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August 29, 2012

Seven Ivy League Men's Cross Country Squads Ranked In The USTFCCCA Preseason Polls

USTFCCCA Preseason National Poll | USTFCCCA Preseason Regional Polls

NEW ORLEANS -- The Princeton men’s cross country team is ranked No. 21 in the country and Columbia is close behind at No. 27 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) preseason coaches’ poll. Dartmouth found itself in the receiving votes category of the rankings.

 The Tigers, ranked third in the Mid-Atlantic Region, have won five of the last six Ivy League championships, including the last two. Penn came in at No. 13 in the Mid-Atlantic.

Five League squads found themselves among the top-10 in the Northeast Region poll, including the Lions at No. 3 and the Big Green at No. 5, followed by Cornell (No. 6), Brown (No. 7) and Harvard (No. 9).

All eight teams will be in action when the season kicks off over the weekend of Sept. 7-9.