Saint Augustine’s has taken over the No. 1 spot in the men’s and women’s NCAA Division II outdoor track and field national team rankings, which were released Tuesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
The Falcons, who are the three-time reigning men’s national champions, replaced Texas A&M-Kingsville as the top-ranked men’s team.
The Falcons moved ahead of Johnson C. Smith as the top women’s team.
Both Saint Augustine’s teams climbed atop the rankings with stellar performances in the Florida Relays last weekend. The men recorded 10 season-best times and marks, which led to 13 top-10 individual and relay rankings this week. The women’s team totaled four season-high times, which led to nine top-10 individual and relay rankings.
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In addition, Tia-Adana Belle was named NCAA Division II national women’s track and field athlete of the week by the USTFCCCA.
N.C. State: For the second straight week, Jonathan Addison won the ACC men’s field performer of the week honor.
Duke: Megan Clark has won ACC’s women’s field performer of the week.
UNC: The Tar Heels swept the ACC weekly honors as junior attacker Molly Hendrick was named the offensive player of the week and sophomore midfielder Marie McCool is the defensive player of the week.
Campbell: Ronny Fisher, who led Presbyterian’s program for the past eight seasons, was named the Camels’ coach, director of athletics Bob Roller announced.
UNC: The Tar Heels moved up to No. 2 in the Oracle/ITA Rankings released Tuesday.
Elon: Sophomore Olivia Lucas was named the Colonial Athletic Association player of the week, the league announced.
UNC: Brayden Schnur was named the ACC player of the week for the second time this season.
Elon: Junior Petar Tomic was named the Colonial Athletic Association player of the week, by the league announceed.
Duke: Senior Celine Boutier was selected the ACC women’s golfer of the month for March.
Campbell: Nadine White won her second collegiate title and the Camels finished as runner-up after Tuesday’s final round of the Web.com Intercollegiate women’s golf tournament.
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