2021 NAIA Women’s Cross Country Conference Coaches Polls – No. 1, September 20

as released by the NAIA National Office

American Midwest Conference

1. Columbia (Mo.)
2. William Woods (Mo.)
3. Missouri Baptist
4. UHSP St. Louis (Mo.)
5. Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.)
6. Lyon (Ark.)
7. Williams Baptist (Ark.)
8. Central Baptist (Ark.)
8. Central Baptist (Ark.)



Appalachian Athletic Conference

1. Milligan (Tenn.)
2. Montreat (N.C.)
3. Tennessee Wesleyan
4. Truett McConnell (Ga.)
5. Bryan (Tenn.)
6. Brenau (Ga.)
7. Reinhardt (Ga.)
8. Columbia (S.C.)
9. SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)
10. Kentucky Christian
11. CIU (S.C.)
12. Union (Ky.)
13. Bluefield (Va.)
14. Point (Ga.)
15. St. Andrews (N.C.)



California Pacific Conference

1. Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)
2. UC Merced
3. Soka (Calif.)
4. Marymount California
5. Park Gilbert (AZ)
6. Antelope Valley (Calif.)
7. Cal Maritime
8. Sierra Nevada (Nev.)
9. Simpson (Calif.)
10. La Sierra (Calif.)
11. Pacific Union (Calif.)
12. Westcliff



Cascade Collegiate Conference

1. College of Idaho
1. Lewis-Clark State (Idaho)
3. Southern Oregon
4. Northwest (Wash.)
5. Oregon Tech
6. Eastern Oregon
7. Bushnell (Ore.)
8. Corban (Ore.)
9. Multnomah (Ore.)
10. Walla Walla (Wash.)



Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference

1. St. Francis (Ill.)
2. Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)
3. Judson (Ill.)
4. Trinity Christian (Ill.)
5. Saint Xavier (Ill.)
6. St. Ambrose (Iowa)
7. LC (Ill.)
8. Calumet (Ind.)
9. Roosevelt (Ill.)
10. Governors State (Ill.)
11. Indiana Northwest (Ind.)



Continental Athletic Conference (Independents)

1. Florida College
2. Cottey (Mo.)
3. Haskell (Kan.)
4. Florida National
5. Iowa Wesleyan
6. Wilberforce (Ohio)
7. Voorhees (S.C.)
8. Washington Adventist (Md.)
9. Penn State Schuylkill



Crossroads League

1. Taylor (Ind.)
2. Indiana Wesleyan
3. Huntington (Ind.)
3. Saint Francis (Ind.)
5. Marian (Ind.)
6. Grace (Ind.)
7. Spring Arbor (Mich.)
8. Goshen (Ind.)
9. Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio)
10. Bethel (Ind.)



Frontier Conference

1. Carroll (Mont.)
2. Montana Tech
3. Rocky Mountain (Mont.)
4. Montana State-Northern
5. Montana Western
6. Providence (Mont.)



Golden State Athletic Conference

1. The Master’s (Calif.)
2. Vanguard (Calif.)
3. Westmont (Calif.)
4. William Jessup (Calif.)
5. Arizona Christian
6. Ottawa (Ariz.)
7. San Diego Christian (Calif.)
8. Hope International (Calif.)
9. Menlo (Calif.)
10. Life Pacific (Calif.)



Great Plains Athletic Conference

1. Concordia (Neb.)
2. Dordt (Iowa)
3. Hastings (Neb.)
4. Doane (Neb.)
5. Morningside (Iowa)
6. Northwestern (Iowa)
7. College of Saint Mary (Neb.)
8. Midland (Neb.)
9. Mount Marty (S.D.)
10. Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.)
11. Jamestown (N.D.)
12. Briar Cliff (Iowa)



Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

1. Philander Smith (Ark.)
2. Dillard (La.)
3. Tougaloo (Miss.)
4. Fisk (Tenn.)
5. Rust (Miss.)



Heart of America Athletic Conference

1. Benedictine (Kan.)
2. Baker (Kan.)
3. Grand View (Iowa)
4. Mount Mercy (Iowa)
5. MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)
6. Graceland (Iowa)
7. Clarke (Iowa)
8. Central Methodist (Mo.)
9. Park (Mo.)
10. William Penn (Iowa)
11. Peru State (Neb.)
12. Missouri Valley
13. Culver-Stockton (Mo.)
13. Evangel (Mo.)



Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference

1. Saint Mary (Kan.)
2. Friends (Kan.)
3. Tabor (Kan.)
4. Kansas Wesleyan
5. York (Neb.)
6. Southwestern (Kan.)
7. McPherson (Kan.)
8. Bethel (Kan.)
9. Bethany (Kan.)
10. Ottawa (Kan.)
11. Sterling (Kan.)
12. Oklahoma Wesleyan
13. Avila (Mo.)



Mid-South Conference

1. Cumberlands (Ky.)
2. Campbellsville (Ky.)
2. Cumberland (Tenn.)
4. Shawnee State (Ohio)
5. Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)
6. Thomas More (Ky.)
7. Bethel (Tenn.)
8. Georgetown (Ky.)
9. Life (Ga.)
10. Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.)
11. Tennessee Southern (Tenn.)
12. Pikeville (Ky.)



North Star Athletic Association

1. Dickinson State (N.D.)
2. Bellevue (Neb.)
3. Dakota State (S.D.)
4. Viterbo (Wis.)
5. Valley City State (N.D.)
6. Waldorf (Iowa)



Red River Athletic Conference

1. Our Lady of the Lake (Texas)
2. Southwest (N.M.)
3. Jarvis Christian (Texas)
4. Xavier (La.)
5. Wiley (Texas)
6. Huston-Tillotson (Texas)



River States Conference

1. Point Park (Pa.)
2. IU Kokomo (Ind.)
3. Brescia (Ky.)
4. Alice Lloyd (Ky.)
5. Indiana East (Ind.)
6. Rio Grande (Ohio)
7. Oakland City (Ind.)
8. Midway (Ky.)
9. WVU Tech
10. Ohio Christian
11. Ohio Valley (W.Va.)
12. Carlow (Pa.)



Sooner Athletic Conference

1. Oklahoma City
2. Wayland Baptist (Texas)
2. John Brown (Ark.)
4. Texas Wesleyan
5. Science & Arts (Okla.)
6. SAGU (Texas)
7. Oklahoma Panhandle State



Southern States Athletic Conference

1. Dalton State (Ga.)
2. William Carey (Miss.)
3. Blue Mountain (Miss.)
4. Loyola (La.)
6. Middle Georgia State
7. Brewton-Parker (Ga.)
8. Stillman (Ala.)
9. Talladega (Ala.)



The Sun Conference

1. Southeastern (Fla.)
2. SCAD Savannah (Ga.)
3. Ave Maria (Fla.)
4. Thomas (Ga.)
5. Keiser (Fla.)
6. St. Thomas (Fla.)
7. USC Beaufort (S.C.)
8. Webber International (Fla.)
9. Warner (Fla.)



Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference

1. Cornerstone (Mich.)
2. Aquinas (Mich.)
3. Indiana Tech
4. Madonna (Mich.)
5. Michigan-Dearborn
6. Lawrence Tech (Mich.)
7. Siena Heights (Mich.)
8. Lourdes (Ohio)
9. Cleary (Mich.) (Mich.)
10. Concordia (Mich.)
11. Rochester (Mich.)

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