Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Washington retains #1 spot in USTFCCCA harrier poll...

Thanks to its outstanding performance Saturday at the Pre-Nationals meet in Terre Haute, Indiana, the University of Washington women's cross country solidified its hold on the number one position in the latest U.S Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll, released Tuesday.

The Huskies placed four women in the top-10 on Saturday scoring 36 points. Washington beat out 11 other ranked teams, including four in the-10 in the Blue Race. Sixth-ranked Villanova finished second to Washington.

Washington picked up all twelve first place votes in this week's poll.

Oregon comes in this week at No. 2 in the poll following their win at the Mike Hodges Invitational. Lindsey Scherf led the Ducks in the race with her first win as an Oregon Duck. Florida State remained at No. 3 in the poll this week, despite their performance in the Pre-National’s White Race. Florida State tied with fourth-ranked Princeton for the White Race team championship.

The University of Washington men's team, moved into the nation's top 30 for the first time this season with its #24 ranking, tied with the University of California.

The Huskies cracked the national poll based on its 11th place showing in the Pre-Nationals meet, where they ran in the White race.

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