Eastern Florida State College Men’s Cross Country Team Ranks No. 14 in First National Poll
By Michael Parsons, Eastern Florida State College // September 23, 2022
will travel to Tallahassee for the FSU Invite on Friday, October 7
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Eastern Florida State College men’s cross country team is ranked No. 14 in the first U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll released on Wednesday.
The Titans made history as the first-year program is the only Florida team ranked in the top 24 in the Division I national poll. The team has run in two meets in their inaugural season and has fared well against some tough four-year schools.
Colby Community College in Kansas is the No. 1 team in the poll while Iowa Western Community College is No. 2, Trinidad State is third, Northwest Kansas Tech and Central Arizona round out the top five.
Colby – a unanimous selection at No. 1 – had a previous high ranking in the polls of No. 2, achieved three times last year. Iowa Western has finished in the top 3 in the national championships every year since 2013.
Trinidad State (Colo.) is No. 3, their highest-ever appearance in this poll (the previous best was No. 6 in 2019), while Northwest Kansas Tech is No. 4, matching its best ever (twice last year).
Eastern Florida State College will travel to Tallahassee for the FSU Invite on Friday, October 7.
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