Women's Cross Country Picked Fifth in HCAC

Women's Cross Country Picked Fifth in HCAC


GREENWOOD, Indiana - The Earlham College women's cross country team has been picked to fifth in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Coaches' Poll released by the conference on Wednesday.

The Quakers earned 55 points out of a possible 100, finishing one point higher than sixth-place Anderson University. Manchester University was picked to repeat as conference champions earning 98 points and eight first place votes. Two coaches picked Bluffton University to claim the HCAC crown.

Place     Team     Points     2016 Finish
1   Manchester   98 (8)   1st
2   Bluffton   83 (2)   2nd
3   Hanover   79   3rd
4   Rose-Hulman   75   4th
5   Earlham   55   6th
6   Anderson   54   5th
7   Franklin   39   8th
8   Transylvania   30   7th
9   Defiance   20   10th
10   Mount St. Joseph   17   9th


Earlham opens its 2017 campaign at IU East's Red Wolf Rumble on Friday, Aug. 25. The race is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.