The NCAA Division II women’s preseason cross country poll has Minnesota Duluth at No. 6. The poll for men and women is here.
The Bulldogs, led by junior Morgan Place, are No. 2 in the Central Regional poll behind Adams State of Colorado. Paul Nisius takes over as head coach at UMD season, moving over to his alma mater, after coaching at Wisconsin-Superior. Longtime Bulldogs coach John Fulkrod has retired.
UMD finished seventh in the 2009 Division II meet and Place was sixth individually. Adams State won the women’s team title.
The Division II regional rankings are here.