ETSU Stands on Top of the Men's #ASunXC Coaches Poll

Thursday, September 12, 2013

MACON, Ga. - ETSU received five first-place votes to secure the top spot in the first Atlantic Sun Men's Cross Country Coaches Poll of the season.

Four total A-Sun squads were ranked in the South Region of the preseason U.S. Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Poll with The Buccaneers topping the charts at No. 9.

The Bucs notched 92 points in the A-Sun poll followed by a young Lipscomb squad that garnered 83 points with four first-place votes.

In the Bisons first meet the team won both of their duals, scoring 16 points against MTSU’s 45 points and 20 points compared to Western Kentucky’s 43 points.

North Florida were voted as third in the the poll with 68 points after they took the team title at the Osprey's home meet.

USC Upstate received a first-place vote and 63 total points to place fourth, while FGCU rounded off the top-five in the league with 59 points.

A-Sun Men's Cross Country Coaches Poll
Rank School (1st Place)
Points
2012 Finish
1. ETSU (5) 92 2nd
2. Lipscomb (4) 83 7th
3. North Florida 68 8th
4. USC Upstate (1) 63 1st
5. FGCU 59 4th
6. Northern Kentucky 52 6th
7. Mercer 44 5th
8. Kennesaw State 43 3rd
9. Stetson 26 9th
10. Jacksonville 20 10th