2019 NCAA DIII Cross Country Regional Rankings – Week 5

NEW ORLEANS – A slow week meant minimal changes to the NCAA Division III Cross Country Regional Rankings.

There were no changes to seven of the eight regions in the Men’s Regional Rankings, while six of the eight regions were unscathed in the Women’s Regional Rankings.

Remember: The eight NCAA Division III Regional Championships will be held across the nation on Saturday, November 16.

Men’s Story

Atlantic Region

There was a slight change to the order of the top-5 teams in the Atlantic Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

SUNY Geneseo and RPI still headline the chart at No. 1 and No. 2, while Ithaca and NYU sit No. 3 and No. 4 – but St. Lawrence jumped from No. 7 to No. 5 after a strong weekend. The Saints finished runner-up to the aforementioned Bombers at the 28th Annual Richard C. Hoffmann Invitational.

Central Region

There was no change to the order of the top-5 teams in the Central Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

Wartburg and St. Olaf are still No. 1 and No. 2, while Carleton, Luther and Loras sit No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

Great Lakes Region

There was no change to the order of the top-5 teams in the Great Lakes Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

Otterbein and Calvin are still No. 1 and No. 2, while John Carroll, Case Western Reserve and Trine sit No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

Mideast Region

There was no change to the order of the top-5 teams in the Mideast Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

Carnegie Mellon and Johns Hopkins are still No. 1 and No. 2, while Dickinson, Haverford and Elizabethtown sit No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

Midwest Region

There was no change to the order of the top-5 teams in the Midwest Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

North Central (Ill.) and Washington (Mo.) are still No. 1 and No. 2, while UChicago, UW-La Crosse and UW-Stevens Point sit No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

New England Region

There was no change to the order of the top-5 teams in the New England Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

Williams and MIT are still No. 1 and No. 2, while Bates, Amherst and Middlebury sit No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

South/Southeast Region

There was no change to the order of the top-5 teams in the South/Southeast Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

Berea (Ky.) and Emory are still No. 1 and No. 2, while Washington and Lee, Lynchburg and Olgethorpe sit No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

West Region

There was no change to the order of the top-5 teams in the West Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Pomona-Pitzer are still No. 1 and No. 2, while UC Santa Cruz, Colorado College and Occidental sit No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

Women’s Story

Atlantic Region

There was a slight change to the order of the top-5 teams in the Atlantic Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

SUNY Geneseo and RPI are still No. 1 and No. 2, but now No. 3 Rochester (N.Y.) swapped spots with now No. 4 RIT based on its head-to-head victory this past weekend at the 28th Annual Ronald C. Hoffman Invitational. Vassar remained at No. 5 for another week.

Central Region

There was no change to the order of the top-5 teams in the Central Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

Wartburg and Carleton are still No. 1 and No. 2, while St. Thomas (Minn.), St. Olaf and Loras sit No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

Great Lakes Region

There was no change to the order of the top-5 teams in the Great Lakes Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

Oberlin and Hope are still No. 1 and No. 2, while Baldwin Wallace, John Carroll and Case Western Reserve sit No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

Mideast Region

There was no change to the order of the top-5 teams in the Mideast Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

Johns Hopkins and Dickinson are still No. 1 and No. 2, while Swarthmore, Carnegie Mellon and Messiah sit No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

Midwest Region

There was a slight change to the order of the top-5 teams in the Midwest Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

UChicago and Washington (Mo.) are still No. 1 and No. 2, while UW-Eau Claire and Elmhurst are No. 3 and No. 4, but No. 5 UW-Oshkosh swapped spots with now No. 6 UW-Stevens Point after its head-to-head victory this past weekend at the Gene Davis Invitational.

New England Region

There was a slight change to the order of the top-5 teams in the New England Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

Tufts and Williams are still No. 1 and No. 2, while MIT and Middlebury remained No. 3 and No. 4, respectively, but Wesleyan (Conn.) leapfrogged Coast Guard into the No. 5 spot.

South/Southeast Region

There was no change to the order of the top-5 teams in the South/Southeast Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

Centre and Emory are still No. 1 and No. 2, while Washington and Lee, Rhodes and Trinity (Texas) sit No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

West Region

There was no change to the order of the top-5 teams in the West Region between Week 4 and Week 5.

Pomona-Pitzer and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps are still No. 1 and No. 2, while UC Santa Cruz, Occidental and Whitman sit No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

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

2019 Week #5 - October 15th

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
1suny-geneseoSUNY GENESEO
SUNYAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2rpiRPI
Liberty League (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3ithacaITHACA
Liberty League (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4nyuNYU
UAA (7)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5st-lawrenceST. LAWRENCE
Liberty League (2)
 ▲2
(LW: 7)
6ramapoRAMAPO
NJAC (1)
 ▼1
(LW: 5)
7suny-oneontaSUNY ONEONTA
SUNYAC (2)
 ▲1
(LW: 8)
8rowanROWAN
NJAC (2)
 ▲1
(LW: 9)
9rochester-n-yROCHESTER (N.Y.)
UAA (6)
 NR
10brockportBROCKPORT
SUNYAC (3)
 ▼4
(LW: 6)

Central Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1wartburgWARTBURG
American Rivers (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2st-olafST. OLAF
MIAC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3carletonCARLETON
MIAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4lutherLUTHER
American Rivers (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5lorasLORAS
American Rivers (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6st-thomas-minnST. THOMAS (MINN.)
MIAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7gustavus-adolphusGUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS
MIAC (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8bethel-minnBETHEL (MINN.)
MIAC (7)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9central-iowaCENTRAL (IOWA)
American Rivers (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10st-scholasticaST. SCHOLASTICA
UMAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

Great Lakes Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1otterbeinOTTERBEIN
OAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2calvinCALVIN
MIAA (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3john-carrollJOHN CARROLL
OAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4case-western-reserveCASE WESTERN RESERVE
UAA (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5trineTRINE
MIAA (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6mount-unionMOUNT UNION
OAC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7depauwDEPAUW
NCAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8denisonDENISON
NCAC (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9albionALBION
MIAA (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10ohio-northernOHIO NORTHERN
OAC (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

Mideast Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1carnegie-mellonCARNEGIE MELLON
UAA (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2johns-hopkinsJOHNS HOPKINS
Centennial (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3dickinsonDICKINSON
Centennial (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4haverfordHAVERFORD
Centennial (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5elizabethtownELIZABETHTOWN
Landmark (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6swarthmoreSWARTHMORE
Centennial (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7york-paYORK (PA.)
CAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8moravianMORAVIAN
Landmark (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9widenerWIDENER
MAC (1)
 ▲1
(LW: 10)
10stevensonSTEVENSON
MAC (2)
 ▼1
(LW: 9)

Midwest Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1north-central-illNORTH CENTRAL (ILL.)
CCIW (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2washington-moWASHINGTON (MO.)
UAA (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3chicagoCHICAGO
UAA (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4uw-la-crosseUW-LA CROSSE
WIAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5uw-stevens-pointUW-STEVENS POINT
WIAC (6)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6uw-eau-claireUW-EAU CLAIRE
WIAC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7uw-oshkoshUW-OSHKOSH
WIAC (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8uw-stoutUW-STOUT
WIAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9uw-whitewaterUW-WHITEWATER
WIAC (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10msoeMSOE
NACC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

New England Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1williamsWILLIAMS
NESCAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2mitMIT
NEWMAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3batesBATES
NESCAC (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4amherstAMHERST
NESCAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5middleburyMIDDLEBURY
NESCAC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6tuftsTUFTS
NESCAC (8)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7connecticut-collegeCONNECTICUT COLLEGE
NESCAC (6)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8wpiWPI
NEWMAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9colbyCOLBY
NESCAC (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10trinity-connTRINITY (CONN.)
NESCAC (7)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

South/Southeast Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1berea-kyBEREA (KY.)
USA South (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2emoryEMORY
UAA (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3washington-and-leeWASHINGTON AND LEE
ODAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4lynchburgLYNCHBURG
ODAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5oglethorpeOGLETHORPE
SAA (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6rhodesRHODES
SAA (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7centreCENTRE
SAA (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8covenantCOVENANT
USA South (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9trinity-texasTRINITY (TEXAS)
SCAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10southern-virginiaSOUTHERN VIRGINIA
CAC (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

West Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1claremont-mudd-scrippsCLAREMONT-MUDD-SCRIPPS
SCIAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2pomona-pitzerPOMONA-PITZER
SCIAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3uc-santa-cruzUC SANTA CRUZ
ACAA (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4colorado-collegeCOLORADO COLLEGE
SCAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5occidentalOCCIDENTAL
SCIAC (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6george-foxGEORGE FOX
NWC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7redlandsREDLANDS
SCIAC (3)
 ▲1
(LW: 8)
8lewis-clarkLEWIS & CLARK
NWC (3)
 ▼1
(LW: 7)
9whitmanWHITMAN
NWC (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10willametteWILLAMETTE
NWC (6)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)
NCAA Division III
Women's Cross Country
USTFCCCA Regional Coaches' Rankings

2019 Week #5 - October 15th

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
1suny-geneseoSUNY GENESEO
SUNYAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2rpiRPI
Liberty League (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3rochester-n-yROCHESTER (N.Y.)
UAA (3)
 ▲1
(LW: 4)
4ritRIT
Liberty League (4)
 ▼1
(LW: 3)
5vassarVASSAR
Liberty League (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6ithacaITHACA
Liberty League (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7st-lawrenceST. LAWRENCE
Liberty League (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8nyuNYU
UAA (8)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9suny-new-paltzSUNY NEW PALTZ
SUNYAC (2)
 ▲1
(LW: 10)
10hamiltonHAMILTON
NESCAC (10)
 NR

Central Region -- Women

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1wartburgWARTBURG
American Rivers (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2carletonCARLETON
MIAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3st-thomas-minnST. THOMAS (MINN.)
MIAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4st-olafST. OLAF
MIAC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5lorasLORAS
American Rivers (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6gustavus-adolphusGUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS
MIAC (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7lutherLUTHER
American Rivers (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8concordia-moorheadCONCORDIA MOORHEAD
MIAC (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9nebraska-wesleyanNEBRASKA WESLEYAN
American Rivers (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10saint-benedictSAINT BENEDICT
MIAC (6)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

Great Lakes Region -- Women

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1oberlinOBERLIN
NCAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2hopeHOPE
MIAA (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3baldwin-wallaceBALDWIN WALLACE
OAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4john-carrollJOHN CARROLL
OAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5case-western-reserveCASE WESTERN RESERVE
UAA (6)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6allegheny-paALLEGHENY (PA.)
NCAC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7otterbeinOTTERBEIN
OAC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8ohio-northernOHIO NORTHERN
OAC (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9calvinCALVIN
MIAA (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10kenyonKENYON
NCAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

Mideast Region -- Women

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1johns-hopkinsJOHNS HOPKINS
Centennial (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2dickinsonDICKINSON
Centennial (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3swarthmoreSWARTHMORE
Centennial (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4carnegie-mellonCARNEGIE MELLON
UAA (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5messiahMESSIAH
MAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6elizabethtownELIZABETHTOWN
Landmark (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7haverfordHAVERFORD
Centennial
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8eastern-paEASTERN (PA.)
MAC (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9stevensonSTEVENSON
MAC (3)
 NR
10lebanon-valleyLEBANON VALLEY
MAC (2)
 ▼1
(LW: 9)

Midwest Region -- Women

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1chicagoCHICAGO
UAA (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2washington-moWASHINGTON (MO.)
UAA (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3uw-eau-claireUW-EAU CLAIRE
WIAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4elmhurstELMHURST
CCIW (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5uw-oshkoshUW-OSHKOSH
WIAC (3)
 ▲1
(LW: 6)
6uw-stevens-pointUW-STEVENS POINT
WIAC (4)
 ▼1
(LW: 5)
7uw-la-crosseUW-LA CROSSE
WIAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8north-central-illNORTH CENTRAL (ILL.)
CCIW (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9carroll-wisCARROLL (WIS.)
CCIW (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10wheaton-illWHEATON (ILL.)
CCIW (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

New England Region -- Women

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1tuftsTUFTS
NESCAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2williamsWILLIAMS
NESCAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3mitMIT
NEWMAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4middleburyMIDDLEBURY
NESCAC (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5wesleyan-connWESLEYAN (CONN.)
NESCAC (6)
 ▲1
(LW: 6)
6coast-guardCOAST GUARD
NEWMAC (5)
 ▼1
(LW: 5)
7batesBATES
NESCAC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8mount-holyokeMOUNT HOLYOKE
NEWMAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9wellesleyWELLESLEY
NEWMAC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10amherstAMHERST
NESCAC (7)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

South/Southeast Region -- Women

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1centreCENTRE
SAA (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2emoryEMORY
UAA (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3washington-and-leeWASHINGTON AND LEE
ODAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4rhodesRHODES
SAA (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5trinity-texasTRINITY (TEXAS)
SCAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6mary-washingtonMARY WASHINGTON
CAC (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7shenandoahSHENANDOAH
ODAC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8christopher-newportCHRISTOPHER NEWPORT
CAC (1)
 NR
9southern-virginiaSOUTHERN VIRGINIA
CAC (4)
 ▼1
(LW: 8)
10berea-kyBEREA (KY.)
USA South (1)
 NR

West Region -- Women

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1pomona-pitzerPOMONA-PITZER
SCIAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2claremont-mudd-scrippsCLAREMONT-MUDD-SCRIPPS
SCIAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3uc-santa-cruzUC SANTA CRUZ
ACAA (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4occidentalOCCIDENTAL
SCIAC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5whitmanWHITMAN
NWC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6redlandsREDLANDS
SCIAC (5)
 ▲1
(LW: 7)
7caltechCALTECH
SCIAC (4)
 ▼1
(LW: 6)
8willametteWILLAMETTE
NWC (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9pacific-orePACIFIC (ORE.)
NWC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10whitworthWHITWORTH
NWC (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)

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