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Florida State Opens up the 2008 Outdoor
Season as the Top Ranked Menís Track Team in Division I
NEW ORLEANS Ė After finishing
second by only three points at the indoor national meet in March, the
Florida State Seminole menís track and field team opens up the outdoor
season ranked number one in the USTFCCCA Division I Preseason Outdoor
Track & Field National Rankings.
The Seminoles, last yearís outdoor
national champions, opens the outdoor season with 259.63 points.
With several key members returning to the squad and a bevy of newcomers,
FSU should be the favorite to win the 2008 title. Following the
Seminoles is LSU led by sprint standouts Richard Thompson and Trindon
Holliday. Both sprinters should push FSUís Walter Dix for the
100-meter title come June. LSU received 247.33 points in the rankings.
Third-ranked Tennessee follows the
Tigers. The Vols closed out 2007 with a fourth place finish at
the outdoor national meet. Florida and Southern California,
Nos. 4 and 5 respectively, complete the top five in the menís rankings.
Georgia starts the next five in the
rankings at No. 6 this week, followed by seventh-ranked UCLA.
Arizona State (No. 8) and Auburn (No. 9) follow the Bruins.
The Washington Huskies come in at No.
10 this week to complete the top ten in the menís outdoor preseason
The 2008 USTFCCCA Division I Rankings
are released on Wednesdays during the outdoor season. The rankings are
compiled by Tom Lewis, assistant sports information director at Missouri.
The 2008 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track
and Field Championships will be held June 11-14th, 2008 in
Des Moines, Iowa.
LSU is this weekís top-ranked womenís
For more information about the rankings,
please visit www.ustfccca.org.
USTFCCCA Division I Menís Outdoor Track and Field Rankings
March 26, 2008