The Kansas University men’s track and field team is ranked No. 12 in the latest U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) rankings that were released Tuesday.
The Jayhawk men made their first appearance of the season, while the KU women dropped out of the poll after being ranked 14th in the preseason poll.
Behind the outstanding field performances for the KU men over the weekend, the Jayhawks made a splash entering the rankings at No. 12, while receiving 126.55 points in the computer generated poll. Kansas was just outside of the national rankings in the preseason poll, garnering the 26th spot.