2021 NCAA DIII Women’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 1

NEW ORLEANS – Quality and quantity.

Wartburg has that in droves, which is why the squad is ranked No. 1 in Week 1 of the NCAA Division III Women’s Indoor Track & Field National Rating Index, released on Tuesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

NCAA Division III — Women's Indoor Track & Field
This Week's National Top Five
Wartburg
John Carroll
Hope
Dubuque
Bethel (Minn.)
1
Wartburg
2
John Carroll
3
Hope
4
Dubuque
5
Bethel (Minn.)
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After just one meet, the Knights own 21 different national top-10 marks, including 12 that take up residence in the national top-5. Breya Christopher is the only national leader in the group in the high jump at 1.69m (5-6½), but Alanna Muhammad (60), Taylan Olson (400), Aubrie Fisher (3000), Sailor Hinegardner (60H) and Daekota Knott (triple jump) are all ranked No. 2 in their respective events.

John Carroll opened its season this past weekend and comes in ranked No. 2. The Blue Streaks own six national-leading marks, among others: Taylor Anthony in the 60, Lucia Cannata in the 200, Sydney Jenko in the mile, Cameron Bujaucius in the 5000, Maria DeLuca in the long jump and Courtney Phoenink in the triple jump.

Hope is ranked No. 3 and has its distance corps to thank. The Flying Dutch, led by two-time National Athlete of the Week Anastasia Tucker, have 12 national top-10 marks in events ranging from the 800 to the 3000. Hannah Kenny, along with Tucker, is a national leader.

Dubuque begins the season at No. 4. The Spartans see Olivia Costley (400), Caroline Ferguson (shot put) and Kaytlin Wilder (weight throw) top the NCAA DIII Descending Order List in their respective events. Dubuque has eight more ranked in the top-10.

Bethel (Minn.) rounds out the top-5. While the Royals only have one national leader in Kelsie Sealock (60H), four others rank among the national top-5, including two who are tied at No. 3 in the pole vault (Sadie Koelz and Jessica Lilland).

Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 1: No. 6 Ohio Northern, No. 7 Hamline, No. 8 Rose-Hulman, No. 9 Hardin-Simmons and No. 10 Lynchburg.

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

2021 Week #1 - January 26th

Top 25 Teams
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National
Rank
 TeamPointsConferenceRegionCHANGE
1wartburgWARTBURG390.94American Rivers (1)CentralNR
2john-carrollJOHN CARROLL390.21OAC (1)Great LakesNR
3hopeHOPE237.54MIAAGreat LakesNR
4dubuqueDUBUQUE222.60American RiversCentralNR
5bethel-minnBETHEL (MINN.)182.21MIACCentralNR
6ohio-northernOHIO NORTHERN151.85OACGreat LakesNR
7hamlineHAMLINE148.00MIACCentralNR
8rose-hulmanROSE-HULMAN112.57HCAC (1)Great LakesNR
9hardin-simmonsHARDIN-SIMMONS90.15IndependentSouth/SoutheastNR
10lynchburgLYNCHBURG68.60ODACSouth/SoutheastNR
11greenvilleGREENVILLE53.71SLIAC (1)MidwestNR
12concordia-chicagoCONCORDIA CHICAGO43.69NACCMidwestNR
13manchesterMANCHESTER29.29HCACGreat LakesNR
14blufftonBLUFFTON24.29HCACGreat LakesNR
15transylvaniaTRANSYLVANIA21.85HCACGreat LakesNR
16olivetOLIVET19.79MIAAGreat LakesNR
17piedmontPIEDMONT18.70IndependentSouth/SoutheastNR
18franklinFRANKLIN16.46HCACGreat LakesNR
19wilmington-ohioWILMINGTON (OHIO)13.86OACGreat LakesNR
20birmingham-southernBIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN5.49IndependentSouth/SoutheastNR
21eastern-mennoniteEASTERN MENNONITE5.44ODACSouth/SoutheastNR
22shenandoahSHENANDOAH3.22ODACSouth/SoutheastNR
23mount-st-josephMOUNT ST. JOSEPH1.58HCACGreat LakesNR
24franciscanFRANCISCAN0.70PACMideastNR
25mississippi-univ-for-womenMISSISSIPPI UNIV. FOR WOMEN0.30IndependentSouth/SoutheastNR

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