Aug. 25, 2010

Courtesy: USTFCCCA

August 25, 2010 Share

NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Wednesday preseason national cross country rankings for NCAA Division II. Adams State was selected as the leading team on both men's and women's sides and both squads are the defending national champions.

The RMAC has four squads in the national men's top 25 including Adams State, No. 2 Western State, and No. 3 Colorado Mines. The GLVC, GNAC, Northeast-10, and PSAC each have three of their members in the men's top 25.

The MIAA leads all conferences with four teams in the women's top 25, including No. 8 Missouri Southern, No. 15 Truman State, No. 19 Pittsburg State, and No. 22 Northwest Missouri. The NSIC, GLIAC, PSAC, and GNAC all fall next in line with three squads listed in the top 25.

The 2010 NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships will be held on December 4 in Louisville, Ky., at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer Park. The next national rankings will be released on September 22.