BURNSVILLE, MN -- Minnesota State men’s and the University of Mary women’s teams were the top choices in the 2012-13 NSIC Indoor Track and Field Preseason Coaches’ Poll.

On the men’s side the Mavericks garnered eight first place votes and 97 points.  Augustana was second with 86 points and a first place vote while MSU Moorhead was a close third with 85 points and two  first place votes.

On the women’s side, University of Mary was the coaches’ choice with 142 points and ten first place votes. Augustana was second with 125 points followed by  Winona State (117) and Minnesota State (104).  Winona State and Minnesota State both received a first place vote.

Men's Coaches' Poll Women's Coaches' Poll
RK Team Pts RK Team Pts
1 Minnesota State (8) 97 1 U-Mary (10) 142
2 Augustana (1) 86 2 Augustana (1) 125
3 MSU Moorhead (2) 85 3 Winona State (1) 117
4 Sioux Falls 66 4 Minnesota State (1) 104
5 St. Cloud State 59 5 Sioux Falls 92
6 U-Mary 58 6 MSU  Moorhead 91
7 Minnesota Duluth 49 7 Minnesota Duluth 81
8 Northern State 35 8 St. Cloud State 66
9 Concordia-St. Paul 30 9 Wayne State 49
10 Minot State 21 10 Northern State 46
11 Wayne State 19 11 Concordia-St. Paul 36
Minot State 36
 first place votes in ( ) 13 Bemidji State 29

Courtesy:  Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference