The Women of Wartburg Stand as Top-Ranked Team in D3

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

February 18, 2010   

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Wednesday afternoon the latest indoor track & field national team rankings for NCAA Division III. Wartburg’s women took over No. 1 from Illinois Wesleyan who was leading for the four weeks previous. Wartburg gained 52.35 ranking points in the last weekend to land at 174.11 after five weeks of national team rankings. UW Oshkosh on the men’s side remains No. 1 with 156.97 points, but UW Stevens Point is closing the gap as they now stand less than 11 points from their in-state rival.

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Men’s Indoor Track & Field National Team Rankings

Week #5 – February 17

Rank
School
Points Last
1 UW Oshkosh 156.97 1
2 UW Stevens Point 145.89 2
3 North Central (Ill.) 130.24 3
4 UW La Crosse 107.90 5
5 SUNY Geneseo 104.87 4
6 Trinity (Texas) 83.49 7
7 Amherst 64.43
8 UW Whitewater 61.97 6
9 Springfield 57.37 14
10 SUNY Cortland 52.52 21
11 SUNY Fredonia 52.16
12 Wheaton (Mass.) 50.10 17
13 TCNJ 48.71 15
14 Salisbury 44.94 18
15 Montclair State 44.75 13
16 Whitworth 40.45 25
17 Bethel (Minn.) 38.57
18 McMurry 38.22 11
19 Dubuque 37.60 12
20 Monmouth (Ill.) 37.30 20
21 St. Lawrence 36.62 16
22 UW Stout 35.94
23 Carthage 33.59 10
24 Southern Maine 31.49 9
25 Washington (Mo.) 31.41 19

 

Women’s Indoor Track & Field National Team Rankings

Week #5 – February 17

Rank School Points Last Week
1 Wartburg 174.11 2
2 Illinois Wesleyan 148.51 1
3 MIT 104.65 5
4 TCNJ 103.83 8
5 UW Oshkosh 100.85 3
6 Chicago 92.19 4
7 Ithaca 66.56 6
8 UW La Crosse 64.24 7
9 North Central (Ill.) 63.70 13
10 Williams 62.19 14
11 Messiah 55.28 9
12 UW Eau Claire 50.39 16
13 St. Lawrence 49.67 12
14 UW Stevens Point 44.77 10
15 Nebraska Wesleyan 41.88 19
16 Keene State 40.62 11
17 UW Whitewater 40.57 20
18 Bates 37.14 18
19 Emory 36.40 17
20 Johns Hopkins 35.30
21 Brandeis 34.90 15
22 Tufts 33.68 24
23 New Jersey City 33.10 22
24 Gustavus Adolphus 31.89
25 St. Thomas (Minn.) 30.50