DII Regional Cross Country Rankings — Week 3

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

October 4, 2011   

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released week three regional rankings for the NCAA Division II 2011 season on Tuesday.

PDF: Regional Rankings Summary

Cross Country Regional Rankings / National Polls Central
2010 NCAA DII Regional Championships Central (past results)

New to the regional top ten for the first time this week are:

MEN – Missouri S&T (Midwest), Benedict (South), Augusta State (Southeast).

WOMEN – West Texas A&M (South Central), Eastern New Mexico (South Central), Montevallo (Southeast).

USTFCCCA Regional Cross Country Rankings are determined subjectively by a single member coach in each respective region. The regional representative is tasked with weighing returning team strength with current-season results in determining predicted team finishes at the NCAA Regional Championships.

UPDATE: 11:34am CT, Tuesday: Western State is the correct women’s No. 1 team in the Central region.

USTFCCCA NCAA Division II

Men’s Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2011 Week #3 — October 4

national poll release: October 5
next Regional release: October 11
         
ATLANTIC Region (3 auto quals)
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Edinboro Edinboro, Pa. PSAC
1
2 Shippensburg Shippensburg, Pa. PSAC
3
3 Lock Haven Lock Haven, Pa. PSAC
2
4 East Stroudsburg East Stroudsburg, Pa. PSAC
5
5 Slippery Rock Slippery Rock, Pa. PSAC
4
6 California (Pa.) California, Pa. PSAC
6
7 West Virginia Wesleyan Buckhannon, W.Va. WVIAC
10
8 Kutztown Kutztown, Pa. PSAC
9
9 Wheeling Jesuit Wheeling, W.Va. WVIAC
7
10 Millersville Millersville, Pa. PSAC
8
         
         
CENTRAL Region (6 auto quals)
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 Minnesota State Mankato, Minn. NSIC
5
6 Metro State Denver, Colo. RMAC
6
7 New Mexico Highlands Las Vegas, N.M. RMAC
7
8 Neb.-Kearney Kearney, Neb. RMAC
8
9 Minnesota Duluth Duluth, Minn. NSIC
10
10 UC-Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, Colo. RMAC
9
         
         
EAST Region (2 auto quals)
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 UMass Lowell Lowell, Mass. Northeast-10
1
2 Southern Connecticut New Haven, Conn. Northeast-10
2
3 Stonehill Easton, Mass. Northeast-10
3
4 Bentley Waltham, Mass. Northeast-10
4
5 Adelphi Garden City, N.Y. Northeast-10
5
6 American International Springfield, Mass. Northeast-10
NR
7 Felician Lodi, N.J. CACC
10
8 Merrimack North Andover, Mass. Northeast-10
8
9 C.W. Post Brookville, N.Y. East Coast
6
10 Assumption Worcester, Mass. Northeast-10
NR
         
         
MIDWEST Region (3 auto quals)
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Grand Valley State Allendale, Mich. GLIAC
1
2 Southern Indiana Evansville, Ind. GLVC
2
3 Ashland Ashland, Ohio GLIAC
4
4 Bellarmine Louisville, Ky. GLVC
3
5 Hillsdale Hillsdale, Mich. GLIAC
5
6 Ferris State Big Rapids, Mich. GLIAC
6
7 Northern Kentucky Highland Heights, Ky. GLVC
7
8 Lewis Romeoville, Ill. GLVC
8
9 UW-Parkside Kenosha, Wis. GLVC
9
10 Missouri S&T Rolla, Mo. GLVC
NR
         
         
SOUTH Region (2 auto quals)
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Alabama-Huntsville Huntsville, Ala. Gulf South
1
2 Florida Tech Melbourne, Fla. Sunshine
2
3 West Florida Pensacola, Fla. Gulf South
3
4 West Alabama Livingston, Ala. Gulf South
6
5 Tampa Tampa, Florida Sunshine
5
6 Florida Southern Lakeland, Fla. Sunshine
4
7 Valdosta State Valdosta, Ga. Gulf South
8
8 Nova Southeastern Davie, Fla. Sunshine
7
9 Saint Leo Saint Leo, Fla. Sunshine
9
10 Benedict Columbia, S.C. SIAC
NR
         
         
SOUTH CENTRAL Region (2 auto quals)
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Central Missouri Warrensburg, Mo. MIAA
1
2 Eastern New Mexico Portales, N.M. Lone Star
3
3 East Central (Okla.) Ada, Okla. Great American
2
4 Harding Searcy, Ark. Great American
7
5 Pittsburg State Pittsburg, Kan. MIAA
5
6 Northwest Missouri Maryville, Mo. MIAA
6
7 Missouri Southern Joplin, Mo. MIAA
4
8 Southwest Baptist Bolivar, Mo. MIAA
9
9 Truman State Kirksville, Mo. MIAA
10
10 Cameron Lawton, Okla. Lone Star
8
         
         
SOUTHEAST Region (2 auto quals)
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 Mount Olive Mount Olive, N.C. Conf. Carolinas
3
4 UNC Pembroke Pembroke, N.C. Peach Belt
4
5 Mars Hill Mars Hill, N.C. SAC
5
6 Anderson (S.C.) Anderson, S.C. SAC
6
7 Wingate Wingate, N.C. SAC
7
8 Columbus State Columbus, Ga. Peach Belt
8
9 Augusta State Augusta, Ga. Peach Belt
NR
10 Clayton State Morrow, Ga. Peach Belt
NR
         
         
WEST Region (4 auto quals)
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Chico State Chico, Calif. CCAA
1
2 Alaska Anchorage Anchorage, Alaska GNAC
2
3 Western Washington Bellingham, Wash. GNAC
3
4 Western Oregon Monmouth, Ore. GNAC
4
5 Cal Poly Pomona Pomona, Calif. CCAA
5
6 San Francisco State San Francisco, Calif. CCAA
6
7 Northwest Nazarene Nampa, Idaho GNAC
7
8 UC San Diego La Jolla, Calif. CCAA
8
9 BYU Hawaii Laie, Hawaii PacWest
9
10 Grand Canyon Phoenix, Ariz. PacWest
10

 

USTFCCCA NCAA Division II

Women’s Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2011 Week #3 — October 4

national poll release: October 5
next Regional release: October 11
         
ATLANTIC Region (3 auto quals)
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Shippensburg Shippensburg, Pa. PSAC
1
2 Edinboro Edinboro, Pa. PSAC
2
3 Lock Haven Lock Haven, Pa. PSAC
3
4 Mansfield Mansfield, Pa. PSAC
4
5 East Stroudsburg East Stroudsburg, Pa. PSAC
8
6 Slippery Rock Slippery Rock, Pa. PSAC
7
7 Kutztown Kutztown, Pa. PSAC
5
8 Bloomsburg (Pa.) Bloomsburg, Pa. PSAC
NR
9 Seton Hill Greensburg, Pa. WVIAC
9
10 Indiana (Pa.) Indiana, Pa. PSAC
6
         
         
CENTRAL Region (5 auto quals)
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Western State Gunnison, Colo. RMAC
1
2 Adams State Alamosa, Colo. RMAC
2
3 Augustana (S.D.) Sioux Falls, S.D. NSIC
3
4 U-Mary Bismarck, N.D. NSIC
4
5 Colorado Mines Golden, Colo. RMAC
5
6 Colorado Mesa Grand Junction, Colo. RMAC
7
7 Regis (Colo.) Denver, Colo. RMAC
6
8 Minnesota Duluth Duluth, Minn. NSIC
8
9 St. Cloud State St. Cloud, Minn. NSIC
9
10 Winona State Winona, Minn. NSIC
10
         
         
EAST Region (2 auto quals)
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Stonehill Easton, Mass. Northeast-10
1
2 Bentley Waltham, Mass. Northeast-10
2
3 Southern Connecticut New Haven, Conn. Northeast-10
3
4 UMass Lowell Lowell, Mass. Northeast-10
4
5 Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pa. CACC
5
6 Adelphi Garden City, N.Y. Northeast-10
7
7 Merrimack North Andover, Mass. Northeast-10
8
8 Saint Rose Albany, N.Y. Northeast-10
6
9 Southern New Hampshire Manchester, N.H. Northeast-10
9
10 Wilmington (Del.) New Castle, Del. CACC
10
         
         
MIDWEST Region (4 auto quals)
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Ferris State Big Rapids, Mich. GLIAC
1
2 Grand Valley State Allendale, Mich. GLIAC
2
3 Bellarmine Louisville, Ky. GLVC
4
4 Southern Indiana Evansville, Ind. GLVC
3
5 Saginaw Valley State Bay City, Mich. GLIAC
5
6 Ashland Ashland, Ohio GLIAC
6
7 Hillsdale Hillsdale, Mich. GLIAC
8
8 UW-Parkside Kenosha, Wis. GLVC
7
9 Northern Kentucky Highland Heights, Ky. GLVC
9
10 Lewis Romeoville, Ill. GLVC
10
         
         
SOUTH Region (2 auto quals)
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Tampa Tampa, Florida Sunshine
1
2 Nova Southeastern Davie, Fla. Sunshine
2
3 West Florida Pensacola, Fla. Gulf South
3
4 Palm Beach Atlantic West Palm Beach, Fla. Independent (D-II)
5
5 West Alabama Livingston, Ala. Gulf South
7
6 Alabama-Huntsville Huntsville, Ala. Gulf South
10
7 Delta State Cleveland, Miss. Gulf South
6
8 Florida Southern Lakeland, Fla. Sunshine
4
9 Saint Leo Saint Leo, Fla. Sunshine
9
10 Florida Tech Melbourne, Fla. Sunshine
8
         
         
SOUTH CENTRAL Region (2 auto quals)
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Midwestern State Wichita Falls, Texas Lone Star
1
2 Truman State Kirksville, Mo. MIAA
2
3 Pittsburg State Pittsburg, Kan. MIAA
3
4 Northwest Missouri Maryville, Mo. MIAA
5
5 Harding Searcy, Ark. Great American
6
6 Missouri Southern Joplin, Mo. MIAA
4
7 West Texas A&M Canyon, Texas Lone Star
NR
8 Southwest Baptist Bolivar, Mo. MIAA
7
9 East Central (Okla.) Ada, Okla. Great American
8
10 Eastern New Mexico Portales, N.M. Lone Star
NR
         
         
SOUTHEAST Region (2 auto quals)
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 Mount Olive Mount Olive, N.C. Conf. Carolinas
3
4 Anderson (S.C.) Anderson, S.C. SAC
4
5 Lenoir-Rhyne Hickory, N.C. SAC
7
6 UNC Pembroke Pembroke, N.C. Peach Belt
6
7 Augusta State Augusta, Ga. Peach Belt
5
8 Wingate Wingate, N.C. SAC
8
9 Lees-McRae Banner Elk, N.C. Conf. Carolinas
9
10 Montevallo Montevallo, Ala. Peach Belt
NR
         
         
WEST Region (4 auto quals)
Rank School Location Conference
Last Week
1 Chico State Chico, Calif. CCAA
1
2 Alaska Anchorage Anchorage, Alaska GNAC
2
3 Western Washington Bellingham, Wash. GNAC
3
4 Cal Poly Pomona Pomona, Calif. CCAA
4
5 UC San Diego La Jolla, Calif. CCAA
5
6 San Francisco State San Francisco, Calif. CCAA
6
7 Seattle Pacific Seattle, Wash. GNAC
7
8 BYU Hawaii Laie, Hawaii PacWest
8
9 Northwest Nazarene Nampa, Idaho GNAC
9
10 Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska GNAC
10