2021 NJCAA DI Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 5

NEW ORLEANS – We’re less than three weeks from the start of the 2021 NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Levelland, Texas.

Let’s take a look at the most recent installment of the NJCAA Division I Men’s Outdoor Track & Field National Rating Index, which was released on Wednesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

NJCAA Division I — Men's Outdoor Track & Field
This Week's National Top Five
New Mexico JC
Barton (Kan.) CC
South Plains (Texas)
Cloud County (Kan.) CC
Iowa Central CC
1
New Mexico JC
2
Barton (Kan.) CC
3
South Plains (Texas)
4
Cloud County (Kan.) CC
5
Iowa Central CC
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New Mexico JC is the top dog in the nation after putting together an outstanding weekend at the Don Kirby Tailwind Open in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The T-Birds received a national-leading mark from Baptiste Depril-Dupre in the 1500 with an altitude-converted 3:49.14, while Diamante Gumbs notched a pair of national top-10 marks in the throws (Gumbs is now ranked fourth in the discus and ninth in the shot put).

Barton County CC held steady at No. 2. The Cougars also had a big weekend at the Don Kirby Tailwind Open with Ja’Kwan Hale taking over the NJCAA lead in the 400H at an altitude-converted 51.00, while Denzel Feagin is now ranked second in the 200 at an altitude-converted 20.51 and the duo of Gamali Felix and Jevon O’Bryant sit No. 2 and No. 4 on the seasonal chart in the 400, respectively.

South Plains (Texas) moved up one spot from No. 4 to No. 3. The Texans received national-leading efforts from Khaleb McRae in the 400 (45.82c) and Seydi Sall in the 800 (1:49.69), while Romaine Beckford and Paxton Hair took over the No. 6 and No. 7 spots in the javelin and discus, respectively.

Former No. 1 Cloud County CC fell three spots to No. 4, right in front of Iowa Central CC, which remained the fifth-ranked team for yet another week.

Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 5: No. 6 Iowa Western CC, No. 7 Coffeyville CC, No. 8 Cowley College, No. 9 Indian Hills CC and No. 10 Vincennes University.

NJCAA Division I
Men's Outdoor Track & Field
USTFCCCA National TFRI: Track & Field Rating Index

2021 Week #5 - April 28th

Top 25 Teams
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National
Rank
 TeamPointsConferenceRegionCHANGE
1new-mexico-jcNEW MEXICO JC592.02Region VWest▲2
(LW: 3)
2barton-kan-ccBARTON (KAN.) CC589.30Region VI (1)Central◀▶
(LW: 2)
3south-plains-texasSOUTH PLAINS (TEXAS)564.81Region VWest▲1
(LW: 4)
4cloud-county-kan-ccCLOUD COUNTY (KAN.) CC540.79Region VICentral▼3
(LW: 1)
5iowa-central-ccIOWA CENTRAL CC507.80Region XI (1)Midwest◀▶
(LW: 5)
6iowa-western-ccIOWA WESTERN CC331.46Region XIMidwest◀▶
(LW: 6)
7coffeyville-kan-ccCOFFEYVILLE (KAN.) CC314.16Region VICentral▲1
(LW: 8)
8cowley-kanCOWLEY (KAN.)301.30Region VICentral▼1
(LW: 7)
9indian-hills-iowa-ccINDIAN HILLS (IOWA) CC210.17Region XIMidwest◀▶
(LW: 9)
10vincennes-indVINCENNES (IND.)191.73Region XIIAtlantic▲1
(LW: 11)
11paradise-valley-ariz-ccPARADISE VALLEY (ARIZ.) CC191.45Region IWest▼1
(LW: 10)
12northwest-kansas-techNORTHWEST KANSAS TECH186.84Region VICentral◀▶
(LW: 12)
13hinds-miss-ccHINDS (MISS.) CC166.21Region XXIIICentral◀▶
(LW: 13)
14butler-kan-ccBUTLER (KAN.) CC157.71Region VICentral◀▶
(LW: 14)
15fort-scott-kan-ccFORT SCOTT (KAN.) CC145.51Region VICentral▲3
(LW: 18)
16hutchinson-kan-ccHUTCHINSON (KAN.) CC141.07Region VICentral▲3
(LW: 19)
17mesa-ariz-ccMESA (ARIZ.) CC140.33Region IWest▼2
(LW: 15)
18pima-ariz-ccPIMA (ARIZ.) CC135.67Region I (1)West▼2
(LW: 16)
19central-arizonaCENTRAL ARIZONA131.47Region IWest▼2
(LW: 17)
20pratt-kan-ccPRATT (KAN.) CC111.98Region VICentral◀▶
(LW: 20)
21highland-kan-ccHIGHLAND (KAN.) CC110.27Region VICentral◀▶
(LW: 21)
22meridian-miss-ccMERIDIAN (MISS.) CC107.33Region XXIIICentral◀▶
(LW: 22)
23hawkeye-iowa-ccHAWKEYE (IOWA) CC104.87Region XIMidwest◀▶
(LW: 23)
24garden-city-kan-ccGARDEN CITY (KAN.) CC82.16Region VICentral▲1
(LW: 25)
25western-texasWESTERN TEXAS78.19Region VWest▲1
(LW: 26)


Week-by-Week Ranking

Only showing those with a season-best ranking in the top 25.
TeamWeek #1Week #2Week #3Week #4Week #5Week #6FINAL
Barton (Kan.) CC2342211
South Plains (Texas)1434331
Cloud County (Kan.) CC5111453
Iowa Central CC4555524
Coffeyville (Kan.) CC6878765
New Mexico JC3223146
Iowa Western CC8666676
Paradise Valley (Ariz.) CC1111111011118
Northwest Kansas Tech1510101212138
Indian Hills (Iowa) CC79999910
Vincennes (Ind.)14161311101211
Highland (Kan.) CC20182021212212
Hutchinson (Kan.) CC19191819161913
Pima (Ariz.) CC12141416181414
Butler (Kan.) CC13121214141814
Mesa (Ariz.) CC17201915171716
Monroe-New Rochelle (N.Y.)383637333617
Fort Scott (Kan.) CC16171518151018
Hinds (Miss.) CC21222113131518
Dodge City (Kan.) CC23262627272518
Hawkeye (Iowa) CC33252423232021
Bryant & Stratton (Wis.)35353738353322
Pratt (Kan.) CC18131720202123
Ranger (Texas)31433939313223
Cowley (Kan.)97878825
Meridian (Miss.) CC22212222222325
Central Arizona10151617191627
North Iowa Area CC25272724262627
Garden City (Kan.) CC34232325242727
Western Texas26242526252431
Louisburg (N.C.)242928293038

USTFCCCA NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field

2021 Rankings Calendar
Weeks National TFRIRegional TFRI#EventSquad KEY DATES
Week 1Wed 3/31
MEN | WOMEN
Mon 3/29
MEN | WOMEN
Week 2Wed 4/7
MEN | WOMEN
Mon 4/5
MEN | WOMEN
Mon 4/5
MEN | WOMEN
Week 3Wed 4/14
MEN | WOMEN
Mon 4/12
MEN | WOMEN
Mon 4/12
MEN | WOMEN
Week 4Wed 4/21
MEN | WOMEN
Mon 4/19
MEN | WOMEN
Mon 4/19
MEN | WOMEN
Week 5Wed 4/28
MEN | WOMEN
Mon 4/26
MEN | WOMEN
Mon 4/26
MEN | WOMEN
Week 6Wed 5/5
MEN | WOMEN
Mon 5/3
MEN | WOMEN
Mon 5/3
MEN | WOMEN
Week 7Wed 5/12
MEN | WOMEN
Mon 5/10
MEN | WOMEN
Mon 5/10
MEN | WOMEN
FINAL ResultsThu 5/13
MEN | WOMEN
May 11-13: NJCAA DI Champs (Levelland, Texas)