Cross Country - Wed, Sep. 22, 2010

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Dakota State University men's cross country team ranks No. 22 in the second edition of the NAIA Men's Cross Country Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Wednesday.  Malone (Ohio) and Southern Oregon remained the top two teams in the nation.

Dakota State fell five spots from No. 17 to No. 22.  The Trojans tallied 206 points.

DSU will compete in the Roy Griak/University of Minnesota Invitational on Saturday.  The meet will feature top schools in the Midwest region.

The poll was voted upon by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences, independents and unaffiliated groups.  The next poll of the 2010 season will be released on Sept. 29.

Rank Last Week School (1st Place Votes) Total Points
1 1 Malone (Ohio) (14) 674
2 2 Southern Oregon 667
3 7 Wayland Baptist (Texas) 629
4 3 Shawnee State (Ohio) 608
5 4 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (Fla.) 596
6 5 British Columbia 556
7 10 The Master's (Calif.) 528
8 6 Aquinas (Mich.) 512
9 T8 Concordia (Neb.) 501
10 T8 College of Idaho 481
11 12 California State-San Marcos 439
12 RV Graceland (Iowa) 398
13 15 Shorter (Ga.) 385
14 11 Eastern Oregon 377
15 13 Oklahoma Christian 374
16 25 Azusa Pacific (Calif.) 344
17 14 Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) 342
18 T17 Simon Fraser (B.C.) 305
19 20 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) 274
20 19 Oklahoma Baptist 264
21 NR Vanguard (Calif.) 248
22 T17 Dakota State (S.D.) 206
23 23 Cedarville (Ohio) 205
24 21 Southwestern (Kan.) 184
25 RV California Baptist 178

Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director

 
 
 
  • Nov. 23 - Men's Cross Country @ NAIA Cross Country National Championships - No Team Score
  • Nov. 9 - Men's Cross Country @ North Star/Midlands Conferences Postseason Qualifying Meet - 2nd of 8
  • Oct. 26 - Men's Cross Country @ Mount Marty (S.D.) Invitational - 9th of 13
  • Oct. 12 - Men's Cross Country @ Briar Cliff (Iowa) Invitational - 9th of 12
  • Sep. 28 - Men's Cross Country @ Roy Griak Invitational - St. Paul, Minn. - 36th of 40
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