NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced it's 2019 Southeast Region Women's Cross Country Preseason Poll on Tuesday (Aug. 27).
Four teams from the South Atlantic Conference were represented in the poll, including preseason favorite, Queens in the No. 1 spot. The Royals are coming off an exceptional season in 2018, where they finished first at regionals leading them to their third Division II NCAA National Championship top-10 finish.
Anderson checked in at No. 3 and No. 8 belongs to Catawba. Anderson finished second in last season conference championship earning a bid to regionals where they placed third, while Catawba finished fifth in the conference championship.
Rounding out the SAC teams in the poll is Lenoir-Rhyne at No. 9.
The SAC cross country season gets underway on Friday, Sep. 6.
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