KINGSTON, R.I. – The Atlantic 10 released its 2013 Men's Cross Country Preseason Poll on Monday, Aug. 19. The official press release can be found here on the A-10 website.
The La Salle Explorers are predicted to take the title for the fourth season in a row. They look to earn the championship for the second time in three years after winning in 2011.
Last season the Rams finished in 15th place in the A-10 Championship and are predicted to finish in 12th this season. Under John Copeland, the Rams will open their season Sept. 7, 2013 at the Bryant Invitational in Smithfield, R.I.
The 2013 A-10 Men's Cross Country Championship will be hosted by the University of Richmond at Pole Green Park in Richmond, Va. on Nov. 2.
2013 A-10 Men's Cross Country Predicted Order of Finish
(2012 A-10 finish in parentheses)
1. La Salle (3rd)
2. Saint Joseph's (2nd)
T3. Duquesne (5th)
T3. George Mason (CAA 2nd out of 5)
5. Dayton (6th)
6. Richmond (7th)
7. Fordham (T8th)
8. Massachusetts (T8th)
9. Saint Louis (11th)
10. VCU (12th)
11. George Washington (13th)
12. Rhode Island (15th)
13. St. Bonaventure (16th)