NEW ORLEANS -- Adams State has powered past Grand Canyon to move atop the Division II U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) National Computer Team Rankings for the first time this season.

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The Grizzlies of Adams State gained 39.47 points from last week’s rankings for a team score of 209.85 and their first No. 1 ranking since winning a national championship in 2010.

The force behind the Grizzlies’ surge to the top was the mile run at this past weekend’s New Mexico Invitational. Tabor Stevens won the race with a DII-leading time of 4:04.90 (converted to 3:59.56 for altitude), while his teammates clocked the second, third and fourth-fastest times in DII this season. Carlton Lavong also landed DII’s fourth-best winning mark in the triple jump to boost the Grizzlies.

Defending champion Grand Canyon had been the top-ranked team for the past seven editions of the rankings, and the last time the Antelopes did not appear in the top spot was week two of the 2012 season -- then also ranked No. 2. The Antelopes lost 17.02 points to fall to 183.05 total team points.

Though immobile in the rankings, No. 3 Saint Augustine’s made a 37.35-point jump behind impressive sprints and jumps to join the battle for the top spot in the division. Ashland remains at No. 4, while UMass-Lowell completes the top five after moving up a spot.