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NEW ORLEANS—Both Southeastern University track teams made the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Rating Index, released Wednesday.

The index is based on athletes’ best time or mark, and predicts the national championship finish.

The men’s team is ranked 11th, with three “A” Standard qualifiers in Davote Vanterpool and Darion Carter in the 110 Hurdles and Darin Garland in the triple jump. Trey Alford has posted a pair of “B” Standards in the 100 Meters and 200 Meters, and Kyle Manuel is a “B” Standard qualifier in the discus.

SEU is the second-highest ranked Sun Conference team behind St. Thomas.

On the women’s side, the Fire check in at 17th behind four “A” Standard qualifications by freshman Namiah Simpson, who is also a part of the 4×400 relay. The 4×100 relay team has posted a “B” Standard time, as has Julia Rohm in the 5,000 Meters, and Courtney Gales in the 400.

The women’s team is the highest-ranked Sun Conference team.

The teams return to action on April 12 at the Hurricane Alumni Meet in Coral Gables, Fla.