La. - The Alaska Anchorage men's and women's track & field teams continued
to be ranked in the top 20 nationally, according to the national team computer
rankings conducted by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches
Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday. The women's team sits at No. 11, while the
men are No. 17.
team, which advanced one position from Week 6, continues to lead the Great
Northwest Athletic Conference with its nearest league foe, Seattle Pacific, at
No. 25. The Seawolves moved to No. 1 in the West Region for the first time of
the season, displacing No. 2 Grand Canyon.
team, which has been polled in the top 20 since the start of the 2010 season,
fell two positions from Week 6's No. 15 ranking. The Seawolves continue to be
the lone GNAC team in the top 25 and are fifth in the West Region, with Chico
State leading the region. Western Washington sits one spot above UAA in the
region at No. 4.
II on the women's side is Grand Valley State, while Saint Augustine's bypassed
Adams State for No. 1 in the men's poll.
Seawolves are currently in a bye week before qualified individuals head to
Pueblo, Colo., for the 2012 NCAA Div. II Outdoor Track & Field
Championships on May 24-26.