(Thursday, February 18; Sioux Center, Iowa) The fourth 2021 NAIA Men’s Indoor Track & Field National TFRI (Track & Field Rating Index) has been released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCA). The Dordt men’s team is 2nd in the rating for the second week in a row.
The Defenders held on to their spot and were bolstered by Payton Mauldin’s 48.71 in the 400 meters which puts him no. 8 nationally in the NAIA. Mauldin and Matthew Van Eps both lead the way in the 600 and 800 in the NAIA and Dordt’s distance medley relay team leads the country with a time of 7:44.56.
The Defenders will host the GPAC Championship is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, February 20-21 in Sioux Center.
Week #4 Top-10
- Indiana Tech 326.24 points
- Dordt 242.89 points
- Doane 210.66 points
- Concordia 161.38 points
- Saint Mary 157.96 points
- Friends (Kansas) 132.06 points
- Indiana Wesleyan 125.31
- Hastings 94.53 points
- Southeastern (Florida) 89.46 points
- Taylor (Indiana) 89.23 points