La. - The Alaska Anchorage men's and women's cross country teams continue to be
ranked in the top 10 nationally in Week 3 of the U.S. Track & Field Cross
Country Coaches Association with the women's team at No. 5 and the men's team
advancing to No. 7.
women's squad, which has been idle for the last three weekends, continues to
lead the West Region over Chico State (No. 6). The top 8 positions remained the
same with Augustana (S.D.) leading the field at No. 1, while Adams State and
Grand Valley State are No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. Western State leads UAA
at No. 4.
newcomer and Great Northwest Athletic Conference member Simon Fraser fell to
No. 11, while Seattle Pacific moved into No. 20 and Western Washington dropped
to No. 23.
sitting at No. 8 since the preseason ranking, the men's team progressed to No.
7 and is second in the region behind No. 3 Chico State. Adams State leads the
list and is followed by No. 2 Colorado Mines. GNAC foe WWU trails UAA at No. 11
and Western Oregon dropped to No. 21.
women have been ranked in the top 10 for 36 weeks straight, while the men's team
has cracked the top-15 for 23 consecutive weeks.
Seawolves return to action after 27 days off from competition with the Western
Washington Classic on Oct. 6 in Bellingham, Wash.