2021 NJCAA DI Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 1

NEW ORLEANS – Here is the first installment of the NJCAA Division I Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Rating Index for the 2021 season, as released on Wednesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

To wit: We’re only using marks from the current season, which gives a true look at which teams are performing the best at the current moment. That means the National TFRI will continue to evolve throughout the season and gives you more reason to keep checking back!

NJCAA Division I — Women's Outdoor Track & Field
This Week's National Top Five
South Plains (Texas)
New Mexico JC
Barton (Kan.) CC
Cloud County (Kan.) CC
Iowa Western CC
1
South Plains (Texas)
2
New Mexico JC
3
Barton (Kan.) CC
4
Cloud County (Kan.) CC
5
Iowa Western CC
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South Plains (Texas) holds down the top spot to begin the season. The Lady Texans have 22 national top-10 marks, including two national-leading efforts from this past weekend: Rosemary Chukwuma in the 200 at 23.23 and the 4×100 relay at 45.98. Another strong mark from the outdoor season belongs to Joniar Thomas in the javelin at 37.34m (122-6).

New Mexico JC opens the season at No. 2. The T-Birds own 19 national top-10 marks, including two that found their way into the top-6 this past weekend: Moisha Barnes is now ranked No. 5 in the 400H at 1:06.16c, while Nadine Rose holds down the No. 6 spot in the same event at 1:07.02.

Barton County CC is ranked third in Week 1. The Cougars amassed 20 national top-10 marks on their ledger, including efforts from the indoor season. Lashanna Graham turned in an NJCAA-leading mark in the 400H this past weekend of 1:00.05. Not to be outdone, Ana Da Silva took over the No. 3 spot in the hammer throw at 56.27m (184-8) to give her a pair of top-3 marks (Da Silva is also the top-ranked athlete in the shot put).

Cloud County CC is the fourth-ranked team. The T-Birds have 15 national top-10 marks to their credit, including a few from the outdoor season thus far. Just this past weekend, Marie Forbes went 42.63m (139-11) in the discus to take over the No. 2 spot on the Descending Order List, which pairs well with her No. 3 rank in the shot put of 14.25m (46-9).

Iowa Western CC rounds out the top-5 with 15 national top-10 marks. The Reivers saw three top-5 additions this past weekend: Tirecia Walcott in the 100 (No. 5, 11.64w); Shania Parkinson in both the shot put (No. 4, 13.74m/45-1) and the discus throw (No. 5, 38.92m/127-8); and the 4×100 relay got the baton around in 46.39 for the No. 4 mark.

Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 1: No. 6 Iowa Central CC, No. 7 Central Arizona, No. 8 Butler CC, No. 9 Mesa (Ariz.) CC and No. 10 Cowley College.

NJCAA Division I
Women's Outdoor Track & Field
USTFCCCA National TFRI: Track & Field Rating Index

2021 Week #1 - March 31st

Top 25 Teams
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National
Rank
 TeamPointsConferenceRegionCHANGE
1south-plains-texasSOUTH PLAINS (TEXAS)575.07Region VWestNR
2new-mexico-jcNEW MEXICO JC526.85Region VWestNR
3barton-kan-ccBARTON (KAN.) CC507.06Region VICentralNR
4cloud-county-kan-ccCLOUD COUNTY (KAN.) CC487.47Region VI (1)CentralNR
5iowa-western-ccIOWA WESTERN CC461.68Region XI (1)MidwestNR
6iowa-central-ccIOWA CENTRAL CC449.84Region XIMidwestNR
7central-arizonaCENTRAL ARIZONA369.08Region IWestNR
8butler-kan-ccBUTLER (KAN.) CC276.89Region VICentralNR
9mesa-ariz-ccMESA (ARIZ.) CC266.13Region IWestNR
10cowley-kanCOWLEY (KAN.)256.22Region VICentralNR
11bryant-stratton-vaBRYANT & STRATTON (VA.)163.14Region XAtlanticNR
12fort-scott-kan-ccFORT SCOTT (KAN.) CC157.40Region VICentralNR
13colby-kan-ccCOLBY (KAN.) CC134.65Region VICentralNR
14pima-ariz-ccPIMA (ARIZ.) CC133.44Region I (1)WestNR
15trinidad-state-coloTRINIDAD STATE (COLO.)128.71Region IXWestNR
16hutchinson-kan-ccHUTCHINSON (KAN.) CC127.55Region VICentralNR
17western-texasWESTERN TEXAS116.94Region VWestNR
18highland-kan-ccHIGHLAND (KAN.) CC114.01Region VICentralNR
19hinds-miss-ccHINDS (MISS.) CC113.39Region XXIIICentralNR
20indian-hills-iowa-ccINDIAN HILLS (IOWA) CC107.65Region XIMidwestNR
21coffeyville-kan-ccCOFFEYVILLE (KAN.) CC107.55Region VICentralNR
22dodge-city-kan-ccDODGE CITY (KAN.) CC69.64Region VICentralNR
23hawkeye-iowa-ccHAWKEYE (IOWA) CC67.67Region XIMidwestNR
24vincennes-indVINCENNES (IND.)61.08Region XIIAtlanticNR
25glendale-ariz-ccGLENDALE (ARIZ.) CC48.02Region IWestNR


Week-by-Week Ranking

Only showing those with a season-best ranking in the top 25.
TeamWeek #1Week #2Week #3Week #4Week #5Week #6FINAL
South Plains (Texas)1222221
New Mexico JC2111112
Iowa Central CC6444463
Iowa Western CC5665534
Barton (Kan.) CC3333345
Cloud County (Kan.) CC4556656
Mesa (Ariz.) CC91099997
Central Arizona7777778
Butler (Kan.) CC8888889
Trinidad State (Colo.)15161415161710
Western Texas17121313131311
Hinds (Miss.) CC19211817151411
Highland (Kan.) CC18191616171513
Cowley (Kan.)1091011111014
Fort Scott (Kan.) CC12111112121214
Hawkeye (Iowa) CC23141214141616
Vincennes (Ind.)24252425262617
Hutchinson (Kan.) CC16151921212218
Monroe-New Rochelle (N.Y.)242018181819
Colby (Kan.) CC13182120202320
Pima (Ariz.) CC14202222231921
Southern Idaho30262624252421
Bryant & Stratton (Va.)11131510101123
Indian Hills (Iowa) CC20171719192023
Coffeyville (Kan.) CC21222323222123
Southwestern (Iowa) CC39293031343023
Allen (Kan.) CC26283132333223
Dodge City (Kan.) CC22232727282728
Lansing (Mich.) CC34392526242529
Glendale (Ariz.) CC253029283134

USTFCCCA NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field

2021 Rankings Calendar
Weeks National TFRIRegional TFRI#EventSquad KEY DATES
Week 1Wed 3/31
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Mon 3/29
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Week 2Wed 4/7
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Mon 4/5
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Mon 4/5
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Week 3Wed 4/14
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Mon 4/12
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Mon 4/12
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Week 4Wed 4/21
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Mon 4/19
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Mon 4/19
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Week 5Wed 4/28
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Mon 4/26
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Mon 4/26
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Week 6Wed 5/5
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Mon 5/3
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Mon 5/3
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Week 7Wed 5/12
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Mon 5/10
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Mon 5/10
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FINAL ResultsThu 5/13
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May 11-13: NJCAA DI Champs (Levelland, Texas)