DIII Regional Cross Country Rankings: 2012 Week #5

 

October 9, 2012   

 

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released week five regional rankings for the 2012 NCAA Division III season on Tuesday. New to the No. 1 ranks this week is the women’s team is MIT in the New England region and Trinity (Texas) in the South/Southeast region.

 

Top regional men’s teams include SUNY Geneseo (Atlantic), Central (Iowa) (Central), Calvin (Great Lakes), Haverford (Mideast), North Central (Ill.) (Midwest), Bates (New England), Emory (South/Southeast), and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (West). No. 1-ranked women’s teams are St. Lawrence (Atlantic), Wartburg (Central), Calvin (Great Lakes), Johns Hopkins (Mideast), Washington (Mo.) (Midwest), MIT (New England), Trinity (Texas) (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 Week #5 -- October 9

national poll release: October 10

next regional release: October 16

         

ATLANTIC Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

SUNY Geneseo

Geneseo, N.Y.

SUNYAC

1

2

SUNY Cortland

Cortland, N.Y.

SUNYAC

3

3

NYU

New York, N.Y.

UAA

4

4

Rochester

Rochester, N.Y.

UAA

2

5

St. Lawrence

Canton, N.Y.

Liberty League

5

6

RPI

Troy, N.Y.

Liberty League

7

7

TCNJ

Ewing, N.J.

NJAC

6

8

Ithaca

Ithaca, N.Y.

Empire 8

8

9

Vassar

Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Liberty League

NR

10

Buffalo State

Buffalo, N.Y.

SUNYAC

9

         
         

CENTRAL Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Central (Iowa)

Pella, Iowa

IIAC

1

2

Loras

Dubuque, Iowa

IIAC

2

3

Wartburg

Waverly, Iowa

IIAC

3

4

St. Olaf

Northfield, Minn.

MIAC

4

5

Saint John's (Minn.)

Collegeville, Minn.

MIAC

6

6

Luther

Decorah, Iowa

IIAC

5

7

Grinnell

Grinnell, Iowa

Midwest Conference

8

8

Bethel (Minn.)

Arden Hills, Minn.

MIAC

7

9

St. Thomas (Minn.)

Saint Paul, Minn.

MIAC

10

10

Carleton

Northfield, Minn.

MIAC

9

         
         

GREAT LAKES Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Calvin

Grand Rapids, Mich.

Michigan Intercollegiate

1

2

Wabash

Crawfordsville, Ind.

NCAC

2

3

Case Western Reserve

Cleveland, Ohio

UAA

3

4

Ohio Northern

Ada, Ohio

OAC

4

5

Manchester

North Manchester, Ind.

HCAC

5

6

Hope

Holland, Mich.

Michigan Intercollegiate

6

7

John Carroll

University Heights, Ohio

OAC

7

8

DePauw

Greencastle, Ind.

NCAC

8

9

Albion

Albion, Mich.

Michigan Intercollegiate

9

10

Ohio Wesleyan

Delaware, Ohio

NCAC

10

         
         

MIDEAST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Haverford

Haverford, Pa.

Centennial

1

2

Carnegie Mellon

Pittsburgh, Pa.

UAA

5

3

Allegheny

Meadville, Pa.

NCAC

3

4

Johns Hopkins

Baltimore, Md.

Centennial

4

5

Dickinson

Carlisle, Pa.

Centennial

2

6

Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown, Pa.

Middle Atlantic

6

7

Swarthmore

Swarthmore, Pa.

Centennial

7

8

Widener

Chester, Pa.

Middle Atlantic

8

9

DeSales

Center Valley, Pa.

Middle Atlantic

9

10

York (Pa.)

York, Pa.

CAC

10

         
         

MIDWEST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

North Central (Ill.)

Naperville, Ill.

CCIW

1

2

Washington (Mo.)

St. Louis, Mo.

UAA

2

3

UW-La Crosse

La Crosse, Wis.

WIAC

3

4

Wheaton (Ill.)

Wheaton, Ill.

CCIW

4

5

Augustana (Ill.)

Rock Island, Ill.

CCIW

5

6

UW-Stevens Point

Stevens Point, Wis.

WIAC

6

7

Chicago

Chicago, Ill.

UAA

7

8

UW-Platteville

Platteville, Wis.

WIAC

8

9

UW-Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Wis.

WIAC

9

10

UW-Oshkosh

Oshkosh, Wis.

WIAC

10

         
         

NEW ENGLAND Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Bates

Lewiston, Maine

NESCAC

1

2

Tufts

Medford, Mass.

NESCAC

3

3

Bowdoin

Brunswick, Maine

NESCAC

5

4

Williams

Williamstown, Mass.

NESCAC

2

5

Middlebury

Middlebury, Vt.

NESCAC

4

6

Amherst

Amherst, Mass.

NESCAC

6

7

MIT

Cambridge, Mass.

NEWMAC

7

8

Springfield (Mass.)

Springfield, Mass.

NEWMAC

8

9

Wesleyan (Conn.)

Middletown, Conn.

NESCAC

9

10

Keene State

Keene, N.H.

Little East

NR

         
         

SOUTH/SOUTHEAST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Emory

Atlanta, Ga.

UAA

1

2

Trinity (Texas)

San Antonio, Texas

SCAC

2

3

Rhodes

Memphis, Tenn.

SAA

3

4

Bridgewater (Va.)

Bridgewater, Va.

ODAC

4

5

Lynchburg

Lynchburg, Va.

ODAC

6

6

Centre

Danville, Ky.

SAA

5

7

Christopher Newport

Newport News, Va.

USA South

7

8

UT Tyler

Tyler, Texas

ASC

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

Pomona-Pitzer

Claremont, Calif.

SCIAC

2

3

Willamette

Salem, Ore.

Northwest Conference

3

4

Puget Sound

Tacoma, Wash.

Northwest Conference

4

5

Whitworth

Spokane, Wash.

Northwest Conference

5

6

Occidental

Los Angeles, Calif.

SCIAC

6

7

Colorado College

Colorado Springs, Colo.

SCAC

9

8

La Verne

La Verne, Calif.

SCIAC

7

9

George Fox

Newberg, Ore.

Northwest Conference

8

10

UC Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, Calif.

Independent (D-III)

10

 

 

 

USTFCCCA

NCAA Division III

Women's Cross Country Regional Team Rankings

2012 Week #5 -- October 9

national poll release: October 10

next regional release: October 16

         

ATLANTIC Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

St. Lawrence

Canton, N.Y.

Liberty League

1

2

SUNY Geneseo

Geneseo, N.Y.

SUNYAC

2

3

Rowan

Glassboro, N.J.

NJAC

4

4

NYU

New York, N.Y.

UAA

5

5

Rochester

Rochester, N.Y.

UAA

3

6

SUNY Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh, N.Y.

SUNYAC

7

7

SUNY Cortland

Cortland, N.Y.

SUNYAC

6

8

Vassar

Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Liberty League

NR

9

TCNJ

Ewing, N.J.

NJAC

9

10

RPI

Troy, N.Y.

Liberty League

8

10

SUNY Oneonta

Oneonta, N.Y.

SUNYAC

NR

         
         

CENTRAL Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Wartburg

Waverly, Iowa

IIAC

1

2

St. Olaf

Northfield, Minn.

MIAC

2

3

Carleton

Northfield, Minn.

MIAC

3

4

St. Thomas (Minn.)

Saint Paul, Minn.

MIAC

4

5

Luther

Decorah, Iowa

IIAC

5

6

St. Benedict

St. Joseph, Minn.

MIAC

6

7

Gustavus Adolphus

St. Peter, Minn.

MIAC

7

8

Nebraska Wesleyan

Lincoln, Neb.

Great Plains

8

9

Grinnell

Grinnell, Iowa

Midwest Conference

9

10

Concordia Moorhead

Moorhead, Minn.

MIAC

10

         
         

GREAT LAKES Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Calvin

Grand Rapids, Mich.

Michigan Intercollegiate

1

2

Oberlin

Oberlin, Ohio

NCAC

2

3

Case Western Reserve

Cleveland, Ohio

UAA

3

4

Hope

Holland, Mich.

Michigan Intercollegiate

4

5

Kenyon

Gambier, Ohio

NCAC

5

6

Ohio Northern

Ada, Ohio

OAC

6

7

Denison

Granville, Ohio

NCAC

7

8

John Carroll

University Heights, Ohio

OAC

8

9

Alma

Alma, Mich.

Michigan Intercollegiate

9

10

Mount Union

Alliance, Ohio

OAC

NR

         
         

MIDEAST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Johns Hopkins

Baltimore, Md.

Centennial

1

2

Dickinson

Carlisle, Pa.

Centennial

2

3

Haverford

Haverford, Pa.

Centennial

3

4

Carnegie Mellon

Pittsburgh, Pa.

UAA

5

5

Gettysburg

Gettysburg, Pa.

Centennial

4

6

Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown, Pa.

Middle Atlantic

6

7

Muhlenberg

Allentown, Pa.

Centennial

7

8

Marywood

Scranton, Pa.

Colonial States

9

9

Swarthmore

Swarthmore, Pa.

Centennial

8

10

Grove City

Grove City, Pa.

PAC

10

         
         

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

Augustana (Ill.)

Rock Island, Ill.

CCIW

7

8

Carthage

Kenosha, Wis.

CCIW

8

9

Wheaton (Ill.)

Wheaton, Ill.

CCIW

9

10

St. Norbert

De Pere, Wis.

Midwest Conference

NR

         
         

NEW ENGLAND Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

MIT

Cambridge, Mass.

NEWMAC

2

2

Williams

Williamstown, Mass.

NESCAC

1

3

Middlebury

Middlebury, Vt.

NESCAC

3

4

Tufts

Medford, Mass.

NESCAC

4

5

Amherst

Amherst, Mass.

NESCAC

5

6

Bates

Lewiston, Maine

NESCAC

6

7

Wesleyan (Conn.)

Middletown, Conn.

NESCAC

7

8

Bowdoin

Brunswick, Maine

NESCAC

9

9

Wellesley

Wellesley, Mass.

NEWMAC

8

10

Colby

Waterville, Maine

NESCAC

10

         
         

SOUTH/SOUTHEAST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Trinity (Texas)

San Antonio, Texas

SCAC

3

2

Emory

Atlanta, Ga.

UAA

1

3

Washington and Lee

Lexington, Va.

ODAC

2

4

Christopher Newport

Newport News, Va.

USA South

4

5

Rhodes

Memphis, Tenn.

SAA

6

6

Eastern Mennonite

Harrisonburg, Va.

ODAC

5

7

Bridgewater (Va.)

Bridgewater, Va.

ODAC

8

8

Centre

Danville, Ky.

SAA

7

9

Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, Va.

CAC

9

10

Univ. of the South

Sewanee, Tenn.

SAA

10

         
         

WEST Region

Rank

Institution

Location

Conference

Last Week

1

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

Claremont, Calif.

SCIAC

1

2

Lewis & Clark

Portland, Ore.

Northwest Conference

2

3

Willamette

Salem, Ore.

Northwest Conference

3

4

Linfield

McMinnville, Ore.

Northwest Conference

4

5

Pomona-Pitzer

Claremont, Calif.

SCIAC

5

6

Whitworth

Spokane, Wash.

Northwest Conference

6

7

Colorado College

Colorado Springs, Colo.

SCAC

7

8

Whitman

Walla Walla, Wash.

Northwest Conference

8

9

UC Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, Calif.

Independent (D-III)

9

10

Occidental

Los Angeles, Calif.

SCIAC

10