Calvin Men’s XC Ranked Number-One/Women Ranked Number-Two in Preseason Great Lakes Regional Polls
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
The first set of Division III Great Lakes Regional rankings for men’s and women’s cross country have been released and both Calvin teams are ranked high in the rankings.
The Calvin men are ranked number-one in the first men’s Great Lakes poll ahead of Wabash (2), Albion (3), Ohio Wesleyan (4) and Hope (5). On the women’s side, Hope is the top-ranked team in the Great Lakes Region while Calvin is ranked second, Ohio Northern third, Oberlin (Oh.) fourth and DePauw (Ind.) fifth.
A year ago, both Calvin teams captured MIAA and Great Lakes Regional titles. At the NCAA III Championships, the Calvin men finished eighth while the Calvin women finished ninth. Both Calvin teams are scheduled to open their seasons on September 17 when the Knights host the annual Knight Invitational at the Gainey Athletic Complex.
The complete list of Division III regional rankings can be found online at: 2011 Great Lakes Regional Preseason Cross Country Rankings
The Calvin men’s cross country outlook can be found online at: 2011 Calvin Men’s Cross Country Outlook
The Calvin women’s cross country outlook can be found online at: 2011 Calvin Women’s Cross Country Outlook