WCC Cross Country Teams Prepare For Regional Action
Regional Races This Weekend Await Conference Runners
Nov. 6, 2017
NCAA REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP DETAILS
Mountain Regional Central | West Regional Central
MOUNTAIN REGIONAL | WEST REGIONAL
#WCCSPORTS RANKINGS: REGIONAL | NATIONAL
SAN BRUNO, Calif. - West Coast Conference Cross Country teams are gearing up for regional action following a record-setting day at the WCC Cross Country Championships.
WCC IN THE NATIONAL POLLS
For the first time in conference history three WCC teams enter NCAA Regional competition with top-10 national rankings in the current USTFCCCA poll.
No. 2 BYU
No. 6 Portland
No. 4 San Francisco
No. 18 BYU
WCC IN THE REGIONAL POLLS
No fewer than 10 West Coast Conference squads enter NCAA Regional competition carrying a regional ranking, six on the men’s side in the current USTFCCCA poll. BYU, Loyola Marymount, Portland, and San Francisco have both men’s and women’s programs in the top-15.
No. 1 BYU (Mountain)
No. 2 Portland (West)
No. 8 San Francisco (West)
No. 11 Gonzaga (West)
No. 13 Santa Clara (West)
No. 14 Loyola Marymount (West)
No. 3 San Francisco (West)
No. 4 BYU (Mountain)
No. 10 Loyola Marymount (West)
No. 11 Portland (West)
WHEN: Friday, November 10
RACE SCHEDULE: 9:15 a.m. PT - Women’s 6K 10:15 a.m. PT - Men’s 10K
COURSE: Steve & Dona Reeder XC Course
SITE: Logan, Utah
HOST: Utah State University
The Mountain Regional will take place Friday, November 10 in Logan, Utah as hosted by Utah State University. The Women’s 6k Championship Race will be at 9:15 a.m. PST with the 10k men’s race following at 10:15. The races will be run at the Steve & Dona Reeder Cross Country Course.
BYU women currently hold the fourth spot in the Mountain Region while the Cougars’ men’s side traded places with Northern Arizona this week. BYU rose to the top spot from their No. 2 ranking after sweeping the WCC title.
WHEN: Friday, November 10
RACE SCHEDULE: 10:30 a.m. PT - Women’s 6K 11:30 a.m. PT - Men’s 10K
COURSE: Jefferson Park Golf Course
SITE: Seattle, Wash.
HOST: University of Washington
Seattle, Washington is the site for this year’s Western Regional with the race, hosted by the University of Washington, being run on Friday, November 10 at Jefferson Park Golf Course. The women will run the 6k championship at 10:30 a.m. PST while the men will race the 10k an hour later at 11:30.
The WCC women are led by current champion San Francisco, tagged with a No. 3 ranking while Loyola Marymount at No. 10 and Portland at No. 11 fill out the poll. The Lions cracked the West Region poll after coming in third at the WCC Championship.
2017 NCAA 2017 NCAA SELECTIONS
Saturday, November 11 NCAA.com | 12 p.m. PT
2017 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS
WHEN: Saturday, November 18 7:45 a.m. PT - Women’s 6K 8:45 a.m. PT - Men’s 10K
COURSE: E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park
SITE: Louisville, Ky.
HOST: University of Louisville