Women's Cross Country Rises to No. 8 Nationally
Fresh off an impressive performance at the Colorado College Invitational, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team rose to No. 6 nationally in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association weekly poll which was released Tuesday.
The new ranking was two spots better than previous polls. UCCS had been ranked No. 8 in each of three previous polls this season.
The Mountain Lions had the top four finishers at Saturdayâ€TMs Colorado College Invitational, which was held at Monument Valley Park.
A committee of Division II cross country coaches vote in the USTFCCCA polls. For complete national and regional rankings, see www.ustfccc.org.
USTFCCCA Womenâ€TMs Cross Country Poll, Sept. 25, 2006
1. Adams State
2. Grand Valley
4. Western State
5. Abilene Christian
6. Colorado Springs
7. Wisconsin Parkside
8. Southern Indiana
9. Seattle Pacific
10. Chico State
11. Indiana (Pa.)
12. UC San Diego
15. Alaska Anchorage
18. Northern Michigan
19. Fort Lewis
21. Southwest Baptist
22. Central Missouri
23. North Dakota
25. Alabama Huntsville
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