2022 NCAA DIII Men’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 1

NEW ORLEANS – We dotted our i’s and crossed our t’s.

Here is the first installment of the NCAA Division III Men’s Indoor Track & Field National Rating Index, as released on Tuesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). No marks from previous seasons have been used, which means this objective ranking is comprised solely of marks from the 2022 indoor track & field season.

NCAA Division III — Men's Indoor Track & Field
This Week's National Top Five
UW-Oshkosh
Loras
Wartburg
MIT
John Carroll
1
UW-Oshkosh
2
Loras
3
Wartburg
4
MIT
5
John Carroll
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UW-Oshkosh is No. 1 in the first ranking of the season for the fifth time in program history. The Titans previously topped the chart in 2010, 2013, 2019 and 2020. Well, it’s easy to see why UW-Oshkosh headlines the National TFRI in 2022 with 12 national top-10 marks on the Descending Order List, which includes three national leaders in Jaylen Grant (60, 6.78), Londyn Little (200, 21.77) and Jonathan Wilburn (triple jump, 15.00m/49-2½). Little is also ranked second in the 60 at 6.82, which is tied with teammate Davian Williams for that spot on the national chart.

Loras sits No. 2 to begin the season, which matches its early-season billing from the past two years. The Duhawks own 10 national top-10 marks with a trio of national leaders coming from Mike Jasa in the 800 (1:50.13), Ryan Rogers in the heptathlon (5272 points) and the 4×400 relay at 3:20.67, of which Jasa is part. Rogers is also ranked among the top-10 in the pole vault and long jump.

Wartburg comes in at No. 3 for its second best opening mark in program history (The Knights opened the 2021 season at No. 1). A quartet of top-10 marks in distance events and two more in the 60 hurdles propelled Wartburg in the first few weeks. Christopher Collet, Joe Freiburger and Whatt Schmidt are all ranked among the top-5 in the mile, 5000 and 800, respectively, while Dallas Wright and Deyton Love find themselves in the top-7 of the sprint hurdles.

MIT is ranked fourth to begin the season, the same spot it earned three years ago. The Engineers hold six national top-10 marks, including two from Kenneth Wei alone (Wei is ranked third in the long jump at 7.29m (23-11) and fourth in the 60H at 8.09). Matthew Kearney and Ryan Wilson are also ranked among the top-6 athletes nationally in the 5000 and 800, respectively.

John Carroll settles in at No. 5 to begin the season and has become a mainstay in the top-10 over the past two years. The Blue Streaks were among the national leaders in all nine weeks last year and begin 2022 that same way. Alex Phillip has been a force for JCU early in the season with national-leading marks in both the mile (4:05.50) and 5000 (13:58.42). Not to be outdone, Garrett Clark (200) and Jamie Dailey (3000) hold spots in the national top-5 in those events.

Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 1: No. 6 Johns Hopkins, No. 7 Williams, No. 8 SUNY Geneseo, No. 9 Rowan and No. 10 Benedictine (Ill.). This is a program-best ranking for the Blue Jays, whose previous best was No. 13 back in 2015.

Mark your calendars for March 11-12, because that’s when the 2022 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships will take place at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

NCAA Division III
Men's Indoor Track & Field
USTFCCCA National TFRI: Track & Field Rating Index

2022 Week #1 - January 25th

Top 25 Teams
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National
Rank
 TeamPointsConferenceRegionCHANGE
1uw-oshkoshUW-OSHKOSH230.20WIAC (1)NorthNR
2lorasLORAS181.65American Rivers (1)MidwestNR
3wartburgWARTBURG95.81American RiversMidwestNR
4mitMIT88.08IndependentEastNR
5john-carrollJOHN CARROLL82.85OAC (2)Great LakesNR
6johns-hopkinsJOHNS HOPKINS77.24Centennial (1)Mid-AtlanticNR
7williamsWILLIAMS69.71IndependentMideastNR
8suny-geneseoSUNY GENESEO68.92SUNYAC (1)NiagaraNR
9rowanROWAN59.43NJAC (1)MetroNR
10benedictine-illBENEDICTINE (ILL.)59.40NACC (3)MidwestNR
11uw-whitewaterUW-WHITEWATER56.58WIAC (4)NorthNR
12mount-unionMOUNT UNION53.67OAC (1)Great LakesNR
13carnegie-mellonCARNEGIE MELLON53.55UAA (2)Mid-AtlanticNR
14uw-stoutUW-STOUT53.10WIAC (6)NorthNR
15suny-cortlandSUNY CORTLAND52.55SUNYAC (2)NiagaraNR
16chicagoCHICAGO46.75UAA (3)MidwestNR
17tuftsTUFTS44.99IndependentEastNR
18dubuqueDUBUQUE43.76American RiversMidwestNR
19ithacaITHACA42.87Liberty LeagueNiagaraNR
20uw-la-crosseUW-LA CROSSE41.63WIAC (2)NorthNR
21washington-moWASHINGTON (MO.)38.69UAA (1)MidwestNR
22claremont-mudd-scrippsCLAREMONT-MUDD-SCRIPPS37.85IndependentWestNR
23uw-eau-claireUW-EAU CLAIRE37.08WIAC (3)NorthNR
24st-john-fisherST. JOHN FISHER36.56Empire 8 (1)NiagaraNR
25centreCENTRE35.60IndependentGreat LakesNR


Week-by-Week Ranking

Only showing those with a season-best ranking in the top 25.
TeamWeek #1Week #2Week #3Week #4Week #5Week #6Week #7FINAL
UW-Eau Claire234455651
Washington (Mo.)213427231513161
Williams73533343
Loras22222234
SUNY Geneseo87876775
MIT466478116
John Carroll512108810136
Carnegie Mellon131112121314156
Ithaca192315151919186
UW-Oshkosh111111110
UW-Whitewater11141699111210
Rowan91718111215812
Mount Union128710105613
Adrian1251211319446404313
UW-Stout1416171821171715
Wartburg353644216
UW-La Crosse202219141412917
Benedictine (Ill.)10139161191017
St. John Fisher2427201918182117
Virginia Wesleyan3443433235343820
WPI4236342424232221
Southern Maine3838333737393221
Widener2724253032333621
Centre2526395151674921
Penn State Behrend3319232222292825
Dubuque1821555858664726
Concordia Moorhead4825111316161430
Central (Iowa)2653322525262531
Tufts1718212731363131
RPI8033362020282433
Chicago1635797976586533
Ramapo11077602123222339
Nebraska Wesleyan6528223129505544
Johns Hopkins69142827211952
Saint John's (Minn.)10298566263242652
Carthage29101317172020
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps22292846532527
SUNY Cortland15152429303837
Pomona-Pitzer2026777880

USTFCCCA NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field

2022 Rankings Calendar
Weeks National TFRIRegional TFRIConference TFRI#EventSquad KEY DATES
Week 1Tue 1/25
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Mon 1/24
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Week 2Tue 2/1
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Mon 1/31
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Mon 1/31
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Week 3Tue 2/8
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Mon 2/7
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Mon 2/7
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Mon 2/7
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Week 4Tue 2/15
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Mon 2/14
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Mon 2/14
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Mon 2/14
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Week 5Tue 2/22
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Mon 2/21
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Mon 2/21
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Mon 2/21
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Week 6Tue 3/1
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Mon 2/28
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Mon 2/28
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Tue 3/1
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Week 7Mon 3/7
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Sun 3/6
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Sun 3/6
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Sun 3/6
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FINAL ResultsSun 3/13
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