2020 NAIA Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 5
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Three different teams received at least five first-place votes in the final NAIA Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll for the extended 2020 season.
NAIA — Women's Cross Country
This Week's National Top Five
St. Francis (Ill.)
College of Idaho
Cross Country Polls & Rankings
St. Francis (Ill.) is the No. 1 team entering the 2020 NAIA Cross Country Championships on April 9 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Saints snagged eight of 20 possible first-place votes. Earlier in the season, St. Francis (Ill.) romped to the team title at the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships.
College of Idaho jumped two spots from No. 4 to No. 2. The Yotes grabbed seven of the 20 possible first-place votes. College of Idaho rolled to the team title at the Cascade Collegiate Conference Championships.
Taylor (Ind.) fell two spots from No. 1 to No. 3. The Trojans gathered the five remaining first-place votes. Earlier in the season, Taylor (Ind.) won a close battle for the team title at the Crossroads League Championships.
No. 4 Milligan (Tenn.) and No. 5 Dordt (Iowa) round out the top-5.
Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 5: No. 6 Aquinas (Mich.), No. 7 Huntington (Ind.), No. 8 Indiana Wesleyan, No. 9 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) and No. 10 Cornerstone (Mich.).