NEW ORLEANS, LA (KWSN) - The top seven of the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Top 25 poll remained unchanged for the men and women and Augustana held onto their top-six spots for the second consecutive week.
The women remain in a tie for third with Western State after the Mountaineers jumped up to join the Vikings in the third ranking. Grand Valley State remained the unanimous No. 1, garnering all eight first-place votes. Adams State sits in the second spot and Alaska Anchorage rounds out the top five.The men notched two more points, but remained just outside the top five at No. 6 in fourth week of the polls.
Adams State still holds the top spot, collecting seven of the eight first-place votes, while Western State grabs the other top vote and sits in second. Grand Valley State sits in third and the top five is completed with Colorado School of Mines at fourth and Chico State in fifth.
The Vikings will send a small contingent of runners to Mankato, Minn. for Caty's Run on Oct. 12 as the team prepares to defend their Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships on Oct. 26 at Yankton Trails Park.
Courtesy: Augustana College