2021 NAIA Men’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 4

NEW ORLEANS – Not much changed this week regarding the NAIA’s top teams on the men’s side, according to the latest installment of the 2021 NAIA Men’s Indoor Track & Field National TFRI that released on Wednesday afternoon by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

NAIA — Men's Indoor Track & Field
This Week's National Top Five
Indiana Tech
Dordt (Iowa)
Doane (Neb.)
Concordia (Neb.)
Saint Mary (Kan.)
1
Indiana Tech
2
Dordt (Iowa)
3
Doane (Neb.)
4
Concordia (Neb.)
5
Saint Mary (Kan.)
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Indiana Tech remains No. 1 after posting five top-10 performances over the weekend which included a new No. 1 ranking in the 4×400 relay (3:14.96). The Warriors also had two marks inside the top five as senior Colby Bailey clocked a time of 6.81 to put him at No. 4 nationally in the 60, while junior Neville Smith also ranks No. 4 in the triple jump at 14.60m (47-10¾). Overall, Indiana Tech has 10 marks ranked in the top-five.

Dordt (Iowa) comes in at No. 2 for the second consecutive week. The Defenders own three No. 1 rankings as freshman Payton Mauldin and senior Matthew Van Eps lead the way in the 600 and 800, respectively. Mauldin also clocked a time of 48.71c (49.48) in the 400 over the weekend to put him at No. 8 nationally. The Dordt DMR squad continues to the country with a time of 7:44.56c (7:51.20).

Doane (Neb.) continues its No. 3 ranking for the second straight week after posting five top-15 marks. Sophomores Kalen Dockwiler and Sergio Arcos both posted No. 9 rankings in their respective events as Dockwhiler ran a 2:30.10c (2:32.17) in the 1000 and Arcos had a 7:08m (23-2¾) leap in the long jump. Junior Jacob Heitkamp continues his No.1 spot in the high jump clearing 2.17m (7-1½).

Concordia (Neb.) ranks No. 4 for the fourth consecutive week. The Bulldogs continue to hold down five nationally ranked top-five marks, including the fifth ranked 4×400 relay team as well as a Cody Williams’ third-ranked Heptathlon score of 5,030 points.

Saint Mary (Kan.) rounds out the top five for the third straight week. The Spires continue to own 10 top-10 rankings lead by senior Luke Skinner who has half of those marks (No. 2 in the 1000, No. 4 in the 800, No. 4 in the mile, No. 8 in the 3000 and No. 10 in the 5000).

The rest of the teams that make up the top-10 in Week 4 are No. 6 Friends (Kan.), No. 7 Indiana Wesleyan, No. 8 Hastings (Neb.), No. 9 Southeastern (Fla.) and No. 10 Taylor (Ind.).

Southeastern (Fla.) moved up four spots after junior Dario Carter ran 8.03 in the 60H to put him at No. 2 nationally and senior Zachary Nichols heaved the implement 18.38m (60-3¾) to put him at No. 9 nationally in the weight throw.

The 2021 NAIA Indoor Track & Field Championships are scheduled for March 4-6 in Yankton, South Dakota.

NAIA
Men's Indoor Track & Field
USTFCCCA National TFRI: Track & Field Rating Index

2021 Week #4 - February 17th

Top 25 Teams
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National
Rank
 TeamPointsConferenceRegionCHANGE
1indiana-techINDIANA TECH326.24WHAC (1)Great Lakes◀▶
(LW: 1)
2dordt-iowaDORDT (IOWA)242.89GPAC (1)Midwest◀▶
(LW: 2)
3doane-nebDOANE (NEB.)210.66GPACMidwest◀▶
(LW: 3)
4concordia-nebCONCORDIA (NEB.)161.38GPACMidwest◀▶
(LW: 4)
5saint-mary-kanSAINT MARY (KAN.)157.96KCACSouth Central◀▶
(LW: 5)
6friends-kanFRIENDS (KAN.)132.06KCAC (1)South Central◀▶
(LW: 6)
7indiana-wesleyanINDIANA WESLEYAN125.31CrossroadsGreat Lakes◀▶
(LW: 7)
8hastings-nebHASTINGS (NEB.)94.53GPACMidwest◀▶
(LW: 8)
9southeastern-flaSOUTHEASTERN (FLA.)89.46Sun ConferenceSouth▲4
(LW: 13)
10taylor-indTAYLOR (IND.)89.23CrossroadsGreat Lakes▼1
(LW: 9)
11mount-marty-s-dMOUNT MARTY (S.D.)88.86GPACMidwest▼1
(LW: 10)
12northwestern-iowaNORTHWESTERN (IOWA)83.57GPACMidwest▲3
(LW: 15)
13huntington-indHUNTINGTON (IND.)83.01CrossroadsGreat Lakes▼1
(LW: 12)
14bethel-kanBETHEL (KAN.)79.37KCACSouth Central◀▶
(LW: 14)
15usc-beaufort-s-cUSC BEAUFORT (S.C.)78.41Sun ConferenceSouth▼4
(LW: 11)
16marian-indMARIAN (IND.)76.31Crossroads (1)Great Lakes▲4
(LW: 20)
17midland-nebMIDLAND (NEB.)75.76GPACMidwest▲1
(LW: 18)
18cornerstone-michCORNERSTONE (MICH.)75.61WHACGreat Lakes▲11
(LW: 29)
19william-carey-missWILLIAM CAREY (MISS.)72.14A.I.I. (NAIA Independents)South▲15
(LW: 34)
20grand-view-iowaGRAND VIEW (IOWA)71.85The Heart (1)Midwest▲1
(LW: 21)
21oklahoma-cityOKLAHOMA CITY69.84A.I.I. (NAIA Independents)South Central▼4
(LW: 17)
22olivet-nazarene-illOLIVET NAZARENE (ILL.)68.10Chicagoland (1)Midwest▲14
(LW: 36)
23dickinson-state-n-dDICKINSON STATE (N.D.)67.10North Star (1)Midwest▼7
(LW: 16)
24bethel-indBETHEL (IND.)63.35CrossroadsGreat Lakes▼1
(LW: 23)
25milligan-tennMILLIGAN (TENN.)61.29AACSouth▼6
(LW: 19)

USTFCCCA NAIA Indoor Track & Field

2021 Rankings Calendar
Weeks National TFRIRegional TFRIConfernce TFRI#EventSquad KEY DATES
Week 1Wed 1/27
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Mon 1/25
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Week 2Wed 2/3
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Mon 2/1
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Mon 2/1
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Week 3Wed 2/10
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Mon 2/8
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Mon 2/8
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Week 4Wed 2/17
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Mon 2/15
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Week 5Wed 2/24
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Mon 2/22
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Week 6Mon 3/1
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Mon 3/1
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Mon 3/1
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FINAL ResultsSat 3/6
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