The Nebraska men’s track and field team finished 10th in the USTFCCCA National Track and Field Rankings released Monday, their highest national ranking in eight years.
The Nebraska men last ranked in the top 10 during the 2015 season. The Huskers are the highest ranked Big Ten team in the national poll.
Mason Connor (No. 2 high jump), Maxwell Otterdahl (No. 3 weight throw and No. 4 shot put) and Darius Ruff (60m hurdles 5th place) are all events within the top 5 nationwide. moreover, briton senior (No.14 60m hurdles), Kevin Shubert (No. 15 shot put), Tyus Wilson (No. 19 high jump), Garrett Karlund (No.21 200m) and up to steinforth (Long jump 25th) Within the top 25 nationwide.
The Husker Women are ranked 31st nationally and the third highest ranked Big Ten team in a poll that calculates their performance for the 2023 indoor season only. The Huskers have yet to compete with some of the top athletes in the premier event.
Nebraska put on a strong show Saturday at the Mark Corrigan Memorial, with the Huskers winning 17 event titles and an all-time record eight Top 10 marks in the school’s history.
The Huskers will be competing on the road for the first time this year at the Texas Tech Open & Multis in Lubbock, Texas this weekend.