2021 NAIA Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 8

NEW ORLEANS – We are one week away from the start of the 2021 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Alabama!

What better time than now to check out the most recent edition of the NAIA 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).

NAIA — Men's Outdoor Track & Field
This Week's National Top Five
Doane (Neb.)
Indiana Tech
Southeastern (Fla.)
Huntington (Ind.)
Saint Mary (Kan.)
1
Doane (Neb.)
2
Indiana Tech
3
Southeastern (Fla.)
4
Huntington (Ind.)
5
Saint Mary (Kan.)
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Top-ranked Doane (Neb.) and second-ranked Indiana Tech held steady in this week’s National TFRI. The Tigers had two season bests that are positioned in the top-3 nationally. Connor Floyd cleared the bar at 5.11m (16-9¾) in the pole vault for the second-best effort seasonally, and the 4×400 clocked 3:13.82 for the third-fastest time. The Warriors top performance of the weekend came in the 4×800 as the quartet clocked 7:40.1 for the third-fastest time on the Descending Order List.

Southeastern (Fla.) jumped two spots to No. 3 to move ahead of No. 4 Huntington (Ind.). The Fire saw Zachary Nichols hit a season best in the hammer (No. 11, 56.87m/186-7). The Foresters were headlined with Dylan Fleger’s 51.86 in the 400H to take over the national lead.

Saint Mary (Kan.) slipped two spots to No. 5. The Spires’ pair of Luke Skinner and Eric Vazquez sit within the top-10 nationally in the 1500. Skinner is ranked fifth at 3:52.79 with Vazquez sitting ninth at 3:53.64.

Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 8: No. 6 Madonna (Mich.), No. 7 Wayland Baptist (Texas), No. 8 Grand View (Iowa), No. 9 Indiana Wesleyan and No. 10 Dordt (Iowa).

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

2021 Week #8 - May 19th

Top 25 Teams
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National
Rank
 TeamPointsConferenceRegionCHANGE
1doane-nebDOANE (NEB.)441.13GPAC (1)Midwest◀▶
(LW: 1)
2indiana-techINDIANA TECH262.90WHAC (1)Great Lakes◀▶
(LW: 2)
3southeastern-flaSOUTHEASTERN (FLA.)195.37Sun Conference (1)South▲2
(LW: 5)
4huntington-indHUNTINGTON (IND.)191.16CrossroadsGreat Lakes◀▶
(LW: 4)
5saint-mary-kanSAINT MARY (KAN.)173.40KCAC (1)South Central▼2
(LW: 3)
6madonna-michMADONNA (MICH.)170.97WHACGreat Lakes▲1
(LW: 7)
7wayland-baptist-texasWAYLAND BAPTIST (TEXAS)167.63SACSouth Central▲2
(LW: 9)
8grand-view-iowaGRAND VIEW (IOWA)166.54The Heart (1)Midwest▲8
(LW: 16)
9indiana-wesleyanINDIANA WESLEYAN145.74CrossroadsGreat Lakes▼3
(LW: 6)
10dordt-iowaDORDT (IOWA)142.45GPACMidwest▼2
(LW: 8)
11oregon-techOREGON TECH138.27CascadeWest▲3
(LW: 14)
12montreat-n-cMONTREAT (N.C.)137.48AAC (1)South▼2
(LW: 10)
13concordia-nebCONCORDIA (NEB.)134.60GPACMidwest◀▶
(LW: 13)
14taylor-indTAYLOR (IND.)133.88CrossroadsGreat Lakes▲9
(LW: 23)
15midland-nebMIDLAND (NEB.)131.68GPACMidwest▲5
(LW: 20)
16olivet-nazarene-illOLIVET NAZARENE (ILL.)128.13Chicagoland (1)Midwest▲14
(LW: 30)
17westmont-califWESTMONT (CALIF.)128.01GSACWest▼5
(LW: 12)
18st-ambrose-iowaST. AMBROSE (IOWA)123.55ChicagolandMidwest▲3
(LW: 21)
19bethel-kanBETHEL (KAN.)123.39KCACSouth Central▼2
(LW: 17)
20dickinson-state-n-dDICKINSON STATE (N.D.)121.71North StarMidwest▲2
(LW: 22)
21friends-kanFRIENDS (KAN.)121.16KCACSouth Central▼6
(LW: 15)
22eastern-oregonEASTERN OREGON118.74Cascade (1)West▲5
(LW: 27)
23william-penn-iowaWILLIAM PENN (IOWA)117.42The HeartMidwest▼4
(LW: 19)
24milligan-tennMILLIGAN (TENN.)115.32AACSouth▼13
(LW: 11)
25cornerstone-michCORNERSTONE (MICH.)112.84WHACGreat Lakes▲11
(LW: 36)

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2021 Rankings Calendar
Weeks National TFRIRegional TFRIConfernce 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 3Wed 4/14
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Mon 4/12
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Week 4Wed 4/21
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Mon 4/19
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Mon 4/19
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Mon 4/19
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Week 5Wed 4/28
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Mon 4/26
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Mon 4/26
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Week 6Wed 5/5
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Mon 5/3
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Mon 5/3
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Week 7Wed 5/12
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Mon 5/10
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Mon 5/10
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Week 8Wed 5/19
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Mon 5/17
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Mon 5/17
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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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Mon 5/24
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FINAL ResultsFri 5/28
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