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Michigan State University
6th at 2013 NCAAs The Spartans return nearly everybody from 2013, plus the 2012 Big Ten Champion Sara Kroll. They're a dangerous squad looking for a national title.
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University of Michigan
4th at 2013 NCAAs Just a few hours south from Michigan State, these Wolverines bring back their entire squad from their podium finish in 2013. This year's battle will be between teams from the mitten state.
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University of Arkansas
15th at 2013 NCAAs The returning SEC Champs are so good on paper, and this will be the year they put everything together in Terre Haute for a spot on the podium.
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Georgetown University
5th at 2013 NCAAs The Hoyas return a core group of girls who will be comfortable on the podium in Terre Haute.
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University of Oregon
14th at 2013 NCAAs The highly anticipated Sarah Baxter help bring the Ducks back to the top after last year's off ending.
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Florida State University
8th at 2013 NCAAs Armed with talent, this team will make a run at the podium if they race to the best of their abilities in November.
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Stanford University
11th at 2013 NCAAs Led by individual contender Aisling Cuffe, the Cardinals have the best recruiting class and will improve from 2013's 11th place.
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University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Did not compete at 2013 NCAAs They may have failed to visit Terre Haute in November, but they've got speed on this team, and a more experienced Tar Heel team will return.
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Butler University
3rd at 2013 NCAAs The surprise podium team from 2013 will need perfect performances from some of these Bulldogs to repeat the same success.
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University of Arizona
2nd at 2013 NCAAs They lost a lot from their nearly perfect season in 2013, but don't count out these Wildcats - They bear down when it counts.
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University of Colorado
7th at 2013 NCAAs The Wetmore Factor could make these girls better than 11th, but a healthy Sara Sutherland will be key.
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Iowa State University
13th at 2013 NCAAs They Cyclones know how to get to Terre Haute, and have depth that could make them better than 12th.
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University of Virginia
9th at 2013 NCAAs Led by three sophomores, the more experienced Cavaliers will return to the dance in November looking for a top 10 outcome.
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University of Washington
17th at 2013 NCAAs They're young, but loaded with talent. Coach Metcalf's crew will improve from their 2013 showing.
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Providence College
1st at 2013 NCAAs They are your returning national champions, and may be better than 15th. But after losing top runners to graduation, the Lady Friars have a lot to prove.
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University of Wisconsin
21st at 2013 NCAAs Coach Mick Byrne is on his way to producing top men's and women's programs. This will be a very good Badger squad.
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College of William & Mary
12th at 2013 NCAAs Stud Emily Stites will look to lead this team back to Terre Haute in November.
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Dartmouth College
16th at 2013 NCAAs The loss of Abby D doesn't equal disaster for Dartmouth. They're on the rise and will return to the NCAAs this fall.
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University of New Mexico
10th at 2013 NCAAs The Lobos won't be as strong as 2013, but don't forget about them. Their toughness will show in Terre Haute.
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West Virginia University
24th at 2013 NCAAs The Lady Mountaineers will get their practice for Terre Haute by running through Morgantown. Expect them to improve in 2014.
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University of Utah
Did not compete at 2013 NCAAs Utah grabs Dream Mile and Brooks PR champ Sarah Feeny and looks to make one of the team's most successful showings in school history.
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Virginia Tech
Did not compete at 2013 NCAAs This senior laden squad will make it to Terre Haute this year and look to leave their mark.
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Oklahoma State University
Did not compete at 2013 NCAAs If the return of 2013 NCAA 1500 champ Natalja Piliusina means OK State has a better change of making it to Terre Haute, then expect these Cowgirls to make an impact on the NCAA.
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Villanova University
19th at 2013 NCAAs Losing Emily Lipari will not completely shut out these Wildcats. They'll be in Terre Haute, but may need a few more years to get back on top.
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Syracuse University
22nd at 2013 NCAAs The Orange hope to return to Terre Haute armed with outstanding talent Margo Malone and transfer Haley Cutright. 'Cuse is on the rise.

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