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UALR begins the 2012 season ranked No. 11 in the South Central Region.
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UALR Men Ranked No. 11 in USTFCCCA Preseason South Central Region Rankings
UALR Sports Information
Release: 08/27/2012

LITTLE ROCK - The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has announced its preseason regional men's and women's rankings for NCAA Division I. The UALR men's team begins the season ranked No. 11 in the South Central Region, while the women will start the 2012 campaign ranked No. 14.

Sitting atop the men's South Central Region rankings are Texas, Texas A&M and Arkansas, respectively. UALR finished the season at No. 9 in the final South Central Region rankings of the 2011 season and placed second at the Sun Belt Championships.

Though in a slightly different order, the same three teams lead the pack in the women's rankings with Arkansas, Texas and Texas A&M resting at No. 1, 2 and 3, respectively. The UALR women ended the 2011 season ranked No. 15 in the region and placed fourth at the Sun Belt Championships.

UALR's kicks off its 2012 season with the UALR Invitational at Rebsamen Park on Sept. 7. The UALR-hosted event will be one of three events the Trojans compete in before the Sun Belt Championships in Bowling Green, Ky., on Oct. 27.

Click here for a complete list of all the regional preseason rankings.


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