2020 NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 4

KANSAS CITY, Mo.Huntington (Ind.) remained at No. 1 in the latest edition of the 2020-21 NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll.

The Foresters hauled in 10 of 19 possible first-place votes to give them enough breathing room against No. 2 Saint Mary (Kan.), which earned five first-place votes from the coaches.

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This Week's National Top Five
Huntington (Ind.)
Saint Mary (Kan.)
Taylor (Ind.)
Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)
Oklahoma City
1
Huntington (Ind.)
2
Saint Mary (Kan.)
3
Taylor (Ind.)
4
Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)
5
Oklahoma City
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No. 3 Taylor (Ind.) and No. 4 Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) held steady in their positions, while Oklahoma City jumped seven spots from No. 12 to No. 5 thanks to snagging the four remaining first-place votes in the poll.

Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 4: No. 6 Cornerstone (Mich.), No. 7 Dordt (Iowa), No. 8 College of Idaho, No. 9 St. Francis (Ill.) and No. 10 Indiana Wesleyan.

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Men's Cross Country National Coaches' Poll

2020 Week 4 - March 18th

RANK TEAM & INFOPTSCHANGE
1 huntington-ind HUNTINGTON (IND.)
Crossroads (1)
Lauren Davenport Johnson (1st)
519
(10 fpv)
◀▶
(LW: 1)
2 saint-mary-kan SAINT MARY (KAN.)
KCAC (1)
Alstin Benton (8th)
512
(5 fpv)
◀▶
(LW: 2)
3 taylor-ind TAYLOR (IND.)
Crossroads (2)
Quinn White (2nd)
487 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4 embry-riddle-ariz EMBRY-RIDDLE (ARIZ.)
Cal Pac (1)
Chris Bray (8th)
465 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5 oklahoma-city OKLAHOMA CITY
SAC (1)
Matt Aguero (5th)
460
(4 fpv)
▲ 7
(LW: 12)
6 cornerstone-mich CORNERSTONE (MICH.)
WHAC (1)
Josh Neideck (1st)
445 ▼ 1
(LW: 5)
7 dordt-iowa DORDT (IOWA)
GPAC (1)
Nate Wolf (6th)
420 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8 college-of-idaho COLLEGE OF IDAHO
Cascade (3)
Austin Basterrechea (5th)
414 ▲ 8
(LW: 16)
9 st-francis-ill ST. FRANCIS (ILL.)
Chicagoland (1)
Jeff Barker (9th)
380 ▼ 1
(LW: 8)
10 indiana-wesleyan INDIANA WESLEYAN
Crossroads (3)
John Foss (33rd)
371 ▼ 1
(LW: 9)
11 lewis-clark-state-idaho LEWIS-CLARK STATE (IDAHO)
Frontier (1)
Mike Collins (24th)
368 ▼ 5
(LW: 6)
12 the-masters-calif THE MASTER'S (CALIF.)
GSAC (1)
Zach Schroeder (13th)
360 ▼ 2
(LW: 10)
13 milligan-tenn MILLIGAN (TENN.)
AAC (1)
Chris Layne (22nd)
347 ▼ 2
(LW: 11)
14 olivet-nazarene-ill OLIVET NAZARENE (ILL.)
Chicagoland (2)
Kyle Rago (1st)
308 ▼ 1
(LW: 13)
15 montreat-n-c MONTREAT (N.C.)
AAC (2)
Jason Lewkowicz (6th)
287 ▼ 1
(LW: 14)
16 rocky-mountain-mont ROCKY MOUNTAIN (MONT.)
Frontier (1)
Mike McLean (6th)
263 ▼ 1
(LW: 15)
17 oregon-tech OREGON TECH
Cascade (2)
Jack Kegg (10th)
246 ▲ 3
(LW: 20)
18 northwestern-iowa NORTHWESTERN (IOWA)
GPAC (2)
Scott Bahrke (9th)
237 ◀▶
(LW: 18)
19 baker-kan BAKER (KAN.)
The Heart (1)
Tim Byers (7th)
228 ◀▶
(LW: 19)
20 northwest-wash NORTHWEST (WASH.)
Cascade (4)
Mark Mandi (12th)
190
(LW: RV)
21 spring-arbor-mich SPRING ARBOR (MICH.)
Crossroads (4)
Bryan Burk (1st)
169 ▲ 2
(LW: 23)
22 william-carey-miss WILLIAM CAREY (MISS.)
SSAC (1)
Blake Hegstrom (8th)
168 ▼ 5
(LW: 17)
23 carroll-mont CARROLL (MONT.)
Frontier (2)
Shannon Flynn (2nd)
156 ▼ 2
(LW: 21)
24 doane-neb DOANE (NEB.)
GPAC (3)
Brad Jenny (19th)
137 ▼ 2
(LW: 22)
25 columbia-mo COLUMBIA (MO.)
AMC (1)
Tracy Jex (5th)
126 ▼ 1
(LW: 24)

Also Receiving Votes: Westmont (Calif.) 110, Grace (Ind.) 79, Wayland Baptist (Texas) 62, Aquinas (Mich.) 51, Montana State-Northern 32, Goshen (Ind.) 29, Loyola (La.) 27, Dakota State (S.D.) 26, Friends (Kan.) 5, Michigan-Dearborn 3

Dropped Out: No. 25 Westmont (Calif.)

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