Men’s Cross Country: Catamounts ranked 10th in latest NJCAA poll

Keyser, WV- The Potomac State Men's Cross Country Program earned their first national ranking in school history.

The Catamounts brokethrough in the 6th week of the NJCAA Division III polls as they are ranked 10th overall.

Defending national champion Harper College remains atop the poll for the sixth consecutive week, while Region XX rival Howard is also ranked within the top 10 at #3.

The Catamounts in their inaugural season, are led by Freshman Zac Simmons (Berkeley Springs, WV) and the Keyser, WV trio of Pierce Miller, Wesley Minshall and Josh Myers.

Potomac State has received national votes by winning their first two invitationals and placing 5th at the Shenandoah Valley Invitational against tough NCAA competition.

PSC Head Cross Country Coach Ian Hankins said, "I'm excited that our program has received such high recognition in our inaugural season. I hope that we can carry this momentum into the weekend and continue to build off this. The great thing is we have achieved a national ranking with primarily local talent."

Potomac State is back in action on Saturday, October 4th at the University of Pittsburgh- Greenburg Invitational.

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