St. Norbert Opens 2011 Season Regionally Ranked

From Sports Information Director, August 23, 2011 | Women's Cross Country
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

DE PERE - The St. Norbert College women's cross country team was ranked ninth in the Midwest Region 2011 pre-season ranking by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

St. Norbert returns 13 letterwinners from the 2010 squad that captured the Midwest Conference championship, its first since 2003. The Green Knights also won the St. Norbert Tom Barry Invitational and the Wisconsin Private College Championship in 2010.

Washington (Mo.) University is ranked first in the Midwest Region ranking, followed by UW-Eau Claire, UW-La Crosse and UW-Stevens Point. The University of Chicago is fifth, followed by UW-Platteville, UW-Oshkosh and North Central College.

The Green Knights will open the 2011 season on Sept. 3 at the Tom Barry Invitational at Colburn Park in Green Bay.