2022 NJCAA DI Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 7

NEW ORLEANS – South Plains (Texas) completed a season-long run as No. 1 in the 2022 NJCAA Division I Men’s Outdoor National Track & Field Rating Index, leading impressively as the Week 7 (and final) 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.

There will be no TFRI next week as teams prepare for 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
This Week's National Top Five
South Plains (Texas)
Iowa Western CC
Cloud County (Kan.) CC
Barton (Kan.) CC
Coffeyville (Kan.) CC
1
South Plains (Texas)
2
Iowa Western CC
3
Cloud County (Kan.) CC
4
Barton (Kan.) CC
5
Coffeyville (Kan.) CC
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Defending co-champion South Plains (Texas) continues its dominance in a number of ways. The Texans own the most top-10 marks (25) as well as the most national leaders (seven). Five athletes lead their specialties – Jeremy Bembridge in the 400 (45.66), Kimar Farquharson in the 800 (1:46.88), Chris Robinson in the 400-meter hurdles (49.29), Kudakwashe Chadenga in the high jump (2.22m/7-3¼) and Thomas Nieto in the pole vault (5.41m/17-9). The Texans also headline the 4×400 (3:06.58) and 4×800 (7:20.31) relays as well.

Iowa Western CC remains No. 2 after winning last weekend’s Region XI Championships, continuing a season in which they improved their TFRI score each week. The Reivers are tied with the second-most top-10 marks with 16, nine of which are in the top-5. Iowa Western’s top-ranked individual is Nicholas Kiprotich, No. 3 in the 10,000 meters at 29:41.98.

No. 3 Cloud County (Kan.) CC won the Region VI Championships last weekend. The T-Birds have 15 top-10 marks and improved their number of national leaders to two – Timothy Nyinguan in the long jump with a wind-aided 8.08m (26-6¼) and Mohamed Ahmed in the hammer throw at 65.74m (215-8).

Defending co-champion Barton (Kan.) CC remains No. 4 after improving its number of top-10 marks to 16, with 10 among the top-5. The Cougars have two national leaders – Daylin Williams in the 110-meter hurdles (13.71w) and Brandon Lloyd in the discus (58.61m/192-4).

Coffeyville (Kan.) CC is No. 5, returning to the top-5 for the first time since Week 2. The Red Ravens own 14 top-10 marks, with a season-high eight rating in the top-5 – none higher than national shot put leader Dennis Ohene-Adu at 18.33m (60-1¾).

Completing the top-10 teams in the national TFRI are No. 6 Iowa Central CC, No. 7 Mesa (Ariz.) CC, No. 8 Butler (Kan.) CC, No. 9 Cowley (Kan.) and No. 10 Paradise Valley (Ariz.) CC.

Butler and Trinidad State (Colo.) are tied for second-most national event leads with three. Butler tops the 100 with current National Athlete of the Week Jerod Elcock (9.92w), 200 with Elcock and Joe Williams (each at 20.17w) and the 4×100 (39.55). Trinidad State’s Ahmed Sado leads three by himself – 1500 (3:46.38), steeplechase (8:53.48) and 5000 (14:08.43).

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

2022 Week #7 - May 11th

Top 25 Teams
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National
Rank
 TeamPointsConferenceRegionCHANGE
1south-plains-texasSOUTH PLAINS (TEXAS)752.03Region VWest◀▶
(LW: 1)
2iowa-western-ccIOWA WESTERN CC502.78Region XI (1)Midwest◀▶
(LW: 2)
3cloud-county-kan-ccCLOUD COUNTY (KAN.) CC459.63Region VI (1)Central◀▶
(LW: 3)
4barton-kan-ccBARTON (KAN.) CC440.69Region VI (5)Central◀▶
(LW: 4)
5coffeyville-kan-ccCOFFEYVILLE (KAN.) CC361.51Region VI (3)Central▲2
(LW: 7)
6iowa-central-ccIOWA CENTRAL CC348.89Region XI (2)Midwest▼1
(LW: 5)
7mesa-ariz-ccMESA (ARIZ.) CC309.47Region I (1)West▲1
(LW: 8)
8butler-kan-ccBUTLER (KAN.) CC305.28Region VI (2)Central▼2
(LW: 6)
9cowley-kanCOWLEY (KAN.)212.58Region VI (4)Central▲2
(LW: 11)
10paradise-valley-ariz-ccPARADISE VALLEY (ARIZ.) CC212.20Region I (4)West▲2
(LW: 12)
11new-mexico-jcNEW MEXICO JC192.66Region VWest▼2
(LW: 9)
12indian-hills-iowa-ccINDIAN HILLS (IOWA) CC185.06Region XI (3)Midwest▼2
(LW: 10)
13highland-kan-ccHIGHLAND (KAN.) CC180.09Region VI (11)Central◀▶
(LW: 13)
14northwest-kansas-techNORTHWEST KANSAS TECH166.25Region VI (10)Central▲1
(LW: 15)
15meridian-miss-ccMERIDIAN (MISS.) CC159.38Region XXIIIMidwest▼1
(LW: 14)
16central-arizonaCENTRAL ARIZONA158.47Region I (2)West▲3
(LW: 19)
17garden-city-kan-ccGARDEN CITY (KAN.) CC158.14Region VI (9)Central▼1
(LW: 16)
18colby-kan-ccCOLBY (KAN.) CC120.01Region VI (7)Central▲7
(LW: 25)
19fort-scott-kan-ccFORT SCOTT (KAN.) CC119.00KJCCC/Region VI (6)Central▲8
(LW: 27)
20trinidad-state-coloTRINIDAD STATE (COLO.)113.94Region IXWest▲1
(LW: 21)
21western-texasWESTERN TEXAS105.52Region VWest▼3
(LW: 18)
22monroe-new-rochelle-n-yMONROE-NEW ROCHELLE (N.Y.)102.77Region XVAtlantic◀▶
(LW: 22)
23hinds-miss-ccHINDS (MISS.) CC99.44Region XXIIIMidwest▼3
(LW: 20)
24hawkeye-iowa-ccHAWKEYE (IOWA) CC98.74Region XI (5)Midwest▲2
(LW: 26)
25hutchinson-kan-ccHUTCHINSON (KAN.) CC94.12Region VI (8)Central▼2
(LW: 23)


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
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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