2022 NCAA DI Women’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 1

NEW ORLEANS – The indoor season is well underway!

Here is the first edition of the NCAA Division I Women’s Indoor Track & Field National TFRI, as released on Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). No marks from previous seasons have been used, which means this objective list is compiled solely of current marks from the 2022 indoor track & field season.

NCAA Division I — Women's Indoor Track & Field
This Week's National Top Five
Arkansas
Texas
Kentucky
Texas Tech
Florida
1
Arkansas
2
Texas
3
Kentucky
4
Texas Tech
5
Florida
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Arkansas will start the indoor campaign at No. 1 with a collection of 13 top-10 marks. Of those 13 performances, four of the are in the 400 from Shafiqua Maloney (No. 2, 52.33), Rosey Effiong (No. 3, 52.56), Morgan Burks-Magee (No. 8, 52.73) and Britton Wilson (No. 10, 52.81). Maloney also owns the nation’s second-fastest 800 in 2:04.82, while teaming up with Effiong and Burks Magee for the No. 2 4×400 relay (3:29.09). Not to be outdone is Nastassja Campbell, who is the national leader in the pole vault (4.45m/14-7¼).

Texas comes in right behind at No. 2 with 12 top-10 marks of its own from its sprints and mid-distance crew. Three of those efforts are in the 400 from Kennedy Simon (No. 1, 52.15), Rhasidat Adeleke (No. 5, 52.61) and Stacey-Ann Williams (No. 6, 52.62). Those three are also part of the nation’s third-best 4×400 with a time of 3:31.26). Don’t forget about Julien Alfred, who ran the nation’s fastest 60 of the season in 7.10.

Kentucky enters the season at No. 3 thanks to seven top-10 marks. Abby Steiner, who set the collegiate record in the 300 to open up the season, leads the Wildcats with her national leading performance in the 200 of 22.58 and the second-fastest mark in the 60 of 7.17. Steiner is also part of the nation’s fastest 4×400 relay (3:28.62). Two other top-5 marks for the Wildcats come from Masai Russell in the 60H (8.01) and the DMR (11:22.68).

Texas Tech is the fourth-ranked team in Week 1 after picking up seven top-10 marks. Six of those efforts are in the jumps with a pair of No. 1s from Monae’ Nichols in the long jump (6.66m/21-10¼) and Ruth Lasmane in the triple jump (13.85m/45-5¼). Ruth Usoro is ranked No. 3 in the long jump (6.48m/21-3¼) and No. 4 in the triple jump (13.47m/44-2½), while Sidney Sapp adds a No. 4 performance in the high jump (1.84m/6-½).

Florida rounds out the top-5 and has six top-5 marks in the early season. Grace Starks leads the Gators with her national leading effort in the 60H of 7.86, moving her into a tie for third in collegiate history. Adding to the Gators’ tally with top-3 efforts are Jasmine Moore (long jump: No. 2, 6.58m/21-7¼), Natricia Hooper (triple jump: No. 2, 13.60m/44-7½) and Imogen Barrett (800: No. 3, 2:05.64).

Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 1 of the 2022 season: No. 6 NC State, No. 7 BYU, No. 8 Ole Miss, No. 9 LSU and No. 10 Texas A&M. This is the Wolfpack’s best ranking in program history, topping their No. 8 placement from 2016.

Mark your calendars for March 11-12, as the 2022 NCAA DI Indoor Track & Field Championships are set to take place at the Birmingham Crossplex in Birmingham, Alabama.

NCAA Division I
Women's Indoor Track & Field
USTFCCCA National TFRI: Track & Field Rating Index

2022 Week #1 - January 24th

Top 25 Teams
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National
Rank
 TeamPointsConferenceRegionCHANGE
1arkansasARKANSAS196.51SEC (1)South CentralNR
2texasTEXAS183.62Big 12 (1)South CentralNR
3kentuckyKENTUCKY127.40SEC (3)SoutheastNR
4texas-techTEXAS TECH124.20Big 12 (2)MountainNR
5floridaFLORIDA113.23SEC (2)SouthNR
6nc-stateNC STATE109.61ACC (4)SoutheastNR
7byuBYU86.21MPSF (1)MountainNR
8ole-missOLE MISS79.05SEC (5)SouthNR
9lsuLSU78.60SEC (4)South CentralNR
10texas-amTEXAS A&M71.67SEC (7)South CentralNR
11ohio-stateOHIO STATE60.95Big Ten (2)Great LakesNR
12south-carolinaSOUTH CAROLINA59.46SEC (12)SoutheastNR
13virginia-techVIRGINIA TECH54.61ACC (1)SoutheastNR
14tennesseeTENNESSEE52.86SEC (6)SouthNR
15baylorBAYLOR52.56Big 12 (4)South CentralNR
16georgiaGEORGIA48.58SEC (9)SouthNR
17binghamtonBINGHAMTON47.78America East (3)NortheastNR
18dukeDUKE47.11ACC (1)SoutheastNR
19oklahomaOKLAHOMA40.62Big 12 (5)MidwestNR
20stephen-f-austinSTEPHEN F. AUSTIN39.90WACSouth CentralNR
21washingtonWASHINGTON38.55IndependentWestNR
22vanderbiltVANDERBILT38.51SEC (13)SouthNR
23minnesotaMINNESOTA38.34Big Ten (1)MidwestNR
24penn-statePENN STATE38.24Big Ten (3)Mid-AtlanticNR
25virginiaVIRGINIA37.48ACC (5)SoutheastNR


Week-by-Week Ranking

Only showing those with a season-best ranking in the top 25.
TeamWeek #1Week #2Week #3Week #4Week #5Week #6Week #7FINAL
Florida51122111
Texas23211332
Kentucky34555553
Arkansas12333224
LSU95444445
Virginia Tech131710109666
Ole Miss881197776
BYU77971011128
NC State6118111110109
Texas A&M1096889810
Texas Tech467668911
Oregon2712131214121111
Colorado5563392020201811
Ohio State1114141413151514
Southern California4722283218191915
Tennessee1416181516131316
Notre Dame3132161612141417
South Carolina1224231923161618
Stanford86851013837242418
Arizona State10530323435353118
Duke1821262625303418
Oklahoma State4210121721273918
Coastal Carolina3843596666757518
Oklahoma1923343630282924
High Point6647575960595924
Colorado State3929212527465426
Alabama5454432324232228
Florida State2627332426222633
New Mexico2825203736293040
Georgia1620245245394246
Nebraska4150221817182047
Virginia2584898177454347
Southern Illinois4644272729262551
Washington21131513151717
Binghamton17191722222121
Penn State24182521192523
Baylor15151928323436
Stephen F. Austin20262939395048
Vanderbilt22404548535251
Minnesota234850545676

USTFCCCA NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field

2022 Rankings Calendar
Weeks National TFRIRegional TFRIConference TFRI#EventSquad KEY DATES
Week 1Mon 1/24
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Mon 1/24
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Week 2Mon 1/31
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Mon 1/31
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Week 3Mon 2/7
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Mon 2/7
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Week 4Mon 2/14
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Week 5Mon 2/21
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Week 6Tue 3/1
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Tue 3/1
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Tue 3/1
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Tue 3/1
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Week 7Mon 3/7
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FINAL ResultsSat 3/12
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