September 29, 2010

King at No. 6 in latest USTFCC Women's ranking

NEW ORLEANS, La. - King College did not move from No. 6 in the newest United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division II Southeast Region women's ranking, released by the organization Wednesday.

King was one of nine teams that remained in place in this week's ranking. Carson-Newman (Tenn.) College was added to the ranking at No. 10.

Columbus State (Ga.) University, Queens (N.C.) University, Lenoir-Rhyne (N.C.) University, Anderson (S.C.) University and Augusta State (Ga.) University held onto spots No. 1 to No. 5, respectively.

Behind King from No. 7 to No. 9 were Mount Olive (N.C.) College, Lees-McRae (N.C.) College and Georgia College and State University.

Conference Carolinas, the Peach Belt and South Atlantic Conferences all had three squads on the list each. Queens, Mount Olive and Lees-McRae were from Conference Carolinas. The Peach Belt's Columbus State, Augusta State and Georgia College and State were among the Top-10. Lenoir-Rhyne, Anderson and Carson-Newman represented the South Atlantic. King was the only independent team among all eight regions.

King returns to action Saturday at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic in Louisville, Ky., at the E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park.