The rankings are largely based upon season bests, so thus far that puts the team at #8. Now, a personal best would, by definition, exceed the season best. So then it becomes how much better is the personal best and how many other athletes (from other teams) exceed *their* season bests. A realistic hope is for everyone to perform consistent with what got them to Iowa and then have a couple surprises to pick up another 5-10 points. I would say the team could exceed their ranking, possibly up to #5, but could also finish #15. The way the points work, bad luck in an event or two can be killer.
I'd say most PBs are in the current season. A few will set new PBs in the competition, most will be around their PB's, some will be worst than their PB. If everyone met their PB, I'd predict we finish pretty high.
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