Men's cross country holds Top 3 spot in region ranking

Sports Information
October 18, 2011

NEW ORLEANS - The St. Olaf men's cross country team was ranked third in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division III regional poll.

This is the fifth consecutive week St. Olaf has been ranked in the Top 3 of the Central Region.

Nebraska Wesleyan University moved from third to first this week after a strong showing last Saturday at the Jim Drews Invitational, where they placed second. No. 2 Hamline University finished third and St. Olaf finished fifth at the event.

The Oles compete next at the MIAC Championships on Oct. 29 at Como Park in St. Paul, Minn.

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