DIII Regional Cross Country Rankings: 2012 Week 7 (Pre-Regional)

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

October 30, 2012   

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NEW ORLEANS – The final regular season regional rankings for NCAA Division III for the 2012 cross country season have been released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Conference championships were held last weekend and the NCAA Regional Championships will be the next on the docket and will be held on Saturday, November 10.

New to the No. 1 ranks in this update is the men’s team at Tufts in the New England region.

Top regional men’s teams include SUNY Geneseo (Atlantic), Central (Iowa) (Central), Calvin (Great Lakes), Haverford (Mideast), North Central (Ill.) (Midwest), Tufts (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 #7 — October 30 (Pre-Regional)

national poll release: October 31
next regional release: FINAL, NCAA Regional Championships (November 10)
         
ATLANTIC Region
Rank Institution Location Conference
Last Week
1 SUNY Geneseo Geneseo, N.Y. SUNYAC
1
2 NYU New York, N.Y. UAA
2
3 SUNY Cortland Cortland, N.Y. SUNYAC
3
4 St. Lawrence Canton, N.Y. Liberty League
5
5 Rochester Rochester, N.Y. UAA
4
6 TCNJ Ewing, N.J. NJAC
7
7 RPI Troy, N.Y. Liberty League
6
8 Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. Empire 8
8
9 SUNY Oneonta Oneonta, N.Y. SUNYAC
9
10 Vassar Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Liberty League
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
2
3 Loras Dubuque, Iowa IIAC
3
4 St. Thomas (Minn.) Saint Paul, Minn. MIAC
6
5 Luther Decorah, Iowa IIAC
5
6 Bethel (Minn.) Arden Hills, Minn. MIAC
8
7 Saint John’s (Minn.) Collegeville, Minn. MIAC
4
8 Grinnell Grinnell, Iowa Midwest
7
9 Wartburg Waverly, Iowa IIAC
9
10 Hamline 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 Hope Holland, Mich. MIAA
5
5 Mount Union Alliance, Ohio OAC
NR
6 Manchester North Manchester, Ind. HCAC
9
7 Ohio Northern Ada, Ohio OAC
4
8 Adrian Adrian, Mich. MIAA
NR
9 John Carroll University Heights, Ohio OAC
10
10 Ohio Wesleyan Delaware, Ohio 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 Haverford Haverford, Pa. Centennial
1
2 Allegheny Meadville, Pa. NCAC
2
3 Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, Pa. UAA
3
4 Dickinson Carlisle, Pa. Centennial
4
5 Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. Centennial
5
6 Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. Middle Atlantic
6
7 Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. Centennial
9
8 DeSales Center Valley, Pa. Middle Atlantic
8
9 York (Pa.) York, Pa. CAC
10
10 Widener Chester, Pa. Middle Atlantic
7
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
2
3 UW-Eau Claire Eau Claire, Wis. WIAC
3
4 Washington (Mo.) St. Louis, Mo. UAA
4
5 Wheaton (Ill.) Wheaton, Ill. CCIW
9
6 UW-Platteville Platteville, Wis. WIAC
7
7 UW-Stevens Point Stevens Point, Wis. WIAC
5
8 Augustana (Ill.) Rock Island, Ill. CCIW
6
9 Chicago Chicago, Ill. UAA
8
10 UW-Stout Menominie, 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 Tufts Medford, Mass. NESCAC
2
2 Middlebury Middlebury, Vt. NESCAC
5
3 Bates Lewiston, Maine NESCAC
1
4 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
3
5 Williams Williamstown, Mass. NESCAC
4
6 MIT Cambridge, Mass. NEWMAC
7
7 Amherst Amherst, Mass. NESCAC
6
8 Wesleyan (Conn.) Middletown, Conn. NESCAC
NR
9 Springfield (Mass.) Springfield, Mass. NEWMAC
9
10 Connecticut College New London, Conn. NESCAC
8
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 Centre Danville, Ky. SAA
6
3 Lynchburg Lynchburg, Va. ODAC
2
4 Trinity (Texas) San Antonio, Texas SCAC
3
5 Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. USA South
5
6 Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. SAA
7
7 Bridgewater (Va.) Bridgewater, Va. ODAC
4
8 Mary Washington Fredericksburg, Va. CAC
9
9 Hendrix Conway, Ark. SAA
NR
10 UT Tyler Tyler, Texas ASC
8
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 Willamette Salem, Ore. Northwest
3
3 Pomona-Pitzer Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
2
4 Lewis & Clark Portland, Ore. Northwest
9
5 Puget Sound Tacoma, Wash. Northwest
4
6 La Verne La Verne, Calif. SCIAC
7
7 Colorado College Colorado Springs, Colo. SCAC
6
8 Whitworth Spokane, Wash. Northwest
5
9 UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, Calif. Independent
8
10 George Fox Newberg, Ore. Northwest
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 #7 — October 30 (Pre-Regional)

national poll release: October 31
next regional release: FINAL, NCAA Regional Championships (November 10)
         
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
3
4 Rowan Glassboro, N.J. NJAC
4
5 SUNY Plattsburgh Plattsburgh, N.Y. SUNYAC
6
6 Rochester Rochester, N.Y. UAA
5
7 Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. Empire 8
9
8 SUNY Oneonta Oneonta, N.Y. SUNYAC
NR
8 TCNJ Ewing, N.J. NJAC
10
10 RPI Troy, N.Y. Liberty League
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 Gustavus Adolphus St. Peter, Minn. MIAC
7
3 St. Olaf Northfield, Minn. MIAC
2
4 Luther Decorah, Iowa IIAC
3
5 Carleton Northfield, Minn. MIAC
4
6 St. Thomas (Minn.) Saint Paul, Minn. MIAC
5
7 St. Benedict St. Joseph, Minn. MIAC
6
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 Hope Holland, Mich. MIAA
4
4 Case Western Reserve Cleveland, Ohio UAA
3
5 Ohio Northern Ada, Ohio OAC
6
6 Kenyon Gambier, Ohio NCAC
5
7 John Carroll University Heights, Ohio OAC
7
8 Alma Alma, Mich. MIAA
9
9 DePauw Greencastle, Ind. NCAC
NR
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
2
3 Dickinson Carlisle, Pa. Centennial
3
4 Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, Pa. UAA
5
5 Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. Middle Atlantic
4
6 Muhlenberg Allentown, Pa. Centennial
7
7 Gettysburg Gettysburg, Pa. Centennial
6
8 Marywood Scranton, Pa. Colonial States
8
9 Grove City Grove City, Pa. PAC
9
10 Penn State Behrend Erie, Pa. AMCC
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 Chicago Chicago, Ill. UAA
1
2 UW-Eau Claire Eau Claire, Wis. WIAC
2
3 Illinois Wesleyan Bloomington, Ill. CCIW
3
4 Washington (Mo.) St. Louis, Mo. UAA
4
5 UW-La Crosse La Crosse, Wis. WIAC
6
6 UW-Oshkosh Oshkosh, Wis. WIAC
5
7 UW-Stevens Point Stevens Point, Wis. WIAC
7
8 UW-River Falls River Falls, Wis. WIAC
NR
9 Augustana (Ill.) Rock Island, Ill. CCIW
8
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 MIT Cambridge, Mass. NEWMAC
1
2 Williams Williamstown, Mass. NESCAC
2
3 Middlebury Middlebury, Vt. NESCAC
3
4 Amherst Amherst, Mass. NESCAC
5
5 Tufts Medford, Mass. NESCAC
4
6 Bates Lewiston, Maine NESCAC
6
7 Wesleyan (Conn.) Middletown, Conn. NESCAC
9
8 Bowdoin Brunswick, Maine NESCAC
8
9 Wellesley Wellesley, Mass. NEWMAC
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
3
4 Washington and Lee Lexington, Va. ODAC
4
5 Centre Danville, Ky. SAA
7
6 Bridgewater (Va.) Bridgewater, Va. ODAC
6
7 Univ. of the South Sewanee, Tenn. SAA
NR
8 Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. SAA
10
9 Mary Washington Fredericksburg, Va. CAC
8
10 Lynchburg Lynchburg, Va. ODAC
9
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 Occidental Los Angeles, Calif. SCIAC
5
5 Whitworth Spokane, Wash. Northwest
7
6 Linfield McMinnville, Ore. Northwest
6
7 Whitman Walla Walla, Wash. Northwest
9
8 Pomona-Pitzer Claremont, Calif. SCIAC
4
9 Colorado College Colorado Springs, Colo. SCAC
8
10 UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, Calif. Independent
10
Regional Championship History — Last Five Champions:
2011: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2010: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2009: Whitworth, 2008: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2007: Willamette