Monday, August 26, 2013
The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Coaches' Preseason men's cross country poll has been released and the Mount has been chosen to finish ninth this season. Manchester University, which has won the last four HCAC Championships, was chosen as the front runner in the poll, garnering nine, first-place votes, good for 99 points. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (one, first-place vote, 89 points) was the runner-up.
Franklin College, Defiance College, Bluffton University, followed in the poll, which was rounded out by Hanover College, Anderson University, Earlham College, the Mount, and Transylvania University.
The following Mount runners were selected as "Runners to Watch" for the 2013 season:
Bret Dwenger Freshman Sunman, IN/East Central
Alex Griffin Freshman Cleves, OH/Taylor
Hayden Sharp Freshman Wyoming, OH/Wyoming
Click here for the complete HCAC release.