NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Edinboro men’s cross country team moved up four spots from 24th to 20th in the U.S. Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) National Coaches’ Poll, released on Wednesday. The Fighting Scots started the season off by winning the Doug Watts Open on September 8.
The top five teams of Adams State, Grand Valley States, Colorado Mines, Chico State, and Western State remained the same. However, No. 1 Adams State was the only team to not shift in the poll. Colorado Mines jumped into second, while Grand Valley State fell to third. Western State climbed into fourth and Chico State dropped to fifth.
In the PSAC, Edinboro is the lone nationally ranked team from the conference. Shippensburg was ranked 10th in the preseason poll, but is now among six teams “also receiving votes”.
Edinboro will next compete at the Loyola Lakefront Invitational on Saturday, September 29. The invitational, which is hosted by Loyola University Chicago, is set for a 12:15 p.m. start.