2022 NJCAA DI Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 5

NEW ORLEANS – For the fifth-straight week, South Plains (Texas) owns a commanding lead in the 2022 NJCAA Division I Men’s Outdoor National Track & Field Rating Index as the Week 5 edition was released Wednesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Only marks from the 2022 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons have been used in this objective compilation.

NJCAA Division I — Men's Outdoor Track & Field
This Week's National Top Five
South Plains (Texas)
Cloud County (Kan.) CC
Iowa Western CC
Barton (Kan.) CC
Iowa Central CC
1
South Plains (Texas)
2
Cloud County (Kan.) CC
3
Iowa Western CC
4
Barton (Kan.) CC
5
Iowa Central CC
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South Plains (Texas) – the defending co-champions – made up nicely after a week off, increasing its lead back over 300 points. The Texans have eight national leaders among its 29 top-10 performances. The big news was the makeup of national leaders went from five individual events and three relays to six and two, respectively. The newest individual leader is Justin Guy in the 110 hurdles at 13.75w; he joins Jeremy Bembridge in the 400 (46.17), Kimar Farquharson in the 800 (1:46.88), Chris Robinson in the 400 hurdles (50.96), Kudakwashe Chadenga in the high jump (2.22m/7-3¼) and Thomas Nieto in the pole vault (5.41m/17-9). The Texans also continue to lead the 4×400 (3:06.58) and 4×800 (7:20.31) relays as well.

Remaining No. 2 is Cloud County (Kan.) CC. The T-Birds increased its number of top-10 marks to 19, led by hammer thrower Mohamed Ahmed at 65.74m/215-8. Vincent Ugwoke rates No. 2 in the discus at 55.37m/181-8.

Iowa Western CC moves to No. 3, its highest of the year. The Reivers improved their collection of top-10 marks to 13, with nine registering in the top-5. They are No. 3 in five events – 10,000 (Nicholas Kiprotich at 29:41.98), 110 hurdles (Cortney Watkins at 13.94w), long jump (Michael Buchanan at 7.58m/24-10½), discus (Shakiel Dacres at 54.51m/178-10) and hammer (Nemoy Cockett at 52.93m/173-8).

Dropping down a notch to No. 4 is Barton (Kan.) CC, the defending co-champion with South Plains. The Cougars have 15 top-10 and lead the nation in two events – the long jump with Shakwon Coke (7.97mw/25-8¼w) and the discus with current National Athlete of the Week Brandon Lloyd (58.61m/192-4).

Iowa Central CC follows at No. 5. The Tritons have 11 top-10 marks, with seven in the top-5, including triple jump leader Martin Lamou at 16.33m/53-7.

Completing the top-10 teams in the national TFRI are No. 6 Butler (Kan.) CC, No. 7 Mesa (Ariz.) CC, No. 8 Coffeyville (Kan.) CC, No. 9 New Mexico JC and No. 10 Indian Hills (Iowa) CC.

Just three weeks away are the 2022 NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships, scheduled May 19-21 at Hutchinson (Kan.) CC’s Gowans Stadium in Hutchinson, Kansas.

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

2022 Week #5 - April 27th

Top 25 Teams
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National
Rank
 TeamPointsConferenceRegionCHANGE
1south-plains-texasSOUTH PLAINS (TEXAS)794.01Region VWest◀▶
(LW: 1)
2cloud-county-kan-ccCLOUD COUNTY (KAN.) CC455.71Region VI (1)Central◀▶
(LW: 2)
3iowa-western-ccIOWA WESTERN CC445.53Region XI (1)Midwest▲1
(LW: 4)
4barton-kan-ccBARTON (KAN.) CC437.03Region VI (5)Central▼1
(LW: 3)
5iowa-central-ccIOWA CENTRAL CC342.05Region XI (2)Midwest◀▶
(LW: 5)
6butler-kan-ccBUTLER (KAN.) CC315.17Region VI (2)Central◀▶
(LW: 6)
7mesa-ariz-ccMESA (ARIZ.) CC313.15Region I (1)West▲1
(LW: 8)
8coffeyville-kan-ccCOFFEYVILLE (KAN.) CC295.98Region VI (3)Central▼1
(LW: 7)
9new-mexico-jcNEW MEXICO JC230.43Region VWest▲2
(LW: 11)
10indian-hills-iowa-ccINDIAN HILLS (IOWA) CC213.58Region XI (3)Midwest▼1
(LW: 9)
11cowley-kanCOWLEY (KAN.)195.21Region VI (4)Central▼1
(LW: 10)
12paradise-valley-ariz-ccPARADISE VALLEY (ARIZ.) CC193.66Region I (4)West◀▶
(LW: 12)
13highland-kan-ccHIGHLAND (KAN.) CC189.17Region VI (11)Central◀▶
(LW: 13)
14northwest-kansas-techNORTHWEST KANSAS TECH170.15Region VI (10)Central◀▶
(LW: 14)
15garden-city-kan-ccGARDEN CITY (KAN.) CC148.07Region VI (9)Central◀▶
(LW: 15)
16meridian-miss-ccMERIDIAN (MISS.) CC144.73Region XXIIIMidwest◀▶
(LW: 16)
17pima-ariz-ccPIMA (ARIZ.) CC134.16Region I (3)West◀▶
(LW: 17)
18western-texasWESTERN TEXAS133.53Region VWest▲1
(LW: 19)
19central-arizonaCENTRAL ARIZONA130.18Region I (2)West▼1
(LW: 18)
20trinidad-state-coloTRINIDAD STATE (COLO.)113.01Region IXWest▲1
(LW: 21)
21hutchinson-kan-ccHUTCHINSON (KAN.) CC105.35Region VI (8)Central▼1
(LW: 20)
22monroe-new-rochelle-n-yMONROE-NEW ROCHELLE (N.Y.)104.67Region XVAtlantic▲1
(LW: 23)
23hinds-miss-ccHINDS (MISS.) CC99.36Region XXIIIMidwest▲1
(LW: 24)
24colby-kan-ccCOLBY (KAN.) CC95.72Region VI (7)Central▲1
(LW: 25)
25jacksonville-texasJACKSONVILLE (TEXAS)93.94Region XIVWest▲5
(LW: 30)


Week-by-Week Ranking

Only showing those with a season-best ranking in the top 25.
TeamWeek #1Week #2Week #3Week #4Week #5Week #6Week #7FINAL
South Plains (Texas)11111111
Iowa Western CC96443222
Barton (Kan.) CC54234443
Coffeyville (Kan.) CC35878754
Butler (Kan.) CC78766685
Cloud County (Kan.) CC63322336
Northwest Kansas Tech151514141415147
Colby (Kan.) CC292723252425187
New Mexico JC89101199119
Indian Hills (Iowa) CC1210991010129
Mesa (Ariz.) CC476878711
Paradise Valley (Ariz.) CC1011131212121012
Hinds (Miss.) CC3328252423202312
Iowa Central CC225555614
Meridian (Miss.) CC2016161616141514
Highland (Kan.) CC1414121313131316
Garden City (Kan.) CC2317151515161717
Trinidad State (Colo.)2122222120212017
Pima (Ariz.) CC111217171717RV17
Fort Scott (Kan.) CC1820212228271920
Hawkeye (Iowa) CC2224272726262421
Cowley (Kan.)161311101111922
Central Arizona1318181819191622
Bryant & Stratton (Wis.)3534293132323024
North Iowa Area CC4238353233333125
Western Texas1719191918182126
Essex County (N.J.)252528283131RV30
Hagerstown (Md.) CC2723262629292933
Hutchinson (Kan.) CC1921202021232535
Jacksonville (Texas)3635313025242635
Monroe-New Rochelle (N.Y.)24262423222222

USTFCCCA NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field

2022 Rankings Calendar
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Week 1Wed 3/30
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FINAL ResultsMon 5/23
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