2020 NJCAA DI Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 4

NEW ORLEANS – The top-5 of the NJCAA Division I Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll looks a little different after the biggest week of the regular season.

Iowa Central CC is still the unanimous No. 1, but is now followed by No. 2 Cloud County (Kan.) CC, No. 3 Colby (Kan.) CC, No. 4 Iowa Western CC and No. 5 College of Southern Idaho.

NJCAA Division I — Women's Cross Country
This Week's National Top Five
Iowa Central CC
Cloud County (Kan.) CC
Colby (Kan.) CC
Iowa Western CC
Southern Idaho
1
Iowa Central CC
2
Cloud County (Kan.) CC
3
Colby (Kan.) CC
4
Iowa Western CC
5
Southern Idaho
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We saw a top-5 matchup between No. 1 Iowa Central CC and former No. 5 Iowa Western CC at the Indian Hills CC Invitational this past weekend. While the Reivers – led by another individual title by three-time National Athlete of the Week Faith Linga – soundly beat the Tritons by 39 points, it didn’t knock them from their perch since they were without several top runners. Iowa Western CC did get a small boost from that victory, going from No. 5 to No. 4.

Cloud County CC made the biggest jump of the week thanks to its performance at the UNK Invitational this past weekend. The T-Birds, led by a third-place finish by former National Athlete of the Week Patricia Koma, ended up a narrow runner-up to NCAA Division II Nebraska Kearney. Cloud County CC put five runners in the top-11, but couldn’t make up any ground after the hosts took the top-2 places individually.

Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 4: No. 6 Hutchinson (Kan.) CC, No. 7 Dodge City (Kan.) CC, No. 8 Ranger (Texas) College, No. 9 Vincennes, No. 10 Butler (Kan.) CC.

There was one new addition to the poll this week: Indian Hills (Iowa) CC is now ranked No. 14.

Remember: The 2020 NJCAA Division I Cross Country Championships will be held on Saturday, November 14 in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

NJCAA Division I
Women's Cross Country
USTFCCCA National Coaches' Poll

2020 Week #4 - October 21st

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1iowa-central-ccIOWA CENTRAL CC
Region XI
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2cloud-county-kan-ccCLOUD COUNTY (KAN.) CC
Region VI
 ▲1
(LW: 3)
3colby-kan-ccCOLBY (KAN.) CC
Region VI
 ▼1
(LW: 2)
4iowa-western-ccIOWA WESTERN CC
Region XI
 ▲1
(LW: 5)
5southern-idahoSOUTHERN IDAHO
Region XVIII
 ▲1
(LW: 6)
6hutchinson-kan-ccHUTCHINSON (KAN.) CC
Region VI
 ▲2
(LW: 8)
7dodge-city-kan-ccDODGE CITY (KAN.) CC
Region VI
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8ranger-texasRANGER (TEXAS)
Region V
 ▲1
(LW: 9)
9vincennes-indVINCENNES (IND.)
Region XII
 ▲1
(LW: 10)
10butler-kan-ccBUTLER (KAN.) CC
Region VI
 ▲1
(LW: 11)
11western-texasWESTERN TEXAS
Region V
 ▲2
(LW: 13)
12jacksonville-texasJACKSONVILLE (TEXAS)
Region XIV
 ◀▶
(LW: 12)
13fort-scott-kan-ccFORT SCOTT (KAN.) CC
Region VI
 ▲1
(LW: 14)
14indian-hills-iowa-ccINDIAN HILLS (IOWA) CC
Region XI
 NR
15barton-kan-ccBARTON (KAN.) CC
Region VI
 ◀▶
(LW: 15)
16central-wyomingCENTRAL WYOMING
Region IX
 ◀▶
(LW: 16)
17spartanburg-methodist-s-cSPARTANBURG METHODIST (S.C.)
Region X
 ◀▶
(LW: 17)
18coffeyville-kan-ccCOFFEYVILLE (KAN.) CC
Region VI
 ◀▶
(LW: 18)

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