The Bethel University men's cross country team finished tenth out of 30 teams at the Gibson Family Pre-National cross country meet in Terre Haute, Indiana last Saturday. The meet took place on the LaVern Gibson Cross Country Course, the site of the 2012 NCAA Division III Cross Country National Championships on November 17. Matt Berens placed sixth in 25:42 and Zach Haskins finished fourteenth in 25:56.
No rankings for this week
Minnesota State Mankato men held their spot at 16th in the National rankings, but fell one spot to third in the Regional rankings
Winona State(17th) and Minneosta State Mankato(20th) women both moved up a spot in the National Rankings, while UMD fell two spots to 28th.Winona State stayed in third, Mankato State Minnesota moved up one spot to fourth, and UMD stayed in eighth in the Regional rankings.
St Olaf men's team dropped out of the top 35 in the men's National rankings. In the Regional rankings, the Oles stayed in fourth, St. Johns rose one place to fifth, Bethel fell one spot to eighth, St. Thomas went up a spot to ninth, and Carleton dropped a spot to tenth.
The St Olaf women retained their eighth spot in the National rankings, Carleton rose two places to 19th, while St Thomas fell three places to 33rd. In the Regional rankings, all the teams maintained their places: St Olaf second, Carleton third, St Thomas fourth, St Bens sixth, Gustavus seventh, and Concordia Moorhead tenth.