Cross Country

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Voted 11th in MAAC Preseason Polls

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Voted 11th in MAAC Preseason Polls

EDISON, NJ – The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) announced the 2017 Men's and Women's Cross Country preseason coaches' poll on Thursday morning. Both the Saint Peter's men's and women's cross country teams were picked 11th in their respective polls. The men's team received 13 points and the women's squad received 12 points.

The Peacocks cross country season opens up on September 8 at Hofstra University in the Hofstra Invitational. The team then heads to Westbury, NY for the NYIT Invite on September 16. On October 7, the teams will take part in the Highlander Invitational, hosted by NJIT. The cross country teams will compete in the METS on October 13, then they head to the St. John's Invitational in Queens, NY two days later on October 15.

All 11 MAAC schools will meet at the 2017 MAAC Cross Country Championships on Saturday, October 28 at Holmdel Park in Holmdel, NJ to conclude the season.

To follow men's and women's cross country action all season long, visit saintpeterspeacocks.com and follow the action on all social media sites using the handle @SPUAthletics.

 
 

Men's Preseason Poll

1.

Iona (10)

120

2.

Canisius (1)

98

3.

Manhattan

96

4.

Marist

86

5.

Siena

75

6.

Monmouth

68

7.

Rider

54

8.

Quinnipiac

53

9.

Fairfield

40

10.

Niagara

23

11.

Saint Peter's

13

 

Women's Preseason Poll

1.

Iona (9)

118

2.

Quinnipiac (1)

108

3.

Marist

85

4.

Canisius (1)

82

5.

Manhattan

76

6.

Monmouth

71

7.

Siena

65

8.

Rider

46

9.

Fairfield

39

10.

Niagara

24

11.

Saint Peter's

12

 

About the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference:

With 11 institutions strongly bound by the sound principles of quality and integrity in academics and excellence in athletics, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) is in its 37th year of competition during the 2017-18 academic year. Current Conference members include: Canisius College, Fairfield University, Iona College, Manhattan College, Marist College, Monmouth University, Niagara University, Quinnipiac University, Rider University, Saint Peter's University, and Siena College.