Michigan Takes Top Spot in Preseason DI Women's XC National Coaches Poll, MSU Sixth
by RunMichigan Staff, Aug. 28, 2014
By Kyle Terwillegar, USTFCCCA
NEW ORLEANS – If today’s preseason NCAA Division I Women’s Cross Country National Coaches Poll is any indicator, distance running fans are in store for an exciting and unpredictable 2014 fall campaign.
Michigan, with all seven of its runners from its fourth-place 2013 NCAA Championships team back in 2014, was tabbed as the preseason favorite with half of the 12 first-place votes in the poll released Tuesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), while four other teams split the remaining six first-place nods.
Splitting the remaining six first-place votes were No. 2 Oregon with three, and No. 4 Stanford, No. 5 Georgetown and No. 7 Arkansas with one each. Florida State did not receive a first-place vote, but was nestled in amongst that group at No. 3. >>> Click for Full Article and Rankings