Women's Cross Country Ranked 12th In USTFCCCA Northeast Regional Poll

HAMDEN, Conn. - The Quinnipiac University cross country team team was ranked 12th out of 15 teams in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Northeast Regional Poll, released on Monday, Sept. 13. The Bobcats are coming off a second-place finish at the CCSU Blue Devil Invitational this weekend, just behind Providence College, and were the only Northeast Conference institution featured in the weekly poll.

Of the 15 schools at the CCSU Blue Devil Invitational, Quinnipiac finished ahead of NEC opponents Monmouth, Sacred Heart, Central Connecticut State and Bryant. The Bobcats will host the annual Quinnipiac Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 18 at 12 p.m. on the Mt. Carmel Campus of Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn.

United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Assoiation Northeast Regional Poll

Rank     School                                   Location                               Conference                          Last Week
1              Syracuse                                Syracuse, N.Y.                      BIG EAST                              1
2              Providence                           Providence, R.I.                   BIG EAST                              2
3              Stony Brook                         Stony Brook, N.Y.                America East                        3
4              Harvard                                 Cambridge, Mass.                Ivy                                          4
5              Iona New                               Rochelle, N.Y.                       Metro Atlantic                      5
6              Columbia                              New York, N.Y.                     Ivy                                          6
7              Cornell                                   Ithaca, N.Y.                            Ivy                                          7
8              Boston College                     Chestnut Hill, Mass.           ACC                                         8
9              Brown                                    Providence, R.I.                   Ivy                                          9
10           Connecticut                          Storrs, Conn.                         BIG EAST                              14
11           New Hampshire                 Durham, N.H.                       America East                        10
12           Quinnipiac                          Hamden, Conn.                   Northeast                            11
13           Dartmouth                            Hanover, N.H.                      Ivy                                          13
14           Maine                                     Orono, Maine                       America East                        12
15           Vermont                                Burlington, Vt.                     America East                        15