UCLA Women's CC Rated No. 11 in USA Div. I
Sept. 18, 2002
Eric Peterson's UCLA women's cross country team this week (Sept. 16) is ranked No. 11 in the nation, according to the recently released Div. I poll. That's four notches higher than UCLA's preseason No. 15 ranking on Sept. 5.
On Saturday (Sept. 21), the Bruin women and men's teams will be running in the Big Wave Invitational, hosted by the University of Hawaii. The meet will take place on the North Shore of Oahu at Kualoa Ranch. The men's race starts at 3 p.m. (6 p.m. PDT) and the women's competition begins at 3:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m.PDT). Both the women and men's races will be 5000m in distance.
FinishLynx/NCAA DIVISION I WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY NATIONAL POLL
(Conducted by the Women's Intercollegiate Cross Country Coaches Association)
2002 Regular Season Poll #1
|Ranking||Team (first place votes)||Points|
|1.||Brigham Young (13)||390|
|6.||North Carolina State||321|
|13.||William & Mary||195|
|14. (Tie)||Penn State||187|
Other Teams Receiving Votes: South Florida 23, Michigan 21, Toledo 19, North Carolina 17, Southwest Missouri State 17, Washington 14, Georgia Tech 11, Dartmouth 6, James Madison 5, Boston Univ. 3, Tennessee 3, Rhode Island 2.
Voting panel consists of the nine elected regional representatives and four at large members of the Women's Intercollegiate Cross Country Coaches Association. The second regular season poll will be released on Sept. 23.