The North Central College Men's Cross Country team is ranked as the NCAA Division III number one team. According to North Central College:
" For the seventh straight week, the North Central College men's cross country team still remains the nation's unanimous No. 1-ranked NCAA Division III program. The most recent national Coaches' Top 35 Poll was released Wednesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
The Cardinals, winners of the past two NCAA Division III National Championships and three of the last four national titles, once again received all eight first-place votes and the maximum 280 points after posting a first-place finish in the 37-team University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Brooks Invitational on Saturday. North Central placed 10 runners among the top 31 overall finishers in the 566-man field, scoring 33 points and defeating this week's No. 2-ranked team, Washington University in St. Louis, by 31 points."