West Texas A&M Favored in Lone Star Conference Polls

West Texas A&M is favored to win the 2015 Lone Star Conference men’s and women’s cross country championships according to the league’s preseason poll announced on Thursday.

The Buffaloes received 19 first-place votes for a total of 139 points in the men’s poll, while the Lady Buffs were the top choice on 12 ballots for 126 points on the women’s side.

In 2014, WT won the men’s championship for the second consecutive year, while Midwestern State won their fifth title on the women’s side.

The league’s seven men’s and women’s teams start their season in September, while the postseason begins with the LSC Championships hosted by Tarleton State on October 26.

2015 LSC Men’s Cross Country Preseason Poll
Rank Team 1st Total
1 West Texas A&M 19 139
2 Tarleton State 1 104
3 Eastern New Mexico 93
4 Texas A&M-Commerce 83
5 Cameron 68
6 Angelo State 51
7 Texas A&M-Kingsville 22
2015 LSC Women’s Cross Country Preseason Poll
Rank Team 1st Total
1 West Texas A&M 12 126
2 Midwestern State 8 121
3 Eastern New Mexico 94
4 Tarleton State 76
5 Angelo State 73
6 Texas A&M-Commerce 46
7 Texas A&M-Kingsville 24

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