University of the Cumberlands
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Cross Country - Thu, Oct. 3, 2013

The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Men's Cross Country program continues to make great strides in their 2013 season.  With another solid finish at Cedarville, the Patriots have moved up in the latest NAIA Top 25 Poll.

The Patriots moved up one spot this week to #19 in the NAIA Top 25 Coaches Poll, which was announced on Wednesday.  The Patriots earned 236 total voting points in the poll.  The top 5 stayed intact in this edition of the poll as St. Francis (Ill.) continues to hold on to the #1 ranking with 591 total voting points.
Other notable teams included in this week's poll were Shawnee State University (#5), Bryan College (#6), Emmanuel (#22), and Tennessee Wesleyan (#24).  SCAD-Savannah also received votes in this week's poll.
The Patriots will be back in action on Saturday as they participate in the Greater Louisville Classic in Louisville, KY.  This will be one of the largest races the Patriots will compete in this year as there will be three different races for each gender on the day.
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