MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s cross country team is ranked 12th and the NIACC men are ranked 16th in the second NJCAA poll released Wednesday by the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association.
In the women’s poll, Central Arizona is ranked first, Iowa Central is ranked second and Iowa Western is ranked 18th.
In the men’s poll, Iowa Central is ranked first and Iowa Western is ranked 11th.
The NIACC women’s and men’s teams return to action Saturday at the University of Arkansas Chile Pepper.
USTFCCCA WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY RANKINGS
Central Arizona, Iowa Central, Lansing CC, El Paso CC, Butler CC, Macomb CC, Barton County CC, Pima CC, Gillette, Allen County CC, NIACC, Johnson County CC, MCC-Longview, Lincoln, Muskegon CC, New Mexico JC, Iowa Western, South Florida State, South Plains, Pratt CC, Mott CC, Vincennes, Dodge City CC, Ranger.
USTFCCCA MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY RANKINGS
Iowa Central, Central Arizona, South Plains, Paradise Valley CC, Allen County CC, El Paso CC, Gillette, Lansing CC, Butler CC, Pima CC, Iowa Western, Louisburg, Highland CC, Mesa CC, Ranger, NIACC, Mott CC, Muskegon CC, Danville Area CC, Morton, Macomb CC, Barton County CC, Lincoln (Ill.), Hutchinson CC, Glendale CC.