Women's T&F moves up to No. 19 in latest USTFCCCA Ratings
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Women's T&F moves up to No. 19 in latest USTFCCCA Ratings

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University's women's outdoor track and field team moved up three spots to No. 19 in the week four U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Outdoor National Rating Index, released by the association today.

The Phoenix have moved up three positions from No. 22 to No. 19 in this edition of the ratings with 122.82 points. This is their highest rating of the season, they started the year at No. 69. 

The Phoenix women have five women that have qualified for the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships across six different events. Praise Idamadudu has qualified with "A" standards in three events: 100m, 200m, and 400m. She has the fastest time in the NAIA in the 200m and 400m and third fastest in the 100m. 

Daveina Watson has qualified in the shot put with "A" standards with 11th best mark. Sasha Petrova and Elise Krone have qualified with "A" standards in the half marathon. 

 Alana Mack has qualified with "B" standards in the long jump, she has the 12th best mark in the NAIA this season. 

The Phoenix will be back in action on Saturday at the Mountain Laurel Invitational hosted by Sewanee. The field events are set to start at 11:00 a.m. while the track events will begin at 1:00 p.m.