Buccaneers Hold Onto Top-Spot in #ASunXC Men's Poll

Thursday, September 26, 2013

MACON, Ga. - ETSU held on to its first-place rank in the second installment of the Atlantic Sun Men's Cross Country Coaches Poll as announced by the conference on Thursday.

The Buccaneers landed three first-place votes to push them to the top after receiving a boost in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Regional Poll from No. 11 to No. 10 in the South Region.

Lipscomb is gaining ground on the Bucs with 89 points to come in second-place. The Bisons secured six first-place votes in the coaches poll but it was not enough to pull ahead.

LU is the only other A-Sun men's squad in the USTFCCCA Regional Poll at No. 6 in the South Region.

North Florida landed in the third-place spot in the coaches poll with 72 points.

USC Upstate garnered a first-place vote to tie for fourth with FGCU to round off the top-five teams in the conference.

For the full ranking, look at the chart below:

A-Sun Men's Cross Country Coaches Poll
Rank School (1st Place)
2012 Finish
1. ETSU (3) 91 2nd
2. Lipscomb (6) 89 7th
3. North Florida 72 8th
T4. USC Upstate (1) 67 1st
T4. FGCU 67 4th
6. Mercer 45 5th
7. Northern Kentucky 44 6th
8. Kennesaw State 37 3rd
9. Stetson 21 9th
10. Jacksonville 17 10th