Walker's Pace: Ducks Stay 3rd, 5th Heading to Notre Dame
Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 2:00 p.m.
As Oregon's cross country season gets set to restart in a few days at Notre Dame, the Duck men and women held steady at No. 3 and No. 5, respectively, in this week's USTFCCCA cross country poll.
The top five for the men were Stanford Oklahoma State, Oregon, future conference rival Colorado and Alabama.
On the women's side, it was Villanova, Florida State, Washington, Texas Tech and Oregon.
Many of the top teams will be in action at the Notre Dame Invitational. The men's race features No. 3 Oregon, No. 5 Alabama, No. 14 Villanova, No. 16 New Mexico, No. 18 Arizona State, No. 21 Florida State, No. 27 Butler and No. 30 UCLA.
The women's race is even more loaded with four of the nation's top five teams: No. 1 Villanova, No. 2 Florida State, No. 3 Washington, No. 5 Oregon, No. 8 Princeton, No. 12 New Mexico, No. 19 Texas-El Paso, No. 21 Brigham Young, No. 23 Southern Methodist, No. 24 Iowa and No. 30 Notre Dame.