- Utah State's men's and women's cross country teams picked to finish third in the 2023 Mountain West preseason polls
- Colorado State voted as the preseason favorite on the women's side, ending New Mexico's bid for a 12th consecutive year
- Utah State men's cross country team made their fourth-ever trip to the NCAA Championships in 2022
Utah State’s men’s and women’s cross country teams have been ranked third in the 2023 Mountain West preseason polls. The poll, voted on by the league’s head coaches, reflects the previous year’s performance, with both teams finishing third at last year’s conference. However, the teams are motivated to improve, according to Utah State Director of Track & Field/Cross Country Artie Gulden. The preseason favorite on the women’s side is Colorado State, ending New Mexico’s bid for a 12th-consecutive year as favorite, while Air Force is the preseason favorite on the men’s side.
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