2020 NAIA Men’s Cross Country Conference/Group Rankings – Preseason

published by the NAIA National Office

American Midwest Conference

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

Appalachian Athletic Conference

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

California Pacific Conference

  1. Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)
  2. Antelope Valley (Calif.)
  3. UC Merced
  4. Cal Maritime
  5. Marymount California
  6. Simpson (Calif.)
  7. Pacific Union (Calif.)
  8. Soka (Calif.)
  9. La Sierra (Calif.)

Cascade Collegiate Conference

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

Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division II)

  1. Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)
  2. St. Francis (Ill.)
  3. St. Ambrose (Iowa)
  4. Judson (Ill.)
  5. Calumet (Ind.)
  6. LC (Ill.)
  7. Governors State (Ill.)
  8. Indiana South Bend (Ind.)

Crossroads League

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

Frontier Conference

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

Golden State Athletic Conference

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

Great Plains Athletic Conference

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

Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

  1. Xavier (La.)
  2. Philander Smith (Ark.)
  3. Edward Waters (Fla.)
  4. Dillard (La.)
  5. Tougaloo (Miss.)
  6. Talladega (Ala.)
  7. Rust (Miss.)

Heart of America Athletic Conference

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

Independent

  1. College of the Ozarks (Mo.)
  2. Haskell (Kan.)
  3. Penn State Schuylkill
  4. Bacone (Okla.)
  5. Fisher (Mass.)
  6. Morris (S.C.)
  7. Washington Adventist (Md.)

Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference

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

Mid-South Conference

  1. Shawnee State (Ohio)
  2. Campbellsville (Ky.)
  3. Cumberlands (Ky.)
  4. Cumberland (Tenn.)
  5. Bethel (Tenn.)
  6. Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)
  7. Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.)
  8. Georgetown (Ky.)
  9. Martin Methodist (Tenn.)
  10. Thomas More (Ky.)
  11. Pikeville (Ky.)

North Star Athletic Association

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

Red River Athletic Conference

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

River States Conference

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

Sooner Athletic Conference

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

Southern States Athletic Conference

  1. William Carey (Miss.)
  2. Loyola (La.)
  3. Blue Mountain (Miss.)
  4. Florida College
  5. Mobile (Ala.)
  6. Brewton-Parker (Ga.)
  7. Stillman (Ala.)

The Sun Conference

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

Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference

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

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2020 Rankings & Polls Calendar
Weeks Conference PollsNational Coaches' Poll KEY DATES
PreseasonMon 9/28
MEN | WOMEN
Thu 10/1
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Week 1Mon 10/26
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Thu 10/29
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Week 2Mon 11/16
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Thu 11/19
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Week 3Mon 2/15
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Thu 2/18
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Week 4Mon 3/15
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Thu 3/18
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Week 5Mon 3/29
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Mon 3/29
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FINAL ResultsFri 4/9
MEN | WOMEN
Apr. 9, 2021: NAIA Championship (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
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