All Eight Ivy League Women's Cross Country Teams Ranked In USTFCCCA Preseason Polls
NEW ORLEANS -- The Ivy League saw three
of its women’s cross country teams placed on the U.S. Track
& Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) top-30
national poll, which was released on Tuesday. Princeton comes in at
No. 15, followed by Cornell (No. 30) and Columbia (RV).
In 2011, Cornell won its first Ivy League championship since 1998 and ended the Tigers’ five-year reign at the top in the process.
All eight teams find themselves in the USTFCCCA regional rankings, led by Princeton at No. 2 in the Mid-Atlantic poll. Penn is ranked No. 11. In the Northeast Region, the Big Red is No. 4, followed by Yale (No. 5), Dartmouth (No. 7), Columbia (No. 8), Brown (No. 11) and Harvard (No. 14).
All eight teams will be in action when the season kicks off over the weekend of Sept. 7-9.