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Menís Cross Country Preseason Poll Announced

Holy Cross Athletics   09-07-2016

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross men’s cross country team tied to finish sixth-place in the Patriot League preseason poll, as voted on by the league’s head coaches and media relations directors. The Crusaders received 60 points in the voting process.

Taking first place with 162 points was Navy (18 first-place votes), followed by Army West Point (135 points) in second and Boston University (129 points) in third. Rounding out the top five was Lehigh in fourth place with 114 points and Bucknell in fifth-place with 89 points.

Wrapping up the poll, American and Holy Cross tied for sixth-place with 60 points each, as Lafayette finished eighth with 49 points, Colgate finished ninth with 37 points and Loyola (Md.) was 10th with 22 points.

Men’s Cross Country Preseason Poll

1.      Navy, 162 (18 first-place votes)

2.      Army, 135

3.      Boston University, 129

4.      Lehigh, 114

5.      Bucknell, 89

6.      American, 60

7.      Holy Cross, 60

8.      Lafayette, 49

9.      Colgate, 37

10.   Loyola Maryland, 22

The Crusaders will return to action on Sept. 10 at the Nassaney Invitational hosted by Bryant at 10:30 a.m. in Smithfield, R.I.

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