2018 NAIA Cross Country Conference/Group Coaches’ Rankings – Preseason

PRESEASON — August 29, 2018

MEN

as posted on the NAIA website

American Midwest Conference

  1. Columbia (Mo.)
  2. Park (Mo.)
  3. William Woods (Mo.)
  4. Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.)
  5. Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.)
  6. Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.)
  7. Missouri Baptist
  8. Williams Baptist (Ark.)
  9. St. Louis Pharmacy (Mo.)
  10. Central Baptist (Ark.)
  11. Lyon (Ark.)

Appalachian Athletic Conference

  1. Milligan (Tenn.)
  2. Reinhardt (Ga.)
  3. Montreat (N.C.)
  4. Tennessee Wesleyan
  5. SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)
  6. Truett-McConnell (Ga.)
  7. Point (Ga.)
  8. Bryan (Tenn.)
  9. Union (Ky.)
  10. St. Andrews (N.C.)
  11. Bluefield (Va.)

California Pacific Conference

  1. Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)
  2. UC Merced
  3. Marymount California
  4. Cal Maritime
  5. Benedictine Mesa (Ariz.)
  6. Soka (Calif.)
  7. Sierra Nevada (Nev.)
  8. Pacific Union (Calif.)
  9. Simpson (Calif.)
  10. Providence Christian (Calif.)
  11. La Sierra (Calif.)

Cascade Collegiate Conference

  1. Southern Oregon
  2. College of Idaho
  3. Eastern Oregon
  4. Oregon Tech
  5. Northwest Christian (Ore.)
  6. Northwest (Wash.)
  7. Corban (Ore.)
  8. Warner Pacific (Ore.)
  9. Multnomah (Ore.)

Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division II)

  1. St. Francis (Ill.)
  2. Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)
  3. St. Ambrose (Iowa)
  4. Trinity Christian (Ill.)
  5. Saint Xavier (Ill.)
  6. Judson (Ill.)
  7. Calumet (Ind.)
  8. Robert Morris (Ill.)
  9. Cardinal Stritch (Wis.)
  10. Roosevelt (Ill.)
  11. Indiana South Bend (Ind.)
  12. Trinity International (Ill.)
  13. Governors State (Ill.)

Crossroads League

  1. Indiana Wesleyan
  2. Taylor (Ind.)
  3. Marian (Ind.)
  4. Goshen (Ind.)
  5. Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio)
  6. Spring Arbor (Mich.)
  7. Grace (Ind.)
  8. Bethel (Ind.)
  9. Huntington (Ind.)
  10. Saint Francis (Ind.)

Frontier Conference

  1. Lewis-Clark State (Idaho)
  2. Rocky Mountain (Mont.)
  3. Carroll (Mont.)
  4. Montana Western
  5. Montana State-Northern
  6. Providence (Mont.)

Golden State Athletic Conference

  1. The Master’s (Calif.)
  2. Westmont (Calif.)
  3. Vanguard (Calif.)
  4. Hope International (Calif.)
  5. William Jessup (Calif.)
  6. Menlo (Calif.)
  7. Arizona Christian
  8. San Diego Christian (Calif.)
  9. Life Pacific (Calif.)

Great Plains Athletic Conference

  1. Doane (Neb.)
  2. Northwestern (Iowa)
  3. Dordt (Iowa)
  4. Morningside (Iowa)
  5. Midland (Neb.)
  6. Jamestown (N.D.)
  7. Concordia (Neb.)
  8. Hastings (Neb.)
  9. Briar Cliff (Iowa)
  10. Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.)
  11. Mount Marty (S.D.)

Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

  1. Edward Waters (Fla.)
  2. Xavier (La.)
  3. Dillard (La.)
  4. Philander Smith (Ark.)
  5. Southern-New Orleans (La.)
  6. Tougaloo (Miss.)
  7. Talladega (Ala.)
  8. Rust (Miss.)

Heart of America Athletic Conference

  1. Missouri Valley
  2. Mount Mercy (Iowa)
  3. Benedictine (Kan.)
  4. Central Methodist (Mo.)
  5. Baker (Kan.)
  6. MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)
  7. Evangel (Mo.)
  8. Clarke (Iowa)
  9. Grand View (Iowa)
  10. William Penn (Iowa)
  11. Graceland (Iowa)
  12. Culver-Stockton (Mo.)

Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference

  1. Saint Mary (Kan.)
  2. York (Neb.)
  3. Southwestern (Kan.)
  4. Friends (Kan.)
  5. McPherson (Kan.)
  6. Sterling (Kan.)
  7. Kansas Wesleyan
  8. Bethany (Kan.)
  9. Ottawa (Kan.)
  10. Avila (Mo.)
  11. Bethel (Kan.)
  12. Tabor (Kan.)
  13. Oklahoma Wesleyan

Mid-South Conference

  1. Shawnee State (Ohio)
  2. Cumberlands (Ky.)
  3. Campbellsville (Ky.)
  4. Cumberland (Tenn.)
  5. Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)
  6. Georgetown (Ky.)
  7. Pikeville (Ky.)

North Star Athletic Association

  1. Dickinson State (N.D.)
  2. Dakota State (S.D.)
  3. Valley City State (N.D.)
  4. Waldorf (Iowa)
  5. Viterbo (Wis.)
  6. Bellevue (Neb.)
  7. Presentation (S.D.)

Red River Athletic Conference

  1. Our Lady of the Lake (Texas)
  2. Southwest (N.M.)
  3. St. Thomas (Texas)
  4. Jarvis Christian (Texas)
  5. Huston-Tillotson (Texas)

River States Conference

  1. Ohio Christian
  2. Point Park (Pa.)
  3. Rio Grande (Ohio)
  4. WVU Tech
  5. Asbury (Ky.)
  6. Indiana East (Ind.)
  7. Cincinnati Christian (Ohio)
  8. IU Kokomo (Ind.)
  9. Brescia (Ky.)
  10. Alice Lloyd (Ky.)
  11. Midway (Ky.)
  12. Carlow (Pa.)

Sooner Athletic Conference

  1. Oklahoma City
  2. John Brown (Ark.)
  3. SAGU (Texas)
  4. Wayland Baptist (Texas)
  5. Science & Arts (Okla.)
  6. Oklahoma Panhandle State
  7. Central Christian (Kan.)
  8. Bacone (Okla.)

Southern States Athletic Conference

  1. William Carey (Miss.)
  2. Bethel (Tenn.)
  3. Blue Mountain (Miss.)
  4. Loyola (La.)
  5. Mobile (Ala.)
  6. Florida College
  7. Brewton-Parker (Ga.)
  8. Martin Methodist (Tenn.)
  9. Stillman (Ala.)

The Sun Conference

  1. SCAD Savannah (Ga.)
  2. Warner (Fla.)
  3. Southeastern (Fla.)
  4. Keiser (Fla.)
  5. St. Thomas (Fla.)
  6. Ave Maria (Fla.)
  7. Webber International (Fla.)
  8. USC Beaufort (S.C.)
  9. Johnson & Wales (Fla.)

Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference

  1. Cornerstone (Mich.)
  2. Aquinas (Mich.)
  3. Indiana Tech
  4. Madonna (Mich.)
  5. Siena Heights (Mich.)
  6. Lawrence Tech (Mich.)

WOMEN

as posted on the NAIA website

American Midwest Conference

  1. Columbia (Mo.)
  2. Missouri Baptist
  3. Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.)
  4. Park (Mo.)
  5. William Woods (Mo.)
  6. Williams Baptist (Ark.)
  7. Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.)
  8. Central Baptist (Ark.)
  9. Stephens (Mo.)
  10. St. Louis Pharmacy (Mo.)
  11. Lyon (Ark.)

Appalachian Athletic Conference

  1. Milligan (Tenn.)
  2. SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)
  3. Tennessee Wesleyan
  4. Montreat (N.C.)
  5. Reinhardt (Ga.)
  6. Truett-McConnell (Ga.)
  7. Columbia (S.C.)
  8. Brenau (Ga.)
  9. Bluefield (Va.)
  10. St. Andrews (N.C.)
  11. Bryan (Tenn.)
  12. Point (Ga.)
  13. Union (Ky.)

California Pacific Conference

  1. Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)
  2. Soka (Calif.)
  3. UC Merced
  4. Marymount California

Cascade Collegiate Conference

  1. Oregon Tech
  2. College of Idaho
  3. Southern Oregon
  4. Corban (Ore.)
  5. Northwest (Wash.)
  6. Northwest Christian (Ore.)
  7. Eastern Oregon
  8. Multnomah (Ore.)
  9. Warner Pacific (Ore.)
  10. Walla Walla (Wash.)

Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division II)

  1. St. Francis (Ill.)
  2. St. Ambrose (Iowa)
  3. Trinity Christian (Ill.)
  4. Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)
  5. Judson (Ill.)
  6. Calumet (Ind.)
  7. Roosevelt (Ill.)
  8. Governors State (Ill.)
  9. Trinity International (Ill.)

Crossroads League

  1. Taylor (Ind.)
  2. Indiana Wesleyan
  3. Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio)
  4. Spring Arbor (Mich.)
  5. Marian (Ind.)
  6. Bethel (Ind.)
  7. Saint Francis (Ind.)
  8. Huntington (Ind.)
  9. Grace (Ind.)
  10. Goshen (Ind.)

Frontier Conference

  1. Montana Western
  2. Carroll (Mont.)
  3. Lewis-Clark State (Idaho)
  4. Rocky Mountain (Mont.)
  5. Providence (Mont.)
  6. Montana State-Northern
  7. Montana Tech

Golden State Athletic Conference

  1. The Master’s (Calif.)
  2. Vanguard (Calif.)
  3. Westmont (Calif.)
  4. William Jessup (Calif.)
  5. Arizona Christian
  6. Hope International (Calif.)

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  1. Menlo (Calif.)
  2. San Diego Christian (Calif.)
  3. Life Pacific (Calif.)

Great Plains Athletic Conference

  1. Dordt (Iowa)
  2. Morningside (Iowa)
  3. Northwestern (Iowa)
  4. Hastings (Neb.)
  5. Concordia (Neb.)
  6. Doane (Neb.)
  7. Midland (Neb.)
  8. College of Saint Mary (Neb.)
  9. Jamestown (N.D.)
  10. Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.)
  11. Mount Marty (S.D.)
  12. Briar Cliff (Iowa)

Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

  1. Xavier (La.)
  2. Edward Waters (Fla.)
  3. Dillard (La.)
  4. Southern-New Orleans (La.)
  5. Philander Smith (Ark.)
  6. Tougaloo (Miss.)
  7. Talladega (Ala.)
  8. Rust (Miss.)

Heart of America Athletic Conference

  1. MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)
  2. Mount Mercy (Iowa)
  3. Benedictine (Kan.)
  4. Baker (Kan.)
  5. Central Methodist (Mo.)
  6. Missouri Valley
  7. Evangel (Mo.)
  8. Clarke (Iowa)
  9. Grand View (Iowa)
  10. Graceland (Iowa)
  11. Culver-Stockton (Mo.)
  12. Peru State (Neb.)
  13. William Penn (Iowa)

Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference

  1. Saint Mary (Kan.)
  2. Southwestern (Kan.)
  3. Friends (Kan.)
  4. Tabor (Kan.)
  5. Avila (Mo.)
  6. Sterling (Kan.)
  7. Bethany (Kan.)
  8. McPherson (Kan.)
  9. Ottawa (Kan.)
  10. Kansas Wesleyan
  11. York (Neb.)
  12. Bethel (Kan.)
  13. Oklahoma Wesleyan

Mid-South Conference

  1. Shawnee State (Ohio)
  2. Cumberlands (Ky.)
  3. Cumberland (Tenn.)
  4. Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)
  5. Campbellsville (Ky.)
  6. Georgetown (Ky.)
  7. Life (Ga.)
  8. Pikeville (Ky.)

North Star Athletic Association

  1. Dickinson State (N.D.)
  2. Valley City State (N.D.)
  3. Dakota State (S.D.)
  4. Waldorf (Iowa)
  5. Viterbo (Wis.)
  6. Presentation (S.D.)
  7. Bellevue (Neb.)

Red River Athletic Conference

  1. Our Lady of the Lake (Texas)
  2. Southwest (N.M.)
  3. St. Thomas (Texas)
  4. Jarvis Christian (Texas)
  5. Huston-Tillotson (Texas)

River States Conference

  1. Point Park (Pa.)
  2. Ohio Christian
  3. Rio Grande (Ohio)
  4. Brescia (Ky.)
  5. Asbury (Ky.)
  6. IU Kokomo (Ind.)
  7. WVU Tech
  8. Indiana East (Ind.)
  9. Cincinnati Christian (Ohio)
  10. Carlow (Pa.)
  11. Alice Lloyd (Ky.)
  12. Midway (Ky.)

Sooner Athletic Conference

  1. Wayland Baptist (Texas)
  2. Oklahoma City
  3. Texas Wesleyan
  4. John Brown (Ark.)
  5. Oklahoma Panhandle State
  6. SAGU (Texas)
  7. Science & Arts (Okla.)
  8. Bacone (Okla.)

Southern States Athletic Conference

  1. Blue Mountain (Miss.)
  2. William Carey (Miss.)
  3. Dalton State (Ga.)
  4. Loyola (La.)
  5. Bethel (Tenn.)
  6. Mobile (Ala.)
  7. Brewton-Parker (Ga.)
  8. Middle Georgia State
  9. Florida College
  10. Martin Methodist (Tenn.)

The Sun Conference

  1. Southeastern (Fla.)
  2. St. Thomas (Fla.)
  3. SCAD Savannah (Ga.)
  4. Ave Maria (Fla.)
  5. Keiser (Fla.)
  6. Webber International (Fla.)
  7. USC Beaufort (S.C.)
  8. Warner (Fla.)
  9. Johnson & Wales (Fla.)

Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference

  1. Aquinas (Mich.)
  2. Madonna (Mich.)
  3. Cornerstone (Mich.)
  4. Indiana Tech
  5. Lourdes (Ohio)

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2018 Rankings & Polls Calendar
Weeks Conference PollsNational Coaches' Poll KEY DATES
PreseasonTue 8/28Wed 8/29
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Week 1Tue 9/18
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Wed 9/19
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Week 2Tue 10/2
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Wed 10/3
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Oct. 6: Pre-National
Week 3Tue 10/9
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Wed 10/10
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Week 4Tue 10/23
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Wed 10/24
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Oct. 27-29, Nov. 2-3: Conference Champs
Week 5Tue 11/6
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Tue 11/6
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Nov. 16: NAIA Champs, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
FINAL ResultsMon 11/5
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Fri 11/16
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