Which Unranked Teams Are Going Dancing? Which Ranked Teams Are Staying Home?

By LetsRun.com
November 13, 2015

The NCAA regional results are in and we’ve projected the 31 men’s and 31 women’s teams on their way to Louisville for next week’s NCAA Cross Country Championships. We’ll have full previews of NCAAs next week but for now wanted to share some quick analysis regarding which teams over- and underperformed the most at regionals.

All NCAA regional results * Projected men’s qualifiers * Projected women’s qualifiers

MB: Official 2015 NCAA XC Regional Live Discussion Thread

Ranked men’s teams that will miss NCAAs

Team Result
No. 16 Columbia 5th in Northeast
No. 19 Illinois 8th in Midwest
No. 21 Air Force 5th in Mountain
No. 22 Villanova 3rd in Mid-Atlantic
No. 25 Colorado State 6th in Mountain
No. 29 Providence 6th in Northeast
No. 30 Indiana 5th in Great Lakes

Unranked men’s teams that qualified for NCAAs

Team Result
Florida State (No. 34 in votes) 1st in South
Mississippi (no votes) 2nd in South
Texas (No. 32 in votes) 2nd in South Central
Louisville (no votes) 1st in Southeast
Michigan State (No. 31 in votes) 2nd in Great Lakes
Washington State (no votes) 4th in West
California (no votes) 6th in West
Southern Utah (No. 33 in votes) 4th in Mountain

Ranked women’s teams that will miss NCAAs

Team Result
No. 22 William & Mary 4th in Southeast
No. 28 North Carolina 3rd in Southeast
No. 29 Yale 5th in Northeast

Unranked women’s teams that qualified for NCAAs

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Team Result
Texas (no votes) 2nd in South Central
San Francisco (no votes) 5th in West
Tulsa (no votes) 4th in Midwest
Kansas (no votes) 5th in Midwest

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