DIII Regional Cross Country Rankings: 2012 Week #4

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

October 2, 2012   

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NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released week four regional rankings for the 2012 NCAA Division III season on Tuesday. New to the No. 1 ranks this week is the men’s team at Central (Iowa) in the Central region.

Top regional men’s teams include SUNY Geneseo (Atlantic), Central (Iowa) (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 #4 — October 2

national poll release: October 3
next regional release: October 9
         
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 TCNJ Ewing, N.J. NJAC
7
7 RPI Troy, N.Y. Liberty League
6
8 Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. Empire 8
10
9 Buffalo State Buffalo, N.Y. SUNYAC
8
10 SUNY Oneonta Oneonta, N.Y. SUNYAC
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 Central (Iowa) Pella, Iowa IIAC
2
2 Loras Dubuque, Iowa IIAC
3
3 Wartburg Waverly, Iowa IIAC
5
4 St. Olaf Northfield, Minn. MIAC
1
5 Luther Decorah, Iowa IIAC
4
6 Saint John’s (Minn.) Collegeville, Minn. MIAC
6
7 Bethel (Minn.) Arden Hills, Minn. MIAC
10
8 Grinnell Grinnell, Iowa Midwest
7
9 Carleton Northfield, Minn. MIAC
9
10 St. Thomas (Minn.) Saint Paul, 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
3
4 Ohio Northern Ada, Ohio OAC
4
5 Manchester North Manchester, Ind. HCAC
5
6 Hope Holland, Mich. MIAA
6
7 John Carroll University Heights, Ohio OAC
8
8 DePauw Greencastle, Ind. NCAC
9
9 Albion Albion, Mich. MIAA
NR
10 Ohio Wesleyan Delaware, Ohio NCAC
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 Dickinson Carlisle, Pa. Centennial
3
3 Allegheny Meadville, Pa. NCAC
2
4 Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. Centennial
5
5 Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, Pa. UAA
4
6 Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. Middle Atlantic
6
7 Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. Centennial
7
8 Widener Chester, Pa. Middle Atlantic
9
9 DeSales Center Valley, Pa. Middle Atlantic
8
10 York (Pa.) York, Pa. CAC
10
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 UW-La Crosse La Crosse, Wis. WIAC
4
4 Wheaton (Ill.) Wheaton, Ill. CCIW
3
5 Augustana (Ill.) Rock Island, Ill. CCIW
5
6 UW-Stevens Point Stevens Point, Wis. WIAC
6
7 Chicago Chicago, Ill. UAA
7
8 UW-Platteville Platteville, Wis. WIAC
9
9 UW-Eau Claire Eau Claire, Wis. WIAC
8
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
2
3 Tufts Medford, Mass. NESCAC
3
4 Middlebury Middlebury, Vt. NESCAC
4
5 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
5
6 Amherst Amherst, Mass. NESCAC
6
7 MIT Cambridge, Mass. NEWMAC
7
8 Springfield (Mass.) Springfield, Mass. NEWMAC
9
9 Wesleyan (Conn.) Middletown, Conn. NESCAC
8
10 Connecticut College New London, Conn. NESCAC
10
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
1
2 Trinity (Texas) San Antonio, Texas SCAC
6
3 Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. SAA
7
4 Bridgewater (Va.) Bridgewater, Va. ODAC
5
5 Centre Danville, Ky. SAA
3
6 Lynchburg Lynchburg, Va. ODAC
2
7 Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. USA South
8
8 UT Tyler Tyler, Texas ASC
4
9 Mary Washington Fredericksburg, Va. CAC
9
10 Roanoke Salem, Va. ODAC
10
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 Puget Sound Tacoma, Wash. Northwest
5
5 Whitworth Spokane, Wash. Northwest
4
6 Occidental Los Angeles, Calif. SCIAC
NR
7 La Verne La Verne, Calif. SCIAC
7
8 George Fox Newberg, Ore. Northwest
9
9 Colorado College Colorado Springs, Colo. SCAC
10
10 UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, Calif. Independent
8
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 #4 — October 2

national poll release: October 3
next regional release: October 9
         
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 Rowan Glassboro, N.J. NJAC
5
5 NYU New York, N.Y. UAA
4
6 SUNY Cortland Cortland, N.Y. SUNYAC
NR
7 Plattsburgh State Plattsburgh, N.Y. SUNYAC
6
8 RPI Troy, N.Y. Liberty League
NR
9 TCNJ Ewing, N.J. NJAC
7
10 Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. Empire 8
8
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 Gustavus Adolphus St. Peter, Minn. MIAC
8
8 Nebraska Wesleyan Lincoln, Neb. Great Plains
7
9 Grinnell Grinnell, Iowa Midwest
9
10 Concordia Moorhead Moorhead, Minn. MIAC
10
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 Oberlin Oberlin, Ohio NCAC
4
3 Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio UAA
2
4 Hope Holland, Mich. MIAA
3
5 Kenyon Gambier, Ohio NCAC
9
6 Ohio Northern Ada, Ohio OAC
5
7 Denison Granville, Ohio NCAC
NR
8 John Carroll University Heights, Ohio OAC
6
9 Alma Alma, Mich. MIAA
7
10 DePauw Greencastle, Ind. NCAC
8
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
4
6 Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. Middle Atlantic
6
7 Muhlenberg Allentown, Pa. Centennial
7
8 Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. Centennial
9
9 Marywood Scranton, Pa. Colonial States
NR
10 Grove City Grove City, Pa. PAC
9
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
6
7 Augustana (Ill.) Rock Island, Ill. CCIW
7
8 Carthage Kenosha, Wis. CCIW
8
9 Wheaton (Ill.) Wheaton, Ill. CCIW
9
10 Monmouth (Ill.) Monmouth, Ill. Midwest
10
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
1
2 MIT Cambridge, Mass. NEWMAC
2
3 Middlebury Middlebury, Vt. NESCAC
3
4 Tufts Medford, Mass. NESCAC
4
5 Amherst Amherst, Mass. NESCAC
5
6 Bates Lewiston, Maine NESCAC
6
7 Wesleyan (Conn.) Middletown, Conn. NESCAC
7
8 Wellesley Wellesley, Mass. NEWMAC
8
9 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
9
10 Colby Waterville, Maine NESCAC
10
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 Washington and Lee Lexington, Va. ODAC
6
3 Trinity (Texas) San Antonio, Texas SCAC
3
4 Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. USA South
5
5 Eastern Mennonite Harrisonburg, Va. ODAC
9
6 Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. SAA
2
7 Centre Danville, Ky. SAA
4
8 Bridgewater (Va.) Bridgewater, Va. ODAC
7
9 Mary Washington Fredericksburg, Va. CAC
8
10 Univ. of the South Sewanee, Tenn. SAA
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
2
3 Willamette Salem, Ore. Northwest
3
4 Linfield McMinnville, Ore. Northwest
5
5 Pomona-Pitzer Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
4
6 Whitworth Spokane, Wash. Northwest
8
7 Colorado College Colorado Springs, Colo. SCAC
NR
8 Whitman Walla Walla, Wash. Northwest
6
9 UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, Calif. Independent
9
10 Occidental Los Angeles, Calif. SCIAC
7
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2010: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2009: Whitworth, 2008: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2007: Willamette