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12 WVIAC Preseason Poll

Lady Cats 10th in WVIAC Preseason Cross Country Poll
     08/23/12...Third-year Head Coach Jim Bowser's Lady Cats are tied with Ohio Valley (WV) University with 51 points in the 2012 WVIAC Preseason Women's Cross Country Coaches Poll.  Last season's champions Seton Hill University has been selected by the coaches to repeat in 2012... (Full WVIAC Release)
     Pitt-Johnstown’s squad is led by Christy Monnie (Renfrew, Pa.) and Sasha Peterman (Altoona, Pa.).  The sophomores each performed well at the 2011 conference meet.  The pair will help a young squad vie for a spot in the upper half of the league.
     The Griffins captured the 2011 title with 55 points at the conference meet.  Seton Hill received nine first-place votes en route to 165 total points in the preseason rankings.  Wheeling Jesuit (WV) University picked up four first-place nods and garnered 158 total points for second in the poll.
     West Virginia Wesleyan College has been selected third with 137 points, while Concord (WV) University was a solid fourth with 126 points, and Alderson-Broaddus (WV) College and the University of Charleston (WV) tied for fifth with 103 points in the 13-team field.

Place Team (first-place votes)  Total Points
1. Seton Hill (9)                                       165
2. Wheeling Jesuit (4)                               158
3. West Virginia Wesleyan                          137
4. Concord                                              126
5t. Alderson-Broaddus                               103
5t. Charleston                                          103
7. West Liberty                                        100
8. Fairmont State                                      71
9. Davis & Elkins                                        66
10t. Ohio Valley                                         51
10t. Pitt-Johnstown                          51
12. Glenville State                                      36
13. Bluefield State                                      16