Mountain Lions Improve to Fourth in New Regional Poll
NEW ORLEANS - After the best conference finish in six seasons, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's cross country team improved to fourth in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association South Central Regional Poll released this morning. It's the highest regional ranking for the Mountain Lions this season.
UCCS finished third at the RMAC Championships last Saturday at Monument Valley Park with four All-RMAC runners. It was the highest finish since 2006 and the most all-conference performances in program history.
The Mountain Lions are one of three RMAC teams ranked in the top four of the regional rankings, along with Adams State and Western State. Colorado Mines is in seventh while Fort Lewis sits in No. 10 going into the regional meet.
UCCS will take this weekend off to prepare for the 2012 NCAA Division II South Central Region Championships in Denver on Nov. 3. The top five teams at the regional championships will advance to the national championships on Nov. 17 in Joplin, Mo.
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