DIII Regional Cross Country Rankings: 2012 Week #2

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

September 18, 2012   

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released week two regional rankings for the 2012 NCAA Division III season on Tuesday. New to the No. 1 ranks this week is St. Lawrence’s women in the Atlantic region and MIT’s women in the New England region.

Top regional men’s teams include SUNY Geneseo (Atlantic), St. Olaf (Central), Calvin (Great Lakes), Haverford (Mideast), North Central (Ill.) (Midwest), Bates (New England), Lynchburg (South/Southeast), and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (West). No. 1-ranked women’s teams are St. Lawrence (Atlantic), Wartburg (Central), Calvin (Great Lakes), Johns Hopkins (Mideast), Washington (Mo.) (Midwest), MIT (New England), Emory (South/Southeast), and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (West).

NCAA Division III Regional Championships will be held on Saturday, November 10. NCAA DIII Regional Championships Central.

USTFCCCA Regional Cross Country Rankings are determined subjectively by either a single member coach or by polling the region’s coaches (each region varies).

PDF: Regional Rankings Summary | Week-by-Week

Cross Country Regional Rankings / National Polls Central

 

USTFCCCA NCAA Division III

Men’s Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2012 Week #2 — September 18

national poll release: September 19
next regional release: Tuesday, September 25
         
ATLANTIC Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 SUNY Geneseo Geneseo, N.Y. SUNYAC
1
2 Rochester Rochester, N.Y. UAA
4
3 SUNY Cortland Cortland, N.Y. SUNYAC
2
4 NYU New York, N.Y. UAA
3
5 St. Lawrence Canton, N.Y. Liberty League
6
6 RPI Troy, N.Y. Liberty League
5
7 TCNJ Ewing, N.J. NJAC
7
8 Buffalo State Buffalo, N.Y. SUNYAC
NR
9 SUNY Oneonta Oneonta, N.Y. SUNYAC
10
10 Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. Empire 8
9
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: St. Lawrence, 2010: SUNY Geneseo, 2009: SUNY Cortland, 2008: SUNY Cortland, 2007: NYU
       
         
CENTRAL Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 St. Olaf Northfield, Minn. MIAC
1
2 Loras Dubuque, Iowa IIAC
2
3 Central (Iowa) Pella, Iowa IIAC
3
4 Luther Decorah, Iowa IIAC
4
5 Wartburg Waverly, Iowa IIAC
6
6 Saint John’s (Minn.) Collegeville, Minn. MIAC
9
7 Hamline Saint Paul, Minn. MIAC
8
8 Nebraska Wesleyan Lincoln, Neb. Great Plains
5
9 Carleton Northfield, Minn. MIAC
NR
10 Grinnell Grinnell, Iowa Midwest Conference
10
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Nebraska Wesleyan, 2010: Grinnell, 2009: Nebraska Wesleyan/St. Thomas (Minn.)2008: Nebraska Wesleyan, 2007: Nebraska Wesleyan
       
         
GREAT LAKES Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 Calvin Grand Rapids, Mich. Michigan Intercollegiate
1
2 Wabash Crawfordsville, Ind. NCAC
2
3 Manchester North Manchester, Ind. HCAC
3
4 Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio UAA
4
5 John Carroll University Heights, Ohio OAC
5
6 Ohio Northern Ada, Ohio OAC
6
7 Hope Holland, Mich. Michigan Intercollegiate
7
8 DePauw Greencastle, Ind. NCAC
10
9 Oberlin Oberlin, Ohio NCAC
8
10 Albion Albion, Mich. Michigan Intercollegiate
9
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Calvin, 2010: Calvin, 2009: Calvin, 2008: Calvin, 2007: Calvin
       
         
MIDEAST Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 Haverford Haverford, Pa. Centennial
1
2 Allegheny Meadville, Pa. NCAC
2
3 Dickinson Carlisle, Pa. Centennial
3
4 Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. Centennial
4
5 Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, Pa. UAA
5
6 Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. Middle Atlantic
6
7 DeSales Center Valley, Pa. Middle Atlantic
8
8 Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. Centennial
7
9 Gwynedd-Mercy Gwynedd Valley, Pa. Colonial States
9
10 Moravian Bethlehem, Pa. Landmark
NR
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Haverford, 2010: Haverford, 2009: Allegheny, 2008: Carnegie Mellon, 2007: Haverford
       
         
MIDWEST Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 North Central (Ill.) Naperville, Ill. CCIW
1
2 Washington (Mo.) St. Louis, Mo. UAA
2
3 Wheaton (Ill.) Wheaton, Ill. CCIW
3
4 UW-La Crosse La Crosse, Wis. WIAC
5
5 Augustana (Ill.) Rock Island, Ill. CCIW
6
6 Chicago Chicago, Ill. UAA
4
7 UW-Stevens Point Stevens Point, Wis. WIAC
7
8 UW-Eau Claire Eau Claire, Wis. WIAC
8
9 UW-Platteville Platteville, Wis. WIAC
9
10 UW-Oshkosh Oshkosh, Wis. WIAC
10
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: North Central (Ill.), 2010: North Central (Ill.), 2009: North Central (Ill.), 2008: North Central (Ill.), 2007: UW-La Crosse
       
         
NEW ENGLAND Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 Bates Lewiston, Maine NESCAC
1
2 Tufts Medford, Mass. NESCAC
2
3 Middlebury Middlebury, Vt. NESCAC
3
4 Williams Williamstown, Mass. NESCAC
4
5 Amherst Amherst, Mass. NESCAC
6
6 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
5
7 MIT Cambridge, Mass. NEWMAC
7
8 Springfield (Mass.) Springfield, Mass. NEWMAC
10
9 Wesleyan (Conn.) Middletown, Conn. NESCAC
8
10 WPI Worcester, Mass. NEWMAC
NR
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Williams, 2010: MIT, 2009: Williams, 2008: Williams, 2007: Amherst
       
         
SOUTH/SOUTHEAST Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 Lynchburg Lynchburg, Va. ODAC
1
2 Emory Atlanta, Ga. UAA
2
3 Centre Danville, Ky. SAA
3
4 Bridgewater (Va.) Bridgewater, Va. ODAC
4
5 UT Tyler Tyler, Texas ASC
5
6 Trinity (Texas) San Antonio, Texas SCAC
6
7 Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. SAA
7
8 Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. USA South
8
9 Birmingham-Southern Birmingham, Ala. SAA
NR
10 Mary Washington Fredericksburg, Va. CAC
9
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Lynchburg, 2010: Lynchburg, 2009: Emory, 2008: Centre, 2007: Rhodes/Emory
       
         
WEST Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
1
2 Pomona-Pitzer Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
3
3 Willamette Salem, Ore. Northwest Conference
2
4 Whitworth Spokane, Wash. Northwest Conference
NR
5 Puget Sound Tacoma, Wash. Northwest Conference
NR
6 Whittier Whittier, Calif. SCIAC
7
7 La Verne La Verne, Calif. SCIAC
8
8 UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, Calif. Independent (D-III)
6
9 George Fox Newberg, Ore. Northwest Conference
5
10 Colorado College Colorado Springs, Colo. SCAC
10
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Occidental/Colorado College2010: Willamette, 2009: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2008: Whitworth, 2007: Willamette

 

USTFCCCA NCAA Division III

Women’s Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2012 Week #2 — September 18

national poll release: September 19
next regional release: Tuesday, September 25
         
ATLANTIC Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 St. Lawrence Canton, N.Y. Liberty League
2
2 SUNY Geneseo Geneseo, N.Y. SUNYAC
1
3 Rochester Rochester, N.Y. UAA
10
4 Rowan Glassboro, N.J. NJAC
3
5 NYU New York, N.Y. UAA
3
6 Plattsburgh State Plattsburgh, N.Y. SUNYAC
6
7 TCNJ Ewing, N.J. NJAC
5
8 Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. Empire 8
8
9 Vassar Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Liberty League
7
10 SUNY Oneonta Oneonta, N.Y. SUNYAC
NR
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: St. Lawrence, 2010: St. Lawrence, 2009: St. Lawrence, 2008: SUNY Geneseo, 2007: Plattsburgh State/SUNY Geneseo
       
         
CENTRAL Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 Wartburg Waverly, Iowa IIAC
1
2 St. Olaf Northfield, Minn. MIAC
2
3 Carleton Northfield, Minn. MIAC
4
4 St. Thomas (Minn.) Saint Paul, Minn. MIAC
3
5 Luther Decorah, Iowa IIAC
5
6 St. Benedict St. Joseph, Minn. MIAC
7
7 Nebraska Wesleyan Lincoln, Neb. Great Plains
6
8 Gustavus Adolphus St. Peter, Minn. MIAC
9
9 Concordia Moorhead Moorhead, Minn. MIAC
10
10 Grinnell Grinnell, Iowa Midwest Conference
8
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Wartburg, 2010: Luther, 2009: Carleton, 2008: Wartburg, 2007: Luther
       
         
GREAT LAKES Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 Calvin Grand Rapids, Mich. Michigan Intercollegiate
1
2 Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio UAA
2
3 Hope Holland, Mich. Michigan Intercollegiate
3
4 Ohio Northern Ada, Ohio OAC
4
5 John Carroll University Heights, Ohio OAC
10
6 Oberlin Oberlin, Ohio NCAC
5
7 Alma Alma, Mich. Michigan Intercollegiate
6
8 DePauw Greencastle, Ind. NCAC
7
9 Kenyon Gambier, Ohio NCAC
NR
10 Baldwin-Wallace Berea, Ohio OAC
9
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Calvin, 2010: Calvin, 2009: Calvin, 2008: Calvin, 2007: Calvin
       
         
MIDEAST Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. Centennial
1
2 Dickinson Carlisle, Pa. Centennial
2
3 Haverford Haverford, Pa. Centennial
3
4 Gettysburg Gettysburg, Pa. Centennial
5
5 Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, Pa. UAA
8
6 Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. Middle Atlantic
6
7 Grove City Grove City, Pa. PAC
4
8 Muhlenberg Allentown, Pa. Centennial
7
9 Allegheny Meadville, Pa. NCAC
9
10 Marywood Scranton, Pa. Colonial States
10
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Johns Hopkins, 2010: Johns Hopkins, 2009: Johns Hopkins, 2008: Johns Hopkins, 2007: Dickinson
       
         
MIDWEST Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 Washington (Mo.) St. Louis, Mo. UAA
1
2 UW-Eau Claire Eau Claire, Wis. WIAC
2
3 Chicago Chicago, Ill. UAA
3
4 Illinois Wesleyan Bloomington, Ill. CCIW
4
5 UW-La Crosse La Crosse, Wis. WIAC
5
6 Augustana (Ill.) Rock Island, Ill. CCIW
NR
7 UW-Stevens Point Stevens Point, Wis. WIAC
6
8 Aurora Aurora, Ill. NorthernAC
9
9 North Central (Ill.) Naperville, Ill. CCIW
7
10 Carthage Kenosha, Wis. CCIW
8
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Washington (Mo.), 2010: UW-Eau Claire, 2009: UW-Eau Claire, 2008: UW-Eau Claire, 2007: Washington (Mo.)
       
         
NEW ENGLAND Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 MIT Cambridge, Mass. NEWMAC
3
2 Middlebury Middlebury, Vt. NESCAC
1
3 Williams Williamstown, Mass. NESCAC
2
4 Amherst Amherst, Mass. NESCAC
4
5 Tufts Medford, Mass. NESCAC
5
6 Wellesley Wellesley, Mass. NEWMAC
6
7 Bates Lewiston, Maine NESCAC
8
8 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
7
9 Colby Waterville, Maine NESCAC
9
10 Keene State Keene, N.H. Little East
9
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Middlebury, 2010: Middlebury, 2009: MIT/Middlebury2008: Middlebury, 2007: Amherst
         
SOUTH/SOUTHEAST Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 Emory Atlanta, Ga. UAA
1
2 Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. SAA
2
3 Trinity (Texas) San Antonio, Texas SCAC
3
4 Centre Danville, Ky. SAA
4
5 Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. USA South
5
6 Washington and Lee Lexington, Va. ODAC
6
7 Bridgewater (Va.) Bridgewater, Va. ODAC
7
8 Mary Washington Fredericksburg, Va. CAC
8
9 Eastern Mennonite Harrisonburg, Va. ODAC
9
10 Lynchburg Lynchburg, Va. ODAC
NR
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Emory, 2010: Rhodes, 2009: Rhodes, 2008: Trinity (Texas), 2007: Emory
       
         
WEST Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
1
2 Lewis & Clark Portland, Ore. Northwest Conference
2
3 Willamette Salem, Ore. Northwest Conference
3
4 Pomona-Pitzer Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
4
5 Linfield McMinnville, Ore. Northwest Conference
6
6 Whitman Walla Walla, Wash. Northwest Conference
7
7 Occidental Los Angeles, Calif. SCIAC
5
8 Whitworth Spokane, Wash. Northwest Conference
NR
9 UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, Calif. Independent (D-III)
9
10 George Fox Newberg, Ore. Northwest Conference
10
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2010: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2009: Whitworth, 2008: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2007: Willamette