2019 NAIA Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 2

While the top two remain the same, there was some shuffling among the top-10 in the most recent NAIA Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll released by the NAIA National Office on Thursday.

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This Week's National Top Five
Madonna (Mich.)
SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)
College of Idaho
Taylor (Ind.)
St. Francis (Ill.)
1
Madonna (Mich.)
2
SCAD Atlanta (Ga.)
3
College of Idaho
4
Taylor (Ind.)
5
St. Francis (Ill.)
Cross Country Polls & Rankings

Madonna (Mich.) and SCAD Atlanta (Ga.) continue to occupy the No. 1 and No. 2 positions, with Madonna now receiving all but one of the 21 first-place votes.

College of Idaho moved up one spot to No. 3, one point ahead of Taylor (Ind.)St. Francis (Ill.) stays at No. 5.

Two of this week’s biggest movers were Milligan (Tenn.), which moved up three spots to No. 6, and Oregon Tech, which jumped up five places to crack the top-10 at No. 9.

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Women's Cross Country National Coaches' Poll

2019 Week 2 - October 3rd

RANK TEAM & INFOPTSCHANGE
1 madonna-mich MADONNA (MICH.)
WHAC (1)
Patrick Daugherty (4th)
591
(20 fpv)
◀▶
(LW: 1)
2 scad-atlanta-ga SCAD ATLANTA (GA.)
AAC (1)
Chris Ummer (1st)
570
(1 fpv)
◀▶
(LW: 2)
3 college-of-idaho COLLEGE OF IDAHO
Cascade (1)
Austin Basterrechea (4th)
542 ▲ 1
(LW: 4)
4 taylor-ind TAYLOR (IND.)
Crossroads (1)
Quinn White (10th)
541 ▼ 1
(LW: 3)
5 st-francis-ill ST. FRANCIS (ILL.)
Chicagoland (1)
Jeff Barker (8th)
499 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6 milligan-tenn MILLIGAN (TENN.)
AAC (2)
Chris Layne (21st)
492 ▲ 3
(LW: 9)
7 aquinas-mich AQUINAS (MICH.)
WHAC (2)
Mike Wojciakowski (22nd)
479 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8 indiana-wesleyan INDIANA WESLEYAN
Crossroads (2)
John Foss (32nd)
468 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9 oregon-tech OREGON TECH
Cascade (4)
Jack Kegg (9th)
447 ▲ 5
(LW: 14)
10 cornerstone-mich CORNERSTONE (MICH.)
WHAC (3)
Nate Van Holten (1st)
418 ◀▶
(LW: 10)
11 southern-oregon SOUTHERN OREGON
Cascade (2)
Grier Gatlin (16th)
395 ▼ 5
(LW: 6)
12 carroll-mont CARROLL (MONT.)
Frontier (3)
Shannon Flynn (1st)
377 ▲ 3
(LW: 15)
13 lewis-clark-state-idaho LEWIS-CLARK STATE (IDAHO)
Frontier (4)
Mike Collins (23rd)
369 ▲ 3
(LW: 16)
14 vanguard-calif VANGUARD (CALIF.)
GSAC (1)
Bryan Wilkins (32nd)
338 ▲ 3
(LW: 17)
15 southeastern-fla SOUTHEASTERN (FLA.)
Sun Conference (1)
Paul Kurtz (8th)
309 ▲ 5
(LW: 20)
16 embry-riddle-ariz EMBRY-RIDDLE (ARIZ.)
Cal Pac (1)
Chris Bray (7th)
293 ▼ 4
(LW: 12)
17 huntington-ind HUNTINGTON (IND.)
Crossroads (3)
Nick Johnson (2nd)
264 ▲ 2
(LW: 19)
17 concordia-neb CONCORDIA (NEB.)
GPAC (1)
Matt Beisel (4th)
264
(LW: RV)
19 shawnee-state-ohio SHAWNEE STATE (OHIO)
Mid-South (1)
Eric Putnam (14th)
227 ▼ 1
(LW: 18)
20 dordt-iowa DORDT (IOWA)
GPAC (2)
Nate Wolf (5th)
206 ▼ 9
(LW: 11)
21 rocky-mountain-mont ROCKY MOUNTAIN (MONT.)
Frontier (1)
Mike McLean (5th)
199 ◀▶
(LW: 21)
22 columbia-mo COLUMBIA (MO.)
AMC (1)
Tracy Jex (4th)
186 ▲ 3
(LW: 25)
23 tennessee-wesleyan TENNESSEE WESLEYAN
AAC (3)
Sam Roberts (3rd)
176 ▼ 1
(LW: 22)
24 oklahoma-city OKLAHOMA CITY
SAC (1)
Matt Aguero (4th)
171 ▼ 11
(LW: 13)
25 judson-ill JUDSON (ILL.)
Chicagoland (4)
Joel Popenfoose
105 NR

Also Receiving Votes: Friends (Kan.) 101, Mount Mercy (Iowa) 97, Eastern Oregon 81, The Master's (Calif.) 55, St. Ambrose (Iowa) 44, SCAD Savannah (Ga.) 30, Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) 26, Saint Francis (Ind.) 22, Blue Mountain (Miss.) 9, Montana Western 8, Cumberlands (Ky.) 7, Westmont (Calif.) 6, Indiana Tech 6, Montreat (N.C.) 6, Saint Mary (Kan.) 5, Northwestern (Iowa) 3

Dropped Out: No. 23 Mount Mercy (Iowa), No. 24 St. Ambrose (Iowa)

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2019 Rankings & Polls Calendar
Weeks Conference PollsNational Coaches' Poll KEY DATES
PreseasonTue 8/27
MEN | WOMEN
Thu 8/29
MEN | WOMEN
Week 1Tue 9/17
MEN | WOMEN
Thu 9/19
MEN | WOMEN
Week 2Tue 10/1
MEN | WOMEN
Thu 10/3
MEN | WOMEN
Week 3Mon 10/14
MEN | WOMEN
Thu 10/17
MEN | WOMEN
Week 4Tue 10/29
MEN | WOMEN
Thu 10/31
MEN | WOMEN
Nov. 2-4, Nov. 8-9: Conference Champs
Week 5Mon 11/11
MEN | WOMEN
Nov. 22: NAIA Champs (Vancouver, Wash.)
FINAL ResultsSat 11/9
MEN | WOMEN
Fri 11/22
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