2021 NCAA DIII Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 3

NEW ORLEANS – It was moving week in the NCAA Division III Men’s Outdoor Track & Field National Rating Index!

Twenty-three of the top-25 teams shifted spots between Week 2 and Tuesday afternoon, when the Week 3 edition of the National TFRI was released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The only two teams that remained in place were top-ranked John Carroll and No. 10 Carnegie Mellon.

NCAA Division III — Men's Outdoor Track & Field
This Week's National Top Five
John Carroll
Mount Union
UW-La Crosse
Rowan
Lynchburg
1
John Carroll
2
Mount Union
3
UW-La Crosse
4
Rowan
5
Lynchburg
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The Blue Streaks actually helped their cause this past weekend with three new or improved national top-10 marks. Garrett Clark and Deven Ward are now ranked third and fifth in the 200, respectively, while they also joined forces with two other teammates to clock an NCAA DIII-leading time in the 4×100 of 41.39.

Mount Union continued to climb, as it comes into Week 3 at No. 2. The Purple Raiders added four new or improved national top-10 marks to their ledger, including a national-leading effort from Jared Storm in the 400 (47.66). Mount Union also now has three of the top-8 marks in the high jump this season: Elijah Cobb is ranked third at 2.07m (6-9½); Tanner Slack is ranked fourth at 2.06m (6-9); Evan Herschberger is ranked eighth at 2.04m (6-8¼).

UW-La Crosse jumped one spot from No. 4 to No. 3 following a handful of strong efforts at the UW-Platteville Invitational this past weekend. Logan Larson is now ranked third nationally in the pole vault at 4.92m (16-1¾), while Jake Sullivan sits fourth in the 400 at 48.33.

Rowan is up one spot from No. 5 to No. 4 after some stellar performances at the Bill Butler Invitational. The Profs added two national top-10 marks to their ledger this past weekend after the 4×400 relay team went 3:15.86 for the No. 2 mark and Jah’mere Beasley clocked the eighth-fastest time nationally over 200 meters at 21.72.

Lynchburg dropped three spots from No. 2 to No. 5.

Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 3: No. 6 Wartburg, No. 7 Loras, No. 8 UW-Whitewater, No. 9 George Fox and No. 10 Carnegie Mellon.

The 2021 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships will be held May 27-29 at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro.

NCAA Division III
Men's Outdoor Track & Field
USTFCCCA National TFRI: Track & Field Rating Index

2021 Week #3 - April 13th

Top 25 Teams
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National
Rank
 TeamPointsConferenceRegionCHANGE
1john-carrollJOHN CARROLL207.66OACGreat Lakes◀▶
(LW: 1)
2mount-unionMOUNT UNION155.23OAC (1)Great Lakes▲1
(LW: 3)
3uw-la-crosseUW-LA CROSSE144.72WIAC (1)Midwest▲1
(LW: 4)
4rowanROWAN120.88NJAC (1)Atlantic▲1
(LW: 5)
5lynchburgLYNCHBURG108.55ODAC (1)South/Southeast▼3
(LW: 2)
6wartburgWARTBURG105.29American Rivers (1)Central▲6
(LW: 12)
7lorasLORAS102.99American RiversCentral▲11
(LW: 18)
8uw-whitewaterUW-WHITEWATER91.90WIACMidwest▲7
(LW: 15)
9george-foxGEORGE FOX89.55NWC (1)West▼3
(LW: 6)
10carnegie-mellonCARNEGIE MELLON89.45UAAMideast◀▶
(LW: 10)
11bethel-minnBETHEL (MINN.)89.20MIACCentral▲6
(LW: 17)
12uw-stoutUW-STOUT82.28WIACMidwest▼4
(LW: 8)
13mcmurryMCMURRY74.35ASC (1)South/Southeast▼6
(LW: 7)
14uw-oshkoshUW-OSHKOSH72.45WIACMidwest▼5
(LW: 9)
15north-central-illNORTH CENTRAL (ILL.)72.21CCIW (1)Midwest▲5
(LW: 20)
16whitworthWHITWORTH67.81NWCWest▼5
(LW: 11)
17centreCENTRE56.89SAASouth/Southeast▼4
(LW: 13)
18calvinCALVIN55.14MIAAGreat Lakes▲45
(LW: 63)
19gustavus-adolphusGUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS53.25MIACCentral▲5
(LW: 24)
20trineTRINE53.15MIAA (1)Great Lakes▲9
(LW: 29)
21johns-hopkinsJOHNS HOPKINS49.69Centennial (1)Mideast▲2
(LW: 23)
22uw-stevens-pointUW-STEVENS POINT45.90WIACMidwest▲25
(LW: 47)
23central-iowaCENTRAL (IOWA)44.30American RiversCentral▲2
(LW: 25)
24uw-eau-claireUW-EAU CLAIRE42.41WIACMidwestNR
25washington-moWASHINGTON (MO.)42.23UAAMidwest▼11
(LW: 14)


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
Wartburg1263211111
UW-Eau Claire245565432
UW-Oshkosh239147643323
Rowan6548734554
UW-La Crosse9431122245
Mount Union23244888116
CarletonRVRVRVRVRV15137
UW-Stout16812101077778
North Central (Ill.)20151724241518148
Loras541876891191010
Centre14131721222727253311
Saint John's (Minn.)28193028302020202112
John Carroll31123566613
St. John Fisher984441211919211913
Johns Hopkins232116182323282715
Carnegie Mellon810109912913816
Washington (Mo.)1214251111151410916
Gustavus Adolphus241927282122273018
Bethel (Minn.)171113151418161519
SUNY Geneseo698329232626313719
Whitworth7111630343638384221
Trine17292025131316192322
Carroll (Wis.)31423134353436393222
Rutgers-CamdenRVRVRVRVRVRVRV494622
SUNY Brockport333732324540454722
UW-Stevens Point85472218141613171826
UW-Platteville37283619172221262226
Benedictine (Ill.)RVRVRV22253029362426
Lynchburg42512202528242526
OtterbeinRVRVRVRVRVRVRV141630
Marietta19262826272825343430
Ithaca21223224262933414530
Knox155127703541472035
Wheaton (Ill.)1045448544034222635
Trinity (Texas)18302736334649687537
George Fox16914161724325848
Calvin49631831424453596148
UW-Whitewater2215815121010121255
Chicago92353851191112111755
Central (Iowa)252333373843373962
McMurry5713233118172329
Washington and Lee2427509011775786567
Hardin-Simmons112141627164395786
Pacific Lutheran255035465352657391
EmoryRVRV26202933426998
Piedmont1016345378101106117108
Puget Sound153145699798104119114
East Texas Baptist20346591105105113121
Bridgewater State13366988104108110123

USTFCCCA NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field

2021 Rankings Calendar
Weeks National TFRIRegional TFRIConference TFRI#EventSquad KEY DATES
Week 1Tue 3/30
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