Cross Country - Wed, Oct. 7, 2009

October 7, 2009

There is two changes in the DAC's Men's Cross Country Weekly Rankings.  The DAC Women's Cross Country Weekly Rankings noted one change.

The Trojans men's runners dropped from first to second.  Black Hills State returned to the top spot.  The Trojans were ranked 21st in the nation and dropped out of this week's NAIA Top 25 rankings.  Dakota State is 29th and received 85 votes to the national poll.  South Dakota School of Mines moved up to third place, while Dickinson State dropped to fourth place.

Dakota State women's cross country team remained in third place.  Dickinson State moved from fifth to fourth place.  Minot State dropped to fifth place.

Both Trojan men's and women's runners were idle last week.

On Saturday, Oct. 10, the Trojans will compete in the Briar Cliff Invitational.  The meet will be held in McCook Lake, S.D.  The women's race is slated to start at 10:00 a.m with the men's to follow.

DAC Men's Cross Country Weekly Ranking #4
1.  Black Hills State
2.  Dakota State
3.  SD School of Mines
4.  Dickinson State
5.  Minot State
6.  Jamestown

DAC Women's Cross Country Weekly Ranking #4
1.  Black Hills State
2.  Jamestown
3.  Dakota State
4.  Dickinson State
5.  Minot State
6.  SD School of Mines

Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director

  • Nov. 5 - Men's Cross Country @ North Star Athletic Association Cross Country Championship - 3rd of 6 - recap - results
  • Oct. 22 - Men's Cross Country @ Mount Marty (S.D.) Invitational - 6th of 11 - recap - results
  • Oct. 8 - Men's Cross Country @ Briar Cliff (Iowa) Invitational - 11th of 14 - recap - results
  • Sep. 24 - Men's Cross Country @ Roy Griak Invitational (University of Minnesota) - 37th of 40 - recap - results
  • Sep. 10 - Men's Cross Country @ Herb Blakely Invitational - 5th of 7 - recap - results
  • Sep. 2 - Men's Cross Country @ Augustana (S.D.) Twilight Meet - 18th of 22 - recap - results