NEW ORLEANS — Ole Miss women’s track and field tied an indoor program record after rising to No. 7 in the Week Five USTFCCCA National Ranking Index released Monday afternoon. The Rebel Men, meanwhile, fell just one spot to No. 17 as the Rebel teams head to the 2022 SEC Indoor Championships this weekend at Texas A&M.

It is only the ninth time that both Rebel units have been nationally ranked at the same time indoors, with all nine instances having taken place in the past two seasons since the first time in the second week of the campaign. indoors 2021.

The No. 7 spot for Ole Miss Women is tied for the best in program history with a No. 7 ranking in the first week of the 2008 season, and it’s now the second-best in history. combined men’s and women’s program inside. behind a No. 6 men’s ranking in week two of the 2021 season.

This is the 10th top-10 appearance for the Rebel Women indoors and their fourth of five occasions this season, as well as the 41st total top-25 appearance for Ole Miss in the women’s indoor rankings since her debut in 2008. Additionally, this is the Rebel Women’s 18th appearance in the last 19 drafts after being seeded for the entire 2020 and 2021 indoor regular seasons. Under seventh-year head coach Connie Price SmithOle Miss landed 33 of those 41 total appearances.

For the Rebel Men No. 17, this is their third appearance this season and their 39th time overall.

Ole Miss is led by a powerful shot put team on the women’s side, with the trio of members of the Bowerman Award Watch List Shey Taiwo (25.19m/82-07.75; n°1, 25.95 points), Jasmine Mitchell (23.63m/77-6; n°2, 20.77 points) and Jalani Davis (22.96m/75-4; No. 4, 15.52 points) Combining for 62.24 of the 102.23 points in the week five index.

The Rebel Women also got a big boost last week with two strong performances at last-ditch meets in Notre Dame and Arkansas. At the Alex Wilson Invitational, the Ole Miss Women’s Medley Relay from Anna Elkins, Jayda Eckford, Lorale Winn and Sintayehu Vissa broke Ole Miss’s record with her winning time of 10:57.76 (#4, 15.46 points). In Arkansas qualifying, Lyndsey Roseau raised his own school record bar again for the third consecutive encounter, winning amidst a stacked pack at 4.41m/14-05.50 (No. 6, 11.15 points).

Other female rebels contributing include Sintayehu Vissa in the mile (#6, 4: 32.70; 11.27 points) and 3K (#25, 9: 04.95; 0.35 points), Samara McConnell in the pole vault (n°16, 4.34m/14-02.75; 1.55 points) and Jalani Davis in the shot put (n°25, 16.70m/54-09.50; 0.20 points).

On the men’s side, the rebel men are led by senior All-Americans Mario Garcia Romo, whose mile school record of 3:53.36 ranks second in the nation and is worth 19.44 points in the week five index. Other contributing rebel male milers are James Young (No. 9, 3:55.20; 7.79 points) and Shane Bracken (No. 36, 3: 57.57; 0.10 point). Garcia Romo also contributes 0.75 points with his school best No. 23 in the 3K of 7:47.56.

The Ole Miss men also got a big boost this week thanks to their DMR race at Notre Dame. The quartet of John Rivera Jr., Jacob Lough, Tiarnan Croken and Mario Garcia Romo finished a narrow second and had the sixth-fastest all-conditions time in NCAA history at 9:21.94 (#3, 17.81 points) – the second fastest time in NCAA history Oh Miss.

Additionally, Ole Miss receives a sum of 9.34 points from three 800-meter runners: John Rivera Jr. (No. 10, 1:47.48; 6.78 points), Tiarnan Croken (No. 15, 1:47.68; 2.13 points) and Baylor Franklin (No. 26, 1: 48.14; 0.43 points).

Also scoring in week five is the senior All-American Allen Gordon at his best long jump of the season at 7.65m/25-01.25 (n°31, 0.04 points).

The USTFCCCA National Scoring Index is a computer-based scoring system that uses an algorithm that emphasizes individual performance, assigning a point value to each individual score that contributes to a team’s total to assess its national ranking.

This week, the Ole Miss track and field set off for the 2022 SEC Indoor Championships, which will be held at Texas A&M on February 25-26.

No. 7 Ole Miss Women • USTFCCCA Week 5 Ranking Index • 102.23 points

1. Shey Taiwo – Shot Put – 25.19m/82-07.75 – 25.95 points
2. Jasmine Mitchell – Shot Put – 23.62m/77-6 – 20.77 points
4. Jalani Davis – Shot Put – 22.96m/75-4 – 15.52 points
4. Medley relay distance (Elkin, Eckford, Winn, Vissa) – 10:57.76 – 15.46 points
6. Sintayehu Vissa – Mile – 4:32.70 – 11.27 Points
6. Lyndsey Roseau – Pole Vault – 4.41m/14-05.50 – 11.15 Points
16. Samara McConnell – Pole Vault – 4.34m/14-02.75 – 1.55 Points
25. Sintayehu Vissa – 3K – 9:04.95 – 0.35 Points
25. Jalani Davis – Shot Put – 16.70m/54-09.50 – 0.20 Points

No. 17 Ole Miss Men • USTFCCCA Week 5 Scoring Index • 55.28 points

2. Mario Garcia Romo – Mile – 3:53.36 – 19.44 Points
3. Medley Relay Distance (Rivera, Lough, Crorken, Garcia Romo) – 9:21.94 – 17.81 Points
9. James Young – Mile – 3:55.20 – 7.79 Points
ten. John Rivera Jr. – 800 meters – 1:47.48 – 6.78 points
15. Tiarnan Croken – 800 meters – 1:47.68 – 2.13 points
23. Mario Garcia Romo – 3K – 7:47.56 – 0.75 Points
26. Baylor Franklin – 800 meters – 1:48.14 – 0.43 points
36. Shane Bracken – Thousand – 3:57.57 – 0.10 Points
31. Allen Gordon – Long Jump – 7.65m/25-01.25 – 0.04 Points

USTFCCCA #EventSquad Top 10 Leaderboards
Average of the top four scores or times per team in each event nationally

1. Women’s shot put
Average: 22.96m/75-03.75

1. Shey Taiwo – 25.19m/82-07.75
2. Jasmine Mitchell – 23.62m/77-6
4. Jalani Davis – 22.96m/75-4
48. Tedreauna Britt – 20.05m/65-09.50

2. Mile men
Average: 3:56.40

2. Mario Garcia Romo – 3:53.36
9. James Young – 3:55.20
36. Shane Bracken – 3:57.57
67. Derek Elkins – 3:59.46

3. 800 meters men
Average: 1:48.08

ten. John Rivera Jr. – 1:47.48
15. Tiarnan Croken – 1:47.68
26. Baylor Franklin – 1:48.14
49. Everett Smulders – 1:49.02

5. Women’s shot put
Average: 15.57m/51-1

25. Jalani Davis – 16.70m/54-09.50
39. Tedreauna Britt – 16.22m/53-02.75
Jasmine Mitchell – 15.17m/49-09.25
Shey Taiwo – 14.19m/46-06.75

6. Men’s 60 meter hurdles
Average: 7.93

38. Keirston Paige – 7.85
60. Ahmad Young Jr. – 7.92
74. Kenney Broadnax – 7.96
89. Spencer Brown – 7.99

7. Thousand Women
Average: 4:39.76

6. Sintayehu Vissa – 4:32.70
55. Lorale Winn – 4:39.83
82. Anna Elkins – 4:42.08
Lydia van Dijk – 4:44.42

8. 3K Women
Average: 9:19.12

25. Sintayehu Vissa – 9:04.95
59. Anna Elkins – 9:17.63
Lorale Winn – 9:24.70
Skylar Boogerd – 9:29.22

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