Cross Country

DII Regional Cross Country Rankings: 2012 Week #6 (Pre-Regional)

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NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released week six regional rankings for the NCAA Division II 2012 season. Conference championships in the previous weekend have resulted in shifting among the region ranks. This update is the final regular season to the regional rankings as NCAA Regional Championships are next on the docket for Division II schools beginning on November 3.

With 40th Anniversary approaching, a look back at the first IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Bydgoszcz 2013

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The 1st IAAF World Cross Country Championships will celebrate their 40th anniversary when they are held in Bydgoszcz on 23 March next year. A look back to 1973 – when the new IAAF format replaced the International Cross Country Championships that had been run over the previous 70 years – offers a hugely different picture of an event which has been dominated in recent years by Kenyan and Ethiopian runners.

New Poll Shifts Squads in DI, Florida State Top Women’s Team

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NEW ORLEANS – As a result of a hefty weekend of competition, there were many changes made to the latest national coaches’ poll for NCAA Division I cross country. While Wisconsin’s squad is still the top men’s team in the poll, Florida State now has the nation’s No. 1 women’s team according to a members’ panel of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

National Poll: Many of the Top Teams in Division I in Action This Weekend

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NEW ORLEANS – Summer’s end has ushered in fall and that means collegiate cross country will start to really cook. Many of the squads in the latest national NCAA Division I poll of U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) will compete this weekend and several head-to-head matchups will be among the highlights. Wisconsin’s men and Washington’s women remain the top teams in the country as voted by the nation’s coaches.

Wisconsin, Oregon Open 2012 Cross Country At No. 1

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NEW ORLEANS – Men’s defending national champion Wisconsin and the women of Oregon are the No. 1 teams in the country for the 2012 NCAA Division I cross country season according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) national preseason coaches’ poll. Wisconsin won the national team crown in 2011 ahead of Oklahoma State and Colorado. Oregon’s women finished fifth a year ago and are No. 1 in the national poll for the first time since 2008.