NEW ORLEANS—After the second full week of competition around the country, the University of Washington women’s track & field team maintained its #13 national ranking in the USTFCCCA team computer rankings released Monday by the coaches’ association.
Oregon, Arkansas, Kentucky, LSU and USC are the nation’s top five women’s teams.
Besides the Ducks, Trojans and Huskies, the only Pac-12 women’s team ranked in the national top 25 is #11 Stanford, with #28 Arizona and #29 Arizona State currently on the outside looking in.
The Huskies' Amy-Eloise Neale is currently ranked #2 in the 5000m, while pole vaulters Liz Quick (left/photo by Paul Merca) and Kristina Owsinski are tied for #10 in the national rankings.
On the men’s side, the nation’s top five are Florida, Texas A&M, Oregon, Alabama and Georgia.
Other Pac-12 teams ranked in the top 25 include #11 USC, #13 Stanford and #18 UCLA.
Washington heads to California this weekend for the Mt. SAC Relays, which will be contested at El Camino College in Torrance, while Mt. SAC’s fabled Hilmer Lodge Stadium undergoes a remodel.
NOTE: The USTFCCCA contributed to this report.