Regional Preseason Cross Country Rankings Released in Division III

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 III 2011 season on Tuesday. Five men’s and three women’s teams, who are defending champions in their respective regions, top the season’s preview rankings.

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USTFCCCA NCAA Division III

Men’s Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2011 Preseason — August 23

national poll release: August 24
next regional release: September 13
         
ATLANTIC Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 St. Lawrence Canton, N.Y. Liberty League
2
2 SUNY Geneseo Geneseo, N.Y. SUNYAC
1
3 NYU New York, N.Y. UAA
3
4 TCNJ Ewing, N.J. NJAC
5
5 Rochester Rochester, N.Y. UAA
4
6 Plattsburgh State Plattsburgh, N.Y. SUNYAC
6
7 Rowan Glassboro, N.J. NJAC
8
8 Vassar Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Liberty League
10
9 Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. Empire 8
7
10 SUNY Fredonia Fredonia, N.Y. SUNYAC
9
         
         
CENTRAL Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Hamline Saint Paul, Minn. MIAC
3
2 Nebraska Wesleyan Lincoln, Neb. Great Plains
4
3 Saint John’s (Minn.) Collegeville, Minn. MIAC
5
4 St. Thomas (Minn.) Saint Paul, Minn. MIAC
8
5 Loras Dubuque, Iowa IIAC
7
6 Grinnell Grinnell, Iowa Midwest
1
7 Luther Decorah, Iowa IIAC
2
8 St. Olaf Northfield, Minn. MIAC
9
9 Carleton Northfield, Minn. MIAC
12
10 Wartburg Waverly, Iowa IIAC
10
         
         
GREAT LAKES Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Calvin Grand Rapids, Mich. MIAA
1
2 Wabash Crawfordsville, Ind. NCAC
2
3 Albion Albion, Mich. MIAA
3
4 Ohio Wesleyan Delaware, Ohio NCAC
4
5 Hope Holland, Mich. MIAA
6
6 Ohio Northern Ada, Ohio OAC
5
7 Heidelberg Tiffin, Ohio OAC
8
8 DePauw Greencastle, Ind. NCAC
9
9 Denison Granville, Ohio NCAC
10
10 Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio UAA
7
         
         
MIDEAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Haverford Haverford, Pa. Centennial
1
2 Dickinson Carlisle, Pa. Centennial
2
3 Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. Middle Atlantic
4
4 Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, Pa. UAA
3
5 Saint Vincent Latrobe, Pa. PAC
6
6 Allegheny Meadville, Pa. NCAC
5
7 Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. Centennial
7
8 Salisbury Salisbury, Md. CAC
8
9 Gwynedd-Mercy Gwynedd Valley, Pa. Colonial States
10
10 Muhlenberg Allentown, Pa. Centennial
9
         
         
MIDWEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 North Central (Ill.) Naperville, Ill. CCIW
1
2 Washington (Mo.) St. Louis, Mo. UAA
4
3 UW-La Crosse La Crosse, Wis. WIAC
9
4 Wheaton (Ill.) Wheaton, Ill. CCIW
11
5 UW-Oshkosh Oshkosh, Wis. WIAC
5
6 UW-Stevens Point Stevens Point, Wis. WIAC
3
7 Augustana (Ill.) Rock Island, Ill. CCIW
8
8 UW-Platteville Platteville, Wis. WIAC
2
9 UW-Eau Claire Eau Claire, Wis. WIAC
6
10 Chicago Chicago, Ill. UAA
10
         
         
NEW ENGLAND Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Williams Williamstown, Mass. NESCAC
2
2 Middlebury Middlebury, Vt. NESCAC
4
3 Bates Lewiston, Maine NESCAC
5
4 MIT Cambridge, Mass. NEWMAC
1
5 Tufts Medford, Mass. NESCAC
8
6 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
7
7 Wesleyan (Conn.) Middletown, Conn. NESCAC
5
8 Brandeis Waltham, Mass. UAA
3
9 Connecticut College New London, Conn. NESCAC
12
10 Southern Maine Portland, Maine Little East
13
         
         
SOUTH/SOUTHEAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Lynchburg Lynchburg, Va. ODAC
1
2 Trinity (Texas) San Antonio, Texas SCAC
4
3 Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. SCAC
3
4 Emory Atlanta, Ga. UAA
5
5 Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. USA South
8
6 Mary Washington Fredericksburg, Va. CAC
9
7 Centre Danville, Ky. SCAC
2
8 Bridgewater (Va.) Bridgewater, Va. ODAC
10
9 Guilford Greensboro, N.C. ODAC
6
10 Virginia Wesleyan Virginia Beach, Va. ODAC
6
         
         
WEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Willamette Salem, Ore. Northwest
1
2 Whitworth Spokane, Wash. Northwest
3
3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
2
4 Colorado College Colorado Springs, Colo. SCAC
4
5 Pomona-Pitzer Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
5
6 Occidental Los Angeles, Calif. SCIAC
8
7 Linfield McMinnville, Ore. Northwest
9
8 La Verne La Verne, Calif. SCIAC
7
9 George Fox Newberg, Ore. Northwest
12
10 Lewis & Clark Portland, Ore. Northwest
6

 

 

USTFCCCA NCAA Division III

Women’s Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2011 Preseason — August 23

national poll release: August 24
next regional release: September 13
         
ATLANTIC Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 SUNY Geneseo Geneseo, N.Y. SUNYAC
2
2 NYU New York, N.Y. UAA
3
3 Plattsburgh State Plattsburgh, N.Y. SUNYAC
4
4 St. Lawrence Canton, N.Y. Liberty League
1
5 SUNY Cortland Cortland, N.Y. SUNYAC
5
6 Vassar Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Liberty League
6
7 TCNJ Ewing, N.J. NJAC
8
8 Rowan Glassboro, N.J. NJAC
9
9 SUNY Oneonta Oneonta, N.Y. SUNYAC
11
10 Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. Empire 8
7
         
         
CENTRAL Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Nebraska Wesleyan Lincoln, Neb. Great Plains
3
2 Luther Decorah, Iowa IIAC
1
3 Wartburg Waverly, Iowa IIAC
2
4 St. Olaf Northfield, Minn. MIAC
4
5 Carleton Northfield, Minn. MIAC
5
6 St. Thomas (Minn.) Saint Paul, Minn. MIAC
6
7 Gustavus Adolphus St. Peter, Minn. MIAC
8
8 Loras Dubuque, Iowa IIAC
10
9 St. Benedict St. Joseph, Minn. MIAC
9
10 Bethel (Minn.) Arden Hills, Minn. MIAC
7
         
         
GREAT LAKES Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Hope Holland, Mich. MIAA
2
2 Calvin Grand Rapids, Mich. MIAA
1
3 Ohio Northern Ada, Ohio OAC
5
4 Oberlin Oberlin, Ohio NCAC
4
5 DePauw Greencastle, Ind. NCAC
9
6 Wittenberg Springfield, Ohio NCAC
12
7 Otterbein Westerville, Ohio OAC
14
8 Baldwin-Wallace Berea, Ohio OAC
7
9 Manchester North Manchester, Ind. HCAC
6
10 Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio UAA
3
         
         
MIDEAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. Centennial
1
2 Dickinson Carlisle, Pa. Centennial
2
3 Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. Middle Atlantic
3
4 Haverford Haverford, Pa. Centennial
4
5 Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. Centennial
7
6 Grove City Grove City, Pa. PAC
5
7 Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, Pa. UAA
6
8 Marywood Scranton, Pa. Colonial States
8
9 Muhlenberg Allentown, Pa. Centennial
12
10 Gettysburg Gettysburg, Pa. Centennial
11
         
         
MIDWEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Washington (Mo.) St. Louis, Mo. UAA
2
2 UW-Eau Claire Eau Claire, Wis. WIAC
1
3 UW-La Crosse La Crosse, Wis. WIAC
7
4 UW-Stevens Point Stevens Point, Wis. WIAC
3
5 Chicago Chicago, Ill. UAA
5
6 UW-Platteville Platteville, Wis. WIAC
8
7 UW-Oshkosh Oshkosh, Wis. WIAC
4
8 North Central (Ill.) Naperville, Ill. CCIW
6
9 St. Norbert De Pere, Wis. Midwest
10
10 Illinois Wesleyan Bloomington, Ill. CCIW
9
         
         
NEW ENGLAND Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Middlebury Middlebury, Vt. NESCAC
1
2 Williams Williamstown, Mass. NESCAC
2
3 MIT Cambridge, Mass. NEWMAC
4
4 Amherst Amherst, Mass. NESCAC
3
5 Colby Waterville, Maine NESCAC
5
6 Keene State Keene, N.H. Little East
6
7 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
7
8 Tufts Medford, Mass. NESCAC
8
9 Wellesley Wellesley, Mass. NEWMAC
9
10 Brandeis Waltham, Mass. UAA
10
         
         
SOUTH/SOUTHEAST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Emory Atlanta, Ga. UAA
2
2 Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. SCAC
1
3 Centre Danville, Ky. SCAC
4
4 Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. USA South
3
5 Trinity (Texas) San Antonio, Texas SCAC
7
6 Bridgewater (Va.) Bridgewater, Va. ODAC
9
7 Lynchburg Lynchburg, Va. ODAC
5
8 Shenandoah Winchester, Va. USA South
6
9 Mary Washington Fredericksburg, Va. CAC
10
10 Virginia Wesleyan Virginia Beach, Va. ODAC
14
         
         
WEST Region
Rank School Location Conference
2010 FINAL
1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
1
2 Lewis & Clark Portland, Ore. Northwest
4
3 Whittier Whittier, Calif. SCIAC
3
4 Pomona-Pitzer Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
NR
5 Linfield McMinnville, Ore. Northwest
10
6 Willamette Salem, Ore. Northwest
6
7 Occidental Los Angeles, Calif. SCIAC
8
8 La Verne La Verne, Calif. SCIAC
12
9 UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, Calif. Independent
9
10 Whitman Walla Walla, Wash. Northwest
5