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Junior captain Ross Nelson and his squad are No. 14 in the midwest region.
UND makes first DI regional rankings appearance
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Updated: Friday 09/10/2012 10:19:50 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The University of North Dakota men's cross country team has cracked the regional rankings for the first time as a Division I program.

In the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) NCAA Division I regional cross country rankings released today, UND is ranked No. 14 in the Midwest Region.

UND, under 28th-year head coach Dick Clay, opened the 2012 season on Aug. 31 at North Dakota State's Bison Duals, and defeated rivals NDSU and South Dakota State. UND was idle last weekend but returns to action on Friday, Sept. 14, at the South Dakota State Classic.

Midwest Region Rankings

 

Rk. School Conference Last Week
1 Oklahoma State Big 12 1
2 Oklahoma Big 12 2
3 Minnesota Big Ten 4
4 Tulsa Conf. USA 3
5 Iowa State Big 12 5
6 Missouri SEC 6
7 Kansas Big 12 7
8 Illinois Big Ten 8
9 Iowa Big Ten 9
10 Southern Illinois Mo. Valley 10
11 South Dakota State Summit 15
12 Drake Mo. Valley 11
13 Wichita State Mo. Valley 13
14 North Dakota Big Sky NR
15 Missouri-Kansas City Summit 12

 

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