Men's Cross Country moves up to No. 18 in seventh weekly USTFCCCA poll

Men's Cross Country moves up to No. 18 in seventh weekly USTFCCCA poll

By Tim Glon

USTFCCCA Poll - Week 7 |

ADA — The Ohio Northern men's cross country team moved up one spot to No. 18 in the seventh weekly United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll, released on Wednesday.

The Polar Bears (80-17 overall) received 143 points in the poll, seven more than last week when they were ranked No. 19.

Northern moved up in the poll after winning the Ohio Athletic Conference Championships title last weekend.

North Central (Ill.) remained in the top spot with 280 points and all eight first place votes, while Wisconsin-LaCrosse is second with 270 points and Haverford (N.Y.) are tied for third with 262 points each.

The Polar Bears are idle this week and will return to action on Nov. 11 at the NCAA III Great Lakes Regional at Ohio Wesleyan.

USTFCCCA Poll - Week 7

Nov. 1, 2017

Rank School (First Place Votes) Points Last
Week
1. North Central (Ill.) (8) 280 1
2. Wisconsin-LaCrosse 270 2
3. Haverford (Pa.) 262 t3
4. Geneseo State (N.Y.) 259 t3
5. Pomona-Pitzer (Cal.) 248 5
6. Amherst (Mass.) 239 t6
7. Loras (Iowa) 233 t6
8. RPI 224 8
9. Washington (Mo.) 217 9
10. MIT 208 10
11. Christopher Newport (Va.) 200 11
12. Johns Hopkins (Md.) 192 14
13. Calvin (Mich.) 181 15
14. Wartburg (Iowa) 170 16
15. Middlebury (Vt.) 168 17
16. Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) 167 12
17. Wisconsin-Stout 149 21
18. Ohio Northern 143 19
19. Occidental (Cal.) 132 20
20. Wisconsin-Eau Claire 129 18
21. Bates (Maine) 128 28
22. Saint Lawrence (N.Y.) 110 27
23. York (Pa.) 107 22
24. Rhodes (Tenn.) 96 24
25. Rowan (N.J.) 81 33
26. Emory (Ga.) 77 35
27. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Cal.) 67 25
28. Carleton (Minn.) 62 RV
29. Williams (Mass.) 59 13
30. NYU 49 29
31. DePauw (Ind.) 36 32
32. Chicago (Ill.) 35 23
33. Connecticut College 24 26
34. Wisconsin-Plateville 18 31
35. St. Olaf (Minn.) 16 30

Also receiving votes: SUNY Oneonta 4.