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Cross Country Preseason Poll Released

Cross Country Preseason Poll Released

(PAINESVILLE, Ohio) – The Great Midwest Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll presented by Under Armour was released this morning for both men and women. Walsh was picked at the top of the standings for both, while Malone was picked on the men's side with Hillsdale chosen at the same spot for the women.

On the men's side Cedarville, Hillsdale and Findlay round out the top five. Tiffin, Trevecca Nazarene, Kentucky Wesleyan, Ohio Valley, and Ohio Dominican complete the top 10. Alderson Broaddus and Lake Erie fill out the poll.

For the women Cedarville, Malone and Findlay complete the first five. Ursuline, Alderson Broaddus, Ohio Valley, Ohio Dominican, and Trevecca Nazarene help make up the first 10. Tiffin, Kentucky Wesleyan, and Lake Erie fill out the poll.

The Storm will get the season started in a few weeks when they head to Tiffin to take part in the Tiffelberg Open hosted by Heidelberg on Saturday, Sept. 14.

MEN'S POLL

School Points
1. Walsh (7 first-place votes) 117
2. Malone (4 first-place votes) 112
3. Cedarville (1 first-place vote) 99
4. Hillsdale 96
5. Findlay 81
6. Tiffin 62
7. Trevecca Nazarene 56
8. Kentucky Wesleyan 46
9. Ohio Valley 41
10. Ohio Dominican 25
11. Alderson Broaddus 29
12. Lake Erie 16

WOMEN'S POLL

School Points
1. Walsh (12 first-place votes) 144
2. Hillsdale (1 first-place vote) 130
3. Cedarville 123
4. Malone 113
5. Findlay 97
6. Ursuline 79
7. Alderson Broaddus 62
8. Ohio Valley 60
9. Ohio Dominican 57
10. Trevecca Nazarene 48
11. Tiffin 39
12. Kentucky Wesleyan 36
13. Lake Erie 26