DIII Regional Cross Country Rankings: Week 1
September 11, 2012

 

NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released week one regional rankings for the 2012 NCAA Division III season on Tuesday. New to the top ranks this week is Bates' men's squad in the New England region.

 

Top regional men's teams include SUNY Geneseo (Atlantic), St. Olaf (Central), Calvin (Great Lakes), Haverford (Mideast), North Central (Ill.) (Midwest), Bates (New England), Lynchburg (South/Southeast), and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (West). No. 1-ranked women's teams in the preseason are SUNY Geneseo (Atlantic), Wartburg (Central), Calvin (Great Lakes), Johns Hopkins (Mideast), Washington (Mo.) (Midwest), Middlebury (New England), Emory (South/Southeast), and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (West).

 

NCAA Division III Regional Championships will be held on Saturday, November 10. NCAA DIII Regional Championships Central.

 

USTFCCCA Regional Cross Country Rankings are determined subjectively by either a single member coach or by polling the region's coaches (each region varies).

 

 

USTFCCCA

NCAA Division III

Men's Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2012 Preseason -- September 11

national poll release: September 12

next regional release: Tuesday, September 18

         

ATLANTIC Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

SUNY Geneseo

Geneseo, N.Y.

SUNYAC

1

2

SUNY Cortland

Cortland, N.Y.

SUNYAC

2

3

NYU

New York, N.Y.

UAA

3

4

Rochester

Rochester, N.Y.

UAA

5

5

RPI

Troy, N.Y.

Liberty League

4

6

St. Lawrence

Canton, N.Y.

Liberty League

6

7

TCNJ

Ewing, N.J.

NJAC

7

8

SUNY Fredonia

Fredonia, N.Y.

SUNYAC

10

9

Ithaca

Ithaca, N.Y.

Empire 8

9

10

SUNY Oneonta

Oneonta, N.Y.

SUNYAC

8

         
         

CENTRAL Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

St. Olaf

Northfield, Minn.

MIAC

1

2

Loras

Dubuque, Iowa

IIAC

2

3

Central (Iowa)

Pella, Iowa

IIAC

6

4

Luther

Decorah, Iowa

IIAC

3

5

Nebraska Wesleyan

Lincoln, Neb.

Great Plains

5

6

Wartburg

Waverly, Iowa

IIAC

NR

7

Bethel (Minn.)

Arden Hills, Minn.

MIAC

4

8

Hamline

Saint Paul, Minn.

MIAC

7

9

Saint John's (Minn.)

Collegeville, Minn.

MIAC

8

10

Grinnell

Grinnell, Iowa

Midwest

10

         
         

GREAT LAKES Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Calvin

Grand Rapids, Mich.

MIAA

1

2

Wabash

Crawfordsville, Ind.

NCAC

2

3

Manchester

North Manchester, Ind.

HCAC

3

4

Case Western Reserve

Cleveland, Ohio

UAA

7

5

John Carroll

University Heights, Ohio

OAC

8

6

Ohio Northern

Ada, Ohio

OAC

9

7

Hope

Holland, Mich.

MIAA

5

8

Oberlin

Oberlin, Ohio

NCAC

10

9

Albion

Albion, Mich.

MIAA

4

10

DePauw

Greencastle, Ind.

NCAC

NR

         
         

MIDEAST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Haverford

Haverford, Pa.

Centennial

1

2

Allegheny

Meadville, Pa.

NCAC

2

3

Dickinson

Carlisle, Pa.

Centennial

4

4

Johns Hopkins

Baltimore, Md.

Centennial

3

5

Carnegie Mellon

Pittsburgh, Pa.

UAA

5

6

Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown, Pa.

Middle Atlantic

6

7

Swarthmore

Swarthmore, Pa.

Centennial

7

8

DeSales

Center Valley, Pa.

Middle Atlantic

10

9

Gwynedd-Mercy

Gwynedd Valley, Pa.

Colonial States

8

10

York (Pa.)

York, Pa.

CAC

9

         
         

MIDWEST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

North Central (Ill.)

Naperville, Ill.

CCIW

1

2

Washington (Mo.)

St. Louis, Mo.

UAA

3

3

Wheaton (Ill.)

Wheaton, Ill.

CCIW

2

4

Chicago

Chicago, Ill.

UAA

8

5

UW-La Crosse

La Crosse, Wis.

WIAC

4

6

Augustana (Ill.)

Rock Island, Ill.

CCIW

5

7

UW-Stevens Point

Stevens Point, Wis.

WIAC

6

8

UW-Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Wis.

WIAC

9

9

UW-Platteville

Platteville, Wis.

WIAC

7

10

UW-Oshkosh

Oshkosh, Wis.

WIAC

10

         
         

NEW ENGLAND Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Bates

Lewiston, Maine

NESCAC

2

2

Tufts

Medford, Mass.

NESCAC

1

3

Middlebury

Middlebury, Vt.

NESCAC

3

4

Williams

Williamstown, Mass.

NESCAC

4

5

Bowdoin

Brunswick, Maine

NESCAC

6

6

Amherst

Amherst, Mass.

NESCAC

5

7

MIT

Cambridge, Mass.

NEWMAC

8

8

Wesleyan (Conn.)

Middletown, Conn.

NESCAC

7

9

Brandeis

Waltham, Mass.

UAA

10

10

Springfield (Mass.)

Springfield, Mass.

NEWMAC

9

         
         

SOUTH/SOUTHEAST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Lynchburg

Lynchburg, Va.

ODAC

1

2

Emory

Atlanta, Ga.

UAA

2

3

Centre

Danville, Ky.

SAA

3

4

Bridgewater (Va.)

Bridgewater, Va.

ODAC

4

5

UT Tyler

Tyler, Texas

ASC

5

6

Trinity (Texas)

San Antonio, Texas

SCAC

6

7

Rhodes

Memphis, Tenn.

SAA

7

8

Christopher Newport

Newport News, Va.

USA South

8

9

Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, Va.

CAC

9

10

Roanoke

Salem, Va.

ODAC

10

         
         

WEST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

Claremont, Calif.

SCIAC

1

2

Willamette

Salem, Ore.

Northwest

2

3

Pomona-Pitzer

Claremont, Calif.

SCIAC

3

4

Occidental

Los Angeles, Calif.

SCIAC

4

5

George Fox

Newberg, Ore.

Northwest

NR

6

UC Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, Calif.

Independent

10

7

Whittier

Whittier, Calif.

SCIAC

8

8

La Verne

La Verne, Calif.

SCIAC

6

9

Pacific (Ore.)

Forest Grove, Ore.

Northwest

7

10

Colorado College

Colorado Springs, Colo.

SCAC

9

 

 

USTFCCCA

NCAA Division III

Women's Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2012 Preseason -- September 11

national poll release: September 12

next regional release: Tuesday, September 18

         

ATLANTIC Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

SUNY Geneseo

Geneseo, N.Y.

SUNYAC

1

2

St. Lawrence

Canton, N.Y.

Liberty League

2

3

NYU

New York, N.Y.

UAA

6

3

Rowan

Glassboro, N.J.

NJAC

3

5

TCNJ

Ewing, N.J.

NJAC

4

6

Plattsburgh State

Plattsburgh, N.Y.

SUNYAC

8

7

Vassar

Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Liberty League

5

8

Ithaca

Ithaca, N.Y.

Empire 8

NR

9

SUNY Cortland

Cortland, N.Y.

SUNYAC

7

10

Rochester

Rochester, N.Y.

UAA

NR

         
         

CENTRAL Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Wartburg

Waverly, Iowa

IIAC

1

2

St. Olaf

Northfield, Minn.

MIAC

2

3

St. Thomas (Minn.)

Saint Paul, Minn.

MIAC

3

4

Carleton

Northfield, Minn.

MIAC

5

5

Luther

Decorah, Iowa

IIAC

4

6

Nebraska Wesleyan

Lincoln, Neb.

Great Plains

6

7

St. Benedict

St. Joseph, Minn.

MIAC

9

8

Grinnell

Grinnell, Iowa

Midwest

8

9

Gustavus Adolphus

St. Peter, Minn.

MIAC

7

10

Concordia Moorhead

Moorhead, Minn.

MIAC

NR

         
         

GREAT LAKES Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Calvin

Grand Rapids, Mich.

MIAA

1

2

Case Western Reserve

Cleveland, Ohio

UAA

5

3

Hope

Holland, Mich.

MIAA

4

4

Ohio Northern

Ada, Ohio

OAC

3

5

Oberlin

Oberlin, Ohio

NCAC

2

6

Alma

Alma, Mich.

MIAA

NR

7

DePauw

Greencastle, Ind.

NCAC

NR

8

Denison

Granville, Ohio

NCAC

NR

9

Baldwin-Wallace

Berea, Ohio

OAC

6

10

John Carroll

University Heights, Ohio

OAC

NR

         
         

MIDEAST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Johns Hopkins

Baltimore, Md.

Centennial

1

2

Dickinson

Carlisle, Pa.

Centennial

3

3

Haverford

Haverford, Pa.

Centennial

5

4

Grove City

Grove City, Pa.

PAC

4

5

Gettysburg

Gettysburg, Pa.

Centennial

8

6

Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown, Pa.

Middle Atlantic

2

7

Muhlenberg

Allentown, Pa.

Centennial

6

8

Carnegie Mellon

Pittsburgh, Pa.

UAA

7

9

Allegheny

Meadville, Pa.

NCAC

10

10

Marywood

Scranton, Pa.

Colonial States

9

         
         

MIDWEST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Washington (Mo.)

St. Louis, Mo.

UAA

1

2

UW-Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Wis.

WIAC

2

3

Chicago

Chicago, Ill.

UAA

3

4

Illinois Wesleyan

Bloomington, Ill.

CCIW

4

5

UW-La Crosse

La Crosse, Wis.

WIAC

5

6

UW-Stevens Point

Stevens Point, Wis.

WIAC

6

7

North Central (Ill.)

Naperville, Ill.

CCIW

7

8

Carthage

Kenosha, Wis.

CCIW

8

9

Aurora

Aurora, Ill.

NorthernAC

NR

10

Monmouth (Ill.)

Monmouth, Ill.

Midwest

9

         
         

NEW ENGLAND Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Middlebury

Middlebury, Vt.

NESCAC

1

2

Williams

Williamstown, Mass.

NESCAC

2

3

MIT

Cambridge, Mass.

NEWMAC

3

4

Amherst

Amherst, Mass.

NESCAC

4

5

Tufts

Medford, Mass.

NESCAC

5

6

Wellesley

Wellesley, Mass.

NEWMAC

6

7

Bowdoin

Brunswick, Maine

NESCAC

8

8

Bates

Lewiston, Maine

NESCAC

NR

9

Colby

Waterville, Maine

NESCAC

9

9

Keene State

Keene, N.H.

Little East

7

         
         

SOUTH/SOUTHEAST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Emory

Atlanta, Ga.

UAA

1

2

Rhodes

Memphis, Tenn.

SAA

2

3

Trinity (Texas)

San Antonio, Texas

SCAC

3

4

Centre

Danville, Ky.

SAA

4

5

Christopher Newport

Newport News, Va.

USA South

5

6

Washington and Lee

Lexington, Va.

ODAC

7

7

Bridgewater (Va.)

Bridgewater, Va.

ODAC

6

8

Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, Va.

CAC

9

9

Eastern Mennonite

Harrisonburg, Va.

ODAC

NR

10

Univ. of the South

Sewanee, Tenn.

SAA

8

         
         

WEST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

Claremont, Calif.

SCIAC

1

2

Lewis & Clark

Portland, Ore.

Northwest

3

3

Willamette

Salem, Ore.

Northwest

4

4

Pomona-Pitzer

Claremont, Calif.

SCIAC

7

5

Occidental

Los Angeles, Calif.

SCIAC

2

6

Linfield

McMinnville, Ore.

Northwest

6

7

Whitman

Walla Walla, Wash.

Northwest

5

8

Cal Lutheran

Thousand Oaks, Calif.

SCIAC

NR

9

UC Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, Calif.

Independent

9

10

George Fox

Newberg, Ore.

Northwest

NR