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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


Oct. 12, 2011

Women remain in Top 25

MARYVILLE, Mo. - The Northwest Missouri State women's cross country team remained in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Top 25 but fell from No. 21 to No. 25 as released by the organization Wednesday.

The Bearcat women remain ranked after sitting out several runners including senior standout Angela Adams at last weekend's Jackling Jocks Invitational.

The Northwest women also dropped one spot to No. 5 in the South Central Region poll.  Midwestern State continues to hold to No. 1 spot with Harding moving from No. 7 to No. 2 this week and Pittsburg State remaining at No. 3.

On the men's side, the Bearcats moved up one position to No. 5 in the South Central Region rankings, while Central Missouri continues to hold onto the No. 1 spot.  The top three on the men's side remained unchanged while Missouri Southern jumped from No. 7 to No. 4 this week.

Northwest will be off the next two weeks and will return to action Oct. 22 when they head to Missouri Southern for the MIAA Championships.  In the 2011 preseason coaches' polls the Bearcat women were tabbed third in the MIAA with the men picked to place fourth.

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Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

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