2021 NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Preseason
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Defending champion Taylor (Ind.) sits a near-unanimous No. 1 in the preseason edition of the NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll, which was released on Thursday by the NAIA National Office. The Trojans hauled in 18 of 20 possible first-place votes.
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Following Taylor (Ind.) – which returns at least four of those athletes who helped it win its first title in program history – is second-ranked Huntington (Ind.) and third-ranked Milligan (Tenn.), which is the same order in which they finished at the 2020 NAIA Cross Country Championships this past April in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
No. 4 Saint Mary (Kan.) and No. 5 Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) round out the top-5 teams.
The 2021 NAIA Cross Country Championships are scheduled to be held Friday, November 19, in Vancouver, Washington.