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XC: Illinois Sweeps Final Weekly Honors of 2010

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Illinois' Chris DeSilva and Meghan Frigo have been named the Big Ten men's and women's cross country Runners of the Week as announced on Tuesday. DeSilva took first place at the Illini Open last weekend, while Frigo finished second.

To read more about DeSilva, click here. To read the full release on Frigo, click here.

WXC: Weekend Schedule

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OCTOBER 22

Illinois at Illini Open - Urbana, Ill.
Northwestern at Illini Open - Urbana, Ill.

OCTOBER 23

#21 Michigan at EMU Fall Classic - Dexter, Mich.
#16 Michigan State at EMU Fall Classic - Dexter, Mich.
#19 Minnesota at Jack's Run - Falcon Heights, Minn.

WXC: In the Polls

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Five Big Ten women's cross country teams appear in the latest USTFCCCA national coaches' poll with Michigan State leading the way at No. 16. Minnesota made the largest jump from their previous ranking of any Big Ten team, moving up seven spots to No. 19. Michigan is not far behind, checking in at No. 21. Indiana and Iowa round out the poll at Nos. 29 and 30, respectively. Penn State is also receiving votes.

To see the complete poll, click here.

WXC: Indiana's Pease Named Big Ten Women's Runner of the Week

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Indiana senior Sarah Pease has been tabbed the Big Ten Conference women's cross country Runner of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday. Pease finished first at the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival last weekend.

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WXC: Weekend Schedule

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OCTOBER 15

Illinois at Bradley Classic - Peoria, Ill.
Northwestern at Bradley Classic - Peoria, Ill.

OCTOBER 16

Illinois at Pre-Nationals - Terre Haute, Ind.
#24 Indiana at Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival - Fayetteville, Ark.
Iowa (rv) at Pre-Nationals - Terre Haute, Ind.
#19 Michigan at Pre-Nationals - Terre Haute, Ind.
#18 Michigan State at Pre-Nationals - Terre Haute, Ind.
#26 Minnesota at Pre-Nationals - Terre Haute, Ind.
#26 Minnesota at Tori Neubauer Invitational - West Salem, Wis.
Northwestern at Pre-Nationals - Terre Haute, Ind.
Ohio State at Pre-Nationals - Terre Haute, Ind.
#30 Penn State at Penn State National - University Park, Pa.
Purdue at Pre-Nationals - Terre Haute, Ind.
Wisconsin at Pre-Nationals - Terre Haute, Ind.

XC: Michigan State Sweeps Weekly Honors

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Michigan State's Travis Borchard and Kristen Smith have been named the Big Ten men's and women's cross country Runners of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday. Borchard and Smith led the Spartans to solid showings at the Michigan Intercollegiate Championships on Friday.

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WXC: Weekend Schedule

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OCTOBER 8

#18 Michigan State at Michigan Intercollegiate Championships - Rochester, Mich.

WXC: In the Polls

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Five Big Ten women's cross country teams have earned top-30 status in the latest USTFCCCA national coaches' poll. Michigan State leads the way at No. 18, followed closely by Michigan at No. 19. Indiana makes its debut in the top 30, jumping to No. 24. Minnesota checks in at No. 26, while Penn State returns to the poll at No. 30. Iowa is receiving votes in this week's poll.

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Michigan State senior Emily MacLeod has been selected as the Big Ten women's cross country Runner of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday. MacLeod led the 20th-ranked Spartans to a third-place finish at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational on Saturday.

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WXC: Weekend Schedule

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OCTOBER 1

#24 Iowa at Notre Dame Invitational - Notre Dame, Ind.
#27 Minnesota at UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invitational - Eau Claire, Wis.
Ohio State at Notre Dame Invitational - Notre Dame, Ind.
Penn State (rv) at Notre Dame Invitational - Notre Dame, Ind.

OCTOBER 2

Illinois at Wisconsin adidas Invitational - Madison, Wis.
Indiana (rv) at Wisconsin adidas Invitational - Madison, Wis.
#22 Michigan at Wisconsin adidas Invitational - Madison, Wis.
#20 Michigan State at Wisconsin adidas Invitational - Madison, Wis.
#27 Minnesota at South Dakota State Invitational - Brookings, S.D.
Northwestern at Loyola Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational - Chicago, Ill.
Purdue at Wisconsin adidas Invitational - Madison, Wis.
#26 Wisconsin at Wisconsin adidas Invitational - Madison, Wis.