DIII Regional Cross Country Rankings: 2012 Week #6

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

October 16, 2012   

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NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released week six regional rankings for the 2012 NCAA Division III season on Tuesday. New to the No. 1 ranks this week is the women’s team at Chicago in the Midwest 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), Chicago (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 #6 — October 16

national poll release: October 17
next regional release: October 30 (next week off)
         
ATLANTIC Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 SUNY Geneseo Geneseo, N.Y. SUNYAC
1
2 NYU New York, N.Y. UAA
3
3 SUNY Cortland Cortland, N.Y. SUNYAC
2
4 Rochester Rochester, 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 Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. Empire 8
8
9 SUNY Oneonta Oneonta, N.Y. SUNYAC
NR
10 SUNY Fredonia Fredonia, N.Y. SUNYAC
NR
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 St. Olaf Northfield, Minn. MIAC
4
3 Loras Dubuque, Iowa IIAC
2
4 Saint John’s (Minn.) Collegeville, Minn. MIAC
5
5 Luther Decorah, Iowa IIAC
6
6 St. Thomas (Minn.) Saint Paul, Minn. MIAC
9
7 Grinnell Grinnell, Iowa Midwest
7
8 Bethel (Minn.) Arden Hills, Minn. MIAC
8
9 Wartburg Waverly, Iowa IIAC
3
10 Carleton Northfield, Minn. MIAC
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. MIAA
1
2 Wabash Crawfordsville, Ind. NCAC
2
3 Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio UAA
3
4 Ohio Northern Ada, Ohio OAC
4
5 Hope Holland, Mich. MIAA
6
6 DePauw Greencastle, Ind. NCAC
8
7 Albion Albion, Mich. MIAA
9
8 Ohio Wesleyan Delaware, Ohio NCAC
10
9 Manchester North Manchester, Ind. HCAC
5
10 John Carroll University Heights, Ohio OAC
7
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
3
3 Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, Pa. UAA
2
4 Dickinson Carlisle, Pa. Centennial
5
5 Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. Centennial
4
6 Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. Middle Atlantic
6
7 Widener Chester, Pa. Middle Atlantic
8
8 DeSales Center Valley, Pa. Middle Atlantic
9
9 Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. Centennial
7
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 UW-La Crosse La Crosse, Wis. WIAC
3
3 UW-Eau Claire Eau Claire, Wis. WIAC
9
4 Washington (Mo.) St. Louis, Mo. UAA
2
5 UW-Stevens Point Stevens Point, Wis. WIAC
6
6 Augustana (Ill.) Rock Island, Ill. CCIW
5
7 UW-Platteville Platteville, Wis. WIAC
8
8 Chicago Chicago, Ill. UAA
7
9 Wheaton (Ill.) Wheaton, Ill. CCIW
4
10 UW-Oshkosh Oshkosh, Wis. WIAC
10
10 UW-Stout Menominie, Wis. WIAC
NR
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 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
3
4 Williams Williamstown, Mass. NESCAC
4
5 Middlebury Middlebury, Vt. NESCAC
5
6 Amherst Amherst, Mass. NESCAC
6
7 MIT Cambridge, Mass. NEWMAC
7
8 Connecticut College New London, Conn. NESCAC
NR
9 Springfield (Mass.) Springfield, Mass. NEWMAC
8
10 Keene State Keene, N.H. Little East
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 Lynchburg Lynchburg, Va. ODAC
5
3 Trinity (Texas) San Antonio, Texas SCAC
2
4 Bridgewater (Va.) Bridgewater, Va. ODAC
4
5 Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. USA South
7
6 Centre Danville, Ky. SAA
6
7 Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. SAA
3
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
3
4 Puget Sound Tacoma, Wash. Northwest
4
5 Whitworth Spokane, Wash. Northwest
5
6 Colorado College Colorado Springs, Colo. SCAC
7
7 La Verne La Verne, Calif. SCIAC
8
8 UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, Calif. Independent
10
9 Lewis & Clark Portland, Ore. Northwest
NR
10 George Fox Newberg, Ore. Northwest
9
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 #6 — October 16

national poll release: October 17
next regional release: October 30 (next week off)
         
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 NYU New York, N.Y. UAA
4
4 Rowan Glassboro, N.J. NJAC
3
5 Rochester Rochester, N.Y. UAA
5
6 SUNY Plattsburgh Plattsburgh, N.Y. SUNYAC
6
7 SUNY Cortland Cortland, N.Y. SUNYAC
7
8 Vassar Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Liberty League
8
9 Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. Empire 8
NR
10 TCNJ Ewing, N.J. NJAC
9
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 Luther Decorah, Iowa IIAC
5
4 Carleton Northfield, Minn. MIAC
3
5 St. Thomas (Minn.) Saint Paul, Minn. MIAC
4
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
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
2
3 Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio UAA
3
4 Hope Holland, Mich. MIAA
4
5 Kenyon Gambier, Ohio NCAC
5
6 Ohio Northern Ada, Ohio OAC
6
7 John Carroll University Heights, Ohio OAC
8
8 Denison Granville, Ohio NCAC
7
9 Alma Alma, Mich. MIAA
9
10 Mount Union Alliance, Ohio OAC
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 Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. Centennial
1
2 Haverford Haverford, Pa. Centennial
3
3 Dickinson Carlisle, Pa. Centennial
2
4 Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. Middle Atlantic
6
5 Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, Pa. UAA
4
6 Gettysburg Gettysburg, Pa. Centennial
5
7 Muhlenberg Allentown, Pa. Centennial
7
8 Marywood Scranton, Pa. Colonial States
8
9 Grove City Grove City, Pa. PAC
10
10 Penn State Behrend Erie, Pa. AMCC
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 Chicago Chicago, Ill. UAA
3
2 UW-Eau Claire Eau Claire, Wis. WIAC
2
3 Illinois Wesleyan Bloomington, Ill. CCIW
4
4 Washington (Mo.) St. Louis, Mo. UAA
1
5 UW-Oshkosh Oshkosh, Wis. WIAC
NR
6 UW-La Crosse La Crosse, Wis. WIAC
5
7 UW-Stevens Point Stevens Point, Wis. WIAC
6
8 Augustana (Ill.) Rock Island, Ill. CCIW
7
9 St. Norbert De Pere, Wis. Midwest
10
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
1
2 Williams Williamstown, Mass. NESCAC
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 Wellesley Wellesley, Mass. NEWMAC
9
8 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
8
9 Wesleyan (Conn.) Middletown, Conn. NESCAC
7
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
1
2 Emory Atlanta, Ga. UAA
2
3 Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. USA South
4
4 Washington and Lee Lexington, Va. ODAC
3
5 Eastern Mennonite Harrisonburg, Va. ODAC
6
6 Bridgewater (Va.) Bridgewater, Va. ODAC
7
7 Centre Danville, Ky. SAA
8
8 Mary Washington Fredericksburg, Va. CAC
9
9 Lynchburg Lynchburg, Va. ODAC
NR
10 Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. SAA
5
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
5
5 Occidental Los Angeles, Calif. SCIAC
10
6 Linfield McMinnville, Ore. Northwest
4
7 Whitworth Spokane, Wash. Northwest
6
8 Colorado College Colorado Springs, Colo. SCAC
7
9 Whitman Walla Walla, Wash. Northwest
8
10 UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, Calif. Independent
9
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2010: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2009: Whitworth, 2008: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2007: Willamette