DIII Regional Cross Country Rankings: 2012 Week #3

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

September 25, 2012   

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released week three regional rankings for the 2012 NCAA Division III season on Tuesday. New to the No. 1 ranks this week is Emory’s men in the South/Southeast region and Williams’ 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), Emory (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), Williams (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 #3 — September 25

national poll release: September 26
next regional release: October 2
         
ATLANTIC Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 SUNY Geneseo Geneseo, N.Y. SUNYAC
1
2 Rochester Rochester, N.Y. UAA
2
3 SUNY Cortland Cortland, N.Y. SUNYAC
3
4 NYU New York, N.Y. UAA
4
5 St. Lawrence Canton, N.Y. Liberty League
5
6 RPI Troy, N.Y. Liberty League
6
7 TCNJ Ewing, N.J. NJAC
7
8 Buffalo State Buffalo, N.Y. SUNYAC
8
9 SUNY Oneonta Oneonta, N.Y. SUNYAC
9
10 Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. Empire 8
10
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 Central (Iowa) Pella, Iowa IIAC
3
3 Loras Dubuque, Iowa IIAC
2
4 Luther Decorah, Iowa IIAC
4
5 Wartburg Waverly, Iowa IIAC
5
6 Saint John’s (Minn.) Collegeville, Minn. MIAC
6
7 Grinnell Grinnell, Iowa Midwest
10
8 Nebraska Wesleyan Lincoln, Neb. Great Plains
8
9 Carleton Northfield, Minn. MIAC
9
10 Bethel (Minn.) Arden Hills, Minn. MIAC
NR
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. MIAA
1
2 Wabash Crawfordsville, Ind. NCAC
2
3 Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio UAA
4
4 Ohio Northern Ada, Ohio OAC
6
5 Manchester North Manchester, Ind. HCAC
3
6 Hope Holland, Mich. MIAA
7
7 Oberlin Oberlin, Ohio NCAC
9
8 John Carroll University Heights, Ohio OAC
5
9 DePauw Greencastle, Ind. NCAC
8
10 Adrian Adrian, Mich. MIAA
NR
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 Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, Pa. UAA
5
5 Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. Centennial
4
6 Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. Middle Atlantic
6
7 Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. Centennial
8
8 DeSales Center Valley, Pa. Middle Atlantic
7
9 Widener Chester, Pa. Middle Atlantic
NR
10 York (Pa.) York, Pa. CAC
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
4
5 Augustana (Ill.) Rock Island, Ill. CCIW
5
6 UW-Stevens Point Stevens Point, Wis. WIAC
7
7 Chicago Chicago, Ill. UAA
6
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 Williams Williamstown, Mass. NESCAC
4
3 Tufts Medford, Mass. NESCAC
2
4 Middlebury Middlebury, Vt. NESCAC
3
5 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
6
6 Amherst Amherst, Mass. NESCAC
5
7 MIT Cambridge, Mass. NEWMAC
7
8 Wesleyan (Conn.) Middletown, Conn. NESCAC
9
9 Springfield (Mass.) Springfield, Mass. NEWMAC
8
10 Connecticut College New London, Conn. NESCAC
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 Emory Atlanta, Ga. UAA
2
2 Lynchburg Lynchburg, Va. ODAC
1
3 Centre Danville, Ky. SAA
3
4 UT Tyler Tyler, Texas ASC
5
5 Bridgewater (Va.) Bridgewater, Va. ODAC
4
6 Trinity (Texas) San Antonio, Texas SCAC
6
7 Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. SAA
7
8 Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. USA South
8
9 Mary Washington Fredericksburg, Va. CAC
10
10 Roanoke Salem, Va. ODAC
NR
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
2
3 Willamette Salem, Ore. Northwest
3
4 Whitworth Spokane, Wash. Northwest
4
5 Puget Sound Tacoma, Wash. Northwest
5
6 Whittier Whittier, Calif. SCIAC
6
7 La Verne La Verne, Calif. SCIAC
7
8 UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, Calif. Independent
8
9 George Fox Newberg, Ore. Northwest
9
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 #3 — September 25

national poll release: September 26
next regional release: October 2
         
ATLANTIC Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 St. Lawrence Canton, N.Y. Liberty League
1
2 SUNY Geneseo Geneseo, N.Y. SUNYAC
2
3 Rochester Rochester, N.Y. UAA
3
4 NYU New York, N.Y. UAA
5
5 Rowan Glassboro, N.J. NJAC
4
6 Plattsburgh State Plattsburgh, N.Y. SUNYAC
6
7 TCNJ Ewing, N.J. NJAC
7
8 Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. Empire 8
8
9 Vassar Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Liberty League
9
10 SUNY Oneonta Oneonta, N.Y. SUNYAC
10
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
3
4 St. Thomas (Minn.) Saint Paul, Minn. MIAC
4
5 Luther Decorah, Iowa IIAC
5
6 St. Benedict St. Joseph, Minn. MIAC
6
7 Nebraska Wesleyan Lincoln, Neb. Great Plains
7
8 Gustavus Adolphus St. Peter, Minn. MIAC
8
9 Grinnell Grinnell, Iowa Midwest
10
10 Concordia Moorhead Moorhead, Minn. MIAC
9
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. MIAA
1
2 Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio UAA
2
3 Hope Holland, Mich. MIAA
3
4 Oberlin Oberlin, Ohio NCAC
6
5 Ohio Northern Ada, Ohio OAC
4
6 John Carroll University Heights, Ohio OAC
5
7 Alma Alma, Mich. MIAA
7
8 DePauw Greencastle, Ind. NCAC
8
9 Kenyon Gambier, Ohio NCAC
9
10 Albion Albion, Mich. MIAA
NR
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 Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, Pa. UAA
5
5 Gettysburg Gettysburg, Pa. Centennial
4
6 Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. Middle Atlantic
6
7 Muhlenberg Allentown, Pa. Centennial
8
8 Allegheny Meadville, Pa. NCAC
9
9 Grove City Grove City, Pa. PAC
7
9 Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. Centennial
NR
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 UW-Stevens Point Stevens Point, Wis. WIAC
7
7 Augustana (Ill.) Rock Island, Ill. CCIW
6
8 Carthage Kenosha, Wis. CCIW
10
9 Wheaton (Ill.) Wheaton, Ill. CCIW
NR
10 Monmouth (Ill.) Monmouth, Ill. Midwest
NR
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 Williams Williamstown, Mass. NESCAC
3
2 MIT Cambridge, Mass. NEWMAC
1
3 Middlebury Middlebury, Vt. NESCAC
2
4 Tufts Medford, Mass. NESCAC
5
5 Amherst Amherst, Mass. NESCAC
4
6 Bates Lewiston, Maine NESCAC
7
7 Wesleyan (Conn.) Middletown, Conn. NESCAC
NR
8 Wellesley Wellesley, Mass. NEWMAC
6
9 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
8
10 Colby Waterville, Maine NESCAC
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
10
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
2
3 Willamette Salem, Ore. Northwest
3
4 Pomona-Pitzer Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
4
5 Linfield McMinnville, Ore. Northwest
5
6 Whitman Walla Walla, Wash. Northwest
6
7 Occidental Los Angeles, Calif. SCIAC
7
8 Whitworth Spokane, Wash. Northwest
8
9 UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, Calif. Independent
9
10 George Fox Newberg, Ore. Northwest
10
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2010: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2009: Whitworth, 2008: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2007: Willamette