DIII Regional Cross Country Rankings: 2012 Week #5

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

October 9, 2012   

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NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released week five regional rankings for the 2012 NCAA Division III season on Tuesday. New to the No. 1 ranks this week is the women’s team is MIT in the New England region and Trinity (Texas) in the South/Southeast 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), MIT (New England), Trinity (Texas) (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 #5 — October 9

national poll release: October 10
next regional release: October 16
         
ATLANTIC Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 SUNY Geneseo Geneseo, N.Y. SUNYAC
1
2 SUNY Cortland Cortland, N.Y. SUNYAC
3
3 NYU New York, N.Y. UAA
4
4 Rochester Rochester, N.Y. UAA
2
5 St. Lawrence Canton, N.Y. Liberty League
5
6 RPI Troy, N.Y. Liberty League
7
7 TCNJ Ewing, N.J. NJAC
6
8 Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. Empire 8
8
9 Vassar Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Liberty League
NR
10 Buffalo State Buffalo, 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
1
2 Loras Dubuque, Iowa IIAC
2
3 Wartburg Waverly, Iowa IIAC
3
4 St. Olaf Northfield, Minn. MIAC
4
5 Saint John’s (Minn.) Collegeville, Minn. MIAC
6
6 Luther Decorah, Iowa IIAC
5
7 Grinnell Grinnell, Iowa Midwest Conference
8
8 Bethel (Minn.) Arden Hills, Minn. MIAC
7
9 St. Thomas (Minn.) Saint Paul, Minn. MIAC
10
10 Carleton Northfield, Minn. MIAC
9
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 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. Michigan Intercollegiate
6
7 John Carroll University Heights, Ohio OAC
7
8 DePauw Greencastle, Ind. NCAC
8
9 Albion Albion, Mich. Michigan Intercollegiate
9
10 Ohio Wesleyan Delaware, Ohio NCAC
10
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 Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, Pa. UAA
5
3 Allegheny Meadville, Pa. NCAC
3
4 Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. Centennial
4
5 Dickinson Carlisle, Pa. Centennial
2
6 Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. Middle Atlantic
6
7 Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. Centennial
7
8 Widener Chester, Pa. Middle Atlantic
8
9 DeSales Center Valley, Pa. Middle Atlantic
9
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
3
4 Wheaton (Ill.) Wheaton, Ill. CCIW
4
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
8
9 UW-Eau Claire Eau Claire, 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
3
3 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
5
4 Williams Williamstown, Mass. NESCAC
2
5 Middlebury Middlebury, Vt. NESCAC
4
6 Amherst Amherst, Mass. NESCAC
6
7 MIT Cambridge, Mass. NEWMAC
7
8 Springfield (Mass.) Springfield, Mass. NEWMAC
8
9 Wesleyan (Conn.) Middletown, Conn. NESCAC
9
10 Keene State Keene, N.H. Little East
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
1
2 Trinity (Texas) San Antonio, Texas SCAC
2
3 Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. SAA
3
4 Bridgewater (Va.) Bridgewater, Va. ODAC
4
5 Lynchburg Lynchburg, Va. ODAC
6
6 Centre Danville, Ky. SAA
5
7 Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. USA South
7
8 UT Tyler Tyler, Texas ASC
8
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 Conference
3
4 Puget Sound Tacoma, Wash. Northwest Conference
4
5 Whitworth Spokane, Wash. Northwest Conference
5
6 Occidental Los Angeles, Calif. SCIAC
6
7 Colorado College Colorado Springs, Colo. SCAC
9
8 La Verne La Verne, Calif. SCIAC
7
9 George Fox Newberg, Ore. Northwest Conference
8
10 UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, Calif. Independent (D-III)
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 #5 — October 9

national poll release: October 10
next regional release: October 16
         
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 Rowan Glassboro, N.J. NJAC
4
4 NYU New York, N.Y. UAA
5
5 Rochester Rochester, N.Y. UAA
3
6 SUNY Plattsburgh Plattsburgh, N.Y. SUNYAC
7
7 SUNY Cortland Cortland, N.Y. SUNYAC
6
8 Vassar Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Liberty League
NR
9 TCNJ Ewing, N.J. NJAC
9
10 RPI Troy, N.Y. Liberty League
8
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
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
7
8 Nebraska Wesleyan Lincoln, Neb. Great Plains
8
9 Grinnell Grinnell, Iowa Midwest Conference
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. Michigan Intercollegiate
1
2 Oberlin Oberlin, Ohio NCAC
2
3 Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio UAA
3
4 Hope Holland, Mich. Michigan Intercollegiate
4
5 Kenyon Gambier, Ohio NCAC
5
6 Ohio Northern Ada, Ohio OAC
6
7 Denison Granville, Ohio NCAC
7
8 John Carroll University Heights, Ohio OAC
8
9 Alma Alma, Mich. Michigan Intercollegiate
9
10 Mount Union Alliance, Ohio OAC
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
7
8 Marywood Scranton, Pa. Colonial States
9
9 Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. Centennial
8
10 Grove City Grove City, Pa. PAC
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 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 St. Norbert De Pere, Wis. Midwest Conference
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 MIT Cambridge, Mass. NEWMAC
2
2 Williams Williamstown, Mass. NESCAC
1
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 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
9
9 Wellesley Wellesley, Mass. NEWMAC
8
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 Trinity (Texas) San Antonio, Texas SCAC
3
2 Emory Atlanta, Ga. UAA
1
3 Washington and Lee Lexington, Va. ODAC
2
4 Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. USA South
4
5 Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. SAA
6
6 Eastern Mennonite Harrisonburg, Va. ODAC
5
7 Bridgewater (Va.) Bridgewater, Va. ODAC
8
8 Centre Danville, Ky. SAA
7
9 Mary Washington Fredericksburg, Va. CAC
9
10 Univ. of the South Sewanee, Tenn. SAA
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 Conference
2
3 Willamette Salem, Ore. Northwest Conference
3
4 Linfield McMinnville, Ore. Northwest Conference
4
5 Pomona-Pitzer Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
5
6 Whitworth Spokane, Wash. Northwest Conference
6
7 Colorado College Colorado Springs, Colo. SCAC
7
8 Whitman Walla Walla, Wash. Northwest Conference
8
9 UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, Calif. Independent (D-III)
9
10 Occidental Los Angeles, Calif. SCIAC
10
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2010: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2009: Whitworth, 2008: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2007: Willamette