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|
|3||7||Wayland Baptist (Texas)||629|
|4||3||Shawnee State (Ohio)||608|
|5||4||Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (Fla.)||596|
|7||10||The Master's (Calif.)||528|
|10||T8||College of Idaho||481|
|11||12||California State-San Marcos||439|
|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|
|22||T17||Dakota State (S.D.)||206|
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director