Men's cross country team ranked 18th nationally

By Ashley Bissel published September 15, 2005

The UCCS menâ€TMs cross country team is ranked 18th nationally and fifth in the North Central Region according to the Cross Country/Track Coachesâ€TM Association National Poll.

Adams State and Western State top the charts nationally as Nos. 1 and 3 as well as in the region as Nos. 1 and 2. UCCS is followed by Colorado School of Mines in the region.

The menâ€TMs cross country team will compete this Saturday in the 28 team Woody Greeno Cross Country Meet which is held in Lincoln, Neb.

Cross Country/ Track Coachesâ€TM Association National Poll
1. Adams State (2)
2. Abilene Christian (4)
3. Western State (1)
4. Chico State (3)
5. Harding (6)
6. Grand Valley State (5)
7. Lock Haven (7)
8. Wayne State (9)
9. Edinboro (8)
10. U Mass Lowell (11)
12. Stone Hill (12)
12. Minnesota State Mankato (16)
13. Shippensburg (10)
14. Central Missouri (14)
15. South Dakota (13)
16. Saginaw (15)
17. Lewis (17)
18. Colorado-Colorado Springs (18)
19. Cal Poly Pomona (19)
20. Hillsdale (21)
21. Alaska Anchorage (20)
22. Minnesota Duluth (22)
23. UC San Diego (23)
24. Western Washington (24)
25. Bloomsburg (25)

North Central Region Coachesâ€TM Poll
1. Adams State College (2)
2. Western State College (1)
3. Minnesota-Mankato (4)
4. South Dakota (3)
5. Colorado-Colorado Springs (5)
6. Colorado School of Mines (7)
7. Minnesota-Duluth (6)
8. Augustana College (8)
9. North Dakota (10)
10. Fort Hays State (9)

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