2022 NJCAA DI Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 3

NEW ORLEANS – A new No. 1 program emerges as Barton (Kan.) CC leads the Week 3 edition of the 2022 NJCAA Women’s Outdoor National Track & Field Rating Index, which was released Wednesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

No marks from previous seasons have been used as this objective list is compiled solely of current marks from the 2022 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

NJCAA Division I — Women's Outdoor Track & Field
This Week's National Top Five
Barton (Kan.) CC
Iowa Western CC
New Mexico JC
South Plains (Texas)
Cloud County (Kan.) CC
1
Barton (Kan.) CC
2
Iowa Western CC
3
New Mexico JC
4
South Plains (Texas)
5
Cloud County (Kan.) CC
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Barton (Kan.) CC is No. 1 for the first time since the final 2019 ratings. The Cougars lead the nation with 25 top-10 marks, of which an impressive 18 are in the top-5. Barton has two national leaders in Lashanna Graham (59.14 in the 400 hurdles) and Kelsie Murrell-Ross (15.54m/51-0 in the shot put).

Remaining No. 2 is Iowa Western CC, winner of the NJCAA Indoor Championships in March. The Reivers have 20 top-10 marks, with an amazing six of them being national leaders. Hilda Chebet paces the nation in two events (1500 at 4:30.19, 5000 at 16:42.91). Also leading their respective events are Tirecia Walcott in the 100 (11.48), Nickisha Pryce in the 400 (53.68), Miracle Ailes in the high jump (1.81m/5-11¼) and Victory George in the triple jump (12.86m/42-2¼).

New Mexico JC is No. 3 after leading the ratings the first two weeks as the top-3 are closely bunched point-wise. The T-Birds actually increased their number of top-10 performances from 23 to 26 – most in the nation – including Deshana Skeete, who tops the 200 list at 23.56.

Defending champion South Plains (Texas) remains No. 4. The Texans have 18 top-10 marks and three national leaders – two by Joniar Thomas (long jump at 6.32m/20-9 and heptathlon at 5256) along with the 4×400 relay (3:41.67).

No. 5 continues to be Cloud County (Kan.) CC, which raised its number of top-10 marks to 17. The T-Birds also increased its number of national leaders to three – Vimbayi Maisvorewa (400, 53.68), Lucy Ndungu (10,000, 37:29.44) and the 4×800 relay team (9:22.84).

Completing the top-10 teams in the national TFRI are No. 6 Central Arizona, No. 7 Mesa (Ariz.) CC, No. 8 Indian Hills (Iowa) CC, No. 9 Iowa Central CC and No. 10 Hinds (Miss.) CC.

Everyone has the target dates of May 19-21, which is when the 2022 NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships are scheduled at Hutchinson (Kan.) CC’s Gowans Stadium in Hutchinson, Kansas.

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

2022 Week #3 - April 13th

Top 25 Teams
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National
Rank
 TeamPointsConferenceRegionCHANGE
1barton-kan-ccBARTON (KAN.) CC638.95Region VI (2)Central▲2
(LW: 3)
2iowa-western-ccIOWA WESTERN CC626.30Region XI (1)Midwest◀▶
(LW: 2)
3new-mexico-jcNEW MEXICO JC614.95Region VWest▼2
(LW: 1)
4south-plains-texasSOUTH PLAINS (TEXAS)532.90Region VWest◀▶
(LW: 4)
5cloud-county-kan-ccCLOUD COUNTY (KAN.) CC488.03Region VI (1)Central◀▶
(LW: 5)
6central-arizonaCENTRAL ARIZONA388.85Region I (1)West◀▶
(LW: 6)
7mesa-ariz-ccMESA (ARIZ.) CC270.51Region I (3)West▲1
(LW: 8)
8indian-hills-iowa-ccINDIAN HILLS (IOWA) CC264.80Region XI (3)Midwest▲1
(LW: 9)
9iowa-central-ccIOWA CENTRAL CC229.44Region XI (2)Midwest▼2
(LW: 7)
10hinds-miss-ccHINDS (MISS.) CC208.60Region XXIIIMidwest◀▶
(LW: 10)
11monroe-new-rochelle-n-yMONROE-NEW ROCHELLE (N.Y.)202.88Region XVAtlantic▲1
(LW: 12)
12highland-kan-ccHIGHLAND (KAN.) CC189.37Region VI (7)Central▲1
(LW: 13)
13pima-ariz-ccPIMA (ARIZ.) CC180.85Region I (2)West▲3
(LW: 16)
14cowley-kanCOWLEY (KAN.)176.53Region VI (3)Central▲1
(LW: 15)
15fort-scott-kan-ccFORT SCOTT (KAN.) CC173.42KJCCC/Region VI (4)Central▼1
(LW: 14)
16butler-kan-ccBUTLER (KAN.) CC157.20Region VI (6)Central▼5
(LW: 11)
17hutchinson-kan-ccHUTCHINSON (KAN.) CC131.14Region VI (9)Central▲2
(LW: 19)
18garden-city-kan-ccGARDEN CITY (KAN.) CC129.72Region VI (8)Central◀▶
(LW: 18)
19western-texasWESTERN TEXAS126.30Region VWest▼2
(LW: 17)
20colby-kan-ccCOLBY (KAN.) CC106.12Region VI (5)Central▲2
(LW: 22)
21southern-idahoSOUTHERN IDAHO104.34Region XVIIIWest▼1
(LW: 20)
22hawkeye-iowa-ccHAWKEYE (IOWA) CC80.65Region XI (4)Midwest▲1
(LW: 23)
23trinidad-state-coloTRINIDAD STATE (COLO.)78.10Region IXWest▼2
(LW: 21)
24essex-county-n-jESSEX COUNTY (N.J.)76.10Region XIXAtlantic▲2
(LW: 26)
25coffeyville-kan-ccCOFFEYVILLE (KAN.) CC55.79Region VI (12)Central▼1
(LW: 24)


Week-by-Week Ranking

Only showing those with a season-best ranking in the top 25.
TeamWeek #1Week #2Week #3Week #4Week #5Week #6Week #7FINAL
Iowa Western CC32211111
New Mexico JC11333232
Cloud County (Kan.) CC45555543
Barton (Kan.) CC23122324
South Plains (Texas)54444455
Central Arizona66666666
Butler (Kan.) CC13111616151877
Monroe-New Rochelle (N.Y.)1412111099118
Hinds (Miss.) CC19101091210149
Cowley (Kan.)1515141313131310
Highland (Kan.) CC1013121210111211
Hawkeye (Iowa) CC2223222320201912
Western Texas1617191818151813
Mesa (Ariz.) CC787877814
Pima (Ariz.) CC111613151414RV15
Iowa Central CC1279111112916
Southern Idaho1720212116171516
Colby (Kan.) CC2122202023232018
Fort Scott (Kan.) CC914151417161619
Garden City (Kan.) CC2018181921222119
Hutchinson (Kan.) CC1819171719191721
Indian Hills (Iowa) CC8987881022
Paradise Valley (Ariz.) CC2325272525252323
Essex County (N.J.)272624222221RV23
Trinidad State (Colo.)2621232424242225
Dodge City (Kan.) CC2527282927272526
Coffeyville (Kan.) CC24242526282824

USTFCCCA NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field

2022 Rankings Calendar
Weeks National TFRIRegional TFRI#EventSquad KEY DATES
Week 1Wed 3/30
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Mon 3/28
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Week 2Wed 4/6
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Mon 4/4
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Week 3Wed 4/13
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Wed 4/13
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Wed 4/13
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Week 4Wed 4/20
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Mon 4/18
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Mon 4/18
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Week 5Wed 4/27
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Mon 4/25
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Mon 4/25
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Week 6Wed 5/4
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Mon 5/2
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Mon 5/2
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Week 7Wed 5/11
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Mon 5/9
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Mon 5/9
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FINAL ResultsMon 5/23
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