UCCS Women's Cross Country Stays in National Rankings
For the third consecutive week the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team held onto its No. 8 national ranking in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association poll.
The Mountain Lions did not compete this past weekend but still retained the ranking they've held since the preseason poll was released.
UCCS will attend the Colorado College Invitational on Saturday, the only in-town competition the Mountain Lions will have this season. The meet will be held at Monument Valley Park with the women's race starting at 9 a.m.
A panel of Division II cross country coaches vote in the weekly USTFCCCA polls.
USTFCCCCA Women's Division II Cross Country Rankings (Sept. 19)
1. Adams State
2. Grand Valley
4. Western State
5. UC San Diego
6. Southern Indiana
7. Abilene Christian
8. Colorado Springs
9. Wisconsin Parkside
10. Seattle Pacific
11. Chico State
13. Alaska Anchorage
17. Fort Lewis
18. Southwest Baptist
19. Central Missouri
20. North Dakota
22. Alabama Huntsville
24. Massachusetts Lowell
25. Indiana (Pa.)
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