Women's Cross Country Ranked 15th Nationally

By Ashley Bissel published September 15, 2005

The UCCS women's cross country team is ranked 15th nationally and fourth in North Central Region according to the Cross Country/Track Coaches' Association National Poll.

They follow closely behind No. 2 Western State and No. 3 South Dakota in the regional rankings. Adams State leads the division as No. 1 in the national ranking.

The women's cross country team will be running on Saturday in Lincoln, Neb., at the 28 team Woody Greeno Cross Country Meet.

Cross Country/Track Coaches' Association National Poll
1. Adams State
2. Edinboro
3. Grand Valley State
4. Western State
5. Chico State
6. Northern Michigan
7. Harding
8. Central Missouri
9. University of South Dakota
10. Florida Southern
11. University of Alabama Huntsville
12. Tampa
13. UC San Diego
14. Ashland
15. Colorado Springs
16. University of South Dakota
17. Bloomsburg
18. Missouri Southern
19. Pittsburg State
20. Indiana University of PA
21. Seattle Pacific
22. Stonehill
23. Kutztown
24. Colorado School of Mines
25. Wisconsin Parkside

North Central Region Coaches' poll
2. Western State College
3. South Dakota
4. Colorado-Colorado Springs
5. North Dakota
6. Colorado School of Mines
7. Fort Lewis College
8. Augustana College
9. Minnesota-Duluth
10. Nebraska-Kearney

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