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Tarleton Sports Information

NEW ORLEANS - The Tarleton men's cross country team stayed at No. 6 in this weeks south central regional poll released this week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) league office.

No movement was made in the top nine spots of this week's poll as Abilene Christian held on to the top spot.  Central Missouri, Pittsburg State, Southwest Baptist and Missouri Southern State finalized the top five spots ahead of Tarleton.  Cameron, Truman State and Northwest Missouri followed the Texans from the seventh to ninth spot, while Emporia State moved into the tenth spot this week.  Fort Hays State dropped out of the poll after claiming the No. 10 spot last week.

The Texans will return to action this Friday, Oct. 2, at the North Texas Cross Country Invitational.  The meet is scheduled to begin at 5:30 in Denton.