2022 NCAA DII Men’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 5

NEW ORLEANS – Conference Championships Weekend is upon us!

Here is the newest edition of the NCAA Division II Men’s Indoor Track & Field National TFRI for the 2022 season, as released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday. No marks from previous seasons have been used, which means this objective list is compiled solely of current marks from the 2022 indoor track & field season.

NCAA Division II — Men's Indoor Track & Field
This Week's National Top Five
Pittsburg State
Grand Valley State
Colo. School of Mines
Ashland
West Texas A&M
1
Pittsburg State
2
Grand Valley State
3
Colo. School of Mines
4
Ashland
5
West Texas A&M
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Pittsburg State held on to the No. 1 ranking for a second straight week. Mason Strader turned in a big mark at the Arkansas Qualifier this past weekend, running 3:58.47 in the mile to move him to No. 2 nationally. The Gorillas have 11 national top-10 marks this season and eight of those sit among the top-5, including the nation’s fastest 4×400 relay (3:11.51).

Grand Valley State jumped one spot to No. 2 in Week 5. The Lakers have 12 national top-10 efforts this season, and received an improved effort by Matt Thomas in the shot put. His toss of 17.80m (58-4¾) is ranked No. 10 on the Descending Order List.

Colorado School of Mines slid one spot to No. 3. The Orediggers hauled in 10 national top-10 marks this season, with four of them coming from the 5000 and three in the 3000. Dillon Powell paces the team with his NCAA DII record in the 5000 of 13:33.68 and is fourth nationally in the 3000.

Ashland remained at No. 4 in Week 5. Of the Eagles’ nine national top-10 performances, Trevor Bassitt has a hand in five of them. He is the national leader in the 60H (7.75), 200 (20.75) and 400 (46.08), and is ranked fifth in the 50 (6.71) and part of the second-ranked 4×400 relay (3:12.08).

West Texas A&M climbed one spot to No. 5 to round out this week’s top teams. The biggest mark this past weekend came from Sifiso Miya, who bounded 15.47m (50-9¼) in the triple jump to move to No. 5 on the national list. The Buffalos have eight national top-10 marks, including the national lead by Benjamin Azamati in the 60 at 6.56c (6.54A) that broke the NCAA DII record earlier this year.

Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 5: No. 6 American International, No. 7 Central Missouri, No. 8 Texas A&M-Commerce, No. 9 Lee (Tenn.) and No. 10 Adams State

Mark your calendars for March 11-12, as the 2022 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships will take place at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas!

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

2022 Week #5 - February 22nd

Top 25 Teams
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National
Rank
 TeamPointsConferenceRegionCHANGE
1pittsburg-statePITTSBURG STATE194.06MIAA (1)Central◀▶
(LW: 1)
2grand-valley-stateGRAND VALLEY STATE154.32GLIAC (1)Midwest▲1
(LW: 3)
3colo-school-of-minesCOLO. SCHOOL OF MINES151.35RMACSouth Central▼1
(LW: 2)
4ashlandASHLAND145.99G-MACMidwest◀▶
(LW: 4)
5west-texas-amWEST TEXAS A&M133.66Lone Star (1)South Central▲1
(LW: 6)
6american-internationalAMERICAN INTERNATIONAL119.73Northeast-10East▼1
(LW: 5)
7central-missouriCENTRAL MISSOURI113.83MIAA (4)Central◀▶
(LW: 7)
8texas-am-commerceTEXAS A&M-COMMERCE76.44Lone Star (2)South Central◀▶
(LW: 8)
9lee-tennLEE (TENN.)69.54GSC (1)South◀▶
(LW: 9)
10adams-stateADAMS STATE65.53RMACSouth Central◀▶
(LW: 10)
11simon-fraserSIMON FRASER62.73GNACWest◀▶
(LW: 11)
12minnesota-stateMINNESOTA STATE61.04NSIC (1)Central▲4
(LW: 16)
13uc-colorado-springsUC-COLORADO SPRINGS56.34RMAC (1)South Central◀▶
(LW: 13)
14fort-hays-stateFORT HAYS STATE55.77MIAA (5)Central▼2
(LW: 12)
15csu-puebloCSU PUEBLO55.56RMACSouth Central▼1
(LW: 14)
16neb-kearneyNEB.-KEARNEY53.15MIAA (2)Central▲4
(LW: 20)
17queens-n-cQUEENS (N.C.)51.84SAC (1)Southeast▼2
(LW: 15)
18missouri-southernMISSOURI SOUTHERN47.59MIAA (3)Central▼1
(LW: 17)
19azusa-pacificAZUSA PACIFIC46.03IndependentsWest▼1
(LW: 18)
20msu-moorheadMSU MOORHEAD42.00NSIC (3)Central▼1
(LW: 19)
21southern-connecticutSOUTHERN CONNECTICUT39.41Northeast-10 (1)East◀▶
(LW: 21)
22hardingHARDING39.36IndependentsCentral◀▶
(LW: 22)
23tusculumTUSCULUM38.20SACSoutheast◀▶
(LW: 23)
24alabama-huntsvilleALABAMA-HUNTSVILLE36.12GSCSouth▲2
(LW: 26)
25northern-stateNORTHERN STATE32.26NSIC (6)Central▲4
(LW: 29)


Week-by-Week Ranking

Only showing those with a season-best ranking in the top 25.
TeamWeek #1Week #2Week #3Week #4Week #5Week #6Week #7FINAL
Grand Valley State11132221
Ashland22244772
Pittsburg State34311113
West Texas A&M129765334
Central Missouri66477655
Minnesota State182223161212126
Texas A&M-Commerce13131588997
American International205956868
Adams State7361010589
Southern Indiana5162355029323210
Lincoln (Mo.)2324RVRVRVRVRV10
Simon Fraser3511131111131112
CSU Pueblo912121415141313
Colorado Mesa2218202526171613
Colo. School of Mines28238234415
Fort Hays State58101214151715
Academy of Art1428262830161517
Lee (Tenn.)410599101018
Neb.-Kearney1014192016212019
Tiffin2720182727252420
Texas A&M-Kingsville3037333635353620
Azusa Pacific1525141819232322
Augustana (S.D.)10556603132302822
Davenport (Mich.)4433323031293022
UC-Colorado Springs87111313181925
Missouri Southern2416211718111426
MSU Moorhead1717171920262627
Northern State2935302925272727
Tusculum3136382323242130
Harding4129242222222230
Alabama-Huntsville4619252624282930
Northwood (Mich.)2634282428343533
Queens (N.C.)1926311517191844
Southern Connecticut3315162121202544
Limestone25312732364039
Lenoir-Rhyne16272937384540
Findlay11212238413945
Mississippi College21303652556166

USTFCCCA NCAA Division II 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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Week 6Tue 3/1
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Week 7Mon 3/7
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FINAL ResultsSat 3/12
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