DI National Cross Country Coaches’ Poll: 2012 Week 6

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

October 30, 2012   

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NEW ORLEANS – In the timeline of the 2012 NCAA Division I cross country season, 32 conference championships were contested over the previous four days and now many of those teams turn their attention to NCAA Regional Championships that will take place on Friday, November 9. The latest national coaches’ poll of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) reflects the results of the multitude of conference meets. Oklahoma State’s men and Florida State’s women are the still the No. 1 teams in the nation.

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USTFCCCA NCAA Division I

Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll

2012 Week #6 — October 30

next poll: November 13 (next week off)
Rank Institution (FPV) Points Region Conference Cross Country Coach (Yr*)
Last Week
1 Oklahoma State (8) 356 Midwest Big 12 Dave Smith (7th)
1
2 Colorado (4) 350 Mountain Pac-12 Mark Wetmore (18th)
2
3 Stanford 322 West Pac-12 Chris Miltenberg (1st)
3
4 Iona 318 Northeast Metro Atlantic Ricardo Santos (5th)
4
5 Texas 297 South Central Big 12 John Hayes (6th)
7
6 Wisconsin 296 Great Lakes Big Ten Mick Byrne (5th)
20
7 BYU 283 Mountain West Coast Ed Eyestone (13th)
5
8 Oklahoma 277 Midwest Big 12 Martin Smith (8th)
6
9 Portland 272 West West Coast Rob Conner (23rd)
17
10 Arkansas 247 South Central SEC Chris Bucknam (5th)
9
11 Oregon 226 West Pac-12 Robert Johnson (1st)
8
12 Michigan 208 Great Lakes Big Ten Alex Gibby (3rd)
11
13 Princeton 207 Mid-Atlantic Ivy Jason Vigilante (1st)
23
14 Syracuse 200 Northeast Big East Chris Fox (8th)
16
15 Eastern Kentucky 197 Southeast Ohio Valley Rick Erdmann (34th)
13
16 New Mexico 188 Mountain Mountain West Joe Franklin (6th)
12
17 Virginia Tech 157 Southeast ACC Ben Thomas (12th)
21
18 Northern Arizona 136 Mountain Big Sky Eric Heins (6th)
22
19 Tulsa 128 Midwest Conference USA Steve Gulley (11th)
19
20 Indiana 113 Great Lakes Big Ten Ron Helmer (6th)
24
21 Virginia 101 Southeast ACC Peter Watson (1st)
NR
22 Columbia 97 Northeast Ivy Willy Wood (19th)
10
23 Florida State 95 South ACC Bob Braman (13th)
14
24 Georgetown 92 Mid-Atlantic Big East Patrick Henner (14th)
27
25 Arizona State 76 West Pac-12 Louie Quintana (12th)
RV
26 Georgia 70 South SEC Patrick Cunniff (1st)
28
27 UCLA 63 West Pac-12 Mike Maynard (4th)
15
28 Notre Dame 44 Great Lakes Big East Joe Piane (38th)
NR
29 Texas A&M 32 South Central SEC Pat Henry (9th)
29
29 Kansas 32 Midwest Big 12 Stanley Redwine (13th)
30
Others Receiving Votes: Illinois 24, Missouri 23, Washington 22, NC State 13, Iowa State 9, Villanova 5, Providence 4, Dartmouth 1.
Dropped Out: No. 18 Duke, No. 25 Villanova, No. 25 Iowa State
compiled by Don Kopriva
(* year as effective coach of that team in men’s cross country)

 

USTFCCCA NCAA Division I

Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll

2012 Week #6 — October 30

next poll: November 13 (next week off)
Rank Institution (FPV) Points Region Conference Cross Country Coach (Yr*)
Last Week
1 Florida State (9) 356 South ACC Karen Harvey (6th)
1
2 Iowa State (1) 345 Midwest Big 12 Corey Ihmels (6th)
2
3 Oregon (2) 343 West Pac-12 Robert Johnson (1st)
3
4 Arizona 319 West Pac-12 James Li (11th)
5
5 Stanford 310 West Pac-12 Chris Miltenberg (1st)
4
6 Michigan 292 Great Lakes Big Ten Mike McGuire (21st)
7
7 Washington 284 West Pac-12 Greg Metcalf (11th)
6
8 Cornell 282 Northeast Ivy Artie Smith (14th)
7
9 Georgetown 273 Mid-Atlantic Big East Michael Smith (1st)
9
10 Duke 239 Southeast ACC Kevin Jermyn (9th)
11
11 Michigan State 226 Great Lakes Big Ten Walt Drenth (9th)
15
12 Arkansas 197 South Central SEC Lance Harter (23rd)
12
13 Weber State 196 Mountain Big Sky Paul Pilkington (6th)
16
14 Florida 194 South SEC Mike Holloway (6th)
30
15 Penn State 186 Mid-Atlantic Big Ten Beth Alford-Sullivan (14th)
13
16 Connecticut 179 Northeast Big East Andrea Grove-McDonough (4th)
29
17 New Mexico 172 Mountain Mountain West Joe Franklin (6th)
17
18 Toledo 146 Great Lakes Mid-American Kevin Hadsell (15th)
20
19 William and Mary 134 Southeast Colonial Jill Miller (1st)
18
20 Providence 128 Northeast Big East Ray Treacy (29th)
10
21 Oklahoma State 112 Midwest Big 12 Dave Smith (4th)
27
22 Texas 111 South Central Big 12 Steve Sisson (7th)
14
23 Notre Dame 107 Great Lakes Big East Tim Connelly (25th)
19
24 Colorado 95 Mountain Pac-12 Mark Wetmore (18th)
21
25 Villanova 91 Mid-Atlantic Big East Gina Procaccio (13th)
22
26 San Francisco 84 West West Coast Helen Lehman-Winters (10th)
RV
27 Boston College 55 Northeast ACC Randy Thomas (21st)
26
28 Minnesota 39 Midwest Big Ten Gary Wilson (28th)
25
29 UCLA 38 West Pac-12 Mike Maynard (1st)
24
30 NC State 16 Southeast ACC Laurie Henes (7th)
RV
Others Receiving Votes: Princeton 13, Vanderbilt 11, Butler 2, SMU 2, UC Davis 1, Syracuse 1.
Dropped Out: No. 22 Yale, No. 28 Vanderbilt
compiled by Jesse Rosen
(* year as effective coach of that team in women’s cross country)