TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama’s men and women both remain in the nation's top 20 teams in this week's edition of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I National Team Computer Rankings released Monday.
The Tide men moved up one spot from 12th to 11th in this week’s national rankings while the Alabama women fell from 16th to 18th. The women had held 16th, the Tide’s highest ever ranking, for two weeks before the drop this week.
The Crimson Tide women's team is ranked fourth in this week's NCAA South Region rankings. The Tide men also remain ranked No. 4 in this week's NCAA South Region rankings.
The national team rankings are compiled by mathematical formulae based on national descending order lists and data taken from previous seasons. The purpose and methodology of the rankings is to create an index that showcases the teams that have the best potential of achieving the top spots in the national team race. Rankings points do not equate with NCAA Championships team points.