2020 NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 5
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Huntington (Ind.) is the favorite to win the men’s team title at the 2020 NAIA Cross Country Championships on April 9 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, at least according to the final NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll, released on Monday by the NAIA National Office.
NAIA — Men's Cross Country
This Week's National Top Five
Saint Mary (Kan.)
Cross Country Polls & Rankings
The Foresters, who were also No. 1 in Week 4, hauled in 13 of 20 possible first-place votes. Earlier in the season, Huntington (Ind.) capture the team title at the Crossroads League Championships.
Saint Mary (Kan.) earned six of the 20 first-place votes and sits a close second to Huntington (Ind.) – 554 points to 547 points. Earlier in the season, the Spires won the team title at the KCAC Championships and most recently nearly swept the Columbia College XC Spring Fling with 18 points.
Taylor (Ind.) remained at No. 3, followed by Emby-Riddle (Ariz.) at No. 4. Cornerstone (Mich.) and Oklahoma City swapped spots at No. 5 and No. 6, even though the Stars received the lone outstanding first-place vote.
Here are the rest of the top-10 teams: No. 7 Dordt (Iowa), No. 8. Lewis-Clark State (Idaho), No. 9 Milligan (Tenn.) and No. 10 St. Francis (Ill.).