2019 NCAA DII Cross Country Regional Rankings – Week 4

NEW ORLEANS – It was a rather quiet weekend for racing, as not much movement occurred in this week’s edition of the NCAA Division II Cross Country Regional Rankings that were released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday.

All of the No. 1 teams remained in their spots and minimal movement occurred in the in positions No. 2-5.

MEN

ATLANTIC REGION

There was not much shifting in the Atlantic Region from Week 4 to Week 4.

No. 1 Charleston (W.V.) and No. 2 Edinboro stayed put from a week ago. The new No. 3 this week is Indiana (PA.), climbing up three spots from sixth to tie their highest placement since they were ranked third throughout the 2017 season. Davis & Elkins and Concord dropped to No. 4 and No. 5, respectively with IUP’s jump.

CENTRAL REGION

There was no change in the Central Region from Week 4 to Week 4.

No. 1 Missouri Southern, No. 2 Augustana, and No. 3 Northwest Missouri remained as the favorites to receive automatic NCAA bids.

Sioux Falls and MSU Moorhead sit at No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

EAST REGION

The East had a few changes from Week 3 to Week 4.

Southern CT State University continued to hold onto the No. 1 spot. Roberts Wesleyan jumped to No. 2 and bumping American International to No. 3.

Stonehill remained at No. 3, and Southern New Hampshire improved one spot to come in at No. 5.

MIDWEST REGION

The Midwest saw no changes from Week 3 to Week 4 for the third consecutive week.

No. 1 Grand Valley State, No. 2 Southern Indiana, and No. 3 Michigan Tech remain the favorites to earn automatic bids to NCAAs, while No. 4 Walsh and No. 5 Saginaw Valley round out the region.

SOUTH REGION

There was no movement in the South from Week 3 to Week 4.

No. 1 Lee (Tenn.), No. 2 Alabama-Huntsville, and No. 3 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) remain to be the favorites in the region. Saint Leo and Florida Southern stayed at No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

SOUTH CENTRAL REGION

There was some shuffling among the top-5 in the South Central from Week 3 to Week 4.

Colorado School of Mines continued to hold onto the top spot following a strong second place finish at Chile Pepper Festival. Adams State moved up one spot to No. 2 and bumping Western Colorado to No. 3 in the process.

West Texas A&M and UC-Colorado Springs traded places from a week ago to sit at No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

SOUTHEAST REGION

There was also no movement in the Southeast from last week’s standings for the fourth straight week.

Queens (N.C.), Mount Olive, and Augusta are still favored to make NCAAs with automatic bids. UNC Pembroke and Wingate round out the top teams at No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

WEST REGION

There were no changes in the West from Week 3 to Week 3.

No. 1 Chico State, No. 2 UC San Diego and No. 3 Cal State San Marcos are the favorites to earn automatic NCAA bids come November. No. 4 Cal Poly Pomona and No. 5 Stanislaus State round out the top regional teams.

WOMEN

ATLANTIC REGION

There were no changes in the Atlantic Region from Week 3 to Week 4.

No. 1 Davis & Elkins, No. 2 Edinboro, and No. 3 Seton Hill are still favored to receive the three automatic bids to NCAAs, while West Chester and Lock Haven remain at No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

CENTRAL REGION

There was one change in the Central from Week 3 to Week 4.

No. 1 Augustana (S.D.), No. 2 U-Mary, No. 3 Missouri Southern, and No. 4 Oklahoma Baptist continued to hold their rankings. East Central (Okla.) is back at No. 5 to round out the region.

EAST REGION

There were a few changes in the East from Week 3 to Week 4.

Roberts Wesleyan and Stonehill sit at No. 1 and No. 2 for the fifth consecutive week.

Southern New Hampshire reclaimed the No. 3 spot to bump No. 4 Adelphi down a position, while St. Anselm stayed at No. 5 to round out the top teams.

MIDWEST REGION

There were a few changes in the Midwest Region from Week 3 to Week 4.

No. 1 Grand Valley State and No. 2 Hillsdale continue to hold the top spots.

No. 3 belongs to Southwest Baptist following a solid outing at the Louisville Classic and moved into the top-5 for the first time this season. The move by the Bearcats saw Walsh (No. 4) and Southern Indiana (No. 5) drop one spot each.

SOUTH REGION

The South remained the same from Week 3 to Week 4.

No. 1 Lee (Tenn.), No. 2 Tampa, and No. 3 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) are the favored teams to earn automatic bids to NCAAs. No. 4 Florida Southern and No. 5 Union (Tenn.) to round out the top teams in the region.

SOUTH CENTRAL REGION

There was no movement in the South Central region from a week ago.

No. 1 Adams State, No. 2 Colorado School of Mines, and No. 3 Western Colorado remain the heavy favorites in the region to receive automatic bids to the NCAA Championships.

No. 4 UC-Colorado Springs and No. 5 Dallas Baptist held their positions.

SOUTHEAST REGION

The Southeast Region saw no changes from Week 3 to Week 4.

No. 1 Queens (N.C.), No. 2 Wingate, and No. 3 Flagler remained the favorites in the region for the second consecutive week. North Georgia and Lenior-Rhyne stay ranked at No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

WEST REGION

There were no changes in the West from Week 3 to Week 4. Chico State, Seattle Pacific, and Cal State East Bay stayed at No. 1, No. 2, and No. 3 respectively, while Alaska Anchorage (No. 4) and Western Washington (No. 5) round out the region.

NCAA Division II
Men's Cross Country
USTFCCCA Regional Coaches' Rankings

2019 Week #4 - October 8th

About this Product
The USTFCCCA Regional Cross Country Coaches’ Rankings are determined subjectively by a single member coach in each respective region. The regional representative is tasked with weighing returning teams’ strength with current season results (if applicable) in determining a rank-order of squad potential. Only USTFCCCA member programs are eligible to receive a ranking. Teams with provisional status within the region may be ranked.

Atlantic Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1charleston-w-vaCHARLESTON (W.VA.)
Mountain East
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2edinboroEDINBORO
PSAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3indiana-paINDIANA (PA.)
PSAC
 ▲3
(LW: 6)
4davis-and-elkinsDAVIS AND ELKINS
Mountain East
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5concordCONCORD
Mountain East
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6lock-havenLOCK HAVEN
PSAC
 ▼3
(LW: 3)
7kutztownKUTZTOWN
PSAC
 ▲1
(LW: 8)
8east-stroudsburgEAST STROUDSBURG
PSAC
 ▲1
(LW: 9)
9shippensburgSHIPPENSBURG
PSAC
 ▼2
(LW: 7)
10west-liberty-stateWEST LIBERTY STATE
Mountain East
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

Central Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1missouri-southernMISSOURI SOUTHERN
MIAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2augustana-s-dAUGUSTANA (S.D.)
NSIC
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3northwest-missouriNORTHWEST MISSOURI
MIAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4sioux-fallsSIOUX FALLS
NSIC
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5msu-moorheadMSU MOORHEAD
NSIC
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6central-missouriCENTRAL MISSOURI
MIAA
 ▲2
(LW: 8)
7u-maryU-MARY
NSIC
 ▲3
(LW: 10)
8pittsburg-statePITTSBURG STATE
MIAA
 ▼2
(LW: 6)
9fort-hays-stateFORT HAYS STATE
MIAA
 ▼2
(LW: 7)
10neb-kearneyNEB.-KEARNEY
MIAA
 ▼1
(LW: 9)

East Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1southern-connecticutSOUTHERN CONNECTICUT
Northeast-10
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2roberts-wesleyanROBERTS WESLEYAN
ECC
 ▲1
(LW: 3)
3american-internationalAMERICAN INTERNATIONAL
Northeast-10
 ▼1
(LW: 2)
4stonehillSTONEHILL
Northeast-10
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5southern-new-hampshireSOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE
Northeast-10
 ▲1
(LW: 6)
6wilmington-delWILMINGTON (DEL.)
CACC
 ▲2
(LW: 8)
7franklin-pierceFRANKLIN PIERCE
Northeast-10
 ▼2
(LW: 5)
8le-moyneLE MOYNE
Northeast-10
 NR
8lemoyne-owenLEMOYNE-OWEN
SIAC
 NR
9assumptionASSUMPTION
Northeast-10
 ▼2
(LW: 7)
10bentleyBENTLEY
Northeast-10
 NR

Midwest Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1grand-valley-stateGRAND VALLEY STATE
GLIAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2southern-indianaSOUTHERN INDIANA
GLVC
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3michigan-techMICHIGAN TECH
GLIAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4walshWALSH
G-MAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5saginaw-valley-stateSAGINAW VALLEY STATE
GLIAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6wayne-state-michWAYNE STATE (MICH.)
GLIAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7maloneMALONE
G-MAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8illinois-springfieldILLINOIS-SPRINGFIELD
GLVC
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9cedarvilleCEDARVILLE
G-MAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10indianapolisINDIANAPOLIS
GLVC
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

South Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1lee-tennLEE (TENN.)
GSC
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2alabama-huntsvilleALABAMA-HUNTSVILLE
GSC
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3embry-riddle-flaEMBRY-RIDDLE (FLA.)
Sunshine
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4saint-leoSAINT LEO
Sunshine
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5florida-southernFLORIDA SOUTHERN
Sunshine
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6christian-brothersCHRISTIAN BROTHERS
GSC
 NR
7montevalloMONTEVALLO
GSC
 ▼1
(LW: 6)
8union-tennUNION (TENN.)
GSC
 ▼1
(LW: 7)
9mississippi-collegeMISSISSIPPI COLLEGE
GSC
 ▼1
(LW: 8)
10tampaTAMPA
Sunshine
 ▼1
(LW: 9)

South Central Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1colo-school-of-minesCOLO. SCHOOL OF MINES
RMAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2adams-stateADAMS STATE
RMAC
 ▲1
(LW: 3)
3western-coloradoWESTERN COLORADO
RMAC
 ▼1
(LW: 2)
4west-texas-amWEST TEXAS A&M
Lone Star
 ▲1
(LW: 5)
5uc-colorado-springsUC-COLORADO SPRINGS
RMAC
 ▼1
(LW: 4)
6colorado-christianCOLORADO CHRISTIAN
RMAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7msu-denverMSU DENVER
RMAC
 ▲1
(LW: 8)
8lubbock-christianLUBBOCK CHRISTIAN
Lone Star
 ▲1
(LW: 9)
9fort-lewisFORT LEWIS
RMAC
 ▼2
(LW: 7)
10tarleton-stateTARLETON STATE
Lone Star
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

Southeast Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1queens-n-cQUEENS (N.C.)
SAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2mount-oliveMOUNT OLIVE
Conference Carolinas
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3augustaAUGUSTA
PBC
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4unc-pembrokeUNC PEMBROKE
PBC
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5wingateWINGATE
SAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6flaglerFLAGLER
PBC
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7anderson-s-cANDERSON (S.C.)
SAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8catawbaCATAWBA
SAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9lenoir-rhyneLENOIR-RHYNE
SAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10columbus-stateCOLUMBUS STATE
PBC
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

West Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1chico-stateCHICO STATE
CCAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2uc-san-diegoUC SAN DIEGO
CCAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3cal-state-san-marcosCAL STATE SAN MARCOS
CCAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4cal-poly-pomonaCAL POLY POMONA
CCAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5cal-state-stanislausCAL STATE STANISLAUS
CCAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6biola-califBIOLA (CALIF.)
PacWest
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7simon-fraserSIMON FRASER
GNAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8alaska-anchorageALASKA ANCHORAGE
GNAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9western-washingtonWESTERN WASHINGTON
GNAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10humboldt-stateHUMBOLDT STATE
CCAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)
NCAA Division II
Women's Cross Country
USTFCCCA Regional Coaches' Rankings

2019 Week #4 - October 8th

About this Product
The USTFCCCA Regional Cross Country Coaches’ Rankings are determined subjectively by a single member coach in each respective region. The regional representative is tasked with weighing returning teams’ strength with current season results (if applicable) in determining a rank-order of squad potential. Only USTFCCCA member programs are eligible to receive a ranking. Teams with provisional status within the region may be ranked.

Atlantic Region -- Women

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1davis-and-elkinsDAVIS AND ELKINS
Mountain East
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2edinboroEDINBORO
PSAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3seton-hillSETON HILL
PSAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4west-chesterWEST CHESTER
PSAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5lock-havenLOCK HAVEN
PSAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6slippery-rockSLIPPERY ROCK
PSAC
 ▲1
(LW: 7)
7bloomsburgBLOOMSBURG
PSAC
 ▲1
(LW: 8)
8kutztownKUTZTOWN
PSAC
 ▲2
(LW: 10)
9indiana-paINDIANA (PA.)
PSAC
 NR
10mercyhurstMERCYHURST
PSAC
 ▼1
(LW: 9)

Central Region -- Women

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1augustana-s-dAUGUSTANA (S.D.)
NSIC
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2u-maryU-MARY
NSIC
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3missouri-southernMISSOURI SOUTHERN
MIAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4oklahoma-baptistOKLAHOMA BAPTIST
GAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5east-central-oklaEAST CENTRAL (OKLA.)
GAC
 ▲1
(LW: 6)
6central-missouriCENTRAL MISSOURI
MIAA
 ▲1
(LW: 7)
7pittsburg-statePITTSBURG STATE
MIAA
 ▼2
(LW: 5)
8minnesota-duluthMINNESOTA DULUTH
NSIC
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9neb-kearneyNEB.-KEARNEY
MIAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10minot-stateMINOT STATE
NSIC
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

East Region -- Women

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1roberts-wesleyanROBERTS WESLEYAN
ECC
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2stonehillSTONEHILL
Northeast-10
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3southern-new-hampshireSOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE
Northeast-10
 ▲1
(LW: 4)
4adelphiADELPHI
Northeast-10
 ▼1
(LW: 3)
5saint-anselmSAINT ANSELM
Northeast-10
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6assumptionASSUMPTION
Northeast-10
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7bentleyBENTLEY
Northeast-10
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8jefferson-paJEFFERSON (PA.)
CACC
 NR
9southern-connecticutSOUTHERN CONNECTICUT
Northeast-10
 ▼1
(LW: 8)
10felicianFELICIAN
CACC
 NR

Midwest Region -- Women

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1grand-valley-stateGRAND VALLEY STATE
GLIAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2hillsdaleHILLSDALE
G-MAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3southwest-baptistSOUTHWEST BAPTIST
GLVC
 NR
4walshWALSH
G-MAC
 ▼1
(LW: 3)
5southern-indianaSOUTHERN INDIANA
GLVC
 ▼1
(LW: 4)
6wayne-state-michWAYNE STATE (MICH.)
GLIAC
 ▼1
(LW: 5)
7michigan-techMICHIGAN TECH
GLIAC
 ▼1
(LW: 6)
8cedarvilleCEDARVILLE
G-MAC
 ▼1
(LW: 7)
9maloneMALONE
G-MAC
 ▼1
(LW: 8)
10saginaw-valley-stateSAGINAW VALLEY STATE
GLIAC
 ▼1
(LW: 9)

South Region -- Women

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1lee-tennLEE (TENN.)
GSC
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2tampaTAMPA
Sunshine
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3embry-riddle-flaEMBRY-RIDDLE (FLA.)
Sunshine
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4florida-southernFLORIDA SOUTHERN
Sunshine
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5union-tennUNION (TENN.)
GSC
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6mississippi-collegeMISSISSIPPI COLLEGE
GSC
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7saint-leoSAINT LEO
Sunshine
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8alabama-huntsvilleALABAMA-HUNTSVILLE
GSC
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9montevalloMONTEVALLO
GSC
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10nova-southeasternNOVA SOUTHEASTERN
Sunshine
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

South Central Region -- Women

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1adams-stateADAMS STATE
RMAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2colo-school-of-minesCOLO. SCHOOL OF MINES
RMAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3western-coloradoWESTERN COLORADO
RMAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4uc-colorado-springsUC-COLORADO SPRINGS
RMAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5dallas-baptistDALLAS BAPTIST
Lone Star
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6colorado-christianCOLORADO CHRISTIAN
RMAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7csu-puebloCSU-PUEBLO
RMAC
 ▲2
(LW: 9)
8msu-denverMSU DENVER
RMAC
 ▼1
(LW: 7)
9black-hills-stateBLACK HILLS STATE
RMAC
 ▼1
(LW: 8)
10lubbock-christianLUBBOCK CHRISTIAN
Lone Star
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

Southeast Region -- Women

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1queens-n-cQUEENS (N.C.)
SAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2wingateWINGATE
SAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3flaglerFLAGLER
PBC
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4north-georgiaNORTH GEORGIA
PBC
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5lenoir-rhyneLENOIR-RHYNE
SAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6augustaAUGUSTA
PBC
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7anderson-s-cANDERSON (S.C.)
SAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8unc-pembrokeUNC PEMBROKE
PBC
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9mount-oliveMOUNT OLIVE
Conference Carolinas
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10columbus-stateCOLUMBUS STATE
PBC
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

West Region -- Women

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1chico-stateCHICO STATE
CCAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2seattle-pacificSEATTLE PACIFIC
GNAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3cal-state-east-bayCAL STATE EAST BAY
CCAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4alaska-anchorageALASKA ANCHORAGE
GNAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5western-washingtonWESTERN WASHINGTON
GNAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6uc-san-diegoUC SAN DIEGO
CCAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7cal-poly-pomonaCAL POLY POMONA
CCAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8cal-state-stanislausCAL STATE STANISLAUS
CCAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9cal-state-san-marcosCAL STATE SAN MARCOS
CCAA
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10simon-fraserSIMON FRASER
GNAC
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

USTFCCCA NCAA Division II Cross Country

2019 Rankings & Polls Calendar
Weeks Regional RankingsNational Coaches' Poll KEY DATES
PreseasonTue 8/27Wed 8/28
MEN | WOMEN
Sep. 5: Earliest Contest
Week 1Tue 9/17Wed 9/18
MEN | WOMEN
Sep. 19: At-large Countable Period Begins
Week 2Tue 9/24Wed 9/25
MEN | WOMEN
Week 3Tue 10/1Wed 10/2
MEN | WOMEN
Week 4Tue 10/8Wed 10/9
MEN | WOMEN
Week 5Tue 10/15Wed 10/16
MEN | WOMEN
Oct. 25-27: Conference Champs
Week 6Tue 10/29
Wed 10/30
Nov. 9: NCAA Regionals
Week 7Wed 11/13
Nov. 23: NCAA Champs (Sacramento, Calif.)
FINAL ResultsSat 11/9
Sat 11/23
Week-by-Week Ranking Charts

>> REGIONAL RANKINGS
MEN: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | All Years
WOMEN: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | All Years

>> NATIONAL COACHES' POLL
MEN: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | All Years
WOMEN: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | All Years