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

NEW ORLEANS – As we approach the postseason, let’s take a look at the fourth installment of the NAIA Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Rating Index for the 2021 season that was released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Wednesday.

NAIA — Women's Outdoor Track & Field
This Week's National Top Five
Concordia (Neb.)
Indiana Tech
Wayland Baptist (Texas)
Hastings (Neb.)
Southeastern (Fla.)
1
Concordia (Neb.)
2
Indiana Tech
3
Wayland Baptist (Texas)
4
Hastings (Neb.)
5
Southeastern (Fla.)
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Concordia (Neb.) remained at No. 1 for the fourth straight week. Rachel Battershell and Sarah Lewis now rank No. 3 (1:02.18) and No. 4 (1:02.77), respectively, in the 400H. Amy Richert and Emily Loy also turned in strong performances in the heptathlon to bolster the Bulldogs. Richert is No. 3 with 4683 points and Loy is No. 5 with 4464.

No. 2 Indiana Tech and No. 3 Wayland Baptist (Texas) also held steady. The Warriors’s 4×800 clocked the fifth-fastest time of the year (9:33.98) and Antonishka Deveaux moved up to No. 8 on the Descending Order List with her 24.56 in the 200.

No. 4 Hastings (Neb.) moved ahead of now No. 5 Southeastern (Fla.). The Broncos had a strong showing from Lauren Tamayo in her first heptathlon of the season, posting the No. 2 score of 4825. Nisa Thomas moved into the top-10 in the 100H with the ninth-fastest time of 14.50w.

Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 4: No. 6 William Carey (Miss.), No. 7 Doane (Neb.), No. 8 Indiana Wesleyan, No. 9 Cornerstone (Mich.) and No. 10 Taylor (Ind.). The Wildcats and the Trojans were the biggest gainers in Week 4 with jumps of 25 and 22, respectively. The Wildcats earned two No. 1s from Janae Moffitt in the high jump (1.72m/5-7¾) and the 4×800 (9:19.73). Pacing the Trojans was the 4×800 (No. 2, 9:23.35) and Patience Sakeuh in the 100H (No. 4, 14.26).

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

2021 Week #4 - April 21st

Top 25 Teams
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National
Rank
 TeamPointsConferenceRegionCHANGE
1concordia-nebCONCORDIA (NEB.)592.03GPAC (1)Midwest◀▶
(LW: 1)
2indiana-techINDIANA TECH450.84WHAC (1)Great Lakes◀▶
(LW: 2)
3wayland-baptist-texasWAYLAND BAPTIST (TEXAS)309.37SACSouth Central◀▶
(LW: 3)
4hastings-nebHASTINGS (NEB.)302.95GPACMidwest▲1
(LW: 5)
5southeastern-flaSOUTHEASTERN (FLA.)286.30Sun Conference (1)South▼1
(LW: 4)
6william-carey-missWILLIAM CAREY (MISS.)222.05SSACSouth◀▶
(LW: 6)
7doane-nebDOANE (NEB.)210.64GPACMidwest▲2
(LW: 9)
8indiana-wesleyanINDIANA WESLEYAN175.73CrossroadsGreat Lakes▲25
(LW: 33)
9cornerstone-michCORNERSTONE (MICH.)167.61WHACGreat Lakes▼1
(LW: 8)
10taylor-indTAYLOR (IND.)167.07CrossroadsGreat Lakes▲22
(LW: 32)
11milligan-tennMILLIGAN (TENN.)151.88AACSouth▼4
(LW: 7)
12life-gaLIFE (GA.)151.56Mid-SouthSouth▲2
(LW: 14)
13marian-indMARIAN (IND.)121.49CrossroadsGreat Lakes▼3
(LW: 10)
14vanguard-califVANGUARD (CALIF.)115.39GSACWest▲16
(LW: 30)
15st-francis-illST. FRANCIS (ILL.)112.40ChicagolandMidwest▲8
(LW: 23)
16friends-kanFRIENDS (KAN.)112.10KCACSouth Central▼5
(LW: 11)
17dakota-state-s-dDAKOTA STATE (S.D.)110.75North StarMidwest▼2
(LW: 15)
18southern-oregonSOUTHERN OREGON109.06CascadeWest▼6
(LW: 12)
19lewis-clark-state-idahoLEWIS-CLARK STATE (IDAHO)101.79CascadeWest▼2
(LW: 17)
20college-of-idahoCOLLEGE OF IDAHO101.47CascadeWest▲2
(LW: 22)
21huntington-indHUNTINGTON (IND.)99.67CrossroadsGreat Lakes▲4
(LW: 25)
22midamerica-nazarene-kanMIDAMERICA NAZARENE (KAN.)94.04The HeartSouth Central▼2
(LW: 20)
23dordt-iowaDORDT (IOWA)93.02GPACMidwest▲12
(LW: 35)
24william-jessup-califWILLIAM JESSUP (CALIF.)91.04GSAC (1)West▼8
(LW: 16)
25olivet-nazarene-illOLIVET NAZARENE (ILL.)89.66ChicagolandMidwest▼6
(LW: 19)

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2021 Rankings Calendar
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