2021 NJCAA DIII Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Ranking – Week 4

NEW ORLEANS – Only one change can be found in the top-5 of the Pre-Championships edition of the NJCAA Division III Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll, released Wednesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

The first four teams remain unchanged, with Joliet (Ill.) JC continuing a season-long position at No. 1 as the schedule moves to the 2021 NJCAA Division III Cross Country Championships, which are set for Saturday, November 13 at Council Farms in Milledgeville, Georgia.

NJCAA Division III — Women's Cross Country
This Week's National Top Five
Joliet (Ill.) JC
Oxford (Ga.)
DuPage (Ill.)
Georgia Military
Harper (Ill.)
1
Joliet (Ill.) JC
2
Oxford (Ga.)
3
DuPage (Ill.)
4
Georgia Military
5
Harper (Ill.)
Cross Country Polls & Rankings

The top-5 come from two strong regions.

No. 1 Joliet (Ill.) JC won the Region IV Championships, which also included No. 3 College of DuPage (Ill.) and No. 5 Harper (Ill.), the latter moving up two positions. DuPage began the year at No. 2 in the rankings, while Harper’s pedigree includes a national runner-up finish in 2019 after three straight NJCAA Division III titles. Reigning NJCAA Division III champion Tiffany Lehmann led the Wolves with the individual title.

Oxford (Ga.) is No. 2, scoring a perfect 15 to win the Region XVII Championships over No. 4 Georgia Military on the site of the upcoming NJCAA Division III Championships. The Eagles were led by Julia Danko, who won individual honors by 50 seconds.

Finishing the top-10 are No. 6 Suffolk County (N.Y.) CC, No. 7 Anne Arundel (Md.) CC, No. 8 Mineral Area (Mo.) CC, No. 9 Hudson Valley (N.Y.) CC and No. 10 Kellogg (Mich.) CC.

NJCAA Division III
Women's Cross Country
USTFCCCA National Coaches' Ranking

2021 Week #4 - November 3rd

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1joliet-ill-jcJOLIET (ILL.) JC
Region IV
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2oxford-gaOXFORD (GA.)
GCAA (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3dupage-illDUPAGE (ILL.)
Region IV
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4georgia-militaryGEORGIA MILITARY
GCAA (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5harper-illHARPER (ILL.)
Region IV
 ▲2
(LW: 7)
6suffolk-county-n-y-ccSUFFOLK COUNTY (N.Y.) CC
Region XV
 ▼1
(LW: 5)
7anne-arundel-md-ccANNE ARUNDEL (MD.) CC
Region XX
 ▼1
(LW: 6)
8mineral-area-moMINERAL AREA (MO.)
Region XVI (1)
 NR
9hudson-valley-n-y-ccHUDSON VALLEY (N.Y.) CC
Region III
 ▼1
(LW: 8)
10kellogg-mich-ccKELLOGG (MICH.) CC
Region XII
 ▼1
(LW: 9)
11lorain-county-ohio-ccLORAIN COUNTY (OHIO) CC
Region XII
 ▲1
(LW: 12)
12mohawk-valley-n-y-ccMOHAWK VALLEY (N.Y.) CC
Region III
 ▼2
(LW: 10)
13camden-county-n-jCAMDEN COUNTY (N.J.)
Region XIX
 ▼1
(LW: 12)
14central-carolina-n-c-ccCENTRAL CAROLINA (N.C.) CC
Region X
 ▼4
(LW: 10)

USTFCCCA NJCAA Division III Cross Country

2021 Rankings & Polls Calendar
Weeks National Coaches' Ranking KEY DATES
Week 1Wed 9/22
MEN | WOMEN
Week 2Wed 10/6
MEN | WOMEN
Week 3Wed 10/20
MEN | WOMEN
Week 4Wed 11/3
MEN | WOMEN
Week 5Wed 11/3
MEN | WOMEN
Nov. 13: NJCAA DIII Championships
(Milledgeville, Ga.)
FINAL ResultsSat 11/13
MEN | WOMEN
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