Men's Cross Country ranked fifth in SoutheastAugust 25, 2011
NEW ORLEANS, La. - The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released preseason regional rankings for the NCAA Division II 2011 season. The Mars Hill men's cross country team is ranked fifth in the Southeast Region.
The Lions have won 14 consecutive Food Lion South Atlantic Conference men’s cross country championships and have competed in the National Championship meet for two consecutive seasons. Mars Hill opens the season in the Eye Opener race on Sept. 2.
Rank School Location Conference Last Week
1 Queens (N.C.) Charlotte, N.C. Conf. Carolinas 1
2 King College Bristol, Tenn. Conf. 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. Conf. 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