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New Mexico, the only Non-Power School ranked in the top 20 in the Nation

School records, National rankings, and World rankings.

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Flo track has new track and field ranking are out and the only “non-power school” in the women’s ranking is NEW MEXICO. They are ranked 3rd in the nation with 48 points, behind only USC (67) and Florida (51). Points are given for the national rankings of athletes personal bests. U.S. Track and Field Coaches Association has released regional rankings based on the season bests for the athletes. For the men’s mountain regional rankings Air Force is 3rd (510 points), Colorado State is 6th (408 points), Utah State is 8th (344 points), and New Mexico is 9th (302 points). On the women’s side for the mountain regional Colorado State is 3rd (637 points), Nevada is 5th (352 points), Utah State is 6th (321 points), and Wyoming is 7th (298 points). In the west regional San Diego State is 7th (361 points) and UNLV is 8th (331 points). Track and field in the Mountain West is off to a fast start as school and conference records have already started to fall.

Here are the athletes who have put themselves on the top all-time list at their schools, broken school records, and are ranked in the world.

San Diego State

Bonnie Draxler’s new school and Mountain West Conference record in the pole vault clearing 14-09.50. It is is currently the second-best mark in the nation and tied for the sixth-best mark in the world for 2019. #tokyo2020?

Marissa D’Atri competed in the 3,000m steeplechase for the first time of her collegiate career and her time of 11:07.62 was a freshman record and good for the fifth best time in school history.

Jordyn Bryant set a SDSU freshman record in the shot put. Bryant had a throw of 49’ 9.25”

Wyoming

Jerayah Davis broke the long jump school record that stood since 1980 with a mark of 20-10.75, Davis’ leap is ranked sixth in the nation.

Sophomore Harry Ewing set a school record with a time of 8:42.72 in the 3,000m steeplechase to rewrite the Cowboy record books and break a 40-year-old school record.

Ja’la Henderson jumped 20-5 the long jump, for second all-time at UW. Any other week previous, that would have been a school record, but see Jerayeh Davis entry above.

Kacey Doner altitude-adjusted time of 10:41.01 in the steeplechase to improve upon her third-ranked time.

Katelyn Mitchem moved into fourth place all time with a time of 10:45.76 in the 3,000m steeplechase.

Jasmyne Cooper competed in the first outdoor 800m run of her collegiate career, finished with a time of 2:10.95, which ranks seventh all-time at UW.

Junior Christopher Henry finish the 10,000m run with a time of 29:24.74, which is the No. 8 time in Cowboy history.

Colorado State

Marybeth Sant, Lauren Gale, Destinee Rocker and Jessica Ozoude set a school record in the 4x100 time of 44.66.

Shadae Lawrence heaved the discus a distance of 195-2 (59.50m). That mark ranks third in the NCAA this outdoor season, and is third on both CSU’s all-time outdoor list and on the Mountain West’s all-time list.

Senior Bailey Ness clocked a time of 34:14.01 in 10,000 meters, the No. 6 time on CSU’s all-time outdoor list.

Kelcey Bedard marked was 180-10 (55.13m) in the discus, which ranks seventh on CSU’s all-time outdoor list

Junior Ali Kallner 3,000-meter steeplechase time of 10:14.13 was an 18-second personal best and the No. 7 all-time outdoor.

Senior Carson Hume finished the 10,000 in 29:23.93, which ranks eighth all-time at CSU.

San Jose State

Jeanette Zambrano ran the 3,000 meter steeplechase with a time of 10:10.28, breaking her own school record.

Jennifer Sandoval also broke her own 10,000 meter school record by more than 26 second with a time 33:37.38.

Senior Craig Huff became just the second San Jose State 3,000 steeplechase runner in school history to post a time under 8:50 with 8:47.52.

Sophomore Kai Bohannon ran the 3,000 steeplechase in 10:40.98, which is second all-time.

Freshmen Evelin Meza ran her 5,000 meters in 16:51.58, now ranked third top-10 list.

Freshman Mikayla Akers posted a time of 2:13.26 in the 800 meters, good for the third all time.

Junior Jose Pina 10,000 meters time of 29:12.11 places with fourth place all time.

Nevada

Sophomore Morgin Coonfield broke her own school record in the 10,000 meters with a time of 34:39.64

Senior Lindsey Sickler moved up on the second all-time at Nevada all-time list in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 10:13.85.

Sophomore Hiley Dobbs 10,000 meter time of 35:01.28 shaved almost a minute off of her previous best time of 35:58.08 and moves her into third all-time at Nevada.

Sophomore Lauryn Massic 10,000 meter time of 35:44.89 was almost three whole minutes faster than her personal best, and good for fifth all-time at Nevada.

Utah State

Senior Alyssa Snyder ran 5000 meters in 16:32.35, for third fastest all-time.

Junior Luke Beattie ran a time of 29:00.82 in the 10,000 meter-run, which is now the third-best time in outdoor program history.

Senior distance runner James Withers clocked a 29:32.21 in the 10,000 meter-run, which is now fifth on the all-time outdoor program list

Freshman Mica Rivera ran the 5000 meters in 16:58.59 for the eighth on the all-time outdoor program list

Sophomore Bailey Maseda leaped 11.83m (38-9.75) in the triple jump, well enough for eighth on the all-time outdoor performance list.

Sophomore Katie Struthers competed in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in a time of 10:42.19, which is now ninth on the all-time program list.

Junior Sam Clausnitzer ran 30:03.40 in the 10,000 meter-run and is now the 10th-best time in program history.

Sophomore Haydon Cooper’s 5,000 meter time of 14:24.59 is now the 10th-best time in program history.

Senior Michala Zilkey tossed of 56.99m (187-0) in the hammer throw which is now 10th on the all-time outdoor program list.

Air Force

Lindsey Blanks set a school record in 3000 meter steeplechase with a time of 10:17.72.

Jacob Bilvado place third all-time in the 5,000 meters with a time of 13:47.65.

Maria Mettler 5,000 meters time of 16:16.17 was good enough for third all-time.

Teri Brady finished the 10,000 Meters with a time of 34:16.60, which is the fourth fastest time in school history.

Mahala Norris 5,000 meters time of 16:34.23 was good enough for seventh all-time.

Donna Borer placed eighth all-time with a toss of 152-0 in the discus.

Sydney Hansen 11:48.27 time in the 3000 meter steeplechase is good enough for ninth all-time.

Swathi Samuel 5,000 meters time of 16:55.56 was good enough for tenth all-time.