NCAA D1 Cross Country Preseason National Rankings
From USTFCCCA

NEW ORLEANS
 – Men’s defending national champion Wisconsin and the women of Oregon are the No. 1 teams in the country for the 2012 NCAA Division I cross country season according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) national preseason coaches’ poll. Wisconsin won the national team crown in 2011 ahead of Oklahoma State and Colorado. Oregon’s women finished fifth a year ago and are No. 1 in the national poll for the first time since 2008.

United States Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association

Preseason National Cross Country Coaches Poll

 

MEN (first place votes)

1.       Wisconsin (10)                            357

2.       Oklahoma State (1)                  345

3.       Brigham Young (1)                    338

4.       Oklahoma                                    299

5.       Colorado                                       297

6.       Texas                                             291

7.       Portland                                        282

8.       Iona                                                278

9.       Stanford                                       251

10.   Florida State                                231

11.   North Carolina State                226

12.   Syracuse                                       216

13.   Indiana                                          206

14.   Georgetown                               191

15.   Texas A&M                                 178

16.   Villanova                                       149

17.   Northern Arizona                      141

18.   Minnesota                                   133

19.   Michigan                                       131

20.   Tulsa                                               129

21.   Princeton                                     121

22.   Oregon                                          118

23.   Arkansas                                         95

24.   New Mexico                                  87

25.   Notre Dame                                  81

26.   Washington State                       71

27.   Columbia                                        62

28.   Georgia                                           58

29.   Eastern Kentucky                        55

30.   UCLA                                                44

 

WOMEN (first place votes)

1.       Oregon (4)                                   345

2.       Washington (5)                          343

3.       Georgetown (2)                        337

4.       Florida State (1)                         334

5.       Iowa State                                   289

6.       Vanderbilt                                    277

7.       Providence                                  270

8.       Stanford                                       267

9.       Syracuse                                       246

10.   Villanova                                       226

11.   Arkansas                                       222

12.   Michigan                                       218

13.   Colorado                                       210

14.   Arizona                                          204

15.   Princeton                                     196

16.   Boston College                           193

17.   Michigan State                           178

18.   Virginia                                          163

19.   Weber State                               150

20.   San Francisco                              133

21.   West Virginia                              124

22.   Notre Dame                                112

23.   Toledo                                           103

24.   Oklahoma State                           82

25.   North Carolina State                  76

26.   Texas                                                72

27.   Minnesota                                     37

28.   Brigham Young                             35

29.   Wisconsin                                       31

30.   Cornell                                             25

 

Others: Florida, Penn State, LaSalle, New Mexico, North Carolina, Northern Arizona, Portland, Iowa, Texas A&M, Northwestern, Columbia.