Men's Cross Country Picked Third in SEC

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Robert Domanic (photo by Jeff Cutright)
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Robert Domanic (photo by Jeff Cutright)
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
Aug. 20, 2014

OXFORD, Miss. - The Ole Miss men's cross country team was predicted to finish third in the Southeastern Conference this year in a vote by the SEC head coaches, announced by the league office Wednesday.

The Rebel men, who received three first-place votes in the poll, are poised for a breakout season under head coach Brian O'Neal. They return top sophomores Robert Domanic and Trevor Gilley and welcome several highly regarded newcomers with the likes of freshman Sean Tobin, Northeastern transfer Wesley Gallagher, junior Daniel Bulmer, redshirt freshman Mark Shaw and others.

The Ole Miss women were picked 11th by the league coaches. Both squads begin the 2014 season at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic on Saturday, Aug. 30.

The University of Arkansas men and women were both predicted to repeat as SEC Cross Country Champions. Points for the men's poll were awarded on a 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12 basis, while the women's poll was awarded on a 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13 basis. Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own teams.

The 2014 SEC Cross Country Championships are slated to take place Friday, Oct. 31 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

For more information on Ole Miss Track & Field and Cross Country, follow the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissTrack and on Facebook at Ole Miss Track.

2014 SEC Cross Country Coaches Preseason Poll
(parentheses indicate first-place votes)

 

MEN

 

WOMEN

Rank

Team

Points

Rank

Team

Points

1

Arkansas (10)

16

1

Arkansas (13)

13

2

Florida

27

2

Vanderbilt (1)

34

3

Ole Miss (3)

42

3

Texas A&M

39

4

Missouri

51

 

4

Florida

58

5

Auburn

59

 

5

Alabama

65

6

Texas A&M

63

 

6

Mississippi State

72

7

Georgia

77

 

7

Missouri

79

8

Kentucky

79

 

8

Kentucky

99

9

Alabama

101

 

9

Georgia

104

10

Mississippi State

107

 

10

Tennessee

116

11

Tennessee

115

 

11

Ole Miss

135

12

LSU

136

 

12

Auburn

142

13

Vanderbilt

141

 

13

South Carolina

152

 

 

14

LSU

166

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