2019 NAIA Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 2

While the top two remain the same, there was some shuffling among the top-10 in the most recent NAIA Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll released by the NAIA National Office on Thursday.

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This Week's National Top Five
Madonna (Mich.)
SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)
College of Idaho
Taylor (Ind.)
St. Francis (Ill.)
1
Madonna (Mich.)
2
SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)
3
College of Idaho
4
Taylor (Ind.)
5
St. Francis (Ill.)
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Madonna (Mich.) and SCAD Atlanta (Ga.) continue to occupy the No. 1 and No. 2 positions, with Madonna now receiving all but one of the 21 first-place votes.

College of Idaho moved up one spot to No. 3, one point ahead of Taylor (Ind.)St. Francis (Ill.) stays at No. 5.

Two of this week’s biggest movers were Milligan (Tenn.), which moved up three spots to No. 6, and Oregon Tech, which jumped up five places to crack the top-10 at No. 9.

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Women's Cross Country National Coaches' Poll

2019 Week 2 - October 3rd

RANK TEAM & INFOPTSCHANGE
1 madonna-mich MADONNA (MICH.)
WHAC
Patrick Daugherty (4th)
591
(20 fpv)
◀▶
(LW: 1)
2 scad-atlanta-ga SCAD ATLANTA (GA.)
AAC
Chris Ummer (1st)
570
(1 fpv)
◀▶
(LW: 2)
3 college-of-idaho COLLEGE OF IDAHO
Cascade
Austin Basterrechea (4th)
542 ▲ 1
(LW: 4)
4 taylor-ind TAYLOR (IND.)
Crossroads
Quinn White (10th)
541 ▼ 1
(LW: 3)
5 st-francis-ill ST. FRANCIS (ILL.)
Chicagoland
Jeff Barker (8th)
499 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6 milligan-tenn MILLIGAN (TENN.)
AAC
Chris Layne (21st)
492 ▲ 3
(LW: 9)
7 aquinas-mich AQUINAS (MICH.)
WHAC
Mike Wojciakowski (22nd)
479 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8 indiana-wesleyan INDIANA WESLEYAN
Crossroads
John Foss (32nd)
468 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9 oregon-tech OREGON TECH
Cascade
Jack Kegg (9th)
447 ▲ 5
(LW: 14)
10 cornerstone-mich CORNERSTONE (MICH.)
WHAC
Nate Van Holten (1st)
418 ◀▶
(LW: 10)
11 southern-oregon SOUTHERN OREGON
Cascade
Grier Gatlin (16th)
395 ▼ 5
(LW: 6)
12 carroll-mont CARROLL (MONT.)
Frontier
Shannon Flynn (1st)
377 ▲ 3
(LW: 15)
13 lewis-clark-state-idaho LEWIS-CLARK STATE (IDAHO)
Frontier
Mike Collins (23rd)
369 ▲ 3
(LW: 16)
14 vanguard-calif VANGUARD (CALIF.)
GSAC
Bryan Wilkins (32nd)
338 ▲ 3
(LW: 17)
15 southeastern-fla SOUTHEASTERN (FLA.)
Sun Conference
Paul Kurtz (8th)
309 ▲ 5
(LW: 20)
16 embry-riddle-ariz EMBRY-RIDDLE (ARIZ.)
Cal Pac
Chris Bray (7th)
293 ▼ 4
(LW: 12)
17 huntington-ind HUNTINGTON (IND.)
Crossroads
Nick Johnson (2nd)
264 ▲ 2
(LW: 19)
17 concordia-neb CONCORDIA (NEB.)
GPAC
Kregg Einspahr (28th)
264
(LW: RV)
19 shawnee-state-ohio SHAWNEE STATE (OHIO)
Mid-South
Eric Putnam (14th)
227 ▼ 1
(LW: 18)
20 dordt-iowa DORDT (IOWA)
GPAC
Nate Wolf (5th)
206 ▼ 9
(LW: 11)
21 rocky-mountain-mont ROCKY MOUNTAIN (MONT.)
Frontier
Michael McLean (5th)
199 ◀▶
(LW: 21)
22 columbia-mo COLUMBIA (MO.)
AMC
Tracy Jex (4th)
186 ▲ 3
(LW: 25)
23 tennessee-wesleyan TENNESSEE WESLEYAN
AAC
Sam Roberts (3rd)
176 ▼ 1
(LW: 22)
24 oklahoma-city OKLAHOMA CITY
SAC
Matt Aguero (4th)
171 ▼ 11
(LW: 13)
25 judson-ill JUDSON (ILL.)
Chicagoland
Joel Popenfoose
105 NR

Also Receiving Votes: Friends (Kan.) 101, Mount Mercy (Iowa) 97, Eastern Oregon 81, The Master's (Calif.) 55, St. Ambrose (Iowa) 44, SCAD Savannah (Ga.) 30, Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) 26, Saint Francis (Ind.) 22, Blue Mountain (Miss.) 9, Montana Western 8, Cumberlands (Ky.) 7, Westmont (Calif.) 6, Indiana Tech 6, Montreat (N.C.) 6, Saint Mary (Kan.) 5, Northwestern (Iowa) 3

Dropped Out: No. 23 Mount Mercy (Iowa), No. 24 St. Ambrose (Iowa)

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2019 Rankings & Polls Calendar
Weeks Conference PollsNational Coaches' Poll KEY DATES
PreseasonTue 8/27
MEN | WOMEN
Thu 8/29
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Week 1Tue 9/17
MEN | WOMEN
Thu 9/19
MEN | WOMEN
Week 2Tue 10/1
MEN | WOMEN
Thu 10/3
MEN | WOMEN
Week 3Mon 10/14
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Thu 10/17
MEN | WOMEN
Week 4Tue 10/22
Thu 10/31
Nov. 2-4, Nov. 8-9: Conference Champs
Week 5Mon 11/11
Nov. 22: NAIA Champs (Vancouver, Wash.)
FINAL ResultsSat 11/9
Fri 11/22
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