2021 NCAA DI Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 4
NEW ORLEANS – Teams continued to post big performances and change the landscape of the NCAA Division I Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Rating Index.
Here is the newest edition of the National TFRI that was released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Monday.
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LSU maintains the No. 1 spot for the fourth straight week. The Tigers picked up their third national lead over the weekend at the LSU Boots Garland Invitational. Favour Ofili clocked 22.30w over 200 for the No. 1 time on the Descending Order List. Milan Young also picked up a season best effort in the 100H, moving to No. 7 with a time of 12.95.
No. 2 Arkansas moved up in the National TFRI thanks to a three spot improvement from last week’s billing, moving ahead of now No. 3 Southern California. The Razorbacks saw two performances sit within the top-3 nationally: Krissy Gear ran the No. 2 time in the steeplechase (9:45.10); Kennedy Thomson is ranked No. 3 in the 1500 (4:12.38).
For the Women of Troy, the hurdle duo of Anna Cockrell and Jasmine Jones earned season best efforts in the 100H at the Long Beach Invitational. Cockrell moved up to No. 2 (12.84) on the Descending Order List, while Jones sits at No. 5 with a time of 12.89.
Texas A&M remained steady at No. 4. Athing Mu continued to shine for the Aggies in her freshman season, adding another collegiate record to her resume. Mu clocked 1:57.73 in the 800, destroying the old record of 1:59.10 set by Raevyn Rogers in 2017.
No. 5 Texas will round out the top-5 teams in this week’s National TFRI. Chanel Brissett opened up her outdoor season with a 12.85w in the 100H. That is the third fastest time on the Descending Order List.
Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 4: No. 6 Georgia, No. 7 Alabama, No. 8 Texas Tech, No. 9 Florida State and No. 10 Florida. The Seminoles earned a five spot improvement thanks to Maudie Skyring’s national leading time of 4:11.43 in the 1500.
The 2021 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships will be held from June 9-12 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.