Nashville, Tenn. – The Belmont men’s and women’s cross country teams are ranked in the top-10 regionally when the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its weekly South Region Polls on Monday.
The Belmont men were ranked fourth in this week’s polls, moving up one spot from fifth in the preseason poll. The Bruins are behind Alabama, Florida State, and Florida, but ahead of Tennessee, Georgia, and Mississippi State.
The BU women’s squad is ranked ninth in this week’s poll. They were ninth in the preseason poll. BU is among three non-SEC/ACC teams in this week’s poll (UAB, Chattanooga). The top-ranked women’s team in the South is Tennessee.
Both of Belmont’s teams are back in action this weekend in national meets. The BU men will compete Friday at the Notre Dame Invitational in Indiana, while the women head to New York for the Iona Meet of Champions.
For a list of all national and regional polls, check out the USTFCCCA website at