By Bill Oliver and A&M-Commerce Sports Information Director Danny Kambel
Commerce, TX –
The Texas A&M University-Commerce men's cross country team is ranked in the latest United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association Regional Poll.
The Lions emerged into this week's poll at No. 10 following a national competition in Memphis, TN. The Lions defeated three NCAA South Regional ranked teams -- No. 3 Alabama-Huntsville (they were 13th), No. 5 Columbus State (they were 22nd), No. 9 Christian Brothers (they were 18th) in the NCAA South Regional Rankings and previously ranked No. 10 Northwest Missouri State.
The only Division II schools that they lost to were Harding, who is No. 1 in the latest NCAA South Regional Rankings and Missouri-Rolla, who is fourth in the latest Great Lakes rankings.
The next competition for A&M-Commerce men's cross country is on their home course a week from Saturday. The Lions will host the Lone Star Conference Championships at Eddie Moore Park the morning of October 20th.