DIII National Cross Country Coaches Poll — Week 4

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

October 5, 2011   

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Wednesday the week four results of the national cross country coaches’ poll for NCAA Division III. North Central’s men and Middlebury’s women remain the No. 1 teams in the country according to the nation’s coaches.

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2010 NCAA Championships (final results): MEN | WOMEN

 

USTFCCCA NCAA Division III

Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll

2011 Week #4, October 5

next poll: October 12
Rank Institution (FPV) Points Region Conference Head Coach (Yr*)
Last Week
1 North Central (Ill.) (7) 279 Midwest CCIW Al Carius (46th)
1
2 Haverford (1) 272 Mideast Centennial Tom Donnelly (37th)
2
3 Calvin 264 Great Lakes MIAA Brian Diemer (26th)
3
4 Washington (Mo.) 252 Midwest UAA Jeff Stiles (11th)
4
5 SUNY Geneseo 250 Atlantic SUNYAC Mike Woods (20th)
5
6 Dickinson 239 Mideast Centennial Don Nichter (22nd)
7
7 MIT 228 New England NEWMAC Halston Taylor (5th)
9
7 UW-Oshkosh 228 Midwest WIAC Paul Brown (1st)
8
9 Williams 214 New England NESCAC Peter Farwell (33rd)
10
10 Augustana (Ill.) 205 Midwest CCIW Paul Olsen (46th)
11
11 St. Lawrence 202 Atlantic Liberty League John Newman (4th)
6
12 NYU 184 Atlantic UAA Nick McDonough (14th)
12
13 Middlebury 182 New England NESCAC Nicole Wilkerson (1st)
13
14 Wabash 177 Great Lakes NCAC Roger Busch (6th)
15
15 UW-La Crosse 170 Midwest WIAC Don Fritsch (14th)
16
16 Chicago 152 Midwest UAA Chris Hall (11th)
17
17 Elizabethtown 144 Mideast Middle Atlantic Brian Falk (4th)
13
18 Tufts 134 New England NESCAC Ethan Barron (7th)
19
19 UW-Stevens Point 133 Midwest WIAC Rick Witt (33rd)
18
20 UW-Platteville 111 Midwest WIAC Tom Antczak (19th)
20
21 Nebraska Wesleyan 110 Central Great Plains Ted Bulling (22nd)
23
22 Bates 105 New England NESCAC Al Fereshetian (17th)
22
23 Hamline 99 Central MIAC Paul Schmaedeke (21st)
25
24 Carnegie Mellon 89 Mideast UAA Dario Donatelli (11th)
21
25 St. Olaf 86 Central MIAC Phil Lundin (4th)
28
26 Rochester 82 Atlantic UAA John Izzo (12th)
27
27 Pomona-Pitzer 75 West SCIAC Tony Boston (4th)
26
28 Johns Hopkins 74 Mideast Centennial Bobby Van Allen (13th)
33
29 Wheaton (Ill.) 66 Midwest CCIW Scott Bradley (10th)
24
30 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 50 West SCIAC John Goldhammer (28th)
28
31 SUNY Cortland 47 Atlantic SUNYAC Steve Patrick (5th)
NR
32 Bowdoin 40 New England NESCAC Peter Slovenski (26th)
30
33 Allegheny 30 Mideast NCAC Brent Wilkerson (2nd)
34
34 Albion 20 Great Lakes MIAA Hayden Smith (7th)
31
35 Brandeis 19 New England UAA John Evans (8th)
32
Others Receiving Votes: Willamette 16, Loras 6, UW-Stout 3, Rowan 2, UW-Eau Claire 1.
Dropped Out: No. 35 UW-Eau Claire
(* year as head coach of that team in men’s cross country, officially NCAA-recognized coach listed)

 

USTFCCCA NCAA Division III

Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll

2011 Week #4, October 5

next poll: October 12
Rank Institution (FPV) Points Region Conference Head Coach (Yr*)
Last Week
1 Middlebury (8) 280 New England NESCAC Nicole Wilkerson (1st)
1
2 Washington (Mo.) 270 Midwest UAA Jeff Stiles (11th)
2
3 MIT 262 New England NEWMAC Halston Taylor (5th)
3
4 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 254 West SCIAC John Goldhammer (28th)
4
5 Williams 251 New England NESCAC Peter Farwell (12th)
5
6 SUNY Geneseo 239 Atlantic SUNYAC Mike Woods (20th)
7
7 Calvin 228 Great Lakes MIAA Brian Diemer (6th)
8
8 Rowan 220 Atlantic NJAC Bill Fritz (19th)
23
9 Amherst 209 New England NESCAC John Adamson (1st)
10
10 UW-Eau Claire 207 Midwest WIAC Dan Schwamberger (5th)
5
11 Plattsburgh State 206 Atlantic SUNYAC Nick Jones (1st)
9
12 Johns Hopkins 190 Mideast Centennial Bobby Van Allen (13th)
14
13 NYU 184 Atlantic UAA Nick McDonough (14th)
11
14 St. Olaf 179 Central MIAC Chris Daymont (31st)
13
15 Hope 173 Great Lakes MIAA Mark Northuis (24th)
12
16 Carleton 163 Central MIAC Donna Ricks (17th)
22
17 Emory 154 South/Southeast UAA John Curtin (27th)
16
18 Lewis & Clark 147 West Northwest Keith Woodard (5th)
17
19 Dickinson 133 Mideast Centennial Don Nichter (22nd)
20
20 SUNY Cortland 126 Atlantic SUNYAC Steve Patrick (5th)
28
21 Oberlin 110 Great Lakes NCAC Ray Appenheimer (6th)
31
22 Haverford 105 Mideast Centennial Fran Rizzo (21st)
21
23 Tufts 104 New England NESCAC Kristen Morwick (12th)
24
24 Ohio Northern 96 Great Lakes OAC Jason Maus (6th)
25
25 Whitman 83 West Northwest Scott Shields (2nd)
35
26 St. Lawrence 82 Atlantic Liberty League Mike Howard (13th)
19
27 Nebraska Wesleyan 75 Central Great Plains Ted Bulling (17th)
15
28 Luther 59 Central IIAC Yarrow Pasche (7th)
18
29 Colby 53 New England NESCAC Deb Aitken (27th)
32
30 UW-La Crosse 51 Midwest WIAC Pat Healy (21st)
29
31 Whittier 41 West SCIAC Greg Phillips (26th)
26
32 Chicago 35 Midwest UAA Chris Hall (11th)
34
33 North Central (Ill.) 18 Midwest CCIW Mahesh Narayanan (11th)
RV
33 Trinity (Texas) 18 South/Southeast SCAC Jennifer Breuer (13th)
NR
35 Keene State 13 New England Little East Peter Thomas (29th)
RV
Others Receiving Votes: St. Thomas (Minn.) 8, Rhodes 7, TCNJ 5, Wartburg 2.
Dropped Out: No. 27 Case Western Reserve, No. 30 Elizabethtown, No. 33 St. Thomas (Minn.)
(* year as head coach of that team in women’s cross country, officially NCAA-recognized coach listed)