September 18, 2018 /Sports News – Local Various Utah-Based Schools Ranked Highly In Cross Country Polls Written by Brad James Tags: BYU/New Mexico/Northern Arizona/Providence/Southern Utah/USTFCCCA/Utah/Utah State FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailNEW ORLEANS-Tuesday, the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced their latest rankings for Division I men’s and women’s cross country teams.Several Utah-based schools are among those ranked.For the men, Northern Arizona is the current #1 team in the land, gaining 330 points in the polls. BYU’s men are second with 315 points. The Southern Utah men check in at #15, while Utah State received votes in the polls. Roughly, the Aggies are the #37 team in the land per the polls.For the women, New Mexico is ranked #1 with 330 points and BYU is tied for 11th nationally with Providence. Both the Cougars and Friars have 197 points in the polls.The Utah State women are ranked 15th nationally with 182 points and Utah earned votes for the polls. Based on where they received their recognition, the Utes are 34th in the land.