DII National Cross Country Rankings — Week 3

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

October 5, 2011   

NEW ORLEANS – On Wednesday, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its week three national team rankings for the 2011 NCAA Division II cross country season. The top eight men’s and top seven women’s teams remained unchanged for another week.

PDF: National Rankings Summary | Week-by-Week

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2010 NCAA Championships (final results): MEN | WOMEN

The NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships will be held on Saturday, November 19, in Spokane, Wash. NCAA Regional Championships will be held two weeks prior on the weekend of November 5.

 

USTFCCCA NCAA Division II

Men’s Cross Country National Team Rankings

2011 Week #3, October 5

next ranking: October 12
Rank Institution Region Conference Head Coach (Yr*)
Last Week
1 Adams State Central RMAC Damon Martin (17th)
1
2 Western State Central RMAC Jennifer Michel (5th)
2
3 Grand Valley State Midwest GLIAC Jerry Baltes (13th)
3
4 Colorado Mines Central RMAC Art Siemers (10th)
4
5 Chico State West CCAA Gary Towne (16th)
5
6 Southern Indiana Midwest GLVC Mike Hillyard (14th)
6
7 Edinboro Atlantic PSAC Doug Watts (43rd)
7
8 Augustana (S.D.) Central NSIC Tracy Hellman (11th)
8
9 Eastern New Mexico South Central Lone Star Mike Harney (1st)
14
10 UMass Lowell East Northeast-10 Gary Gardner (10th)
9
11 Central Missouri South Central MIAA Kirk Pedersen (25th)
10
12 Alaska Anchorage West GNAC Michael Friess (21st)
11
13 East Central (Okla.) South Central Great American Steve Sawyer (3rd)
20
14 Minnesota State Central NSIC Mark Schuck (30th)
12
15 Metro State Central RMAC John Suspic (2nd)
15
16 Queens (N.C.) Southeast Conf. Carolinas Scott Simmons (4th)
16
17 Bellarmine Midwest GLVC Jim Vargo (12th)
17
18 Southern Connecticut East Northeast-10 John Wallin (2nd)
18
19 Shippensburg Atlantic PSAC Steve Spence (14th)
19
20 Lock Haven Atlantic PSAC Aaron Russell (14th)
13
21 Western Washington West GNAC Pee Wee Halsell (24th)
21
22 Western Oregon West GNAC Mike Johnson (8th)
22
23 Ashland Midwest GLIAC Trent Mack (2nd)
24
24 Stonehill East Northeast-10 Karen Boen (14th)
23
25 Harding South Central Great American Steve Guymon (9th)
NR
Dropped Out: No. 25 Cal Poly Pomona
teams ranked by T.J. Garlatz, Alaska Anchorage
(* year as head coach of that team in men’s cross country, officially NCAA-recognized coach listed)

 

USTFCCCA NCAA Division II

Women’s Cross Country National Team Rankings

2011 Week #3, October 5

next ranking: October 12
Rank Institution Region Conference Head Coach (Yr*)
Last Week
1 Western State Central RMAC Jennifer Michel (5th)
1
2 Chico State West CCAA Gary Towne (16th)
2
3 Ferris State Midwest GLIAC Steve Picucci (4th)
3
4 Grand Valley State Midwest GLIAC Jerry Baltes (13th)
4
5 Adams State Central RMAC Damon Martin (24th)
5
6 Alaska Anchorage West GNAC Michael Friess (21st)
6
7 Augustana (S.D.) Central NSIC Tracy Hellman (11th)
7
8 U-Mary Central NSIC Dennis Newell (6th)
10
9 Shippensburg Atlantic PSAC Steve Spence (14th)
8
10 Edinboro Atlantic PSAC Doug Watts (43rd)
11
11 Tampa South Sunshine Jarrett Slaven (13th)
14
12 Midwestern State South Central Lone Star Koby Styles (5th)
12
13 Truman State South Central MIAA John Cochrane (32nd)
15
14 Stonehill East Northeast-10 Karen Boen (14th)
13
15 Western Washington West GNAC Pee Wee Halsell (24th)
17
16 Pittsburg State South Central MIAA Russ Jewett (26th)
18
17 Bellarmine Midwest GLVC Kris Horton (7th)
22
18 Queens (N.C.) Southeast Conf. Carolinas Scott Simmons (4th)
9
19 Southern Indiana Midwest GLVC Mike Hillyard (15th)
19
20 Lock Haven Atlantic PSAC Aaron Russell (14th)
16
21 Northwest Missouri South Central MIAA Scott Lorek (8th)
NR
22 Mansfield Atlantic PSAC Mike Rohl (9th)
24
23 East Stroudsburg Atlantic PSAC Joe Koch (25th)
NR
24 Harding South Central Great American Steve Guymon (9th)
NR
25 Missouri Southern South Central MIAA Patty Vavra (16th)
20
Dropped Out: No. 21 Cal Poly Pomona, No. 23 UC San Diego, No. 25 Colorado Mines
teams ranked by Ray Hoffman, Kutztown
(* year as head coach of that team in women’s cross country, officially NCAA-recognized coach listed)

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