NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - In week 6 of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Regional Rankings, the Belmont Bruins men's cross country team find themselves in 3rd place after their great finish in the OVC Championship.
The Bruins finished in 2nd place at the OVC Championship while finishing just 20 points behind Eastern Kentucky, who is currently ranked No. 16 in the nation.
In the previous week, the Bruins were ranked 4th in the South Region and were able to surpass Alabama, who was ranked No. 3 at the time. The only schools that are ahead of Belmont are Tennessee at No. 2 and Ole Miss at No.1.
This is the highest ranking that the Bruins have received this season, and it comes at perfect timing as they head to regionals next weekend on November 9 in Tallahassee, Fla.
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