CU women's T&F moves back up to No. 19 in latest USTFCCCA Ratings
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
CU women's T&F moves back up to No. 19 in latest USTFCCCA Ratings

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University's women's outdoor track and field team moved up six 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 six positions from No. 25 to No. 19 in this edition of the ratings with 113.01 points. This ties 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 seventh fastest in the 100m. 

Daveina Watson has qualified in the shot put with "A" standards with 17th 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 27th best mark in the NAIA this season.

The NAIA Outdoor Championships will take place May 25-27 in Gulf Shores, Alabama. All runners who met NAIA "A" standards automatically qualify for the national tournament. The official qualifiers list will be announced Friday, May 20.