Ashland Men Stay No. 1 In Latest National Rankings

Ashland Men Stay No. 1 In Latest National Rankings

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Ashland University's men's indoor track and field team continues to maintain its stronghold on the No. 1 position in the U.S. Track & Field And Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) rankings.

In the latest edition of the rankings released on Tuesday (Feb. 21) afternoon, the Eagle men are at No. 1 in NCAA Division II for the fifth week in a row. Ashland has 201.83 computer points, and has widened its advantage over No. 2 Adams State (176.26) to a more than 25 points.

This is the sixth time Ashland's men have been the No. 1 indoor team in Division II this decade. They are in the top five in the country for the 49th time since the start of the 2009-10 season.

Through Feb. 19, the following Ashland men's individuals and relays are in the top five in the country:

- 1st - Myles Pringle, sophomore, 400-meter run (46.11 seconds)

- 1st - Daniel Roberts, junior, weight throw (22.20 meters/72-feet-10)

- 2nd - Jordan Crayon, senior, weight throw (20.86 meters/68feet-5¼)

- 2nd - Pringle, high jump (2.17 meters/7-feet-1½)

- 3rd - Elijah Talk, junior, shot put (18.13 meters/59-feet-5¾)

- 4th - Jason Zahn, senior, shot put (18.03 meters/59-feet-2)

- 4th - 4x400 relay - Columbus Millet, senior; Devin Snowden, sophomore; Paul Murray, freshman; Pringle (3:12.59)

- 5th - Alex Hill, freshman, weight throw (20.36 meters/66-feet-9¾)

For the Ashland women, senior Megan Tomei is ranked No. 2 in the country in the shot put (15.91 meters/52-feet-2½) and No. 4 in the weight throw (20.21 meters/66-feet-3¾).

The Eagle men and women will compete at the 2017 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships, Saturday (Feb. 25) and Sunday (Feb. 26) in Findlay.

 

MEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD NATIONAL TEAM COMPUTER RANKINGS (TOP 25)

Rank

Institution

Points

Last Week

1

ASHLAND

201.83

1

2

Adams State

176.26

2

3

Tiffin

123.18

4

4

Grand Valley State

121.54

3

5

Saint Augustine's

84.18

9

6

Missouri Southern

82.01

10

7

Texas A&M-Commerce

72.00

15

8

Minnesota State

70.51

5

9

Texas A&M-Kingsville

66.65

6

10

CSU-Pueblo

62.62

18

11

Azusa Pacific

61.71

7

12

Limestone

59.52

26

13

Angelo State

57.77

13

14

Sioux Falls

56.90

8

15

Academy of Art

54.23

11

16

Shorter

52.17

21

17

Western Oregon

50.80

19

18

Findlay

50.75

17

19

Central Missouri

49.73

16

20

Cal State LA

49.33

27

21

Southern Indiana

48.91

14

22

Pittsburg State

48.17

12

23

Fort Hays State

46.02

20

24

American International

36.44

25

25

Western State

35.37

23

 

WOMEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD NATIONAL TEAM COMPUTER RANKINGS (TOP 25)

Rank

Institution

Points

Last Week

1

Grand Valley State

156.79

1

2

Adams State

133.24

3

3

Pittsburg State

119.38

2

4

West Texas A&M

106.28

4

5

Cedarville

82.33

13

6

Minnesota State

82.04

9

7

Western State

79.78

6

8

U-Mary

76.84

5

9

Minnesota Duluth

71.70

10

10

Central Missouri

67.58

7

11

Merrimack

63.55

11

12

Chadron State

62.28

8

13

Texas A&M-Kingsville

59.76

12

14

Angelo State

54.84

22

15

Findlay

47.36

20

16

Academy of Art

46.16

28

17

Simon Fraser

46.11

29

18

Alaska Anchorage

45.48

24

19

Azusa Pacific

44.67

18

20

Walsh

43.46

21

21

ASHLAND

42.55

15

22

Winona State

41.73

23

23

Hillsdale

40.32

16

24

Southwest Baptist

39.92

14

25

Queens (N.C.)

39.85

19

 
 

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