Dordt College News

Men's Cross Country Receiving Votes In Poll

August 23, 2012

(Thursday, August 23; Sioux Center, Iowa)  The Dordt College men’s cross country team is receiving votes in the NAIA Men’s Cross Country Coaches’ Top 25 Preseason poll.

The Defenders garnered 87 points which was the top total in the others receiving votes category.  The Defenders qualified for the 2011 NAIA National Meet and finished second in the GPAC Championship.  The Defenders return eight of their top nine runners from the championship meet.

Dordt will open the 2012 season on Friday, August 31 at a meet hosted by Augustana in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Two GPAC teams are in the top-25 with Morningside at No. 14 and Concordia at No. 19.

The poll was voted on by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences/independents/unaffiliated groups.  The first regular season Top 25 poll will be announced on September 12.

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