Cross Country

Cowboys Picked Third and Cowgirls Tabbed Fourth in MWC Preseason Coaches Poll

Senior Gretchen Johnson

Senior Gretchen Johnson

Aug. 21, 2007

LARAMIE, Wyo. -


The Cowboy cross country team was recently selected to finish third in the Mountain West Conference and the Cowgirls were picked fourth in a vote by the league's coaches released on Monday.

BYU collected five first-place votes and 25 total points to capture the top spot in the men's poll, while Air Force notched the remaining first-place vote and totaled 20 points to claim second place. Wyoming collected 14 total points to earn the third-place nod, followed closely by Colorado State and New Mexico (13 points apiece) tying for fourth. TCU finished sixth with five points.

The BYU women's team received seven first-place votes and gathered a score of 63 to capture the top position in the women's poll. Colorado State collected the remaining two first-place votes and was selected to finish second with 55 points. New Mexico claimed the third spot with 44 points, followed by Wyoming (43 points) in fourth, and TCU (30 points) in fifth. Air Force and Utah tied for sixth with 26 points each, while San Diego State (24) and UNLV (13) were picked eighth and ninth, respectively.

Women's Preseason Poll

Team (1st place votes) - Points
1. BYU (7) - 63
2. Colorado State (2) - 55
3. New Mexico - 44
4. Wyoming - 43
5. TCU - 30
T6. Air Force - 26
T6. Utah - 26
8. San Diego State - 24
9. UNLV - 13

Men's Preseason Poll

Team (1st place votes) - Points
1. BYU (5) - 25
2. Air Force (1) - 20
3. Wyoming - 14
T4. New Mexico - 13
T4. Colorado State - 13
6. TCU - 5

 

 

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