2022 NJCAA DIII Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Ranking – Week 3

NEW ORLEANS – No. 1 changed for the third-straight time in the Week 3 NJCAA Division III Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll, which was released Wednesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

NJCAA Division III — Women's Cross Country
This Week's National Top Five
Mineral Area (Mo.)
Oxford (Ga.)
Joliet (Ill.) JC
Harper (Ill.)
RCSJ Gloucester (N.J.)
Mineral Area (Mo.)
Oxford (Ga.)
Joliet (Ill.) JC
Harper (Ill.)
RCSJ Gloucester (N.J.)
Cross Country Polls & Rankings

Mineral Area (Mo.) CC regained the top spot it had to begin the season. The Cardinals won the Greenville Classic with Riley Petsch leading the way as Mineral Area placed its scoring five in the top-10.

No. 2 is Oxford (Ga.), defending national champions. The Eagles were sixth as the leading JUCO program at the Berry Invitational.

Joliet (Ill.) JC follows as Nos. 3, 4 and 5 remain the same for the third-straight week with Harper (Ill.) and RCSJ Gloucester (N.J.) completing the top-5.

Completing the top-10 are No. 6 Hudson Valley (N.Y.) CC, No. 7 Georgia Military, No. 8 Abraham Baldwin (Ga.), No. 9 SUNY Broome CC and No. 10 SUNY Westchester.

Just over two weeks away is the 2022 NJCAA Division III Cross Country Championships on Saturday, November 5 at Stanley Park in Westfield, Massachusetts.

NJCAA Division III
Women's Cross Country
USTFCCCA National Coaches' Ranking

2022 Week #3 - October 19th

1mineral-area-moMINERAL AREA (MO.)
Region XVI
(LW: 2)
2oxford-gaOXFORD (GA.)
Region XVII (1)
(LW: 1)
3joliet-ill-jcJOLIET (ILL.) JC
Region IV
(LW: 3)
4harper-illHARPER (ILL.)
Region IV
(LW: 4)
5rcsj-gloucester-n-jRCSJ GLOUCESTER (N.J.)
Region XIX
(LW: 5)
6hudson-valley-n-y-ccHUDSON VALLEY (N.Y.) CC
Region III
(LW: 7)
7georgia-militaryGEORGIA MILITARY
Region XVII (2)
(LW: 6)
8abraham-baldwin-gaABRAHAM BALDWIN (GA.)
Region XVII (3)
9suny-broome-ccSUNY BROOME CC
Region III
(LW: 10)
10suny-westchesterSUNY WESTCHESTER
Region XV

Week-by-Week Ranking

Only showing those with a season-best ranking in the top 25.
TeamWeek #1Week #2Week #3Week #4FINAL
Harper (Ill.)44441
Mineral Area (Mo.)12112
Oxford (Ga.)21223
Joliet (Ill.) JC33334
DuPage (Ill.)5
RCSJ Gloucester (N.J.)55556
Hudson Valley (N.Y.) CC97667
Westmoreland County (Pa.) CC8
Lorain County (Ohio) CC10
Queensborough (N.Y.) CC11
Georgia Military6677
Abraham Baldwin (Ga.)88
SUNY Broome CC71099
SUNY Westchester1010
Kellogg (Mich.) CC8
Central Carolina (N.C.) CC89

USTFCCCA NJCAA Division III Cross Country

2022 Rankings & Polls Calendar
Weeks National Coaches' Ranking KEY DATES
Week 1Wed 9/21
Week 2Wed 10/5
Week 3Wed 10/19
Week 4Wed 10/26
Nov. 5: NJCAA Champs - Westfield, Mass.
FINAL ResultsSat 11/5