2018 NCAA DII Women’s Indoor Track & Field National Rankings – Week 3

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NEW ORLEANS – So far this year, the Adams State and West Texas A&M women’s indoor track & field squads have been on a roller coaster ride in the NCAA Division II National Team Rankings.

Consider this week one where the Grizzlies and Buffs are trending upwards.

Adams State moved seven spots up to second place, reclaiming its preseason ranking after falling as low as ninth a week ago, announced the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday. West Texas A&M, meanwhile, hit a new season-high with a third-place ranking after falling to 17th after the preseason poll.

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The Grizzlies were outstanding at the Colorado Invitational last weekend, where its distance runners put on a show. Jenna Thurman set the new standard in NCAA Division II this year in the mile, hitting an Automatic Qualifying Mark of 4:41.32 (altitude adjusted), while Malena Grover and Eilish Flanagan recorded the third and fifth-best times in the 3000 on the season, respectively.

The Buffs of West Texas A&M returned to the top-five after sitting on the cusp a week ago in sixth. Senior star Rellie Kaputin got in on the action at the Texas Tech Open, posting the third-best long jump mark on the Descending Order List this year at 6.04m (19-9¾). Nele Heinrich’s 400 time of 55.68 also sits seventh on the season.

Grand Valley State remained in first on with some strong performances by the Lakers at the Hillsdale “Wide-Track” Classic. However, the week belonged to Rachael Walters, who headed to the Meyo Invitational. While there, the junior notched the fourth-best 800 time in NCAA Division II history at 2:06.41.

Angelo State rounded out the top-five with its second-consecutive week in fifth. Kami Norton led the Rams at the Texas Tech Open, posting the sixth-best long jump mark and 10th-best 60 hurdle time on the NCAA Division II Descending Order List this year.

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Bellarmine rose to sixth from 11th in the rankings, thanks to a strong 4×400 relay performance at the Hillsdale “Wide-Track” Classic. The rest of the top-10 didn’t fare as well, though, as San Francisco State (seventh), Simon Fraser (eighth) Walsh (ninth) and UC-Colorado Springs (10th) all fell in the rankings.

Outside of the top-10, U-Mary made a nice push on the week, jumping from 28th to 13th on the heels of Alexis Zeis’ NCAA Division II leading 3000 performance of 9:31.84 (track size adjusted) at the Bison Open. The Marauders’ 4×400 relay squad also ran a track-converted time of 3:44.94, good for second on the Descending Order List.

American International made the biggest jump on the week, moving from 41st to 15th thanks to four top-10 NCAA Division II Descending Order List marks at the NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships.

USTFCCCA NCAA Division II
Women's Indoor Track & Field National Rankings

2018 Week 3 - February 6th

RANK   TEAM & INFO PTS CHANGE
1 grand-valley-state GRAND VALLEY STATE
Midwest Region (1)
GLIAC
Jerry Baltes (19th)
177.44 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2 adams-state ADAMS STATE
South Central Region (3)
RMAC
Damon Martin (26th)
110.01 ▲ 7
(LW: 9)
3 west-texas-am WEST TEXAS A&M
South Central Region (4)
Lone Star
Matt Stewart (1st)
98.47 ▲ 3
(LW: 6)
4 pittsburg-state PITTSBURG STATE
Central Region (1)
MIAA
Russ Jewett (32nd)
88.85 ▼ 2
(LW: 2)
5 angelo-state ANGELO STATE
South Central Region (2)
Lone Star
Tom Dibbern (2nd)
86.63 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6 bellarmine BELLARMINE
Midwest Region (3)
GLVC
Jim Vargo (18th)
85.68 ▲ 5
(LW: 11)
7 sf-state SF STATE
West Region (1)
CCAA
Kendra Reimer (4th)
83.51 ▼ 3
(LW: 4)
8 simon-fraser SIMON FRASER
West Region (4)
GNAC
Brit Townsend (18th)
75.44 ▼ 5
(LW: 3)
9 walsh WALSH
Midwest Region (6)
G-MAC
Rob Mizicko (6th)
68.52 ▼ 2
(LW: 7)
10 uc-colorado-springs UC-COLORADO SPRINGS
South Central Region (1)
RMAC
Brandon Masters (3rd)/Ross Fellows (2nd)
68.21 ▼ 2
(LW: 8)
11 hillsdale HILLSDALE
Midwest Region (2)
G-MAC
Andrew Towne (7th)
67.79 ▲ 1
(LW: 12)
12 azusa-pacific AZUSA PACIFIC
West Region (2)
PacWest
Jack Hoyt (1st)
65.26 ▲ 1
(LW: 13)
13 u-mary U-MARY
Central Region (3)
NSIC
Dennis Newell (1st)
61.58 ▲ 15
(LW: 28)
14 new-mexico-highlands NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS
South Central Region (5)
RMAC
Bob DeVries (26th)
60.25 ▼ 4
(LW: 10)
15 american-international AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL
East Region (3)
Northeast-10
Leo Mayo (12th)
59.33 ▲ 26
(LW: 41)
16 minnesota-state MINNESOTA STATE
Central Region (2)
NSIC
Mike Turgeon (1st)
56.27 ▼ 1
(LW: 15)
17 missouri-southern MISSOURI SOUTHERN
Central Region (5)
MIAA
Bryan Schiding (2nd)
48.64 ▼ 3
(LW: 14)
18 western-state WESTERN STATE
South Central Region (7)
RMAC
Lindsey Grasmick (1st)
48.02 ▼ 2
(LW: 16)
19 ursuline URSULINE
Midwest Region (10)
G-MAC
Daniel Tutskey (3rd)
43.83 ◀▶
(LW: 19)
20 wayne-state-neb WAYNE STATE (NEB.)
Central Region (16)
NSIC
Marlon Brink (18th)
37.64 ▲ 4
(LW: 24)
21 southern-connecticut SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT
East Region (2)
Northeast-10
Melissa Stoll (6th)
34.12 ▲ 1
(LW: 22)
22 mckendree MCKENDREE
Midwest Region (7)
GLVC
Michael Mendez (6th)
32.73 ▼ 5
(LW: 17)
23 millersville MILLERSVILLE
Atlantic Region (7)
PSAC
Andy Young (12th)
32.55 ◀▶
(LW: 23)
24 concordia-ore CONCORDIA (ORE.)
West Region (7)
GNAC
Jerret Mantalas (4th)
30.34 ▲ 1
(LW: 25)
25 roberts-wesleyan ROBERTS WESLEYAN
East Region (8)
East Coast
Merl McGinnis
30.12 ▲ 4
(LW: 29)

Dropped Out of Top 25: No. 18 Lewis, No. 20 Southwest Baptist, No. 21 Saint Augustine's

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Women's Conference Index Top 10
RankConferencePointsTop 25 Teams
1RMAC319.944
2NSIC235.793
3GLIAC223.541
4G-MAC211.663
5MIAA210.942
6Lone Star201.472
7GNAC180.532
8GLVC178.462
9Northeast-10140.452
10CCAA107.641

 

Women's Regional Index Leaders
RegionInstitutionPointsLast Week
AtlanticShippensburg275.151
CentralPittsburg State260.311
EastStonehill478.411
MidwestGrand Valley State620.371
SouthEmbry-Riddle (Fla.)490.661
South CentralUC-Colorado Springs295.071
SoutheastMount Olive463.751
WestSF State322.091
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Women's #EventSquad Leaders (Best Foursome in the Country By Event)
EventInstitutionSquad AverageSquad Total
60 MetersMinnesota State7.6130.44
200 MetersMinnesota State24.851:39.40
400 MetersGrand Valley State56.883:47.53
800 MetersGrand Valley State2:12.038:48.14
MileGrand Valley State4:53.9519:35.80
3000 MetersSimon Fraser9:48.1939:12.76
5000 MetersHillsdale17:00.711:8:02.85
60 Meter HurdlesGrand Valley State8.9335.72
High JumpAshland1.65m5-4¾6.58m21-7
Pole VaultMissouri Southern3.82m12-6½15.29m50-2
Long JumpUC-Colorado Springs5.55m18-2¾22.21m72-10½
Triple JumpUC-Colorado Springs11.44m37-6½45.77m150-2
Shot PutConcordia (Ore.)14.35m47-¾57.38m188-3
Weight ThrowSouthern Connecticut17.98m58-11¾71.90m235-10
PentathlonSeattle Pacific3,29313,170

USTFCCCA NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field

2018 Rankings Calendar
Weeks National RankingsRegional Rankings KEY DATES
PreseasonThu 11/30
MEN | WOMEN
Nov. 30: First contest allowed
Week 1Tue 1/23
MEN | WOMEN
Tue 1/23
Week 2Tue 1/30
MEN | WOMEN
Tue 1/30
Week 3Tue 2/6
MEN | WOMEN
Tue 2/6
Week 4Tue 2/13
MEN | WOMEN
Tue 2/13
Week 5Tue 2/20
MEN | WOMEN
Tue 2/20
Feb. 25: Last Qualifying Date
Week 6Tue 2/27
Tue 2/27
Week 7Mon 3/5
Mon 3/5
March 9-10: NCAA Championship (Pittsburg)
FINAL ResultsSat 3/10

Week-by-Week Ranking PDFs
NATIONAL:
2018 | All-Time
REGIONAL: 2018 | All-Time