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ASU XC Picked Fourth in SoCon Poll PDF Print
Written by Kelsey Campbell   
Monday, 26 August 2013 07:45

Appalachian State University men’s and women’s cross country were both picked to finish fourth in the Southern Conference preseason poll for the 2013 season.
Furman and UNCG topped the men’s preseason poll, both receiving 73 points, followed by Chattanooga with 65 points.  Appalachian State clinched the fourth place spot by tallying 64 points. Davidson (48), Samford (42), Western Carolina (31), Elon (25), The Citadel (19), and Wofford (10) rounded out the remaining spots in the poll for the men.
On the women’s side, Elon was projected to finish first in the conference for the second year in a row, tallying 93 points.  They were followed by Furman and Samford, earning 86 and 79 points respectively.  Appalachian State earned fourth place in the rankings with 76 points. The remaining teams in the poll included UNCG (61), Davidson (58), Western Carolina (48), Chattanooga (40), Wofford (28), Georgia Southern (20), and The Citadel (16).
The defending SoCon champions will begin their season Friday, Aug. 30 in Boone for the Covered Bridge Open. The SoCon championship will be held in Birmingham, Ala. on Nov. 2.

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