Men's Cross Country ranked No. 26 in eighth weekly USTFCCCA poll

Men's Cross Country ranked No. 26 in eighth weekly USTFCCCA poll

By Caleb Scott

USTFCCCA Poll - Week 8 |

ADA — The Ohio Northern men's cross country team fell eight spots to No. 26 in the eighth weekly United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll, released on Wednesday.

The Polar Bears (113-19 overall) received 58 points in the poll. Northern has now been ranked in seven of the nine national polls, including the preseason poll. 

North Central (Ill.) remained in the top spot with 256 points and all eight first place votes, while Haverford (Pa.) is second with 245 points and Wisconsin-LaCrosse is third with 242 points.

The Polar Bears will compete in this weekends Div. III National Championships after placing third at the Great Lakes Regional meet and earning an at large bid to the Championships. 

USTFCCCA Poll - Week 8

Nov. 14, 2017

Rank School (First Place Votes) Points Last
Week
1. North Central (Ill.) (8) 256 1
2. Haverford (Pa.) 245 3
3. Wisconsin-LaCrosse 242 2
4. Geneseo State (N.Y.) 231 4
5. Pomona-Pitzer (Cal.) 224 5
6. Loras (Iowa) 208 7
7. MIT 206 10
8. Amherst (Mass.) 194 6
9. RPI 193 8
10. Washington (Mo.) 191 9
11. Christopher Newport (Va.) 178 11
12. Calvin (Mich.) 164 13
13. Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) 162 16
t14. Johns Hopkins (Md.) 143 12
t14. Carleton (Minn.) 143 28
16. Middlebury (Vt.) 131 15
17. Wisconsin-Eau Claire 130 20
18. Wartburg (Iowa) 106 14
19. Rhodes (Tenn.) 104 24
20. UC Santa Cruz 89 NR
21. Wisconsin-Stout 87 17
22. Williams (Mass.) 86 29
23. RIT 83 NR
24. Depauw (Ind.) 78 31
25. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Cal.) 67 27
26. Ohio Northern 58 18
27. York (Pa.) 52 23
28. Rowan (N.J.) 46 25
29. Emory (Ga.) 42 26
30. Occidental (Cal.) 38 19
31. Nebraska Wesleyan 25 NR
32. NYU 22 30