Men's Cross Country Ranked 10th in the Southeast RegionAugust 23, 2011
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released preseason regional rankings for the NCAA Division II 2011 season on Tuesday.
The Anderson men’s team, picked second in the South Atlantic Conference preseason poll, is one of three teams from the SAC to earn a spot in the top 10. Five men's and five women's teams, who are defending champions in their respective regions, top the season's initial rankings.
The USTFCCCA national preseason poll will be released tomorrow, while the next regional poll is slated for Sept. 20.
Anderson opens the 2011 season Friday, Sept. 2, at the Eye-Opener in Greenville, S.C.
1 Queens (N.C.) Charlotte, N.C. Carolinas 1
2 King College Bristol, Tenn. Carolinas 4
3 UNC Pembroke Pembroke, N.C. Peach Belt 5
4 Columbus State Columbus, Ga. Peach Belt 2
5 Mars Hill Mars Hill, N.C. SAC 3
6 Mount Olive Mount Olive, N.C. Carolinas 6
7 Lenoir-Rhyne Hickory, N.C. SAC 7
8 Clayton State Morrow, Ga. Peach Belt 10
9 GCSU Milledgeville, Ga. Peach Belt 9
10 Anderson (S.C.) Anderson, S.C. SAC 11
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