Men's cross country picked first
The Jackrabbits have won three of the past four conference titles. They received 25 votes overall along with five first place votes.
Lusignan finished third overall at last year’s meet, while Reichow placed 10th. Lusignan was The Summit League Newcomer of the Year in 2011 when he finished ninth overall.
Bongard did not compete in 2011 due to military deployment and he redshirted in 2012. He finished fourth overall at the 2010 conference championship meet.
The Jackrabbits will compete in their first meet of season on Aug. 30. They will travel to Fargo, N.D. to run in the NDSU Triangular.
2013 Summit League Men’s Cross Country Preseason Poll
|Place||Team||Points (1st)||2012 Finish
|1.||South Dakota State||25 (5)||1st|
|2.||South Dakota||20 (1)||2nd|
|5.||North Dakota State||11||T-6th|