Wartburg new No. 1 in rankings
Two-time defending champions are on top of latest poll
NEW ORLEANS -- The women of Wartburg are the new No.1 team in Division III indoor track & field, according to the latest national computer rankings calculated by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Wartburg is the two-time defending NCAA champions in DIII women’s indoor track & field and is making their first appearance of the year on top of the field.
Women’s No. 1 Wartburg (193.64) took the nation’s top spot from now-No. 2 UW Oshkosh (154.28) by recording the division’s leading performances in the 55-meter dash (Faith Burt, 7.12), 400-meter dash (Nevada Morrison, 55.94), and 4x400-meter relay (3:50.65) last weekend.
Williams (100.01) remains at No. 3 while Illinois Wesleyan (88.98) jumped two spots to No. 4. For the remainder of the top 25, it remains a roller-coaster ride.