NEW ORLEANS – Two weeks into the indoor track and field season, the first installment of the national indoor rating index by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has the Arkansas Razorback men ranked No. 1.
With 10 marks ranked among the top 10 nationally, the Razorbacks garnered the No. 1 position over North Carolina A&T, LSU, BYU and Tennessee. The next five schools include Texas Tech, Florida State, Alabama, Iowa and Southern California.
Other SEC schools in the top 25 of the rating index include Texas A&M (11), Kentucky (12), Georgia (22) and Missouri (24).
Arkansas athletes with marks among the top 10 nationally include:
|60m||Roman Turner||9) 6.70|
|800m||Kieran Taylor||9) 1:50.24|
|Mile||Amon Kemboi||1) 3:58.26|
|Mile||Gilbert Boit||8) 4:02.74|
|60H||Markus Ballengee||=7) 7.87|
|60H||Carl Elliott, III||=7) 7.87|
|PV||Etamar Bhastekar||6) 17-8.5 (5.40)|
|LJ||John Baker||6) 25-6.25 (7.78)|
|TJ||Ryan Brown||4) 52-4.5 (15.96)|
|Wt||Ruben Banks||6) 71-4.25 (21.75)|