August 27, 2010

More Preseason Attention for Cross Country Squads

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Susquehanna’s men’s and women’s cross country teams have earned preseason recognition by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association (USTFCCA).

The men’s squad is ranked sixth in the Mideast Region while the women were ranked seventh.
The six men’s teams ranked above SU were Allegheny, Haverford, Carnegie Mellon, Elizabethtown, Dickinson. Johns Hopkins, DeSales, Salisbury and Gettysburg rounded out the seven through 10 spots.
 
On the women’s side, Johns Hopkins took the number one slot, followed by Haverford, Dickinson, Grove City, Elizabethtown and Carnegie Mellon. Ranked behind Susquehanna were Swarthmore, Gettysburg and Lebanon Valley.
 
The SU men’s and women’s teams were picked to finish first in the Landmark Conference Preseason Poll, announced earlier this month. Both teams open their fall season on Sept. 4 at the Bucknell Open.