2021 NCAA DI Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 7
NEW ORLEANS – It’s the calm before the storm of Conference Championship Weekend in the newest edition of the NCAA Division I Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Rating Index that was released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Monday.
The entire top-14 remained steady and only seven teams moved after what transpired over the weekend.
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Like they have all season, LSU continues to headline the National TFRI. The top-ranked Tigers hold a commanding lead over the rest of the field and remain the favorites to win the NCAA title in June. No. 2 Arkansas, No. 3 Texas A&M, No. 4 Texas, No. 5 Southern California and No. 6 Georgia will vie for podium spots.
No. 7 Alabama, No. 8 Texas Tech, No. 9 BYU and No. 10 Florida round out the rest of the top-10 in Week 7. The Red Raiders had an improved season effort from Seasons Usual, as she moved to third in the discus with her heave of 59.85m (196-4).
The biggest in Week 7 is No. 20 North Carolina A&T with a 14 spot improvement from No. 34. The Aggies claimed their third MEAC championship in the last four years. Cambrea Sturgis shined for the Aggies with titles in the 100, 200 and 4×100. Her winning time in the 100 of 11.03w (2.0) moves her up to No. 3 on the Descending Order List in the 100. Sturgis also led off the 4×100 that clocked 43.75 for the tenth-best time of the season.
The 2021 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships will be held from June 9-12 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.