DIII Rankings: Top Teams Stay, Others Make Big Moves in Outdoor Week 5

By Tom Lewis, USTFCCCA

May 2, 2012   

NEW ORLEANS — McMurry’s men and Wartburg’s women remain in the top spots of the USTFCCCA NCAA Division III National Team Computer Rankings. The top four men’s teams, including No. 2 UW-La Crosse, No. 3 UW-Oshkosh, and No. 4 North Central (Ill.) did not change positions from the previous week. On the women’s side, UW-Oshkosh stayed at No. 2 while Washington (Mo.) and Methodist swapped positions to now sit at No. 3 and No. 4, respectively.

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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USTFCCCA NCAA Division III

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

2012 Week #5 — May 2

next ranking: May 9
Rank School Points Conference Head Coach (Yr) Last Week
1 McMurry 259.16 ASC Barbara Crousen (14th) 1
2 UW-La Crosse 143.67 WIAC Josh Buchholtz (4th) 2
3 UW-Oshkosh 142.74 WIAC Paul Brown (2nd) 3
4 North Central (Ill.) 136.44 CCIW Frank Gramarosso (2nd) 4
5 UW-Stout 128.97 WIAC Laura Knudsen (4th) 7
6 UW-Eau Claire 110.59 WIAC Chip Schneider (10th) 9
7 La Verne 109.03 SCIAC Pat Widolff (20th) 10
8 UW-Whitewater 90.52 WIAC Mike Johnson (3rd) 6
9 Augustana (Ill.) 88.75 CCIW Paul Olsen (43rd) 5
10 Wabash 73.83 NCAC Clyde Morgan (4th) 11
11 Haverford 65.76 Centennial Tom Donnelly (37th) 8
12 Whitworth 65.34 Northwest Toby Schwarz (16th) 12
13 Calvin 63.69 MIAA Bret Otte (3rd) 24
14 Middlebury 63.26 NESCAC Martin Beatty (24th) 13
15 Central (Iowa) 56.81 IIAC Joe Dunham (4th) 15
16 St. Thomas (Minn.) 52.48 MIAC Steve Mathre (17th) 18
17 Mount Union 50.53 OAC Kevin Lucas (2nd) 17
18 SUNY Geneseo 49.36 SUNYAC Dave Prevosti (8th) 34
19 Bates 47.45 NESCAC Al Fereshetian (17th) 30
20 Christopher Newport 47.24 USA South Tyler Wingard (6th) 19
21 Moravian 45.40 Landmark Jesse Baumann (1st) 14
22 UW-Stevens Point 45.32 WIAC Rick Witt (33rd) 21
23 Guilford 44.38 ODAC Danny Cash (2nd) 22
24 UW-Platteville 40.14 WIAC Jim Nickasch (11th) 23
25 SUNY Oneonta 38.60 SUNYAC Matt LoPiccolo (8th) 16
Dropped out: No. 20 Rowan, No. 25 Monmouth (Ill.)

 

Men’s Conference Index Top 10
Rank Conference Points Top 25 Teams
1 WIAC 736.24 7
2 ASC 317.22 1
3 CCIW 269.24 2
4 SCIAC 234.86 1
5 OAC 189.51 1
6 NESCAC 171.18 2
7 SUNYAC 143.68 2
8 NCAC 133.71 1
9 NJAC 128.04
10 UAA 125.30

 

USTFCCCA NCAA Division III

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

2012 Week #5 — May 2

next ranking: May 9
Rank School Points Conference Head Coach (Yr) Last Week
1 Wartburg 319.62 IIAC Marcus Newsom (14th) 1
2 UW-Oshkosh 173.95 WIAC Pat Ebel (3rd) 2
3 Washington (Mo.) 127.12 UAA Jeff Stiles (11th) 4
4 Methodist 111.69 USA South Duane Ross (5th) 3
5 McMurry 107.96 ASC Barbara Crousen (14th) 11
6 Illinois Wesleyan 90.86 CCIW Chris Schumacher (15th) 5
7 Middlebury 76.19 NESCAC Martin Beatty (24th) 8
8 Birmingham-Southern 72.97 SCAC Kenneth Cox (3rd) 23
9 Williams 72.55 NESCAC Fletcher Brooks (4th) 6
10 Mount Union 72.35 OAC Kevin Lucas (2nd) 7
11 MIT 62.85 NEWMAC Halston Taylor (5th) 9
12 Emory 61.76 UAA John Curtin (27th) 16
13 Illinois College 57.41 Midwest Mike Brooks (11th) 10
14 Texas Lutheran 56.56 ASC Patrick Zarate (6th) 12
15 Wheaton (Mass.) 54.05 NEWMAC Dave Cusano (1st) 19
16 Ithaca 49.93 Empire 8 Jennifer Potter (9th) 21
17 Ramapo 49.92 NJAC Mike Jackson (8th) 14
18 Cal Lutheran 49.70 SCIAC Matt Lea (2nd) 31
19 George Fox 49.42 Northwest John Smith (6th) 15
20 Rowan 48.81 NJAC Derick “Ringo” Adamson (5th) 13
21 Calvin 47.73 MIAA Bret Otte (3rd) 28
22 Tufts 46.25 NESCAC Kristen Morwick (12th) 27
23 Central (Iowa) 41.11 IIAC Joe Dunham (4th) 22
24 Rhodes 40.00 SCAC Robert Shankman (21st) 17
25 SUNY Cortland 39.24 SUNYAC Steve Patrick (5th) 18
Dropped out: No. 20 Worcester State, No. 24 UW-La Crosse, No. 25 Amherst

 

Women’s Conference Index Top 10
Rank Conference Points Top 25 Teams
1 IIAC 423.66 2
2 WIAC 345.13 1
3 UAA 247.46 2
4 NESCAC 238.48 3
5 NEWMAC 174.84 2
6 ASC 173.99 2
7 CCIW 162.70 1
8 OAC 157.69 1
9 SCAC 155.48 2
10 SCIAC 141.17 1