Men's Cross Country ranked No. 24 in fourth weekly USTFCCCA Division III poll

Men's Cross Country ranked No. 24 in fourth weekly USTFCCCA Division III poll

By Tim Glon

| USTFCCCA Poll #4 |

ADA — The Ohio Northern men's cross country team is ranked No. 19 in the first weekly United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division III poll, released on Wednesday.

The Polar Bears (46-6 overall) received 87 points in the poll.

Ohio Northern was ranked No. 17 in the preseason poll and No. 19 in the first weekly poll.

North Central (Ill.) remained in the top spot with 280 points and all eight first place votes, SUNY Geneseo is second with 269 points and Wisconsin-La Crosse is third with 262 points.

The Polar Bears will return to action on Oct. 14 at the Principia (Ill.) Cowbell Classic Pre-National race.

USTFCCCA Poll #4 - Oct. 4, 2017

Rank School (First Place Votes) Points Last
Week
1. North Central (Ill.) (8) 280 1
2. SUNY Geneseo 269 2
3. Wisconsin-LaCrosse 262 4
4. Haverford (Pa.) 260 9
5. Pomona-Pitzer (Cal.) 247 5
6. RPI (N.Y.) 235 7
7. Amherst (Mass.) 233 8
8. Washington (Mo.) 221 14
9. Christopher Newport (Va.) 215 13
10. Calvin (Mich.) 214 12
11. Loras (Iowa) 202 10
12. MIT 192 11
13. Wisconsin-Eau Claire 184 6
14. Williams (Mass.) 171 15
15. Wartburg (Iowa) 168 20
16. Johns Hopkins (Md.) 162 3
17. Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) 151 16
18. Middlebury (Vt.) 146 17
19. Wisconsin-Stout 137 nr
20. Occidental (Cal.) 129 22
21. Bates (Maine) 122 21
22. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Cal.) 109 19
23. Rowan (N.J.) 98 33
24. Ohio Northern 87 NR
  Rhodes (Tenn.) 87 25
26. Saint Lawrence (N.Y.) 77 26
27. Wisconsin-Platteville 61 NR
  Nebraska Wesleyan 61 34
29. Brandeis (Mass.) 46 29
30. Albion (Mich.) 43 27
  Emory (Ga.) 43 23
  St. Olaf (Minn.) 43 18
33. New York U. 38 NR
34. Dickinson (Pa.) 30 30
35. Lewis & Clark (Ore.) 6 NR