2017 NCAA DII Women’s Outdoor Team Rankings – Week 4

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NEW ORLEANSWest Texas A&M, Angelo State and Pittsburg State remained in the top-3 spots in the 4th week of the NCAA Division II Women’s Outdoor Team Rankings, as released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday, but a two teams made significant pushes towards the top of the rankings after strong weeks.

Texas A&M-Kingsville jumped 9 spots to 4th place, tying a program-best ranking, while Adams State made an astounding leap into 8th place after sitting at 43rd a week ago.

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West Texas A&M


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Texas A&M-Kingsville


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Texas A&M Kingsville got a wind-aided 200 meter mark of 23.66 out of Kaina Martinez that ranks 1st in NCAA Division II this past weekend at the Angelo State David Noble Relays, while teammate Plasera Johnson’s time of 23.92 in the same event ranks 5th in the nation. Martinez also notched a 6.06m (19-10¾) in the long jump, good for 9th in the country, while LaGae Brigance’s 1.74m (5-8½) in the high jump is tied for 5th.

Dianna Johnson, Jessica Scherrer and Serena Canegan all posted top-10 individual marks at the WT Classic and Multi for the Grizzlies, allowing Adams State to appear in the top-10 of the computer team rankings for the first time since the final week of the 2015 campaign. Johnson notched an altitude-converted time of 11.67 in the 100 meters into a headwind for the 3rd-best mark in the nation this year, while Scherrer ran an altitude-converted 59.08 in the 400 hurdles for the 3rd-best time in NCAA Division II on the year. Canegan followed suit, scoring 4978 in the heptathlon for the 9th-best mark in the country on the season. The Grizzlies 4×100 team also ran the 3rd-fastest time in the division this year with an altitude-converted time of 45.84.

West Texas A&M benefited greatly from its own home meet to remain in 1st place for the 2nd-straight week, as senior jumper Rellie Kaputin notched a national-leading 6.41m (21-0½) wind-aided mark in the long jump, in addition to recording the 9th-best high jump mark on the season at 1.71m (5-7¼). Shanice Cameron’s altitude-converted time of 23.70 in the 200 meters ranks 2nd in NCAA Division II this year, while the 4×100 relay team for the Lady Buffs posted a national-leading 45.72 altitude-converted time this past weekend.

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Like West Texas A&M, Angelo State also hosted this past weekend, with the Rams setting 9 top-10 marks in the country on the season. Kami Norton led the way with the 2nd-best heptathlon mark (5409), the 5th-fastest 100 hurdles (13.64, wind-aided) and the 10th-best long jump (6.03m/19-9½, wind-aided).

USTFCCCA NCAA Division II Female Athlete of the Week Emilyn Dearman was crucial to Pittsburg State’s success this past week, posting NCAA Division II Automatic Qualifying Marks in the heptathlon (5924) and the high jump (1.78m/5-10), while running a wind-aided 13.43 in the 100 hurdles. All three marks currently sit atop the descending order lists.

Johnson C. Smith dropped a spot to 5th, while Saint Augustine’s and Cal Baptist stayed put at 6th and 7th, respectively. Chico State fell 4 spots to 9th, just ahead of Western State, who entered the top-10 for the first time since the 8th week of the 2012 campaign.

Hillsdale (32nd to 19th), New Mexico Highlands (137th to 22nd) and Southwest Baptist (42nd to 23rd) all made their top-25 season debuts on the week.

The 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships will be held at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, from May 25-27. Check back at www.USTFCCCA.org each week throughout the season for updated rankings.


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

2017 Week #4 — April 11

next ranking: April 18
Rank Institution Points Conference Head Coach (Yr) Last Week
1 West Texas A&M 194.98 Lone Star Darren Flowers (8th) 1
2 Angelo State 176.07 Lone Star Tom Dibbern (1st) 2
3 Pittsburg State 154.77 MIAA Russ Jewett (31st) 3
4 Texas A&M-Kingsville 118.49 Lone Star Ryan Dall (9th) 13
5 Johnson C. Smith 95.13 CIAA Lennox Graham (10th) 4
6 Saint Augustine’s 87.52 CIAA George Williams (41st) 6
7 Cal Baptist 83.72 PacWest Ben Gall (5th) 7
8 Adams State 82.20 RMAC Rock Light (4th) 43
9 Chico State 78.32 CCAA Robert Nooney (4th) 5
10 Western State 76.22 RMAC Chris Bradford (8th) 11
11 Alaska Anchorage 71.55 GNAC Michael Friess (27th) 10
12 Minnesota State 71.37 NSIC Jim Dilling (1st) 15
13 Humboldt State 70.24 CCAA Scott Pesch (7th) 9
14 Findlay 68.48 GLIAC Marc Arce (29th) 14
15 Chadron State 68.45 RMAC Brad Gamble (3rd) 19
16 Walsh 66.82 GLIAC Rob Mizicko (5th) 23
17 SF State 61.09 CCAA Kendra Reimer (3rd) 8
18 Shippensburg 60.83 PSAC Dave Osanitsch (12th) 12
19 Hillsdale 56.21 GLIAC Andrew Towne (6th) 32
20 Wayne State (Neb.) 55.45 NSIC Marlon Brink (17th) 21
21 Simon Fraser 54.25 GNAC Brit Townsend (17th) 16
22 New Mexico Highlands 53.98 RMAC Bob DeVries (25th) 137
23 Southwest Baptist 52.87 MIAA Corey McElhaney (9th) 42
24 Grand Valley State 52.73 GLIAC Jerry Baltes (18th) 18
25 Minnesota Duluth 50.10 NSIC Joanna Warmington (6th) 24
dropped out: No. 17 Academy of Art, No. 20 Concordia (Ore.), No. 22 UC San Diego, No. 25 Texas A&M-Commerce
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Women’s Conference Index Top 10
Rank Conference Points Top 25 Teams
1 Lone Star 564.14 3
2 MIAA 445.83 2
3 RMAC 323.69 4
4 GNAC 286.54 2
5 NSIC 284.65 3
6 GLIAC 283.33 4
7 CCAA 279.53 3
8 CIAA 200.54 2
9 PacWest 194.62 1
10 PSAC 150.79 1


Women’s Regional Index Leaders
Region Institution Points Last Week
Atlantic Shippensburg 372.91 1
Central Pittsburg State 516.13 1
East Assumption 385.13 1
Midwest Grand Valley State 406.04 1
South Nova Southeastern 373.92 1
South Central Angelo State 577.29 1
Southeast Mount Olive 441.62 1
West Chico State 296.21 1
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Women’s #EventSquad Leaders (Best Foursome in the Country By Event)

Event Institution Squad Average Squad Total
100 Meters Minnesota State 11.92 47.67
200 Meters Texas A&M-Kingsville 24.45 1:37.80
400 Meters Saint Augustine’s 55.85 3:43.38
800 Meters Simon Fraser 2:09.43 8:37.72
1500 Meters Cal Baptist 4:31.19 18:04.78
1500 Meters Simon Fraser 4:31.19 18:04.78
Steeplechase Cal Baptist 10:51.18 43:24.72
5000 Meters Western State 16:46.12 1:7:04.49
10,000 Meters Cal Baptist 36:40.86 2:26:43.42
100 Meter Hurdles Angelo State 14.04 56.17
400 Meter Hurdles Central Washington 1:02.80 4:11.19
High Jump Angelo State 1.69m 5-6½ 6.75m 22-1¾
Pole Vault Sioux Falls 3.66m 12-0 14.64m 48-¼
Long Jump Angelo State 5.84m 19-2 23.35m 76-7¼
Triple Jump Nova Southeastern 11.91m 39-1 47.65m 156-4
Shot Put Concordia (Ore.) 14.29m 46-10½ 57.15m 187-6
Discus Angelo State 47.80m 156-10 191.20m 627-3
Hammer Findlay 57.37m 188-2 229.49m 752-11
Javelin Fort Hays State 43.13m 141-6 172.51m 565-11


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2017 Rankings Calendar
Weeks National RankingsRegional Rankings KEY DATES
Week 1Tue 3/21
Tue 3/21
Week 2Tue 3/28
Tue 3/28
Week 3Tue 4/4
Tue 4/4
Week 4Tue 4/11
Tue 4/11
Week 5Tue 4/18
Tue 4/18
Week 6Tue 4/25
Tue 4/25
Week 7Tue 5/2
Tue 5/2
Week 8Tue 5/9
Tue 5/9
Week 9Tue 5/16
Tue 5/16
Week 10Mon 5/22
Mon 5/22
FINAL ResultsSat 5/27

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