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Arkansas predicted to win SEC Cross Country Titles

23 days ago
SEC Staff
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The University of Arkansas men and the Arkansas women have been predicted to claim the 2017 Southeastern Conference Cross Country Championships, as decided by a vote of the league's head coaches. The SEC on Monday released its 2017 SEC Cross Country Preseason Coaches' Poll.

Points for the men's poll were awarded on a 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11 basis, while the women's poll was awarded on a 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13 basis. Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own teams.

The Arkansas men were predicted to win the 2017 SEC Cross Country Championship. The Razorbacks claimed the 2016 SEC Championship, their seventh consecutive SEC Championship and 24th in the last 26 years. The Razorbacks garnered 11 first place votes.

The Arkansas women, who have won four consecutive SEC Cross Country Championships, were selected to win the 2017 SEC Cross Country Championship. The Razorbacks received 13 first place votes.

The 2017 SEC Cross Country Championships are slated to take place Friday, Oct. 27 in Athens, Ga.

MEN
Rank--Team--Points

1. Arkansas (11)--11
2. Alabama (1)--26
3. Ole Miss--29
4. Georgia--48
5. Kentucky--50
6. Missouri--58
7. Texas A&M-76
8. Florida--86
9. Auburn--87
10. Tennessee--91
11. LSU--112
12. Vanderbilt-119

WOMEN
Rank--Team--Points

1. Arkansas (13)--13
2. Missouri (1)--33
3. Ole Miss--37
4. Mississippi State--47
5. Vanderbilt--67
6. Alabama--83
7. Kentucky--85
8. Florida--96
9. Georgia--104
10. Auburn--118
11. Texas A&M--131
12. Tennessee--138
13. South Carolina--161
14. LSU--161