2019 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country Regional Rankings – Week 6

NEW ORLEANSConference Championships Weekend has a way of shaking up the NCAA Division I Men’s Cross Country Regional Rankings.

This year is no different as there were notable changes throughout the final seasons index that was released on Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

SEE MORE: NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country Regional Rankings

Remember: The next stop in the postseason are the nine regional championships meets, which will be held across the nation on Friday, November 15.

Great Lakes Region

There were some notable changes to the order of the top-5 teams in the Great Lakes Region between Week 5 and Week 6.

Most of the changes happened because of the Big Ten Championships, which is where Wisconsin – the new No. 1 team – won its 50th conference title in program history. The Badgers topped new No. 2 team Indiana, new No. 3 squad Michigan and new No. 4 team Purdue in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday for that historic occasion.

Notre Dame, the ACC runner-up, remained at No. 5 for the second week in a row.

Mid-Atlantic Region

There were wholesale changes to the order of the top-5 teams in the Mid-Atlantic Region between Week 5 and Week 6.

Villanova went from No. 4 to No. 1, Georgetown and Temple remained at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively, while Penn moved up one spot to No. 4 and Princeton fell all the way to No. 5.

The Wildcats were beneficiaries of their victory this past weekend at the BIG EAST Championships, where they knocked off the Hoyas by a score of 36-42.

Midwest Region

There were a few changes to the order of the top-5 teams in the Midwest Region between Week 5 and Week 6.

Iowa State and Tulsa remained No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, after winning their respective conference titles this past weekend. The Cyclones breezed through the Big 12 Championships, while the Hurricane blew the doors off the American Athletic Conference Championships.

Oklahoma State finished runner-up to Iowa State in Waco and sits No. 3, while the Big 12’s third-place team, Kansas, slots in at No. 4.

Bradley continues to make a name for itself as it sits No. 5 going into the regional meet.

Mountain Region

There weren’t too many changes to the order of the top-5 teams in the Mountain Region between Week 5 and Week 6.

Northern Arizona, BYU and Colorado remained No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3, respectively, after handling business at their respective conference championships. The Lumberjacks made quick work of the competition in the Big Sky Conference, while the Cougars and Buffaloes rolled to team titles in the West Coast Conference and the Pac-12 Conference.

Utah State jumped one spot from No. 5 to No. 4 after winning its first team title in the Mountain West Conference. The Aggies were led by BYU transfer Dallin Farnsworth’s individual crown.

Colorado State rounds out the top-5 at No. 5.

Northeast Region

There was a slight change to the order of the top-5 teams in the Northeast Region between Week 5 and Week 6.

Iona, Syracuse and Stony Brook remained No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3, respectively, for the second week in a row following their conference titles this past weekend. The Gaels won the MAAC, while the Orange and Seawolves captured crowns in the ACC and America East, respectively.

Harvard jumped from No. 6 to No. 4 after a strong effort at the Ivy League Championships, while Patriot League champion Army settles in at No. 5.

South Region

There was a slight change to the order of the top-5 teams in the South Region between Week 5 and Week 6.

Ole Miss and Middle Tennessee remained No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, after winning their respective conference titles. The Rebels dominated the proceedings at the SEC Championships, while the Blue Raiders rolled in Conference USA.

Alabama moved up to No. 3 after a runner-up finish at the SEC Championships, while Florida State and Belmont come in at No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

South Central Region

There weren’t any changes to the order of the top-5 teams in the South Central Region between Week 5 and Week 6.

Big 12 runner-up Texas and SEC third-place team Arkansas remained No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, while SEC fifth-place team No. 3 Texas A&M, Southland champion No. 4 Lamar and C-USA third-place team No. 5 Rice round out the top-5.

Southeast Region

There were a few notable changes to the order of the top-5 teams in the Southeast Region between Week 5 and Week 6.

Virginia headlines the bunch for the fourth week in a row after finishing third at the ACC Championships this past weekend. Virginia Tech slots in at No. 2 following a fourth-place finish at the same ACC Championships.

Ohio Valley champion Eastern Kentucky, Southern champion Furman and Wake Forest come in at No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, respectively, each improving their positions from the previous installment. The Demon Deacons bettered their placement six spots since Week 5.

West Region

There were some notable changes to the order of the top-5 teams in the West Region between Week 5 and Week 6.

Stanford remained No. 1 following a third-place finish at the Pac-12 Championships, but Portland is no longer No. 2 as that spot is now occupied by Oregon, the runner-up out of the Pac-12 this past weekend. The Cardinal earned the No. 1 spot over the Ducks based on stronger racing against talented fields throughout the season.

The Pilots, who finished runner-up in the WCC to BYU, dropped two spots to No. 4, right behind No. 3 UCLA, while Washington went from No. 1 in Week 4 to No. 5 in Week 6.

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

2019 Week #6 - November 4th

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.

Great Lakes Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1wisconsinWISCONSIN
Big Ten (1)
 ▲2
(LW: 3)
2indianaINDIANA
Big Ten (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3michiganMICHIGAN
Big Ten (3)
 ▲1
(LW: 4)
4purduePURDUE
Big Ten (4)
 ▼3
(LW: 1)
5notre-dameNOTRE DAME
ACC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6michigan-stateMICHIGAN STATE
Big Ten (7)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7butlerBUTLER
Big East (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8eastern-michiganEASTERN MICHIGAN
Mid-American (1)
 ▲1
(LW: 9)
9miami-ohioMIAMI (OHIO)
Mid-American (2)
 ▲3
(LW: 12)
10marquetteMARQUETTE
Big East (4)
 ▼2
(LW: 8)
11iupuiIUPUI
Horizon (1)
 NR
12oaklandOAKLAND
Horizon (2)
 NR
13youngstown-stateYOUNGSTOWN STATE
Horizon (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 13)
14milwaukeeMILWAUKEE
Horizon (4)
 NR
15cincinnatiCINCINNATI
American (4)
 NR

Mid-Atlantic Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1villanovaVILLANOVA
Big East (1)
 ▲3
(LW: 4)
2georgetownGEORGETOWN
Big East (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3templeTEMPLE
American (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4pennPENN
Ivy League (1)
 ▲1
(LW: 5)
5princetonPRINCETON
Ivy League (3)
 ▼4
(LW: 1)
6penn-statePENN STATE
Big Ten (5)
 ▲1
(LW: 7)
7navyNAVY
Patriot (2)
 ▼1
(LW: 6)
8pittsburghPITTSBURGH
ACC (11)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9la-salleLA SALLE
Atlantic 10 (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10saint-josephsSAINT JOSEPH'S
Atlantic 10 (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)
11lehighLEHIGH
Patriot (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 11)
12bucknellBUCKNELL
Patriot (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 12)
13monmouthMONMOUTH
Metro Atlantic (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 13)
14duquesneDUQUESNE
Atlantic 10 (8)
 ◀▶
(LW: 14)
15mount-st-marysMOUNT ST. MARY'S
Northeast (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 15)

Midwest Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1iowa-stateIOWA STATE
Big 12 (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2tulsaTULSA
American (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3oklahoma-stateOKLAHOMA STATE
Big 12 (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4kansasKANSAS
Big 12 (4)
 ▲2
(LW: 6)
5bradleyBRADLEY
Missouri Valley (1)
 ▲3
(LW: 8)
6nebraskaNEBRASKA
Big Ten (6)
 ▲1
(LW: 7)
7minnesotaMINNESOTA
Big Ten (8)
 ▼2
(LW: 5)
8south-dakota-stateSOUTH DAKOTA STATE
Summit League (1)
 ▲1
(LW: 9)
9iowaIOWA
Big Ten (10)
 ▼5
(LW: 4)
10illinoisILLINOIS
Big Ten (9)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)
11kansas-stateKANSAS STATE
Big 12 (6)
 ▲3
(LW: 14)
12wichita-stateWICHITA STATE
American (5)
 ▼1
(LW: 11)
13missouriMISSOURI
SEC (7)
 ▲2
(LW: 15)
14drakeDRAKE
Missouri Valley (2)
 ▼2
(LW: 12)
15northern-iowaNORTHERN IOWA
Missouri Valley (3)
 NR

Mountain Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1northern-arizonaNORTHERN ARIZONA
Big Sky (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2byuBYU
WCC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3coloradoCOLORADO
Pac-12 (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4utah-stateUTAH STATE
Mountain West (1)
 ▲1
(LW: 5)
5colorado-stateCOLORADO STATE
Mountain West (2)
 ▲4
(LW: 9)
6wyomingWYOMING
Mountain West (3)
 ▲1
(LW: 7)
7air-forceAIR FORCE
Mountain West (5)
 ▼1
(LW: 6)
8weber-stateWEBER STATE
Big Sky (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9new-mexicoNEW MEXICO
Mountain West (6)
 ▲1
(LW: 10)
10montana-stateMONTANA STATE
Big Sky (3)
 ▲2
(LW: 12)
11southern-utahSOUTHERN UTAH
Big Sky (4)
 ▼7
(LW: 4)
12utah-valleyUTAH VALLEY
WAC (1)
 ▼1
(LW: 11)
13northern-coloradoNORTHERN COLORADO
Big Sky (5)
 ▲1
(LW: 14)
14idaho-stateIDAHO STATE
Big Sky (8)
 ▼1
(LW: 13)
15utepUTEP
Conference USA (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 15)

Northeast Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1ionaIONA
Metro Atlantic (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2syracuseSYRACUSE
ACC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3stony-brookSTONY BROOK
America East (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4harvardHARVARD
Ivy League (2)
 ▲2
(LW: 6)
5army-west-pointARMY WEST POINT
Patriot (1)
 ▼1
(LW: 4)
6columbiaCOLUMBIA
Ivy League (4)
 ▲4
(LW: 10)
7yaleYALE
Ivy League (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8umass-lowellUMASS LOWELL
America East (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9connecticutCONNECTICUT
American (3)
 ▲2
(LW: 11)
10providencePROVIDENCE
Big East (5)
 ▼1
(LW: 9)
11boston-universityBOSTON UNIVERSITY
Patriot (3)
 ▲1
(LW: 12)
12cornellCORNELL
Ivy League (6)
 ▲2
(LW: 14)
13brownBROWN
Ivy League (7)
 ◀▶
(LW: 13)
14vermontVERMONT
America East (3)
 NR
15dartmouthDARTMOUTH
Ivy League (8)
 ▼10
(LW: 5)

South Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1ole-missOLE MISS
SEC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2middle-tennesseeMIDDLE TENNESSEE
Conference USA (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3alabamaALABAMA
SEC (2)
 ▲1
(LW: 4)
4florida-stateFLORIDA STATE
ACC (6)
 ▼1
(LW: 3)
5belmontBELMONT
OVC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6floridaFLORIDA
SEC (6)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7lipscombLIPSCOMB
ASUN (1)
 ▲4
(LW: 11)
8etsuETSU
SoCon (2)
 ▲5
(LW: 13)
9georgia-techGEORGIA TECH
ACC (9)
 ▼2
(LW: 7)
10north-floridaNORTH FLORIDA
ASUN (3)
 ▼1
(LW: 9)
11tennesseeTENNESSEE
SEC (9)
 ▼3
(LW: 8)
12vanderbiltVANDERBILT
SEC (10)
 ▲3
(LW: 15)
13georgiaGEORGIA
SEC (11)
 ▲1
(LW: 14)
14memphisMEMPHIS
American (7)
 ▼4
(LW: 10)
15samfordSAMFORD
SoCon (3)
 NR

South Central Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1texasTEXAS
Big 12 (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2arkansasARKANSAS
SEC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3texas-amTEXAS A&M
SEC (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4lamarLAMAR
Southland (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5riceRICE
Conference USA (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6arkansas-stateARKANSAS STATE
Sun Belt (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7ut-arlingtonUT ARLINGTON
Sun Belt (4)
 ▲1
(LW: 8)
8houstonHOUSTON
American (8)
 ▼1
(LW: 7)
9utrgvUTRGV
WAC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10lsuLSU
SEC (8)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)
11north-texasNORTH TEXAS
Conference USA (6)
 ◀▶
(LW: 11)
12texas-am-corpus-christiTEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI
Southland (2)
 ▲3
(LW: 15)
13texas-stateTEXAS STATE
Sun Belt (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 13)
14abilene-christianABILENE CHRISTIAN
Southland (3)
 ▼2
(LW: 12)
15mcneese-stateMCNEESE STATE
Southland (4)
 ▼1
(LW: 14)

Southeast Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1virginiaVIRGINIA
ACC (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2virginia-techVIRGINIA TECH
ACC (3)
 ▲1
(LW: 3)
3eastern-kentuckyEASTERN KENTUCKY
OVC (1)
 ▲1
(LW: 4)
4furmanFURMAN
SoCon (1)
 ▲1
(LW: 5)
5wake-forestWAKE FOREST
ACC (5)
 ▲6
(LW: 11)
6campbellCAMPBELL
Big South (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7charlotteCHARLOTTE
Conference USA (2)
 ▲1
(LW: 8)
8dukeDUKE
ACC (7)
 ▲1
(LW: 9)
9nc-stateNC STATE
ACC (8)
 ▼7
(LW: 2)
10kentuckyKENTUCKY
SEC (4)
 ▲4
(LW: 14)
11north-carolinaNORTH CAROLINA
ACC (10)
 ▼4
(LW: 7)
12libertyLIBERTY
ASUN (2)
 ▼2
(LW: 10)
13appalachian-stateAPPALACHIAN STATE
Sun Belt (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 13)
14louisvilleLOUISVILLE
ACC (12)
 ▼2
(LW: 12)
15william-and-maryWILLIAM AND MARY
Colonial (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 15)

West Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1stanfordSTANFORD
Pac-12 (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2oregonOREGON
Pac-12 (2)
 ▲3
(LW: 5)
3uclaUCLA
Pac-12 (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4portlandPORTLAND
WCC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5washingtonWASHINGTON
Pac-12 (5)
 ▼3
(LW: 2)
6boise-stateBOISE STATE
Mountain West (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7gonzagaGONZAGA
WCC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8washington-stateWASHINGTON STATE
Pac-12 (6)
 ▲2
(LW: 10)
9california-baptistCALIFORNIA BAPTIST
WAC (2)
 ▼1
(LW: 8)
10cal-polyCAL POLY
Big West (1)
 ▲1
(LW: 11)
11cal-state-fullertonCAL STATE FULLERTON
Big West (2)
 ▲4
(LW: 15)
12uc-santa-barbaraUC SANTA BARBARA
Big West (3)
 ▼3
(LW: 9)
13santa-claraSANTA CLARA
WCC (4)
 NR
14californiaCALIFORNIA
Pac-12 (7)
 NR
15idahoIDAHO
Big Sky (6)
 ▼3
(LW: 12)

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2019 Rankings & Polls Calendar
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Tue 8/27
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Week 1Mon 9/16
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Tue 9/17
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Sep. 13: At-large Countable Period Begins
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Tue 9/24
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Tue 10/1
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Tue 10/8
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Oct. 19: Pre-National
Week 5Mon 10/21
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Tue 10/22
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Oct. 31-Nov. 3: Conference Champs
Week 6Mon 11/4
MEN | WOMEN
Tue 11/5
MEN | WOMEN
Nov. 15: NCAA Regionals
Week 7Mon 11/18
MEN | WOMEN
Nov. 23: NCAA Champs (Terre Haute, Ind.)
FINAL ResultsFri 11/15
MEN | WOMEN
Sat 11/23
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