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Central Still atop Regional Men’s Cross Country Rankings

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 5:56 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports - Cory Houser

The Central College men’s cross country team held the top spot in the fifth week of the regional rankings produced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. It’s the second consecutive week the Dutch have landed the No. 1 ranking in the Central Region after jumping St. Olaf in the fourth week of the poll. Central is also ranked 23rd in the USTFCCCA national poll. The Dutch will travel to West Salem, Wisconsin this Saturday for the Wisconsin – La Crosse Jim Drew/Tori Neubauer Invitational. The men’s race is slated for 10:30 a.m. while the women will run at 11:30 a.m.

Full List of Rankings:

USTFCCCA NCAA Division III
Central Region rankings, Week 5
Rank Institution Last Week
1. Central 1
2. Loras 2
3. Wartburg 3
4. St. Olaf (Minn.) 4
5. St. John’s (Minn.) 6
6. Luther 5
7. Grinnell 8
8. Bethel (Minn.) 7
9. St. Thomas (Minn.) 10
10. Carleton (Minn.) 9