NEW ORLEANS – Leave it to an intriguing Conference Championships Weekend to truly make a splash!
Here is the Week 6 version of the NCAA Division II Men’s Cross Country Regional Rankings, as delivered by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday.
This is likewise the last arrangement of local rankings for the season. Territorial Championships Friday is set for November 6.
There were a few changes to the request for the best 5 groups in the Atlantic Region.
Charleston (W.VA.) and Edinboro stay No. 1 and negative. 2, separately, subsequent to winning their gathering titles. No. 3 Shippensburg and negative. 4 Concord exchanged spots from Week 5, while Lock Haven improved to No. 5 after a four spot hop. The Golden Eagles beat the Mountain Lions by 30 at the Mountain East Conference Championships. The PSAC Championships were won by the Fighting Scots, trailed by the Raiders and Bald Eagles in second and third, separately.
There was a minor change to the request for the best 5 groups in the Central Region.
Augustana (S.D.), Pittsburg State and Missouri Southern stay No. 1, No. 2 and negative. 3, separately. Presently no. 4 Northwest Missouri and presently No. 5 Neb.- Kearney exchanged spots for the third consecutive week. The Vikings cemented themselves as the top territorial group in the wake of accomplishing an ideal score to win the NSIC Championship. The following four spots were chosen by the MIAA Championships as those groups completed first, second, third and fourth, separately.
There were no progressions to the request for the main 5 groups in the East Region.
American International and Southern Connecticut stay No. 1 and negative. 2, separately, trailed by No. 3 Stonehill, No. 4 Roberts Wesleyan and negative. 5 Franklin Pierce. Four of the best 5 groups fought it out at the NE-10 Championships: the Yellow Jackets beat the Owls by 10, 28-38, for the group title; the Skyhawks completed third and the Ravens came in fourth. Roberts Wesleyan finished off the field with a close to consummate score of 17 at the East Coast Conference Championships.
There were a few purges in the best 5 groups in the Midwest Region.
Terrific Valley State stayed No. 1 and keeps on ruling the GLIAC. The consequences of the GLVC Championships affected the center of the request: Lewis climbed one spot to No. 2 after effectively shielding its crown; Illinois-Springfield hopped three spots to No. 3 subsequent to beating previous No. 2 (presently No. 4) Southern Indiana by one for second spot. Walsh, who likewise held consistent, stayed at No. 5 Walsh subsequent to catching the G-MAC crown.
There were a few changes to the request for the best 5 groups in the South Region.
The fight for No. 1 keeps on being between Alabama-Huntsville and Lee (Tenn.), which currently has a place with the Chargers subsequent to bringing down the Flames (presently No. 2) at the Gulf South Championships, 37-47. No. 3 Mississippi College and negative. 4 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) held consistent, while Saint Leo bounced into the No. 5 situation after a one spot bounce. The Choctaws put third at the GSC Championships, while the Eagles won the Sunshine State Cross Country Championships and the Lions completed in front of previous No. 5 (presently No. 6) Florida Southern for second.
South Central Region
There were no progressions to the request for the best 5 groups in the South Central Region.
Colorado School of Mines and Adams State stayed at No. 1 and negative. 2, individually, trailed by No. 3 Colorado Christian, No. 4 UC-Colorado Springs and negative. 5 Western Colorado. Here is the means by which it went over in the RMAC Championships: the Orediggers won the group title by19 focuses throughout the runner up Grizzlies; the Mountain Lions completed third; the Mountaineers came in fourth. Albeit the Cougars put seventh, our territorial ranker noticed that they rested their top sprinters and exhibited their profundity.
There was a minor purge to the request for the main 5 groups in the Southeast Region.
Wingate, Queens (N.C.) and Augusta stay No. 1, No. 2 and negative. 3, individually. Previous No. 5 (presently No. 4) Catawba jumped Anderson (S.C.) to knock them back to No. 5. Four of the five groups dashed at the South Atlantic Conference Championships: the Bulldogs moved to the group and beat the second-place Royals by 36; the Indians and Trojans tied at 87 focuses, yet the Indians won the sudden death round. In the Peach Belt Conference, the Jags posted the primary ideal score in meeting history beginning around 1994.
There were some large moves to the request for the best 5 groups in the West Region.
Chico State and Simon Fraser were the main two to stay consistent at No. 1 and negative. 3, separately. Fresno Pacific hopped two spots to No. 2, which knock Western Washington to No. 4, while Azusa Pacific climbed two spots to No. 5 for their first top-5 appearance of the year. Three gathering titles affected the current week’s rankings: the Wildcats kept on sitting on the CCAA with their nineteenth consecutive title; the Sun Birds won the PacWest Championships and the Cougars beat previous No. 5 (presently No. 6) Biola (Calif.) by 10 for second; SFU beat the Vikings by five for the GNAC title.