Newport News, Va. -- In a poll conducted amongst the league’s 14 head coaches, the La Salle Men’s Cross Country team has been selected as the favorite to take home the 2019 Atlantic 10 Conference Championship, the A-10 announced on Friday.
The Explorers finished second at the 2018 A-10 championship rallying behind Most Outstanding Rookie Performer Ibrahim Kedir, and received 185 points for the top spot in the poll.
George Mason was second in the poll with 151 points, followed by Saint Joseph’s (144) in third and 2018 champion Dayton (138) in fourth. Saint Louis rounded out the top five with 138 points
Massachusetts was voted sixth in the poll with 137 points followed by Richmond and Duquesne with 124 and 104 points, respectively. Fordham was predicted to finish ninth with 93 points, Davidson, 10th with 83 points, and George Washington, 11th with 80 points. Rhode Island, VCU and Saint Bonaventure rounded out the poll.