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Fifteen SEC T&F Programs ranked in preseason Top-25

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SEC Staff
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Fifteen Southeastern Conference men's and women's track and field programs are ranked in the top-25 preseason poll released Thursday by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Nine SEC women's programs are ranked in the top-25, including eight of the top-14 and six of the top-10. Arkansas is No. 1, followed by No. 3 Texas A&M, No. 6 Florida, No. 7 LSU, No. 8 Georgia and No. 10 Kentucky. Alabama and South Carolina are ranked Nos. 13 and 14, respectively, while Tennessee is 17th.

Six SEC programs are ranked in the men's top-25, led by No. 2 Florida. Georgia is No. 5, while Alabama is No. 7 and Arkansas is No. 8. LSU is ranked 17th, and Texas A&M is 19th.

SEC programs won both the men's and women's NCAA Indoor Track and Field titles in 2018 as Florida claimed the men's championship and Georgia won the women's crown.

The 2019 SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships will take place Feb. 22-23 in Fayetteville, Ark.

USTFCCCA Men's Indoor Track and Field National Rankings (January 10)

  1. Texas Tech
  2. Florida
  3. Florida State
  4. Texas
  5. Georgia
  6. Houston
  7. Alabama
  8. Arkansas
  9. Kansas
  10. BYU
  11. Indiana
  12. Oregon
  13. Stanford
  14. Penn State
  15. Colorado
  16. Wisconsin
  17. LSU
  18. North Carolina A&T
  19. Texas A&M
  20. Illinois
  21. Arizona
  22. North Dakota State
  23. Campbell
  24. Kansas State
  25. Ohio State

USTFCCCA Women's Indoor Track and Field National Rankings (January 10)

  1. Arkansas
  2. Florida State
  3. Texas A&M
  4. USC
  5. Oregon
  6. Florida
  7. LSU
  8. Georgia
  9. New Mexico
  10. Kentucky
  11. Washington
  12. Texas
  13. Alabama
  14. South Carolina
  15. Baylor
  16. Stanford
  17. Tennessee
  18. Boise State
  19. Ohio State
  20. NC State
  21. Louisville
  22. Georgia Tech
  23. Penn State
  24. Colorado
  25. Miami