SMU Track Places 15th in USTFCCCA Rankings

April 26, 2011 by · Comments Off 

By Marissa Belske

SMU track and field moved up three spots in the USTFCCCA computer rankings this week to No. 15. The Mustangs have collected 113.94 points in the index this season, ranking the highest among non-BCS automatic qualifying schools.

The Mustangs have impressed this season on their strength in field events. Simone Du Toit holds the nation’s second highest score in the discus. The Junior from South Africa is also ranked 11th in the nation in the shot put.

Freshman Lisa Egarter is making a mark in the high jump after reaching the 1.85 meter mark. Egarter is tied for third in the nation.

The regular season concludes this Saturday, April 30. The Conference USA Championships will begin May 12 in Houston, Texas.