Rocky runners ranked 16th

2012-11-04T19:08:00Z 2012-11-05T05:39:03Z Rocky runners ranked 16thGazette Staff The Billings Gazette

The women's cross country team from Rocky Mountain College is ranked 16th in the final regular-season NAIA Top 25 poll, which was released on Sunday.

Rocky, which placed third on Friday at the Frontier Conference championships in Helena, will learn Monday if it will receive an at-large berth to the NAIA championships set for Nov. 17 at Fort Vancouver, Wash.

The Battlin' Bears have been ranked as high as 14th this season.

Frontier champion Carroll College remained sixth in the national poll and has earned an automatic berth to nationals. Runner-up Lewis-Clark State is ranked 12th nationally and is also under consideration for an at-large berth to nationals.

The University of British Columbia is ranked No. 1 in the NAIA.


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