August 24, 2010

Bobcats Start Preseason Ranked Eighth in the Southeast Region

NEW ORLEANS, LA. -- The Lees-McRae College men's cross country enters the 2010 season with an eighth place ranking in the Southeast Region according the to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) preseason season ranking that was released on Tuesday.

The Bobcats finished fourth in the region in 2009, but still enter this season with an eighth place ranking.

Queens enters the season first, followed by Columbus State and Mars Hill. Clayton State and King College round out the top five.

Southeast Region
Rank School Location Conference 2009 FINISH
1 Queens (N.C.) Charlotte, N.C. Conf. Car. 1
2 Columbus State Columbus, Ga. Peach Belt 2
3 Mars Hill Mars Hill, N.C. SAC 3
4 Clayton State Morrow, Ga. Peach Belt 5
5 King College Bristol, Tenn. Indep. NCCAA
6 UNC Pembroke Pembroke, N.C. Peach Belt 5
7 Wingate Wingate, N.C. SAC 8
8 Lees-McRae Banner Elk, N.C. Conf. Car. 4
9 Anderson (S.C.) Anderson, S.C. SAC 12
10 Lenoir-Rhyne Hickory, N.C. SAC 9