The LetsRun Nation Votes: NAU Is HEAVILY Favored Over BYU, Fans Are Split Between McDonald and Fisher

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by LetsRun.com
November 16, 2018

Who are the favorites for the 2018 NCAA Cross Country Championships? Well we’ve tabulated the early votes of those that have already entered the $200,018 LetsRun.com Running Warehouse NCAA D1 Cross-Country Prediction Contest and the results are clear. The LetsRun nation is expecting NAU to run away with its third straight team title. The fans are picking NAU to win 20 times as often as BYU.

See the results for yourself below, but if you haven’t already entered our free prediction contest, do so now. It only takes 10 minutes and playing fantasy xc is lots of fun:  $200,018 LetsRun.com Running Warehouse NCAA D1 Cross-Country Prediction Contest.

LRC Team Picks (in our contest, people only pick top 10)

LetsRun.com Men’s Super Poll Results
1.NAU (450)4831
2.BYU (21)4073
3.Wisconsin (9)3342
4.Portland (3)3180
5.Stanford (1)2872
6.Colorado (2)1987
7.Iowa St1840
8.Washington (1)1381
9.Boise St598
10.Syracuse (1)537
11.Oregon (2)472
12.Notre Dame472
13.Arkansas (1)252
14.Ole Miss240
15.Michigan (1)194
16.Colorado St (1)187
17.Oklahoma St95
18.Air Force89
19.Iona85
20.Villanova83

Others receiving votes: 21. Eastern Kentucky 64 22. Southern Utah 52 23. NC State 49 24. Texas 49 25. Indiana 42 26. Purdue 28 27. Bradley 27 28. Wyoming 27 29. Princeton 24 30. Florida St 14 31. Tulsa 12

LRC Individual Picks

Men’s Individual Poll
1.Grant Fisher (155) – Stanford SR3485
2.Morgan McDonald (181) – Wisconsin SR3270
3.Tyler Day (23) – Northern Arizona SR2890
4.Matthew Baxter (28) – Northern Arizona SR2813
5.Edwin Kurgat (3) – Iowa State JR1386
6.Nick Hauger (5) – Portland SR995
7.Rory Linkletter – BYU SR901
8.Joe Klecker (3) – Colorado JR817
9.Alfred Chelanga (3) – Alabama SR807
10.James Sugira – Eastern Kentucky FR771
11.Peter Lomong – Northern Arizona SR638
12.Connor McMillan (2) – BYU616
13.Oliver Hoare – Wisconsin JR347
14.Conner Mantz (1) – BYU FR206
15.Alex Ostberg – Stanford170
16.Aaron Templeton (1) – Furman SR166
17.Peter Seufer – Virginia Tech JR164
18.Lawrence Kipkoech – Campbell SR148
19.Jaret Carpenter (1) – Purdue JR148
20.Aidan Tooker – Syracuse JR147
Others receiving votes: 21. Gilbert Boit 135 22. Carlos Villarreal 130 23. Emmanuel Roudolff-Levisse 113 24. Amon Kemboi 110 25. Casey Comber 88 26. Paul Hogan 88 27. Blake Haney 83 28. Emmanuel Rotich 82 29. Olin Hacker 81 30. Tanner Anderson 72 31. Abraham Chirchir 67 32. Yared Nuguse 40 33. Farah Abdulkarim 34 34. Addison DeHaven 33 35. Andrew Jordan 27 36. Waleed Suliman 25 37. Koby Pederson 23 38. Aidan Reed 22 39. Eric Hamer 22 40. Brent Demarest 20 41. Ashenafi Hatte 19 42. Isai Rodriguez 17 43. Dan Curts 16 44. Jack Rowe 16 45. Zach Long 16 46. Kyle Mattes 15 47. Ben Kendell 14 48. Azaria Kirwa 12 49. Mickey Davey 12 50. Kieran Tuntivate 12 51. Jamie Crowe 11 52. Nicholas Wareham 10 53. Joe Dragon 10 54. Kyle Mau 10 55. Garrett Corcoran 9 56. George Kusche 8 57. John Rice 8 58. Hugo Milner 8 59. Andrew Marston 7 60. Jordan Rowe 7 61. Ehab El-Sandali 7 62. Justin Domangue 6 63. Jacob McLeod 6 64. Gannon Willcutts 6 65. Jack Van Scoter 5 66. Nathan Mylenek 4 67. Ben Varghese 3 68. Roman Ollar 2 69. Matt Grossman 2 70. Conor Lundy 2

Who is the LRC nation voting for in the women’s race? Find out here: LetsRun Fans Expect Weini Kelati and UNM To Win NCAA Titles on Saturday.

More: Complete 2018 NCAA XC Coverage
LRC Archives: Historical NCAA Cross Country Coverage Including Amazing Photo Galleries Since 2000


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