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September 29, 2011

Columbia Women Take Fourth In Toledo Bubble Buster

PRINCETON, N.J. -- In a light stretch of work for the Ivy men’s and women’s cross country teams, only the Columbia women competed in a race last week. The Lions finished fourth at the Toledo Bubble Buster hosted by University of Toledo on Sept. 23.

Juniors Caroline McDonough (ninth) and Clare Buck (10th) posted top-10 finishes to lead Columbia. McDonough posted a time of 13:43.6, while Buck finished in 13:44.2 on the 4K race.

Complete USTFCCCA Polls
There was also movement by the Ivies in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) polls as the next set of national rankings were released on Sept. 27. In the men's poll, Princeton stayed in the 12th slot, while Dartmouth (22 votes) moved to the receiving votes category with Columbia (1 vote). In the women's poll, the Tigers moved down three places to 22nd, while Dartmouth (17) is now in the receiving votes category. The next set of polls will be released on Oct. 4.

Regional Polls – Men – Sept. 26
1. Princeton (Mid-Atlantic)
4. Dartmouth (Northeast)
5. Columbia (Northeast)
6. Harvard (Northeast)
8. Brown (Northeast)
9. Cornell (Northeast)
10. Penn (Mid-Atlantic)
11. Yale (Northeast)

Regional Polls – Women – Sept. 26
3. Dartmouth (Northeast)
3. Princeton (Mid-Atlantic)
4. Columbia (Northeast)
5. Cornell (Northeast)
9. Penn (Mid-Atlantic)
11. Brown (Northeast)
13. Yale (Northeast)
14. Harvard (Northeast)

 

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Women: Cross Country Takes Fourth At Toledo Bubble Buster