Teams Make Final Push in Women's #ASunXC Coaches Poll

Thursday, October 24, 2013

MACON, Ga. -There is just a little over a week before Atlantic Sun Cross Country squads gather to compete in the A-Sun Championship to see who will be hoisting the trophy.

In the final A-Sun Coaches Poll Lipscomb's women's team received unanimous first-place votes to sit on top of the charts. The Bisons have secured unanimous first-place votes in all of the A-Sun polls this season.

LU has claimed the last two A-Sun Championships and were the last team to grab the title at the Vaughn's Gap Course in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Bisons are ranked No. 5 in the South Region of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Poll.

North Florida continued their streak at No. 2 in the A-Sun Coaches Poll with 88 points, while ETSU jumped up a spot to No. 3 with 73 points.

The Ospreys were the last team to win the A-Sun title since the Bisons reign as UNF claimed the crown in 2010.

Jacksonville came in at the No. 4 spot with 72 points in the poll, while FGCU rounded off the top-five with 53 points.

The 2013 A-Sun Championship is on November, 2nd a the Vaughn's Gap Course in Nashville, Tennessee with Lipscomb hosting the meet.

For the full poll, refer to the table below:

A-Sun Women's Cross Country Coaches Poll
Rank School (1st Place)
2012 Finish
1. Lipscomb (10) 100 1st
2. North Florida 88 2nd
3. ETSU 73 5th
4. Jacksonville 72 3rd
5. FGCU 53 7th
6. Northern Kentucky 45 8th
7. Mercer 43 6th
8. USC Upstate 29 9th
9. Kennesaw State 26 4th
10. Stetson 21 10th