September 16, 2008

Men's And Women's Cross Crountry Teams Ranked By The NEICAAA

HAMDEN, Conn. – The Quinnipiac University men's and women's cross country teams landed in the New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association's first New England Cross Country Poll of the 2008 season. The poll is comprised of votes from all coaches in the New England region.

The men's team earned a spot in the top 20, landing in 15th after a second-place finish at last weekend's Fordham Fiasco. The women's team is ranked 10th in New England after finishing in second at the meet in Van Cortland Park.

Men's Poll

Rank

School (First)

Points

1.

Providence (11)

275

2.

Brown

247

3.

Dartmouth

240

4.

Harvard

229

5.

Yale

211

6.

Massachusetts

206

7.

UMass Lowell

194

8.

Boston College

188

9.

New Hampshire

172

10.

Stonehill

169

11.

Amherst College

166

12.

Williams

145

13.

Boston University

142

14.

Connecticut

122

15.

Quinnipiac

119

16.

Keene State

102

17.

Maine

85

18.

Trinity

82

19.

MIT

66

20.

Bowdoin

63

21.

Southern Connecticut

59

22.

Tufts

46

23.

Brandeis

40

24.

Holy Cross

28

25.

Bentley

25

Women's Poll

Rank

School (First)

Points

1.

Providence (10)

250

2.

Boston College

238

3.

Harvard

222

4.

Brown

221

5.

Amherst College

201

6.

Boston University

195

7.

Yale

187

8.

Williams

176

9.

New Hampshire

172

10.

Quinnipiac

170

11.

Dartmouth

139

12.

Connecticut

119

13.

Middlebury

114

14.

Stonehill

88

15.

Colby

84

16.

Northeastern

83

17.

MIT

82

17.

Bowdoin

82

19.

Maine

80

20.

Tufts

71

21.

Holy Cross

67

22.

Massachusetts

57

23.

UMass Lowell

37

24.

Sacred Heart

35

25.

Keene State

31