Men Receive Votes Nationally, Move up to No. 7 in West Region

Oct. 6, 2006

Santa Barbara, Calif. - After finishing runner-up to Stanford at the Stanford Invitational last weekend, the UC Santa Barbara men's cross country team moved from into the top 10 in the West Region. According a poll released October 3rd by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, UCSB's men's team has moved up to No.7 from a No.12 ranking on September 25th. The men also received votes in the USTFCCCA Division I Men's National Poll following their close second place showing to No.3 ranked Stanford. The Gauchos compete next on Saturday, Oct. 14 at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in Terre Haute, IN.

1.Stanford 2.Oregon 3.Arizona 4.Portland 5.Arizona State 6.Cal Poly 7.UC Santa Barbara 8.UCLA 9.Washington 10.California 11.Washington State 12.UC Irvine 13.UC Riverside 14.Long Beach State 15.Boise State