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-South (1)South▲2
(LW: 14)
13marian-indMARIAN (IND.)121.49Crossroads (1)Great 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 IDAHO101.47Cascade (1)West▲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.)89.66Chicagoland (1)Midwest▼6
(LW: 19)


Week-by-Week Ranking

Only showing those with a season-best ranking in the top 25.
TeamWeek #1Week #2Week #3Week #4Week #5Week #6Week #7Week #8Week #9FINAL
Indiana Tech3522222221
William Carey (Miss.)5466733332
Concordia (Neb.)1111111113
Wayland Baptist (Texas)4333355554
Southeastern (Fla.)2245466665
Huntington (Ind.)2831252122221212115
St. Francis (Ill.)19282315161216987
Hastings (Neb.)84654544448
Marian (Ind.)2214101314262320218
Cornerstone (Mich.)3033896777910
Life (Ga.)2115141211109101010
Indiana Wesleyan1025338101113161412
Milligan (Tenn.)677118810111713
Doane (Neb.)179979988714
College of Idaho24192220131311131315
Dordt (Iowa)57553523252018212016
Aquinas (Mich.)743729272328221917
MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)15212022181414151218
Siena Heights (Mich.)56728991614547343819
SCAD Savannah (Ga.)65643636383637404019
Taylor (Ind.)29223210122120171621
Southern Oregon7111218151517192621
Friends (Kan.)1181116201922252723
Shawnee State (Ohio)72697764404038393223
Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio)52484845515455575623
Grand View (Iowa)20292430303229242526
William Jessup (Calif.)12101624212726303326
Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)9231925231821181834
Xavier (La.)42161827173031363534
Saint Mary (Kan.)85994142333424232337
Eastern Oregon50182828261715141541
Carroll (Mont.)302134292427272441
Vanguard (Calif.)23243014283133323144
Lewis-Clark State (Idaho)13171719311619282845
Columbia (S.C.)14132731242830313051
Mobile (Ala.)8121326322932383662
Dakota State (S.D.)182715171925252622
Grace (Ind.)253446384267544945
Central Methodist (Mo.)162031414342454555

USTFCCCA NAIA Outdoor Track & Field

2021 Rankings Calendar
Weeks National TFRIRegional TFRIConference 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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Week 4Wed 4/21
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Mon 4/19
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Week 5Wed 4/28
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Week 6Wed 5/5
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Week 7Wed 5/12
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Week 8Wed 5/19
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Week 9Tue 5/25
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FINAL ResultsFri 5/28
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May 26-28: NAIA Champs (Gulf Shores, Ala.)