2018 NCAA DII Men’s Indoor Track & Field National Rankings – Week 5

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NEW ORLEANS – There’s a new leader in the clubhouse in the NCAA Division II Men’s National Team Rankings.

For the first time in program history, Tiffin is the team to beat in the rankings, announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday. The Dragons jumped up one spot to overtake Colorado Mines in the rankings.

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Tiffin Colorado Mines Adams State Grand Valley State Ashland
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Tiffin got a couple of solid marks in field events at the Kent State Tune Up and the Findlay Meet for Everyone. Vincent Vogel hit an NCAA Division II Automatic Qualifying Mark in the long jump with a leap of 7.62m (25-0) while Toryko Grace’s weight throw mark of 20.66m (67-9½) is good for fifth on the NCAA Division II Descending Order List.

Ashland also saw a rise in its ranking, as it moved from sixth to fifth. Myles Pringle continued his dominate season, as he posted the top high jump in NCAA Division II this year at 2.18m (7-1¾) during the Kent State Tune Up in addition to running a 21.37 in the 200. That mark is good for fourth on the Descending Order List this year.

Adams State (third) and Grand Valley State (fourth) rounded out the top-five.

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Western Oregon snuck into the top-10, jumping up two spots to 10th. David Ribich put together an impressive 800 run, notching a time of 1:50.83 to rank 12th on the Descending Order List. The ranking is the highest in program history for the Wolves.

Pittsburg State, CSU-Pueblo and Findlay sit seventh, eighth and ninth, respectively, for the second-consecutive week. Of those three programs, only the Gorillas made a significant splash on the week when shot putter Bo Farrow’s throw of 18.05m (59-2¾) put him in fifth on the Descending Order List.

Outside of the top-10, two teams made up some ground in the rankings, with one of the teams jumping into the top-25 for the first time in program history.

Limestone returned to the top-25 in 20th after sitting in 39th a week ago. Marquett Simmons Jr. was highly impressive at the Conference Carolinas Indoor Championships over the weekend, recording the fourth-best 60 time at 6.74 and the fourth-best 200 time at 21.37 in all of NCAA Division II this year.

Oklahoma Christian made the biggest leap, jumping 49 spots to 24th for the program’s first-ever appearance in the top-25. The team hit two NCAA Division II Automatic Qualifying Marks at the Arkansas Qualifier when Landon Huslig ran a 47.41 in the 400 and the 4×400 relay squad notched a time of 3:12.20.

There are only two more weeks of rankings ahead of the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championshiptake place in Pittsburg, Kansas, on March 9-10.

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Men's Indoor Track & Field National Rankings

2018 Week 5 - February 20th

RANK TEAM & INFOPTSCHANGE
1 tiffin TIFFIN
Midwest Region (2)
GLIAC
Jeremy Croy (18th)
176.55 ▲ 1
(LW: 2)
2 colorado-mines COLORADO MINES
South Central Region (1)
RMAC (1)
Matt Sparks (5th)
159.85 ▼ 1
(LW: 1)
3 adams-state ADAMS STATE
South Central Region (2)
RMAC
Damon Martin (19th)
147.12 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4 grand-valley-state GRAND VALLEY STATE
Midwest Region (1)
GLIAC (1)
Jerry Baltes (19th)
117.69 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5 ashland ASHLAND
Midwest Region (3)
GLIAC
Jud Logan (15th)
114.73 ▲ 1
(LW: 6)
6 texas-am-commerce TEXAS A&M-COMMERCE
South Central Region (3)
Lone Star (1)
George Pincock (2nd)
112.50 ▼ 1
(LW: 5)
7 pittsburg-state PITTSBURG STATE
Central Region (1)
MIAA (1)
Russ Jewett (30th)
107.53 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8 csu-pueblo CSU-PUEBLO
South Central Region (5)
RMAC
Matt Morris (5th)
81.16 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9 findlay FINDLAY
Midwest Region (5)
G-MAC (1)
Blaine Maag (1st)
70.53 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10 western-oregon WESTERN OREGON
West Region (4)
GNAC
Mike Johnson (14th)
69.61 ▲ 2
(LW: 12)
11 academy-of-art ACADEMY OF ART
West Region (2)
PacWest
Kevin LaSure (3rd)
66.17 ◀▶
(LW: 11)
12 texas-am-kingsville TEXAS A&M-KINGSVILLE
South Central Region (4)
Lone Star
Ryan Dall (10th)
65.28 ▼ 2
(LW: 10)
13 emporia-state EMPORIA STATE
Central Region (5)
MIAA
Steve Blocker (7th)
58.86 ▲ 1
(LW: 14)
14 missouri-southern MISSOURI SOUTHERN
Central Region (4)
MIAA
Bryan Schiding (5th)
55.14 ▼ 1
(LW: 13)
15 saint-augustines SAINT AUGUSTINE'S
Atlantic Region (2)
CIAA (1)
George Williams (42nd)
53.14 ▲ 3
(LW: 18)
16 minnesota-state MINNESOTA STATE
Central Region (2)
NSIC (1)
Mike Turgeon (1st)
46.70 ▼ 1
(LW: 15)
17 american-international AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL
East Region (2)
Northeast-10
Leo Mayo (12th)
45.53 ◀▶
(LW: 17)
18 west-texas-am WEST TEXAS A&M
South Central Region (6)
Lone Star
Matt Stewart (1st)
45.13 ▼ 2
(LW: 16)
19 colorado-mesa COLORADO MESA
South Central Region (12)
RMAC
Brad Gamble (1st)
41.69 ◀▶
(LW: 19)
20 limestone LIMESTONE
Southeast Region (3)
Conf. Carolinas
Joe Wassink (1st)
41.35 ▲ 19
(LW: 39)
21 colorado-christian COLORADO CHRISTIAN
South Central Region (16)
RMAC
Jon Poag (4th)
38.48 ▼ 1
(LW: 20)
22 eastern-new-mexico EASTERN NEW MEXICO
South Central Region (14)
Lone Star
Jeff Kavalunas (1st)
36.10 ▲ 6
(LW: 28)
23 wingate WINGATE
Southeast Region (4)
SAC
Travis LeFlore (3rd)
34.33 ▼ 2
(LW: 21)
24 oklahoma-christian OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN
South Central Region (11)
Great American
Wade Miller (3rd)
27.83 ▲ 49
(LW: 73)
25 fort-hays-state FORT HAYS STATE
Central Region (8)
MIAA
Jason McCullough (1st)
27.13 ▼ 3
(LW: 22)

Dropped Out of Top 25: No. 23 Central Missouri, No. 24 U-Mary, No. 25 Rogers State

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Men's Conference Index Top 10
RankConferencePointsTop 25 Teams
1RMAC491.735
2GLIAC465.513
3MIAA332.284
4Lone Star286.214
5NSIC108.431
6GNAC104.271
7SAC99.761
8G-MAC90.561
9Northeast-1087.591
10PacWest87.281

 

Men's Regional Index Leaders
RegionInstitutionPointsLast Week
AtlanticShippensburg356.561
CentralPittsburg State274.241
EastSouthern Connecticut610.871
MidwestGrand Valley State537.501
SouthLee (Tenn.)464.931
South CentralColorado Mines373.601
SoutheastQueens (N.C.)525.201
WestConcordia (Ore.)354.711
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Men's #EventSquad Leaders (Best Foursome in the Country By Event)
EventInstitutionSquad AverageSquad Total
60 MetersPittsburg State6.8227.27
200 MetersLincoln (Mo.)21.671:26.68
400 MetersTexas A&M-Commerce47.763:11.02
800 MetersCSU-Pueblo1:51.087:24.33
MileAdams State4:04.2116:16.85
3000 MetersAdams State8:03.8132:15.22
5000 MetersGrand Valley State14:06.1256:24.49
60 Meter HurdlesPittsburg State8.2933.16
High JumpSaint Augustine's2.03m6-88.13m26-8
Pole VaultColorado Mines5.01m16-5¼20.04m65-9
Long JumpMissouri Southern7.21m23-7¾28.83m94-7
Triple JumpSaint Augustine's14.71m48-3¼58.84m193-0
Shot PutAshland17.18m56-4¼68.70m225-4
Weight ThrowAshland20.52m67-3¾82.07m269-3
HeptathlonColorado Mines5,05920,234

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