Miners Move Up In National Poll
Sept. 25, 2007
The UTEP men's cross country team moved up one spot to the No. 6 slot in the national polls, as released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association this week. They are tied with Stanford with 319 votes.
They maintain their standing as the No. 2 team in the Mountain Region, behind Colorado, last year's NCAA men's champions, in a separate poll released Monday.
The Miners, who were idle last weekend, swept their first two meets of the season, breaking a meet record for points at the Lobo Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. and taking the top four finishes at the Lori Fitzgerald Invitational in Santa Teresa, N.M.
They compete at the Bill Dellinger Invitational in Eugene, Ore. on Saturday. The invitational's 15-team men's field features eight top-30 ranked teams, including Wisconsin (No.1), Oregon (No.3) and Portland (No. 11).