2021 NAIA Women’s Cross Country Conference Coaches Polls – Preseason

as released by the NAIA National Office

American Midwest Conference

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



Appalachian Athletic Conference

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



California Pacific Conference

1. Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)
2. UC Merced
3. Cal Maritime
4. Pacific Union (Calif.)
5. Soka (Calif.)
6. Antelope Valley (Calif.)
7. Park Gilbert (AZ)
8. Marymount California
9. Simpson (Calif.)
10. Sierra Nevada (Nev.)
11. La Sierra (Calif.)
12. Westcliff



Cascade Collegiate Conference

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



Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference

1. St. Francis (Ill.)
2. Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)
3. St. Ambrose (Iowa)
4. Trinity Christian (Ill.)
5. Judson (Ill.)
6. Saint Xavier (Ill.)
7. Roosevelt (Ill.)
8. Governors State (Ill.)
9. LC (Ill.)
10. Calumet (Ind.)
11. Indiana Northwest (Ind.)
12. Cardinal Stritch (Wis.)



Continental Athletic Conference (Independents)

1. Florida College
2. Cottey (Mo.)
3. Haskell (Kan.)
4. Iowa Wesleyan
5. Florida National
6. Penn State Schuylkill
7. Voorhees (S.C.)
8. Washington Adventist (Md.)



Crossroads League

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



Frontier Conference

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



Golden State Athletic Conference

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



Great Plains Athletic Conference

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



Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

1. Philander Smith (Ark.)
2. Dillard (La.)
3. Tougaloo (Miss.)
4. Fisk (Tenn.)
5. Rust (Miss.)



Heart of America Athletic Conference

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



Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference

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



Mid-South Conference

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



North Star Athletic Association

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



Red River Athletic Conference

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



River States Conference

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



Sooner Athletic Conference

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



Southern States Athletic Conference

1. Dalton State (Ga.)
2. Blue Mountain (Miss.)
3. Mobile (Ala.)
4. William Carey (Miss.)
5. Loyola (La.)
6. Middle Georgia State
7. Brewton-Parker (Ga.)
8. Stillman (Ala.)
9. Talladega (Ala.)



The Sun Conference

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



Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference

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

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2021 Rankings & Polls Calendar
Weeks Conference PollsNational Coaches' Poll KEY DATES
PreseasonMon 8/23
MEN | WOMEN
Thu 8/26
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Week 1Mon 9/20
Thu 9/23
Week 2Mon 10/4
Thu 10/7
Week 3Mon 10/11
Thu 10/14
Week 4Mon 10/25
Thu 10/28
Week 5Mon 11/8
Mon 11/8
Nov. 19 NAIA Championships
(Vancouver, Wash.)
FINAL ResultsFri 11/19
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