Kansas men No. 11 in week 1 USTFCCCA rankings
LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Kansas track & field men’s team was ranked No. 11 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association week one national rating index, released by the organization on Tuesday. The Kansas women’s team came in at No. 29 in the week one rankings.
The Jayhawk men fell two spots from No. 9 in the USTFCCCA poll and the KU women also dropped two spots since the last ratings came out on January 10, despite the team winning the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular on Friday, January 18 to claim their third title at the triangular meet in its five-year history.
Also over the weekend, three Kansas pole vaulters moved up the KU track all-time lists at the National Pole Vault Summit in Reno, Nevada. Junior Andrea Willis clearing the No. 6 height in women’s program history (4.35m/14-3.25 ft.) to become the No. 3 all-time performer at KU in the event and freshman Zach Bradford and sophomore Kyle Rogers moved up the men’s all-time charts into a tie as the No. 7 performer in program history, each clearing 5.50 meters (18-0.5 ft.).
The Jayhawks are back in action January 25-26, when they host the Jayhawk Classic at Anschutz Sports Pavilion.
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