On Wednesday the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced the 2011 Men's and Women's Outdoor Track & Field preseason rankings. The Big Ten boasts three teams ranked in the polls, one men and two women.
On the men's side, Minnesota finds itself in the top-10, earning the No. 10 spot. This marks the second year in a row the Golden Gophers have earned preseason honors.
Penn State, the defending women's outdoor track and field champion enters the 2011 season at No. 19 while Indiana rounds out the conference contingents at No. 23.
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