HUTCH WOMEN 7TH NJCAA CROSS COUNTRY RANKINGS

The Blue Dragon Women's Cross Country Team is No. 7 in this week's USTFCCCA NJCAA Division I rankings. (Photo courtesty Allison Schweizer/Fort Hays State Sports Information)
The Blue Dragon Women's Cross Country Team is No. 7 in this week's USTFCCCA NJCAA Division I rankings. (Photo courtesty Allison Schweizer/Fort Hays State Sports Information)

Hutchinson CC Sports Information

Despite winning the Fort Hays State Open, the Hutchinson Community College women's cross country team slipped one spot in the latest United State Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division I NJCAA Rankings, which were released on Wednesday.

The Blue Dragons are No. 7 this week. The Dragons remain ranked in the Top 10 for the third-straight week, the first time that's happened since 2003.

The Blue Dragons completed the 2018 regular season with two team championships. Hutchinson will next compete in the Region VI Championships on October 27 in Winfield.

Iowa Central remained the No. 1 team in the women's rankings. The Tritons are followed by El Paso, Southern Idaho, Cowley and Central Arizona.

After the Top 5, the Jayhawk is represented by Allen at No. 6, Hutchinson, Highland at No. 14 and Pratt at No. 26.

USTFCCCA NJCAA DIVISION I WOMEN'S RANKINGS
1. Iowa Central
2. El Paso
3. Southern Idaho
4. Cowley
5. Central Arizona
6. Allen
7. Hutchinson
8. Mesa
9. Lansing
10. Trinidad State
11. Hawkeye
12. Pasco-Hernando
13. Pima
14. Highland
15. Paradise Valley
16. Pratt
17. Monroe College
18. Muskegon
18. South Plains
20. North Iowa Area