TUSCALOOSA – The Alabama men’s track and field team moved up three spots to No. 6 while the women moved up two places to seventh in the U.S. Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) National Team Rankings released Monday afternoon. The men’s team earned 82.96 points while the women’s team posted 82.82 points.
Regionally, the men remain No. 1 in the South Region with 366.59 points while the women are No. 3 with 249.35 points.
Both teams are coming off of strong performances at the 2017 SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships in Nashville last weekend. The Alabama men finished second with 93 points, their best finish since 1984 and second-highest point total ever, at the SEC meet. The Tide women finished sixth with 51 points for their best placing since 2006.