DIII Rankings: Top Four Teams Stay Put, Final Weekend of Regular Season Ahead

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

May 9, 2012   

NEW ORLEANS — Not a lot of change to the USTFCCCA National Team Computer Rankings for NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field this week. The top four men’s and women’s teams remain in the same position as they were a week ago. McMurry’s men has topped the board for four-straight weeks while Wartburg’s women have been No. 1 since the preseason.

National Ranking PDFs: Top 25 | Full by Team | Event-by-Event | Week-by-Week
Regional Index PDFs: Top Ten | By Team | By Event
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DIVISION III CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP RECAP — 2011-12 CHAMPIONS

MEN

Conference Cross Country Indoor Track & Field Outdoor Track & Field
AMCC Franciscan
ASC UT Tyler McMurry
CAC York (Pa.) Salisbury Salisbury
CCIW North Central (Ill.) North Central (Ill.) North Central (Ill.)
Centennial Haverford Haverford Haverford
Colonial States Gwynedd-Mercy
Commonwealth Coast Roger Williams
CUNYAC Hunter CCNY (May 11-13)
Empire 8 Ithaca Ithaca Ithaca
Great Northeast Johnson & Wales (R.I.)
Great South Huntingdon (Ala.)
HCAC Manchester Rose-Hulman Rose-Hulman
IIAC Loras Wartburg (May 10-12)
Landmark Moravian Moravian Moravian
Liberty League St. Lawrence RIT RPI
Little East Southern Maine UMass Dartmouth UMass Dartmouth
MASCAC Westfield State Westfield State Bridgewater State
MIAC Hamline St. Thomas (Minn.) (conc. May 11-12)
Michigan Intercollegiate Calvin Hope
Middle Atlantic Elizabethtown Widener Widener
Midwest Conference Lawrence Monmouth (Ill.) (May 11-12)
NCAC Wabash Wabash Wabash
NEAC SUNY Cobleskill
NECC Lesley
NESCAC Williams Bates
NEWMAC MIT MIT
NJAC TCNJ TCNJ TCNJ
North Atlantic New England College
NorthernAC Concordia Wisconsin Concordia Wisconsin Benedictine (Ill.)/
Concordia Wisconsin [tie]
Northwest Conference Whitworth Whitworth
OAC Ohio Northern Ohio Northern Mount Union
ODAC Lynchburg Lynchburg Lynchburg
PAC Saint Vincent Westminster (Pa.)
SCAC Colorado College Centre
SCIAC Occidental Redlands
Skyline St. Joseph’s (Long Island)
SLIAC Principia
SUNYAC SUNY Geneseo SUNY Geneseo SUNY Cortland
UAA Washington (Mo.) Washington (Mo.) Washington (Mo.)
UMAC St. Scholastica St. Scholastica St. Scholastica
USA South Christopher Newport
WIAC UW-Oshkosh UW-La Crosse UW-La Crosse

WOMEN

Conference Cross Country Indoor Track & Field Outdoor Track & Field
AMCC Franciscan
ASC Concordia Texas Texas Lutheran
CAC Salisbury Salisbury Salisbury
CCIW North Central (Ill.) Illinois Wesleyan Illinois Wesleyan
Centennial Johns Hopkins Johns Hopkins Johns Hopkins
Colonial States Marywood
Commonwealth Coast Salve Regina
CUNYAC Hunter Lehman (May 10-12)
Empire 8 Ithaca Ithaca Ithaca
Great Northeast Johnson & Wales (R.I.)
Great South Covenant
HCAC Manchester Hanover Hanover
IIAC Wartburg Wartburg (May 10-12)
Landmark Moravian Moravian Moravian
Liberty League St. Lawrence St. Lawrence St. Lawrence
Little East Keene State Southern Maine Southern Maine
MASCAC Westfield State Worcester State Worcester State
MIAC Carleton St. Thomas (Minn.) (conc. May 11-12)
Michigan Intercollegiate Hope Calvin
Middle Atlantic Elizabethtown Lebanon Valley Messiah
Midwest Conference Grinnell Monmouth (Ill.) (May 11-12)
NCAC Oberlin Ohio Wesleyan Ohio Wesleyan
NEAC SUNY Cobleskill
NECC Lesley
NESCAC Williams Williams
NEWMAC MIT MIT
NJAC Rowan Ramapo Rowan
North Atlantic Husson
NorthernAC Concordia Wisconsin Concordia Chicago Aurora
Northwest Conference Lewis & Clark George Fox
OAC Ohio Northern Mount Union Mount Union
ODAC Bridgewater (Va.) Roanoke Roanoke
PAC Grove City Westminster (Pa.)
SCAC Centre Rhodes
SCIAC Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Skyline St. Joseph’s (Long Island)
SLIAC Webster
SUNYAC SUNY Geneseo SUNY Cortland SUNY Cortland
UAA Washington (Mo.) Washington (Mo.) Emory
UMAC St. Scholastica St. Scholastica St. Scholastica
USA South Christopher Newport
WIAC UW-Eau Claire UW-Oshkosh UW-La Crosse

 

USTFCCCA NCAA Division III

Men’s Outdoor Track & Field National Team Computer Rankings (Top 25)

2012 Week #6 — May 9

next ranking: May 16
Rank School Points Conference Head Coach (Yr) Last Week
1 McMurry 231.26 ASC Barbara Crousen (14th) 1
2 UW-La Crosse 171.71 WIAC Josh Buchholtz (4th) 2
3 UW-Oshkosh 159.00 WIAC Paul Brown (2nd) 3
4 North Central (Ill.) 147.07 CCIW Frank Gramarosso (2nd) 4
5 UW-Whitewater 142.03 WIAC Mike Johnson (3rd) 8
6 UW-Eau Claire 141.56 WIAC Chip Schneider (10th) 6
7 UW-Stout 130.43 WIAC Laura Knudsen (4th) 5
8 La Verne 88.44 SCIAC Pat Widolff (20th) 7
9 Wabash 76.60 NCAC Clyde Morgan (4th) 10
10 Augustana (Ill.) 71.38 CCIW Paul Olsen (43rd) 9
11 Middlebury 63.07 NESCAC Martin Beatty (24th) 14
12 Calvin 62.81 MIAA Bret Otte (3rd) 13
13 Whitworth 58.92 Northwest Toby Schwarz (16th) 12
14 Bates 56.20 NESCAC Al Fereshetian (17th) 19
15 Central (Iowa) 55.36 IIAC Joe Dunham (4th) 15
16 St. Thomas (Minn.) 54.45 MIAC Steve Mathre (17th) 16
17 Haverford 50.27 Centennial Tom Donnelly (37th) 11
18 UW-Stevens Point 49.48 WIAC Rick Witt (33rd) 22
19 SUNY Geneseo 49.42 SUNYAC Dave Prevosti (8th) 18
20 Christopher Newport 48.23 USA South Tyler Wingard (6th) 20
21 Guilford 44.09 ODAC Danny Cash (2nd) 23
22 Mount Union 43.63 OAC Kevin Lucas (2nd) 17
23 SUNY Oneonta 43.01 SUNYAC Matt LoPiccolo (8th) 25
24 Moravian 40.42 Landmark Jesse Baumann (1st) 21
25 UW-Platteville 40.14 WIAC Jim Nickasch (11th) 24
Dropped out: none

 

Men’s Conference Index Top 10
Rank Conference Points Top 25 Teams
1 WIAC 871.92 7
2 CCIW 281.68 2
3 ASC 270.66 1
4 SCIAC 210.44 1
5 NESCAC 196.87 2
6 OAC 163.99 1
7 SUNYAC 145.58 2
8 MIAC 134.83 1
9 NCAC 129.28 1
10 NJAC 122.50

 

USTFCCCA NCAA Division III

Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Team Computer Rankings (Top 25)

2012 Week #6 — May 9

next ranking: May 16
Rank School Points Conference Head Coach (Yr) Last Week
1 Wartburg 336.95 IIAC Marcus Newsom (14th) 1
2 UW-Oshkosh 173.56 WIAC Pat Ebel (3rd) 2
3 Washington (Mo.) 115.68 UAA Jeff Stiles (11th) 3
4 Methodist 98.75 USA South Duane Ross (5th) 4
5 UW-La Crosse 92.25 WIAC Pat Healy (21st) 31
6 Middlebury 89.15 NESCAC Martin Beatty (24th) 7
7 Illinois Wesleyan 83.45 CCIW Chris Schumacher (15th) 6
8 UW-Eau Claire 78.89 WIAC Chip Schneider (6th) 71
9 Williams 73.48 NESCAC Fletcher Brooks (4th) 9
10 McMurry 70.05 ASC Barbara Crousen (14th) 5
11 Birmingham-Southern 66.42 SCAC Kenneth Cox (3rd) 8
12 Mount Union 63.65 OAC Kevin Lucas (2nd) 10
13 Monmouth (Ill.) 63.05 Midwest Roger Haynes (12th) 38
14 Illinois College 62.48 Midwest Mike Brooks (11th) 13
15 MIT 60.12 NEWMAC Halston Taylor (5th) 11
16 Tufts 53.88 NESCAC Kristen Morwick (12th) 22
17 Ithaca 51.78 Empire 8 Jennifer Potter (9th) 16
18 Emory 49.81 UAA John Curtin (27th) 12
19 UW-River Falls 45.96 WIAC Aaron Decker (2nd) 48
20 Texas Lutheran 45.39 ASC Patrick Zarate (6th) 14
21 Ramapo 42.91 NJAC Mike Jackson (8th) 17
22 Rowan 42.57 NJAC Derick “Ringo” Adamson (5th) 20
23 George Fox 41.19 Northwest John Smith (6th) 19
24 Central (Iowa) 38.80 IIAC Joe Dunham (4th) 23
25 Millikin 38.63 CCIW Dirk Doehring (2nd) 30
Dropped out: No. 15 Wheaton (Mass.), No. 18 Cal Lutheran, No. 21 Calvin, No. 24 Rhodes, No. 25 SUNY Cortland

 

Women’s Conference Index Top 10
Rank Conference Points Top 25 Teams
1 WIAC 504.30 4
2 IIAC 447.93 2
3 NESCAC 257.70 3
4 UAA 207.54 2
5 Midwest Conference 168.82 2
6 CCIW 164.81 2
7 NEWMAC 144.81 1
8 OAC 140.45 1
9 MIAC 125.67
10 SCAC 124.64 1