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

NEW ORLEANS – Although the top-3 teams remained intact, there was some movement in the fourth installment of the 2021 NAIA Women’s Indoor Track & Field National TFRI that was released on Wednesday afternoon by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

NAIA — Women's Indoor Track & Field
This Week's National Top Five
Indiana Tech
Concordia (Neb.)
Hastings (Neb.)
William Carey (Miss.)
Dordt (Iowa)
1
Indiana Tech
2
Concordia (Neb.)
3
Hastings (Neb.)
4
William Carey (Miss.)
5
Dordt (Iowa)
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Indiana Tech remains No. 1 after posting or improving 10 top-10 performances over the weekend, which included a new No. 1 ranking in the 4×400 relay (3:49.12). The Warriors also had five marks inside the top five as senior Sha’londa Terry clocked times of 24.54 in the 200 and 7.59 in the 60 to put her at No. 3 and No. 4 nationally. Senior Loanie Cellard also posted a new No. 1 in the 3000 race walk, while the Tech triple jump squad had exceptional performances this weekend as they now own the No. 2, No. 4, and No. 5 rankings.

Concordia (Neb.) continues to hold down the No. 2 ranking as junior Rachel Battershell now owns the top spot in the 400 clocking a time of 56.44c (57.19). The Bulldogs also boast eight additional top-five rankings that include all three relays and a No. 2 ranking from sophomore Josie Puelz in the pole vault.

Hastings (Neb.) stays at No. 3 for the fourth straight week. The vertical jumps squad had an outstanding weekend as senior Abigal Collingham cleared 3.92m (12-10¼) and fellow senior Tiersa Darley cleared 3.66m (12-0) in the pole vault to put them at No. 3 and No. 6, respectively. Junior Lauren Tamayo posted the new No. 5 spot in the high jump at 1.67m (5-5¾) to round out the exceptional vertical jumps performances over the weekend.

William Carey (Miss.) moved up four spots to No. 4 after the sprints/hurdles squad produced five top-10 performances last weekend. Senior Aniekeme Etim led the way with a new No. 1 mark in the 200 at 24.32 to add to her belt as she also owns the No. 2 spot in the 60. Fellow senior Brittany Jones continues to hold down the No. 1 rankings in both the long jump and triple jump as well as the No. 5 ranking in the 60.

Dordt (Iowa) rounds out the top five after dropping from No. 4 last week. The Defenders had four top-15 performances over the weekend, led by the DMR squad that came in at 12:24.07 (12:32.04) for a new No. 3 ranking.

Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 4: No. 6 Friends (Kan,), No. 7 Huntington (Ind.), No. 8 Wayland Baptist, No. 9 Southeastern (Fla.) and No. 10 Morningside (Iowa).

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

NAIA
Women'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 TECH467.37WHAC (1)Great Lakes◀▶
(LW: 1)
2concordia-nebCONCORDIA (NEB.)345.01GPAC (1)Midwest◀▶
(LW: 2)
3hastings-nebHASTINGS (NEB.)249.15GPACMidwest◀▶
(LW: 3)
4william-carey-missWILLIAM CAREY (MISS.)194.00IndependentSouth▲4
(LW: 8)
5dordt-iowaDORDT (IOWA)192.83GPACMidwest▼1
(LW: 4)
6friends-kanFRIENDS (KAN.)149.71KCAC (1)South Central▼1
(LW: 5)
7huntington-indHUNTINGTON (IND.)127.07CrossroadsGreat Lakes▼1
(LW: 6)
8wayland-baptist-texasWAYLAND BAPTIST (TEXAS)122.86IndependentSouth Central▲1
(LW: 9)
9southeastern-flaSOUTHEASTERN (FLA.)120.67Sun ConferenceSouth▼2
(LW: 7)
10morningside-iowaMORNINGSIDE (IOWA)102.71GPACMidwest▲1
(LW: 11)
11taylor-indTAYLOR (IND.)99.29CrossroadsGreat Lakes▼1
(LW: 10)
12doane-nebDOANE (NEB.)94.50GPACMidwest▲1
(LW: 13)
13milligan-tennMILLIGAN (TENN.)84.97AACSouth▼1
(LW: 12)
14cornerstone-michCORNERSTONE (MICH.)77.15WHACGreat Lakes▲4
(LW: 18)
15olivet-nazarene-illOLIVET NAZARENE (ILL.)71.44Chicagoland (1)Midwest▲5
(LW: 20)
16bethel-indBETHEL (IND.)65.24Crossroads (1)Great Lakes▼1
(LW: 15)
17marian-indMARIAN (IND.)65.06CrossroadsGreat Lakes▲6
(LW: 23)
18goshen-indGOSHEN (IND.)63.90CrossroadsGreat Lakes▼4
(LW: 14)
19columbia-s-cCOLUMBIA (S.C.)61.52AAC (1)South▼2
(LW: 17)
20grand-view-iowaGRAND VIEW (IOWA)60.28The HeartMidwest▲1
(LW: 21)
21mount-mercy-iowaMOUNT MERCY (IOWA)55.62The HeartMidwest▲6
(LW: 27)
22indiana-wesleyanINDIANA WESLEYAN51.16CrossroadsGreat Lakes▼6
(LW: 16)
23midamerica-nazarene-kanMIDAMERICA NAZARENE (KAN.)49.16The Heart (1)South Central▼4
(LW: 19)
24saint-francis-indSAINT FRANCIS (IND.)47.89CrossroadsGreat Lakes▼2
(LW: 22)
25vanguard-califVANGUARD (CALIF.)41.37IndependentWest▲13
(LW: 38)


Week-by-Week Ranking

Only showing those with a season-best ranking in the top 25.
TeamWeek #1Week #2Week #3Week #4Week #5Week #6FINAL
Indiana Tech1111111
William Carey (Miss.)9784342
Concordia (Neb.)2222223
Friends (Kan.)5556794
Dordt (Iowa)4445555
Hastings (Neb.)3333436
Wayland Baptist (Texas)1112981077
Huntington (Ind.)89678158
Southeastern (Fla.)6679989
Milligan (Tenn.)22111213121810
Marian (Ind.)1517231711611
Carroll (Mont.)2428231912
Indiana Wesleyan18281622222113
Taylor (Ind.)1615101161014
Morningside (Iowa)10101110161215
Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)232015181315
Mount Mercy (Iowa)19262721241715
Rocky Mountain (Mont.)423330394615
Cornerstone (Mich.)13131814152019
College of Idaho2629171420
Doane (Neb.)781312131121
Spring Arbor (Mich.)RV532932322421
Grand View (Iowa)17182120191623
Bethel (Ind.)12161516202323
Judson (Ill.)303439292923
Cumberlands (Ky.)28404140344023
Vanguard (Calif.)323825252229
Saint Francis (Ind.)26222224273831
MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)RV191923282636
Grace (Ind.)25314036312836
USC Beaufort (S.C.)23384857383636
St. Francis (Ill.)RVRV3026213244
Point Park (Pa.)36212527304144
Kansas Wesleyan20253133354944
Benedictine (Kan.)RV244550625050
Goshen (Ind.)24141418142561
Columbia (S.C.)142017192627
Tabor (Kan.)213343495964

USTFCCCA NAIA Indoor Track & Field

2021 Rankings Calendar
Weeks National TFRIRegional TFRIConference 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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Week 3Wed 2/10
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Mon 2/8
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Week 4Wed 2/17
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Week 5Wed 2/24
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Week 6Mon 3/1
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FINAL ResultsSat 3/6
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Mar. 3-6: NAIA Championships (Brookings, S.D.)