DII National Cross Country Rankings — Week 5

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

October 19, 2011   

NEW ORLEANS – On Wednesday, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its week five national team rankings for the 2011 NCAA Division II cross country season. Little changed in the rankings from a week ago as many teams sat idle with conference championships occuring this coming weekend.

PDF: National Rankings Summary | Week-by-Week

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Cross Country Rankings Central
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 #5, October 19

next ranking: October 26
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)
9
10 Central Missouri South Central MIAA Kirk Pedersen (25th)
10
11 Alaska Anchorage West GNAC Michael Friess (21st)
11
12 East Central (Okla.) South Central Great American Steve Sawyer (3rd)
12
13 Minnesota State Central NSIC Mark Schuck (30th)
13
14 Metro State Central RMAC John Supsic (2nd)
14
15 Queens (N.C.) Southeast Conf. Carolinas Scott Simmons (4th)
15
16 UMass Lowell East Northeast-10 Gary Gardner (10th)
16
17 Bellarmine Midwest GLVC Jim Vargo (12th)
17
18 Shippensburg Atlantic PSAC Steve Spence (14th)
18
19 Western Washington West GNAC Pee Wee Halsell (25th)
19
20 New Mexico Highlands Central RMAC Bob DeVries (20th)
20
21 Lock Haven Atlantic PSAC Aaron Russell (14th)
21
22 Western Oregon West GNAC Mike Johnson (8th)
22
23 Stonehill East Northeast-10 Karen Boen (14th)
23
24 Ashland Midwest GLIAC Trent Mack (2nd)
24
25 Missouri Southern South Central MIAA Tom Rutledge (23rd)
25
Dropped Out: none
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 #5, October 19

next ranking: October 26
Rank Institution Region Conference Head Coach (Yr*)
Last
Week
1 Western State Central RMAC Jennifer Michel (5th)
1
2 Grand Valley State Midwest GLIAC Jerry Baltes (13th)
4
3 Ferris State Midwest GLIAC Steve Picucci (4th)
3
4 Chico State West CCAA Gary Towne (16th)
2
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)
8
9 Shippensburg Atlantic PSAC Steve Spence (14th)
9
10 Edinboro Atlantic PSAC Doug Watts (43rd)
10
11 Tampa South Sunshine Jarrett Slaven (13th)
11
12 Midwestern State South Central Lone Star Koby Styles (5th)
12
13 Harding South Central Great American Steve Guymon (9th)
13
14 Stonehill East Northeast-10 Karen Boen (14th)
14
15 Pittsburg State South Central MIAA Russ Jewett (26th)
15
16 Western Washington West GNAC Pee Wee Halsell (25th)
16
17 Bellarmine Midwest GLVC Kris Horton (7th)
17
18 Queens (N.C.) Southeast Conf. Carolinas Scott Simmons (4th)
18
19 Southern Indiana Midwest GLVC Mike Hillyard (15th)
19
20 Missouri Southern South Central MIAA Patty Vavra (16th)
20
21 Mansfield Atlantic PSAC Mike Rohl (9th)
23
22 Truman State South Central MIAA John Cochrane (32nd)
22
23 Lock Haven Atlantic PSAC Aaron Russell (14th)
21
24 East Stroudsburg Atlantic PSAC Joe Koch (25th)
24
25 Northwest Missouri South Central MIAA Scott Lorek (8th)
25
Dropped Out: none
teams ranked by Ray Hoffman, Kutztown
(* year as head coach of that team in women’s cross country, officially NCAA-recognized coach listed)