2018 NCAA DII Men’s Outdoor Track & Field National Rankings – Week 9

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NEW ORLEANS – It was a quiet week in the NCAA Division II Men’s Outdoor Track & Field National Team Rankings, despite the fact that the final day of qualifying for the national championships took place this past weekend.

The top-seven teams in the men’s rankings remained put from a week ago, announced the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday. A handful of teams took place in competitions across the weekend in the hopes of having their athletes qualify for the national championships that will take place in Charlotte, North Carolina, on May 24-26.

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Pittsburg State Texas A&M-Kingsville Texas A&M-Commerce Adams State Tiffin
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Pittsburg State stayed atop the rankings after taking part in the Missouri Southern Twilight Qualifier where it posted two NCAA Division II Automatic Qualifying Marks. Bo Farrow and Omar Lewis each did some damage in the shot put, respectively hurling marks of 19.26m (63-2¼) and 18.38m (60-3¾).

Tiffin (second), Texas A&M-Kingsville (third) and Adams State (fifth) all competed over the weekend, hitting a number of NCAA Division II Provisional Marks, while Texas A&M-Commerce remained in fourth after a weekend off from action.  

The first movement in the rankings belonged to Saint Augustine’s, which jumped up eight spots to eighth, returning to the top-10 for the first time since week four. The Falcons notched three NCAA Provisional Marks, with Brandon Valentine-Parris’ 400 time of 46.72 putting him in eighth on the Descending Order List. The 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams notched respective times of 40.48 and 3:09.46, as well.

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Grand Valley State also made a nice push into the top-10 by climbing three spots to ninth to tie its season-best ranking. The Lakers’ Justin Scavarda competed at the Hillsdale “Last-Chance” Classic where he posted the ninth-best discus throw in NCAA Division II this year at 54.14m (177-7).

The lone team to fall in the top-10 on the week was Lincoln (Mo.), which slipped two spots to 10th.

Right on the cusp of the top-10 was Ashland, which made a three-spot leap to 11th. A quartet of runners led Ashland’s 4×400 relay team to a 3:09.90 at the Mount Olive Final Qualifier, putting themselves in ninth on the NCAA Division II Descending Order List.

These are the final rankings that will include regular season marks. Next week’s rankings will only reflect those who qualify for the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which will be will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, on May 24-26.

USTFCCCA NCAA Division II
Men's Outdoor Track & Field National Rankings

2018 Week 9 - May 15th

RANK   TEAM & INFO PTS CHANGE
1 pittsburg-state PITTSBURG STATE
Central Region (1)
MIAA (1)
Russ Jewett (30th)
184.88 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2 tiffin TIFFIN
Midwest Region (2)
GLIAC
Jeremy Croy (18th)
161.94 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3 texas-am-kingsville TEXAS A&M-KINGSVILLE
South Central Region (3)
Lone Star
Ryan Dall (10th)
155.19 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4 texas-am-commerce TEXAS A&M-COMMERCE
South Central Region (1)
Lone Star
George Pincock (2nd)
149.30 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5 adams-state ADAMS STATE
South Central Region (6)
RMAC
Damon Martin (19th)
145.23 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6 angelo-state ANGELO STATE
South Central Region (2)
Lone Star (1)
Tom Dibbern (2nd)
132.13 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7 csu-pueblo CSU-PUEBLO
South Central Region (7)
RMAC
Matt Morris (5th)
98.74 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8 saint-augustines SAINT AUGUSTINE'S
Atlantic Region (2)
CIAA (1)
George Williams (42nd)
98.38 ▲ 8
(LW: 16)
9 grand-valley-state GRAND VALLEY STATE
Midwest Region (1)
GLIAC (1)
Jerry Baltes (19th)
98.38 ▲ 3
(LW: 12)
10 lincoln-mo LINCOLN (MO.)
Central Region (5)
MIAA
Victor Thomas (17th)
94.21 ▼ 2
(LW: 8)
11 ashland ASHLAND
Midwest Region (3)
GLIAC
Jud Logan (15th)
93.31 ▲ 3
(LW: 14)
12 central-missouri CENTRAL MISSOURI
Central Region (2)
MIAA
Kirk Pedersen (22nd)/Kip Janvrin (20th)
92.08 ▼ 2
(LW: 10)
13 chico-state CHICO STATE
West Region (1)
CCAA (1)
Oliver Hanf (6th)
90.70 ◀▶
(LW: 13)
14 west-texas-am WEST TEXAS A&M
South Central Region (5)
Lone Star
Matt Stewart (1st)
88.01 ▼ 3
(LW: 11)
15 colorado-mines COLORADO MINES
South Central Region (4)
RMAC (1)
Matt Sparks (5th)
83.97 ▼ 6
(LW: 9)
16 fort-hays-state FORT HAYS STATE
Central Region (4)
MIAA
Jason McCullough (1st)
68.05 ▼ 1
(LW: 15)
17 minnesota-state MINNESOTA STATE
Central Region (3)
NSIC (1)
Mike Turgeon (1st)
61.55 ◀▶
(LW: 17)
18 alabama-huntsville ALABAMA-HUNTSVILLE
South Region (1)
GSC (1)
David Cain (20th)
55.80 ◀▶
(LW: 18)
19 missouri-southern MISSOURI SOUTHERN
Central Region (7)
MIAA
Bryan Schiding (5th)
55.06 ▲ 3
(LW: 22)
20 western-oregon WESTERN OREGON
West Region (9)
GNAC
Mike Johnson (14th)
53.70 ▼ 1
(LW: 19)
21 eastern-new-mexico EASTERN NEW MEXICO
South Central Region (14)
Lone Star
Jeff Kavalunas (1st)
51.66 ▼ 1
(LW: 20)
22 academy-of-art ACADEMY OF ART
West Region (4)
PacWest
Kevin LaSure (3rd)
51.22 ▲ 1
(LW: 23)
23 queens-n-c QUEENS (N.C.)
Southeast Region (1)
SAC (1)
Jim Vahrenkamp (6th)
48.55 ▲ 3
(LW: 26)
24 cal-state-la CAL STATE LA
West Region (6)
CCAA
Tina Fernandes (5th)
48.44 ▼ 3
(LW: 21)
25 mount-olive MOUNT OLIVE
Southeast Region (2)
Conf. Carolinas (1)
Matt Van Lierop (10th)
45.98 ▼ 1
(LW: 24)

Dropped Out of Top 25: No. 25 Emporia State

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USTFCCCA NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field

2018 Rankings Calendar
Weeks National RankingsRegional Rankings KEY DATES
Week 1Tue 3/20
MEN | WOMEN
Tue 3/20
Feb. 15: First Qualifying Date
Week 2Tue 3/27
MEN | WOMEN
Tue 3/27
Week 3Tue 4/3
MEN | WOMEN
Tue 4/3
Week 4Tue 4/10
MEN | WOMEN
Tue 4/10
Apr. 13-14: SAC Champs
Week 5Tue 4/17
MEN | WOMEN
Tue 4/17
Apr. 19-21: Conference Championships Weekend II
Week 6Tue 4/24
MEN | WOMEN
Tue 4/24
Apr. 27-29: Conference Championships Weekend III
Week 7Tue 5/1
MEN | WOMEN
Tue 5/1
May 2-6: Conference Championships Weekend III
Week 8Tue 5/8
MEN | WOMEN
Tue 5/8
May 11-12: GNAC Championships
Week 9Tue 5/15
MEN | WOMEN
Tue 5/15
May 13: Last Qualifying Date
Week 10Mon 5/21
MEN | WOMEN
Mon 5/21
FINAL ResultsSat 5/26
May 24-26: NCAA DII Champs (Charlotte, N.C.)
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