Mountain Lions Remain Ninth in New National Rankings
NEW ORLEANS - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs remained at ninth in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Rankings released this afternoon. The Mountain Lions stayed in the nation's top 10 after a fourth-place finish at last Saturday's NCAA Division II South Central Region Championships.
Emilio Trujillo led three all-region runners at last Saturday's championships as UCCS qualified for the national championships for the second straight season. Sam Feldotto and Oliver Williams also placed in the top 25 of the overall results as the Mountain Lions set a new program record for all-region runners in a single season.
UCCS is one of five RMAC teams ranked in the top 30 of the national rankings, and one of four ranked in the top 10. No other conference in Division II has more than two teams ranked in the top 15.
The Mountain Lions compete at the 2012 NCAA Division II National Championships on Nov. 17 in Joplin, Mo. The men's 10-kilometer race will begin at 9:30 a.m. MST at the Missouri Southern State University Cross Country Course.
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