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Arkansas Ranks No. 1 In 2021 NCAA DI Women’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index: Week 1

The Arkansas Razorbacks are ranked No. 1 in the first edition of the 2021 NCAA Division I Women’s Indoor Track & Field National Track & Field Rating Index, released on Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

The Arkansas Razorbacks are ranked No. 1 in the first edition of the 2021 NCAA Division I Women’s Indoor Track & Field National Track & Field Rating Index, released on Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

According to the release, this is the 12th time in the past three years that Arkansas was topping the National Track & Field Rating Index (TFRI) during the indoor season.

Track & Field Rating Index Week 1

The Razorbacks topped the ratings with 336.84 points after a pair of impressive displays at the Arkansas Invitational and Wooo Pig Classic on Jan. 16 and Jan. 22.

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Arkansas is followed by No. 2 Texas A&M, which has totaled 171.35 points, No. 3 Georgia with 144.53pts, No. 4 Texas (138.36), and No. 5 Alabama (119.71). Four of the top five teams are from the Southeastern Conference (SEC), while eight of the top 10 are from that league.

No. 6 is Southern California (USC), with LSU, Texas Tech, Kentucky, and Tennessee completing the Top 10.

Razorbacks Dominating Nationally

Arkansas is being guided by an impressive 21 top-10 marks nationally.

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Among the notable top-ranked performers are Krissy Gear, who leads the Razorback contingent in the mile (No. 1, 4:38.22), Logan Morris at No. 2 with 4:39.01, and Lauren Gregory at No. 3 with 4:39.05.

Also ranked in the top three in their event are Gregory, Morris and Katie Izzo in the 3,000m.

Gregory holds the top time in the event with 9:01.44 and is followed by Morris (No. 2, 9:09.45) and Katie Izzo (No. 3, 9:12.62). The Razorbacks also own the top time in the 4×400 (3:32.18). Other top performers come in the 400, 800, and pole vault.

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The next National Track & Field Rating Index will be released on Monday, February 1, and continue until the 2021 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships, which will be held March 11-13 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

National
Rank
 TeamPointsConferenceRegionCHANGE
1ARKANSAS336.84SECNR
2TEXAS A&M171.35SECNR
3GEORGIA144.53SECNR
4TEXAS138.36Big 12NR
5ALABAMA119.71SECNR
6SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA116.80MPSFNR
7LSU92.89SECNR
8TEXAS TECH90.78Big 12NR
9KENTUCKY85.00SECNR
10TENNESSEE73.22SECNR

USTFCCCA WOMEN’S COMPLETE RANKINGS

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