlantic Sun
16
         
         
SOUTH CENTRAL Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Texas Austin, Texas Big 12
1
2 Arkansas Fayetteville, Ark. SEC
3
3 Baylor Waco, Texas Big 12
4
4 Rice Houston, Texas Conference USA
2
5 Texas A&M College Station, Texas Big 12
5
6 SMU University Park, Texas Conference USA
7
7 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, Texas Southland
8
8 Stephen F. Austin Nacogdoches, Texas Southland
6
9 Lamar Beaumont, Texas Southland
9
10 McNeese State Lake Charles, La. Southland
11
11 Arkansas State Jonesboro, Ark. Sun Belt
12
12 UTSA San Antonio, Texas Southland
15
13 Houston Houston, Texas Conference USA
10
14 Nicholls State Thibodaux, La. Southland
13
15 UT Arlington Arlington, Texas Southland
NR
         
         
SOUTHEAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Duke Durham, N.C. ACC
3
2 North Carolina Chapel Hill, N.C. ACC
2
3 Virginia Charlottesville, Va. ACC
1
4 NC State Raleigh, N.C. ACC
4
5 James Madison Harrisonburg, Va. Colonial
5
6 Clemson Clemson, S.C. ACC
8
7 Wake Forest Winston-Salem, N.C. ACC
12
8 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Va. ACC
5
9 William and Mary Williamsburg, Va. Colonial
9
10 Richmond Richmond, Va. Atlantic 10
7
11 Kentucky Lexington, Ky. SEC
14
12 Liberty Lynchburg, Va. Big South
10
13 Louisville Louisville, Ky. Big East
13
14 Western Kentucky Bowling Green, Ky. Sun Belt
11
15 George Mason Fairfax, Va. Colonial
16
         
         
WEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Stanford Palo Alto, Calif. Pac-12
3
2 Arizona Tucson, Ariz. Pac-12
4
3 Washington Seattle, Wash. Pac-12
1
4 Oregon Eugene, Ore. Pac-12
2
5 California Berkeley, Calif. Pac-12
5
6 San Francisco San Francisco, Calif. West Coast
7
7 Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Calif. Big West
8
8 Arizona State Tempe, Ariz. Pac-12
13
9 UCLA Los Angeles, Calif. Pac-12
10
10 UC Davis Davis, Calif. Big West
15
11 Loyola Marymount Los Angeles, Calif. West Coast
12
12 Portland Portland, Ore. West Coast
9
13 Long Beach State Long Beach, Calif. Big West
11
14 Idaho Moscow, Idaho WAC
14
15 Washington State Pullman, Wash. Pac-12
16