Thursday, November 06, 2008

Polls Rearranged After Conference Meets

Last weekend's conference championships in NCAA Division I and Division III rearranged the latest national and regional cross country polls.

In Division I, the Gopher women retained their #7 ranking after defending their Big Ten cross country title. The Gopher men jumped to #14 after finishing 3rd at Big Tens. The Gopher men were ranked #20 prior to Big Tens.

The Minnesota women are the #1-ranked team in the Midwest Region; the men are ranked #2 in the Midwest.

Full D1 national ranking can be found HERE.

Midwest Regional rankings are HERE.

In Division III, The University of St. Thomas women rose to #12 in national rankings after winning their third straight MIAC title. Bethel, MIAC runners-up, jumped to a tie for #13 in the rankings after being only the #28 team last week. Carleton, third in the closely fought MIAC, is ranked #24.

St. Olaf, the men's champs in the MIAC, are the #19 team in D3, moving up from #28 a week ago. MIAC men's runners-up Hamline is ranked #32.

Full D3 national ranking can be found HERE.

D1 and D3 teams will race in NCAA regional competition next weekend.

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