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Friday, August 29, 2014
MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY PICKED FOURTH IN PRESEASON POLL


HIGH POINT, N.C. – Conference Carolinas released its cross country preseason coaches’ poll on Friday morning and Pfeiffer has been picked to finish fourth in the league. Led by first year Head Coach Chris Wood, the Falcons are primed for a solid season.

The University of Mount Olive men’s cross country team is ranked atop the preseason poll heading into the 2014 season. Mount Olive returns five All-Conference Men’s Cross Country runners from last year’s NCAA II Southeast Regional Championship and 2013 NCAA II National Finalist squad. Five returning Trojans also earned All-Southeast Region honors last year.

King has been picked to finish second, while North Greenville comes is predicted to come in third.

The preseason polls are completed with Pfeiffer placing forth followed by Belmont Abbey, Limestone, Barton, Lees-McRae, and Erskine respectively.

Conference Carolinas Men’s Cross Country Preseason Poll 
(# of First Place Votes in Parenthesis)


 

Mount Olive79 (7)
King74 (2)
North Greenville64
Pfeiffer56
Belmont Abbey50
Limestone 45
Barton34
Lees-McRae34
Erskine32