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

NEW ORLEANS – The women’s race continues to see some big changes as we move into Week 4 of the NCAA Division II Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Rating Index.

See what occurred in the most recent edition of the National TFRI, which was released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday.

NCAA Division II — Women's Outdoor Track & Field
This Week's National Top Five
Azusa Pacific
West Texas A&M
Grand Valley State
Missouri Southern
U-Mary
1
Azusa Pacific
2
West Texas A&M
3
Grand Valley State
4
Missouri Southern
5
U-Mary
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Azusa Pacific moved up one spot and sits at No. 1, right ahead of now No. 2 West Texas A&M. The Bryan Clay Invitational treated the Cougars well, as the team saw new or improved national leading efforts in four events and three other marks that rank within the top-5 nationally. Amanda Fassold improved her national lead in the pole vault to 4.28m (14-½), with new No. 1s coming from Jennifer Sandoval in the 10,000 (32:58.39), Jaylah Walker in the 400H (58.16) and Chinenye Agina in the high jump (1.77m/5-9¾). Mechaela Hyacynth moved to No. 3 in the 200 (23.76), while the Cougars’ 4×100 (No. 2, 45.52) and 4×400 (No. 3, 3:44.51) also posted strong performances.

No. 3 Grand Valley State and No. 4 Missouri Southern remained steady and were the only two teams in the National TFRI that did not move. Ellianne Kimes moved to No. 2 in the pole vault (4.21m/13-9¾) for the Lakers, while Jessica Gockley and Klaudia O’Malley also picked up two top-8 nationally ranked efforts in the 5000. Gockley is No. 7 (16:34.92) and O’Malley is ranked No. 8 (16:35.83).For the Lions, season best efforts came from Kirsten Leisinger in the hammer throw (No. 3, 59.53m/195-4) and Elena Bisotto in the pole vault (No. 7, 4.02m/13-2¼). Claire Luallen posted the ninth-best score of 5036 in her first heptathlon of the year.

U-Mary jumped 15 spots to No. 5 for its best placement in the National TFRI this season. Headlining the Marauders is D’Andra Morris as she soared to the national lead in the triple jump with an effort of 13.24m (43-5 ¼). Ida Narbuvoll opened up her outdoor season with the No. 2 time in the 10,000 (33:32.69).

Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 3: No. 6 CSU Pueblo, No. 7 Academy of Art, No. 8 Central Missouri, No. 9 Queens (N.C.) and No. 10 Angelo State. The Urban Knights jumped 14 spots from No. 21 after top-10 performances from Natalia Novak in the 1500 (No. 2, 4:18.60), Darria Matthias in the 200 (No. 7, 23.90) and Marie-Jeanne Ourega in the 100H (No. 8, 14.04). Matthias and Ourega were also contributing legs to the Knights’ 4×100 (No. 4, 45.75).

The 2021 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships are set for May 27-29 in Allendale, Michigan, hosted by Grand Valley State.

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

2021 Week #4 - April 20th

Top 25 Teams
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National
Rank
 TeamPointsConferenceRegionCHANGE
1azusa-pacificAZUSA PACIFIC320.72PacWest (1)West▲1
(LW: 2)
2west-texas-amWEST TEXAS A&M233.13Lone Star (1)South Central▼1
(LW: 1)
3grand-valley-stateGRAND VALLEY STATE222.79GLIAC (1)Midwest◀▶
(LW: 3)
4missouri-southernMISSOURI SOUTHERN170.05MIAA (1)Central◀▶
(LW: 4)
5u-maryU-MARY110.01NSIC (1)Central▲15
(LW: 20)
6csu-puebloCSU PUEBLO109.66RMACSouth Central▼1
(LW: 5)
7academy-of-artACADEMY OF ART101.47PacWestWest▲14
(LW: 21)
8central-missouriCENTRAL MISSOURI96.87MIAACentral▼2
(LW: 6)
9queens-n-cQUEENS (N.C.)86.62SAC (1)Southeast▼2
(LW: 7)
10angelo-stateANGELO STATE86.32Lone StarSouth Central▼2
(LW: 8)
11lewisLEWIS83.51GLVC (1)Midwest▲3
(LW: 14)
12saginaw-valley-stateSAGINAW VALLEY STATE82.04GLIACMidwest▲3
(LW: 15)
13texas-am-commerceTEXAS A&M-COMMERCE79.56Lone StarSouth Central▼4
(LW: 9)
14minnesota-stateMINNESOTA STATE78.99NSICCentral▼4
(LW: 10)
15adams-stateADAMS STATE77.85RMACSouth Central▼4
(LW: 11)
16lee-tennLEE (TENN.)72.42GSC (1)South▼4
(LW: 12)
17fresno-pacificFRESNO PACIFIC67.90PacWestWest▲8
(LW: 25)
18colorado-mesaCOLORADO MESA63.67RMACSouth Central▼5
(LW: 13)
19neb-kearneyNEB.-KEARNEY59.97MIAACentral▲29
(LW: 48)
20northwest-missouriNORTHWEST MISSOURI59.87MIAACentral▼4
(LW: 16)
21western-coloradoWESTERN COLORADO57.88RMACSouth Central▲3
(LW: 24)
22pittsburg-statePITTSBURG STATE53.69MIAACentral▼5
(LW: 17)
23uc-colorado-springsUC-COLORADO SPRINGS52.67RMAC (1)South Central▼5
(LW: 18)
24fort-hays-stateFORT HAYS STATE47.70MIAACentral▼5
(LW: 19)
25hardingHARDING47.55GAC (1)Central▼2
(LW: 23)


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
Azusa Pacific1321111111
Grand Valley State2233222332
West Texas A&M3112333223
Adams State1471115554454
Saginaw Valley State577715126666125
Lewis48141114149766
Missouri Southern12444445547
U-Mary32252058912878
Queens (N.C.)139799131715159
Central Missouri591268121114141410
Minnesota State681410141178121111
Academy of Art24152171381011812
Northwest Missouri38201620242627192113
Tiffin20334126252832414113
CSU Pueblo655671013162015
Emmanuel (Ga.)21232732374150534915
Western Colorado11182421212322231917
Angelo State76810151679918
Pittsburg State49111722101518101019
Texas A&M-Commerce1010913161816171719
North Georgia62656548492930312819
Lincoln (Mo.)36223345471915181622
Fresno Pacific8172517202223343522
Wingate27302230353741424222
Walsh54663936434526272525
Slippery Rock77374027262729302725
Black Hills State34424552514253636125
Lee (Tenn.)9211216222019242328
UC-Colorado Springs18191823281720211829
Southern Wesleyan (S.C.)22293033313335282429
Colo. School of Mines19242928343438444335
Neb.-Kearney70544819192425222644
Harding5132325273842465044
Fort Hays State30161924171211131346
Hillsdale78353241182121202252
Augustana (S.D.)537336402930282529
Concordia (Calif.)153249507579863631
Colorado Mesa172713182325242940
Biola (Calif.)162837344150515552
Alabama-Huntsville233434434646495473
Dallas Baptist253652597862707679

USTFCCCA NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field

2021 Rankings Calendar
Weeks National TFRIRegional TFRIConference TFRI#EventSquad KEY DATES
Week 1Tue 3/30
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Mon 3/29
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Week 2Tue 4/6
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Mon 4/5
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Mon 4/5
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Week 3Tue 4/13
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Mon 4/12
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Week 4Tue 4/20
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Mon 4/19
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Week 5Tue 4/27
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Mon 4/26
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Week 6Tue 5/4
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Mon 5/3
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Week 7Tue 5/11
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Mon 5/10
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Week 8Tue 5/18
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Mon 5/17
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Week 9Tue 5/25
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Mon 5/24
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May 27-29: NCAA DII Champs (Allendale, Mich.)
FINAL ResultsSat 5/29
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