Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Johnson Takes Seventh in 800-Meter Final at USATF Outdoor Championships

Johnson Takes Seventh in 800-Meter Final at USATF Outdoor Championships
Morgan ties for 12th in the pole vault

June 28, 2009

EUGENE, Ore. -

USATF Outdoor Championships Central

California All-American Alysia Johnson came in seventh place in the final of the 800 meters on Sunday at the USATF Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Among the other Golden Bears competing were - Katie Morgan (pole vault), Sebastian Sam (junior 800 meters), Ed Wright (high jump), Rhuben Williams (shot put) and Grace Upshaw (long jump).

Johnson clocked a time of 2:01.58 to earn her seventh-place finish. Hazel Clark won the event, clocking in at 2:00.79.

In the men's junior 800, Sam crossed the finish line in fifth place at 1:52.57.

Morgan, the 2008 NCAA pole vault champion, notched a mark of 13-9.25 (4.20m) to tie for 12th overall.

Upshaw, a Cal alum and two-time Olympian, came in fourth in the long jump with a mark of 22-2.50 (6.77m).

Williams tied for 11th in the shot put with his throw of 62-9.50 (19.14m).

Wright, an All-American at Cal, was unable to record a height in the high jump.

Courtesy Cal

Crouser's throw leads the way at World Youth Trials

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Vicky Oddi
USA Track & Field
Communications Coordinator
317-261-0500; Vicky.Oddi@usatf.org

Crouser's throw leads the way at World Youth Trials

YPSILANTI, Mich. - Ryan Crouser's world youth-leading throw in the boy's shot put got competiton started Tuesday at the 2009 World Youth Track & Field Trials at Eastern Michigan's Rynearson Stadium.

The 2009 World Youth Track & Field Trials serves as the selection event for the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships in Bressanone, Italy, July 8-12. USA Track & Field athletes ages 16 and 17 through December 31, 2009 (born in 1992 or 1993) will be considered for the IAAF World Youth Team based on performance at the Trials.

Oregon state champion Ryan Crouser (Damascus, Ore.) won the boy's shot put with a monster, world youth-leading throw of 21.55 meters/70 feet 8.5 inches. Georgia state champion Davis Fraker (Peachtree City, Ga.), who placed sixth at last week's USA Junior Championships, was the runner-up with 19.41m/63-8.25.

Ohio state 3,200m champion Zachary Wills (Mason, Ohio) led from start to finish in winning boy's 3,000m in 8:27.19. Erik Olson (Novato, Calif.) took the runner-up honors in 8:43.17.

2009 Nike Outdoor National champion Alex Collatz (Bakersfield, Calif.) won the girl's discus with a toss of 46.33m/152-0 and Kansas State champion Erica Brand (Shawnee, Ks.) was second with 44.72m/146-9.

USATF Colorado Junior Olympic champion Eleanor Fulton (Highlands Ranch, Co.) surged over the final 100m of the girl's 2,000m steeplechase to overtake McKinzie Schulz (Lisle, Ill.) and win in 6:48.01 to Schulz's 6:48.11. In just his third steeplechase ever, Connor Martin (Carmel, Ind.) won the boy's 2,000m steeplechase in 6:05.35.

New York state champion Jennifer Clayton (Suffern, N.Y.) inched by Texas state champion A'Lexus Brannon (Beaumont, Texas)on her last jump to win the girl's long jump with a mark of 5.98m/19-7.5 to Brannon's 5.97m/19-7. Max Babits (Fowlerville, Mich.) won the boy's long jump with his clearance of 4.68m/15-4.25.

Karen Henning (Huntington, N.Y.), sister to three-time USA junior hammer throw champion Walter Henning, won the girl's hammer throw with a toss of 47.08m/154-5 and 2009 Nike Outdoor National champion Alec Faldermeyer (Slate Hill, N.Y.) won the boy's hammer throw with 68.18m/223-8. Nike Outdoor National champion Devin Bogert (Houston, Texas) won the boy's javelin with a best mark of 66.19m/217-2. Idaho state champion Kasen Covington (Boise, Idaho) hopped, skipped and jumped his way to a win in the boy's triple jump with a mark of 14.74m/48-4.5.

In qualifying action at the track, California state champion Dale Gordon (Van Nuys, Calif.) had the fastest 110m hurdles qualifying time at 13.80w and local favorite Bridgette Owens was the fastest girl over the 100m hurdles in 13.85.

2007 World Youth sprint medley relay gold medalist Ashton Purvis (Oakland, Calif.) won her heat in the girl's 100m and 200m rounds, running 11.65 and 23.78w, respectively, and Texas state champion Prezel Hardy (Killeen, Texas) had the fastest boy's time in 100m qualifying at 10.68w. Nike Outdoor National runner-up Briana Nelson led the girl's 400m qualifiers with 53.81.

Jaron Roberson (Atlanta, Ga.) was the fastest qualifier in the boy's 400m hurdles, running 53.77 and Nike Outdoor National runner-up Leah Nugent (Abington, Pa.) was the fastest in the girl's 400m hurdles in 1:00.95. Claudia Francis (New York, N.Y.) won her heat in the girl's 800m rounds in 2:09.23 and New Mexico state champion Bronson Duran (Albuquerque, N.M.) won his heat in 1:57.89.

For more information and complete results on the 2009 World Youth Track & Field Trials, visit www.usatf.org.

About USA Track & Field

USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, some of the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the #1 high school and junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States.

For more information on USATF, visit www.usatf.org

U.S. championships behind him, Lananna reflects on Eugene's string of high-profile meets

Junior Men’s Nationals: UO recruit Fleet wins 1,500

Abbott Wins 800m at USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Abbott Wins 800m at USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Courtney Kirkwood receives invite to join US Junior Team, Anderson misses World Champs but Diana Pickler wins heptathlon.

June 28, 2009

EUGENE, Ore. -- Washington State's Joe Abbott won the junior men's 800m and Cougar standout Jeshua Anderson finished fifth in the men's intermediate hurdles final Sunday afternoon at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene.

Abbott, a sophomore-to-be from Reno, won the junior men's 800m final with a time of 1:51.54, after running the top time in the Saturday prelims of 1:49.78. Abbott finished seventh in the Pac-10 800m race ran a PR time of 1:48.97 in the prelims of the NCAA West Regionals. He will compete for the USA Junior team at the 2009 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships, July 31-Aug. 2, at Hasley Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

After the race, Abbott told Paul Merca (www.paulmerca.blogspot.com), "I tried to bide my time as much as I could, but I never took the lead until the last 20 yards. A win's a win, so I'll take it. The goal coming into this meet was to try and make the US team, because that the epitome of US track & field. Championship racing is championship racing."

Abbott was also quoted on the USATF website (www.usatf.org), "I actually intended to move earlier, but I was boxed in pretty bad, so I ended up not taking the lead until the last twenty yards or so. I really thought I was stuck, but the pack slowed down and I was able to swoop outside on the last curve and pass them on the straightaway. I intend to go (to the Pan Am Championships). That was my goal coming in here, and it wasn't a great time, but a championship race win is a championship race win. This is a huge confidence booster."

Courtney Kirkwood (sophomore-to-be, Othello) was officially invited to join the US Junior team and compete in the Pan Am Championships in spite of finishing in third place with a throw of 146-feet, 9 inches (44.74m) in the Saturday final.

Anderson, who will be a junior at WSU this fall, ran a time of 48.77 seconds for fifth-place in the warm but windy final. Bershawn Jackson (Nike) won the race in a time of 48.03 while Anderson's collegiate arch-rival, Johnny Dutch of South Carolina finished second with a time of 48.18. The third member of the US intermediate hurdles team to compete at the IAAF World Championships in Berlin will be Angelo Taylor (Nike) who finished third in a time of 48.30. Anderson's time is just off his personal-best and school record time of 48.47, run earlier this season.

Cougar alum and 2008 Olympian Diana Pickler (Asics), won the women's heptathlon with 6,290 points. Pickler was in second place when the leader, Hyleas Fountain (Nike) withdrew from the competition due to a neck injury during the competition. Pickler noted in an interview posted on www.ustaf.org, that her long jump, a wind-aided 20-feet, 9 1/4 inches (6.33m), was her strongest event. She threw the javelin 137-6 (41.90m), and ran the 800m in 2:16.99 to compete the seven-event, two-day competition.

In an interview posted on the USATF website (www.usatf.org), Pickler said, "This is only my fourth heptathlon this year so I definitely felt it a lot in speed and timing. But I'm just looking at the big picture really and trying to focus on what I'm trying to accomplish in the next few months."

J Hopkins (Everett), a sophomore-to-be, finished fourth in the junior men's 400m hurdles final after running a personal-best time of 51.49. Reginald Wyatt (So Cal Run Coug) won the race in a time of 50.02.

Hopkins told Paul Merca (www.paulmerca.blogspot.com), "I thought going into the race that I would feel the wind a little bit more than I did, but it wasn't too bad. I surged, and tried to run as hard as I could, and I nicked the last hurdle, and came off a bit off balanced. I'm disappointed that I missed the podium. The fact that I haven't run since Pac-10s makes me happier that I'm even running in this meet and be able to compete against this field. It helps that two of the guys in the finals will be in the Pac-10 next year."

Incoming WSU freshman Stephan Scott Ellis (Curtis High, Tacoma) finished 12th in the junior men's triple jump with a wind-aided leap of 47-9 1/4 (14.56m).

Courtesy WSU

Joe Abbott

Joe Abbott


Reno, Nev.

High School:
Galena High

Middle Distance


HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned seven varsity letters at Galena High...four in cross country and three in track for coach DomingoTibaduiza...Grizzly's boys team was state champions sophomore year...first team all-region and second team all-state for 4x400m relays and 4x800m relay...junior year named team MVP...first team all-region and all-state in 800m and 4x800m relay...runner-up at state meet in both 800m and 4x800m relay...senior season Galena won 4A state cross country title and Abbott finished sixth...tabbed first team all-region and all-state for cross country...during indoor season, won 800m at Simplot Games...set school records in 800m (1:51.64) and 4xmile relay (17:50.18)...PR time for mile of 4:16.37...during outdoor track, state champion in 800m with state record time of 1:50.78...also won state titles in 1600m and 4x800m relay...second place in 400m...school record 400m time of 48.11...named Nevada Gatorade Boys Track Athlete of the Year...selected Reno Gazette Journal and Nevada Interscholastic Athletics Association Athlete/Runner of the Year.

PERSONAL. Born in March 1990 in Phoenix, Arizona...parents are John and Juli Abbott...younger brother Jared...sisters Alyssa and Carolyn...Alyssa competed in track at the University of Utah...interested in business major at WSU.

400m - 48.11
800m - 1:50.78
Mile - 4:16.37

Cosby drops the hammer for title

Williams finishes fourth in 200m dash to earn U.S. World Team berth

Felix wins 200, eyes world meet repeat

German Fernandez - In Search of Medals

Junior Championships

Men 100 Meter Dash
World: W 10.01 8/24/2003 Darrel Brown, TRI
American: A 10.01 6/28/2008 Jeff Demps, Florida HS
Meet: M 10.08 6/24/1988 Andre Cason, Texas A&M
Name Year Team Finals Wind
1 Marcus Rowland Auburn 10.02 2.4
2 Dangelo Cherry Mississippi State 10.07 2.4
3 Keyth Talley North Texas 10.28 2.4
4 Isaiah Sweeney Houston 10.30 2.4
5 Trevante Rhodes unattached 10.33 2.4
6 Randall Carroll unattached 10.40 2.4
7 Ryan Milus unattached 10.43 2.4
8 Jamal Alston U C L A 10.64 2.4

Men 400 Meter Dash
World: W 43.87 9/28/1988 Steve Lewis, USA
American: A 43.87 9/26/1988 Steve Lewis, UCLA

Meet: M 45.01 6/24/1995 Jerome Young, Conn. HS
Name Year Team Finals
1 Tavaris Tate unattached 46.04
2 Joey Hughes unattached 46.26
3 Clayton Parros unattached 46.88
4 Duane Walker unattached 46.99
5 Brady Gehret unattached 47.17
6 Michael Preble Texas A&M 47.84
7 Andre Carter unattached 48.53
-- Austin Hollimon Princeton DQ lane violation

Men 800 Meter Run
World: W 1:42.69 6/6/2008 Abubaker Kaki, SUD
American: A 1:44.9h 6/10/1966 Jim Ryun, Kansas
Meet: M 1:47.55 6/20/1987 Mark Everett, Florida
Name Year Team Finals
1 Joe Abbott Washington State 1:51.54
2 Zachary Mellon unattached 1:51.70
3 Dylan Ferris Stanford 1:51.89
4 Elijah Greer unattached 1:52.12
5 Sebastian Sam California 1:52.57
6 Tommy Brinn unattached 1:53.25
7 Tony Crisofulli Portland State 1:53.62
8 Alex Muntefering unattached 1:54.73

Men 1500 Meter Run
World: W 3:30.24 7/19/2002 Cornelius Chirchir, KEN
American: A 3:36.1h 6/17/1966 Jim Ryun, Kansas
Meet: M 3:42.8h 6/15/1974 Tom Byers, Ohio TC
Name Year Team Finals
1 Mac Fleet unattached 3:47.44
2 Blake Shaw unattached 3:49.49
3 Darius Terry Northern Arizona 3:50.15
4 Patrick McGregor unattached 3:52.09
5 Matt Schiffbauer Marshall 3:52.65
6 Chase Kadlec Iowa 3:53.31
7 Riley Masters Maine 3:53.42
8 Andrew Bayer Indiana 3:55.42
9 Stephen Clark Duke 3:55.81
10 Joseph Thompson U N C Greensboro 3:55.83
11 Travis Fitzke North Dakota State 3:56.54
12 Ross Larimar Oklahoma 3:57.59

Men 400 Meter Hurdles
World: W 48.02 6/17/1984 Danny Harris, USA
American: A 48.02 6/17/1984 Danny Harris, Iowa State
Meet: M 49.28 6/22/2008 Jeshua Anderson, unattached

Name Year Team Finals
1 Reginald Wyatt So Cal Run Coug 50.02
2 William Wynne Florida 50.56
3 Duane Walker unattached 51.42
4 Jerroid Hopkins Washington State 51.49
5 D'Korian Ford Houston 52.37
6 D'Juan Richardson Iowa 52.64
7 Eric Surprenant Cal Poly S L O 52.80
8 Sean Ferrera Cal Riverside 53.33

Men 10000 Meter Race Walk
World: W 38:46.4h 5/20/2000 Viktor Burayev, RUS
American: A 42:50.20 6/21/2002 Ben Shorey, Wisconsin-Park
Meet: M 42:50.20 6/21/2002 Ben Shorey, Wisconsin-Park
Name Year Team Finals
1 Trevor Barron South Park T C 43:36.38
2 Tyler Sorensen Pleasanton Heat 45:36.65
3 Matthew Forgues Maine Racewalkers 46:50.09
4 Dan Serianni unattached 48:38.52
5 Alejandro Chavez South Texas Walk 48:59.53
6 Joshua Haertel Team Provo 50:27.55
7 Evan Vincent Maine Racewalkers 53:14.11
8 Charles Swerdlow Maine Racewalkers 53:30.58
9 John Randall Miami Valley T C 55:25.84
10 Tyler Campbell unattached 56:56.78

Men High Jump
Bar Progression: 2.04/2.09/2.12/2.15/2.18/2.21/2.24
World: W 2.37m 8/12/1990 Dragutin Topic, YUG
American: A 2.31m 7/18/2002 Andra Manson, Brenham (TX) HS
Meet: M 2.27m 6/11/1989 Kevin Clements, Illinois State
Name Year Team Finals
1 Ricky Robertson unattached 2.18m 7-01.75
2.04 2.09 2.12 2.15 2.18 2.21
2 Erik Kynard unattached 2.15m 7-00.50
2.04 2.09 2.12 2.15 2.18
3 Dwight Barbiasz Maryland 2.15m 7-00.50
2.04 2.09 2.12 2.15 2.18
4 Brian Knight Mississippi 2.15m 7-00.50
2.04 2.09 2.12 2.15 2.18
5 Christopher Copeland Saint Augustine's 2.09m 6-10.25
2.04 2.09 2.12
5 Jules Sharpe unattached 2.09m 6-10.25
2.04 2.09 2.12
7 Nick Canton Kansas 2.04m 6-08.25
2.04 2.09
8 Cory Vales Findlay 2.04m 6-08.25
2.04 2.09
-- Ronnie Black Virginia Comm NH
-- Ray Nikzat unattached NH
-- Christian Jimmerson unattached NH
-- Rahmel Dockery Flying Ajs NH

Men Pole Vault
Sponsor: Bar Progression: 4.85/5.00/5.10/5.15/5.20/5.25/5.30/5.35/5.40
World: W 5.80m 7/14/1989 Maksim Tarasov, RUS
American: A 5.71m 6/12/1993 Lawrence Johnson, Tennessee
Meet: M 5.52m 6/21/2007 Jordan Scott, unattached
Name Year Team Finals
1 Jack Whitt unattached 5.25m 17-02.75
4.85 5.00 5.10 5.15 5.20 5.25 5.40
2 Mike Arnold Idaho State 5.20m 17-00.75
4.85 5.00 5.10 5.15 5.20 5.25
3 Scott Houston North Carolina 5.10m 16-08.75
4.85 5.00 5.10 5.15
4 Nate Polacek Nebraska 5.00m 16-04.75
4.85 5.00 5.10
4 Cody Doerflein Southern Illinois 5.00m 16-04.75
4.85 5.00 5.10
6 Jared Hippler unattached 5.00m 16-04.75
4.85 5.00 5.10
7 Ryan McRight unattached 4.85m 15-11.00
4.85 5.00
7 Ethan Ostrom California, Davis 4.85m 15-11.00
4.85 5.00
9 Mick Viken unattached 4.85m 15-11.00
4.85 5.00
-- Charlie Beard unattached NH
-- Michael Woepse unattached NH

-- David Slovenski Princeton NH

Men Long Jump
Top 8 Advance to Finals
World: W 8.34m 9/8/1972 Randy Williams, USA
American: A 8.34m 9/8/1972 Randy Williams, USC
Meet: M 8.17m 6/30/1990 James Stallworth, Calif. HS
Name Year Team Finals Wind
1 Marquise Goodwin unattached 7.96m 2.1 26-01.50
2 Will Claye Oklahoma 7.80m 3.3 25-07.25
7.68m(1.1) FOUL 7.80m(3.3) 7.66m(2.0) PASS PASS
3 Alex Madkins Oklahoma 7.68m 1.6 25-02.50
7.40m(1.1) FOUL FOUL FOUL 7.13m(3.1) 7.68m(1.6)
4 Albert Johnson Manhattan College 7.63m 1.5 25-00.50
7.63m(1.5) FOUL 6.89m(3.6) FOUL FOUL FOUL
5 Lance Lee Mississippi 7.56m 3.6 24-09.75
FOUL FOUL 7.10m(0.4) 7.56m(3.6) 7.45m(1.9) 7.53m(2.0)
6 Chris Phipps Nebraska 7.51m NWI 24-07.75
6.29m(1.9) 7.30m(2.2) 7.37m(1.9) 7.13m(2.0) 7.39m(3.9) 7.51m(2.5)
7 Damar Forbes Sprint Athletics 7.48m 1.5 24-06.50
7.48m(1.5) 7.20m(2.2) 7.32m(1.9) 7.06m(3.7) FOUL FOUL
8 Anthony Johnson Iowa State 7.32m 2.7 24-00.25
7.32m(2.7) 7.00m(2.0) 6.97m(3.6) 6.80m(2.1) 6.62m(2.0) FOUL
9 Christian Crain Washington State 7.06m 2.4 23-02.00
6.97m(0.2) 6.99m(2.6) 7.06m(2.4)
10 Chase Wheeler unattached 6.75m 2.0 22-01.75
-- Paris Gooch unattached FOUL
-- Zachary Smith Flying Ajs FOUL

Men Triple Jump
Top 8 Advance to Finals
World: W 17.50m 6/23/1985 Volker Mai, GER
American: A 17.19m 6/14/2009 Will Claye, Oklahoma
Meet: M 16.61m 6/25/1988 Reggie Jackson, Fresno State
Name Year Team Finals Wind
1 Will Claye Oklahoma 17.14m 2.7 56-03.00
16.83m(1.9) 16.82m(4.0) 17.14m(2.7) PASS 16.40m(2.8) 16.43m(2.2)
2 Albert Johnson Manhattan College 15.54m 2.6 51-00.00
FOUL 15.54m(2.6) 15.28m(2.0) 15.27m(3.7) 14.99m(3.4) 15.66m(2.6)
3 Chris Phipps Nebraska 15.49m 2.3 50-10.00
14.98m(1.9) 15.31m(4.1) 15.49m(2.3) 13.49m(3.0) FOUL(4.2) 15.20m(1.2)
4 Brian Knight Mississippi 15.40m 2.7 50-06.25
14.77m(-0.0) 15.12m(2.7) 15.40m(2.7) FOUL 15.14m(2.9) 14.98m(2.4)
5 Emmanuel Neizer Kansas State 15.26m 1.6 50-00.75
14.92m(1.4) 14.98m(1.3) 15.26m(1.6) 15.09m(3.8) 15.06m(2.2) 13.89m(3.8)
6 Corey Fuller Kansas 15.24m 1.4 50-00.00
FOUL FOUL 15.24m(1.4) 15.46m(2.7) 15.36m(3.6) 13.28m(4.0)
7 Lance Lee Mississippi 15.08m 1.7 49-05.75
FOUL 14.79m(2.3) 15.08m(1.7) FOUL FOUL 14.36m(1.4)
8 Olu Olamigoke Indiana 14.94m 2.8 49-00.25
14.94m(2.8) 14.94m(0.9) 14.80m(1.4) 14.93m(3.9) 14.26m(4.2) FOUL(2.5)
9 Rex Parker Indiana 14.81m 3.2 48-07.25
FOUL FOUL 14.81m(3.2)
10 LaQuan Priest Claflin College 14.79m 4.7 48-06.25
14.79m(4.7) FOUL 14.34m(2.6)
11 Matson Hardie unattached 14.74m 2.5 48-04.50
FOUL 14.54m(1.5) 14.74m(2.5)
12 Stephan Scott-Ellis unattached 14.56m 4.2 47-09.25
14.56m(4.2) FOUL FOUL
13 Michael Vaughan Long Beach St 14.52m 4.1 47-07.75
14.45m(2.1) 14.52m(4.1) FOUL

14 Brian Schaudt Oregon 14.28m 2.7 46-10.25
FOUL 14.28m(2.7) FOUL
15 Daniel Sandrowicz Penn State 14.16m 2.9 46-05.50
14.06m(2.7) FOUL 14.16m(2.9)
16 Zachary Smith Flying Ajs 13.26m 1.7 43-06.00
FOUL FOUL 13.26m(1.7)
-- Josh Foster Charlotte FOUL

Men Shot Put
Top 8 Advance to Finals
World: W 22.34m 6/13/2009 David Storl, GER
American: A 20.65m 7/11/2002 Sean Shields, Arizona
Meet: M 20.39m 6/22/2002 Sean Shields, Arizona
Name Year Team Finals
1 Jordan Clarke Arizona State 20.46mM 67-01.50
19.75m 20.46m FOUL FOUL FOUL FOUL
2 Mason Finley Fort Collins T C 20.15m 66-01.50
19.05m 19.81m FOUL 20.15m FOUL 18.86m
3 Jacob Thormaehlen Texas 19.63m 64-05.00
19.63m 18.45m 18.77m 18.76m 18.63m FOUL
4 Stephen Saenz unattached 19.50m 63-11.75
19.06m 18.98m 19.20m FOUL 19.30m 19.50m
5 Michael Barbas Duke 18.96m 62-02.50
18.26m 18.96m FOUL 18.54m FOUL 18.46m
6 Davis Fraker Throw 1 Deep 18.23m 59-09.75
17.26m 18.00m FOUL 18.14m 18.23m 17.08m
7 Andrew Hills Notre Dame 18.07m 59-03.50
8 Matt Armstrong Grand Valley State 17.89m 58-08.50
16.93m 17.35m 17.76m 17.21m 17.89m 17.86m
9 Nigel Davies U C L A 17.59m 57-08.50
17.59m FOUL FOUL
10 Timothy Smith unattached 17.54m 57-06.50
15.87m 17.13m 17.54m
11 Jake Deaton Charlotte 17.45m 57-03.00
16.98m 17.45m FOUL
12 Matthew Eader Illinois 17.42m 57-02.00
16.98m 17.42m FOUL
13 Nabil Mubarak Throw 1 Deep 17.40m 57-01.00
17.28m 17.40m FOUL
14 Daniel Block unattached 17.39m 57-00.75
17.39m FOUL FOUL
15 Sean Tabor unattached 17.34m 56-10.75
FOUL FOUL 17.34m
16 Bryce Hall Utah State 17.06m 55-11.75
16.76m 17.06m 17.03m
17 Justin Smith Radford 16.71m 54-10.00
16.71m FOUL FOUL
18 Justin Welch unattached 16.65m 54-07.50
16.65m FOUL FOUL
19 Jermaine Kline Dupage Track Club 16.11m 52-10.25
16.11m FOUL FOUL
-- Jared Stalling Appalachian State FOUL

Men Javelin Throw
Top 8 Advance to Finals
World: W 83.87m 6/7/2001 Andreas Thorkildsen, NOR
American: A 72.80m 6/7/2007 Chris Hill, McNeese State
Meet: M 70.22m 6/28/1996 Troy Burkholder, Penn. HS
Name Year Team Finals
1 Sam Crouser Gresham Blu By U 67.18m 220-05
62.97m 65.35m FOUL 67.18m 61.69m 65.03m
2 Matt Byers unattached 65.45m 214-09
62.39m 63.48m 60.78m 65.06m 61.66m 65.45m
3 Devin Bogert Northwest Flyers 65.24m 214-00
60.94m 65.24m PASS PASS 61.93m 57.77m
4 Samuel Humphreys unattached 64.66m 212-02
FOUL 64.66m PASS 61.00m 64.27m 62.73m
5 Kyle Smith Southern Miss 64.46m 211-06
52.38m 61.78m 53.86m 59.73m 63.66m 64.46m
6 Derek Eager Seatown Express 62.05m 203-07
55.86m 57.55m 61.22m 61.26m 56.68m 62.05m
7 Justin Shirk unattached 61.27m 201-00
57.52m 61.27m 57.13m 60.92m 60.84m 60.61m
8 Jonathan Gomez unattached 61.10m 200-05
61.09m 58.32m 61.10m 54.56m FOUL 52.76m
9 Ray Lian unattached 58.86m 193-01
58.86m 58.15m FOUL
10 Ryan Bell Liberty 58.50m 191-11
56.96m 57.94m 58.50m
11 Jesse Vaughn unattached 58.48m 191-10
FOUL 58.48m 57.29m
12 Brock Bennett California, Davis 58.38m 191-06
58.38m 55.83m 51.57m

13 Dan Newhouse Iowa State 56.67m 185-11
56.17m 55.06m 56.67m
14 Joseph Zimmerman unattached 56.04m 183-10
54.44m 56.04m 51.66m
15 Cole Scherer unattached 55.30m 181-05
55.30m 51.69m FOUL
16 Glen Odom South Alabama 55.02m 180-06
55.02m 54.32m 52.27m
17 Cooper Thompson unattached 54.94m 180-03
FOUL 54.94m FOUL
18 Ryan Roubion L S U 54.50m 178-10
52.53m 54.50m FOUL
19 Carlo Valdes U C L A 54.35m 178-04
54.35m FOUL 52.4
20 Jason Flanagan Coastal Carolina 53.59m 175-10
53.59m 50.74m 48.95m

Men Hammer Throw
Top 8 Advance to Finals
World: W 81.34m 9/2/2001 Krisztian Pars, HUN
American: A 76.92m 7/12/2008 Walter Henning, LSU
Meet: M 73.87m 6/21/2008 Walter Henning, LSU
Name Year Team Finals
1 Conor McCullough unattached 75.30mM 247-00
73.16m 73.85m 75.30m FOUL 72.09m 75.04m
2 Justin Welch unattached 66.04m 216-08
65.31m FOUL FOUL 64.50m 66.04m 63.82m
3 Tyler Johnson unattached 63.85m 209-06
59.13m 57.61m 59.51m FOUL 63.85m FOUL
4 Mark Manno Coastal Carolina 63.80m 209-04
63.80m 61.41m 62.48m FOUL 56.25m 60.65m
5 James Lambert Southern Illinois 62.65m 205-06
FOUL 60.36m 62.65m 60.75m FOUL FOUL
6 Jason Jensen Coastal Carolina 61.91m 203-01
58.51m 57.62m 59.15m FOUL 61.91m FOUL
7 Garrett Grey unattached 60.14m 197-04
FOUL 60.14m 58.77m FOUL FOUL FOUL
8 Davis Fraker Throw 1 Deep 58.84m 193-00
56.95m 58.84m 55.94m FOUL FOUL 57.57m
9 Thomas Davis unattached 58.55m 192-01
58.55m FOUL FOUL
10 William Gehring unattached 58.17m 190-10
FOUL 58.17m 54.31m
11 Ben Stancombe unattached 57.58m 188-11
FOUL 57.58m 57.57m
12 Justin Nicoll unattached 57.47m 188-06
57.47m FOUL 50.52m
13 Enrique Gaitan Throw 1 Deep 57.27m 187-11
FOUL 57.27m 55.06m
14 Robert Drye Air Force Academy 57.00m 187-00
51.09m 52.96m 57.00m
15 Bo Johnson Oregon Throwers 56.82m 186-05
55.53m 56.02m 56.82m
16 Pat Bond Grand Valley State 56.61m 185-09
56.61m FOUL FOUL
17 Bradley Foote Southern Illinois 55.01m 180-06
55.01m 53.02m 52.54m
18 Matthew Post Sierra Foothill 54.74m 179-07
53.00m 54.74m 51.80m
19 Miles Freberg Throw 1 Deep 54.43m 178-07
52.61m FOUL 54.43m
20 Michael Zika Iowa State 53.82m 176-07
FOUL 52.72m 53.82m
21 Gabriel Acero unattached 53.77m 176-05
FOUL 46.87m 53.77m
22 Vincent Huitt unattached 53.64m 176-00
53.64m FOUL FOUL
23 Greg Skipper Oregon Throwers 53.43m 175-03
53.43m 48.44m 52.29m
24 Casey Ballinger unattached 52.76m 173-01
50.54m FOUL 52.76m
25 Edward Brentnall Throw 1 Deep 51.54m 169-01
51.54m 50.70m FOUL
26 Bret Hardin Throw 1 Deep 51.19m 167-11
51.19m 50.99m FOUL
27 Matthew Lloyd unattached 50.47m 165-07
50.47m FOUL FOUL
28 Cody Bahrke unattached 50.42m 165-05
49.92m 47.87m 50.42m
29 Josh Ster Iowa State 50.23m 164-09
50.23m FOUL 50.21m
30 Brian Duncan unattached 50.05m 164-02
50.05m FOUL 49.52m
31 Nabil Mubarak Throw 1 Deep 47.88m 157-01
FOUL 47.88m FOUL
32 Teddy Mottola unattached 47.85m 157-00
45.24m 47.85m 47.49m
-- Lonnie Pugh Michigan State FOUL
-- Jeremy Postin Florida FOUL
-- Mark Conklin Sacred Heart FOUL

Women 100 Meter Dash
World: W 10.88 7/1/1977 Marlies Gohr, GDR
American: A 11.04 6/5/1999 Angela Williams, USC
Meet: M 11.11 6/26/1998 Angela Williams, Calif. HS

Name Year Team Finals Wind
1 Chalonda Goodman New Horizon 11.19 2.8
2 Amber Purvis Oregon 11.42 2.8
3 Jessica Davis unattached 11.47 2.8
4 Tasha Allen Milwaukee Mustangs 11.54 2.8
5 Ashton Purvis E.O.Y.D.C. 11.61 2.8
6 Aareon Payne unattached 11.63 2.8
7 Lauryn Newson E.O.Y.D.C. 11.69 2.8
8 Audacia Moore Wichita State 11.70 2.8

Women 200 Meter Dash
World: W 22.18 8/28/2004 Allyson Felix, USA
American: A 22.18 8/28/2004 Allyson Felix, adidas
Meet: M 22.94 7/5/1992 Marion Jones, Calif. HS

Name Year Team Finals Wind
1 Chalonda Goodman New Horizon 22.74 2.6
2 Dominique Duncan Texas A&M 23.18 2.6
3 Tasha Allen Milwaukee Mustangs 23.39 2.6
4 Amber Purvis Oregon 23.42 2.6
5 Audacia Moore Wichita State 23.97 2.6
6 Jessica Davis unattached 23.98 2.6
7 Gabrielle Houston Charleston Southern 24.12 2.6
Women 800 Meter Run
World: W 1:54.01 8/29/2008 Pamela Jelimo, KEN
American: A 2:00.07 7/24/1982 Kim Gallagher, Pennsylvania
Meet: M 2:03.1h 6/24/1979 Leann Warren, Oregon TC
Name Year Team Finals
1 Chanelle Price Tennessee 2:06.79
2 Laura Roesler Team NoDak 2:07.41
3 Emily Infeld Georgetown 2:07.66
4 Rebecca Addison unattached 2:09.63
5 Ellen Dougherty Iowa United 2:11.24
6 Carlyle Davis Together Elite 2:11.40
7 Sophia Curl unattached 2:13.42
8 Chloe Curtis unattached 2:14.25

Women 1500 Meter Run
World: W 3:51.34 10/18/1997 Yinglai Lang, CHN
American: A 4:09.10 6/6/1987 Suzy Favor, Wisconsin
Meet: M 4:16.98 6/23/2007 Jordan Hasay, San Luis Dis
Name Year Team Finals
1 Jordan Hasay San Luis D C 4:18.99
2 Morgane Gay unattached 4:20.81
3 Taylor Wallace unattached 4:29.09
4 Laken Skidmore Weber State 4:33.45
5 Corey Conner Maine 4:33.76
6 Monica Kinney Grand Valley State 4:34.26
7 Kayleigh Tyerman unattached 4:35.34
8 Chelsea Blanchard Indiana 4:35.70
9 Lauren Borduin Georgetown 4:36.71
10 Lauren Penney Syracuse 4:37.22
11 Joan Kanarkiewicz New York Univ 4:38.64
12 Rebeka Stowe Kansas 4:38.94

Women 5000 Meter Run
World: W 14:30.88 6/11/2004 Tirunesh Dibaba, ETH
American: A 15:36.95 4/17/2003 Molly Huddle, Notre Dame
Meet: M 16:10.60 6/26/2004 Caitlin Chock, Calif. HS
Name Year Team Finals
1 Aisling Cuffe unattached 16:43.58
2 Sarah Andrews unattached 16:47.47
3 Kathryn Matthews Boston U 17:28.35
4 Meaghan Nelson Iowa State 17:30.55
5 Carly Seymour Duke 17:33.29
6 Natty Plunkett Seattle Pacific 17:37.31
7 Kayla Pratt unattached 17:42.97
8 Ali Paul unattached 18:00.19
9 Katrina Spratford Richmond 18:21.20
10 Steph Fulmer Bucknell 18:23.61
11 Mary Kate DuBard Georgia Tech 18:26.09
12 Kathryn Sheehan Marist College 18:33.73
13 Starla Garcia Houston 18:35.30
14 Mekenzie Krause Sacred Heart 19:35.98
-- Heather Stephens Syracuse DNF

Women 100 Meter Hurdles
World: W 12.84 7/16/1987 Aliuska Lopez, CUB
American: A 12.95 6/16/1979 Candy Young, Pennsylvania HS
Meet: M 13.08 6/21/2007 Kristi Castlin, Va. Tech
Name Year Team Finals Wind
1 Shericka Ward Villanova 13.47 2.6
2 Trinity Wilson E.O.Y.D.C. 13.55 2.6
3 Raven Clay Findlay 13.64 2.6
4 Cassandra Lloyd Wright State 13.71 2.6
5 Golde Ibia California, Irvine 13.92 2.6
6 Precious Selmon unattached 14.03 2.6
7 Monisha Davis unattached 14.04 2.6
8 Monique Gracia South Caro. St. 14.34 2.6

Women 400 Meter Hurdles
World: W 54.40 10/21/2005 Xing Wang, CHN
American: A 54.70 7/19/2002 Lashinda Demus, South Carolin
Meet: M 55.63 6/24/2006 Nicole Leach, UCLA
Name Year Team Finals
1 Dalilah Muhammad U S C 57.32
2 Turquoise Thompson Together Elite 57.93

3 Angele Cooper unattached 58.35
4 Kiani Profit Maryland 59.06
5 Ellen Wortham Tennessee 59.19
6 Kianna Elahi Iowa State 1:00.62
7 Leslie Farmer Missouri 1:01.01
8 Latrisha Jordan Fresno State 1:01.53

Women Long Jump
Top 8 Advance to Finals
World: W 7.14m 6/4/1983 Heike Drechshler, GDR
American: A 6.80m 6/20/1982 Carol Lewis, Houston
Meet: M 6.60m 6/26/2004 Tianna Madison, Tennessee
Name Year Team Finals Wind
1 Alitta Boyd Oakland P A L 6.28m 2.4 20-07.25 6.02m(1.6) FOUL 5.99m(1.5) 6.28m(2.4) 6.22m(1.3) 6.26m(2.0)
2 Lauryn Newson E.O.Y.D.C. 6.24m 2.2 20-05.75 5.84m(-0.2) 5.65m(0.7) 6.06m(1.0) 6.24m(2.2) 6.05m(0.6) 5.95m(2.3)
3 Whitney Gipson T C U 6.15m 2.1 20-02.25
5.67m(0.7) 6.15m(2.1) 4.20m(-0.5) 6.06m(2.0) FOUL 6.15m(1.5)
4 Whitney Jones Arkansas 6.09m 2.4 19-11.75
FOUL 6.09m(2.4) FOUL FOUL FOUL 6.05m(0.9)
5 Karynn Dunn unattached 6.01m 2.1 19-08.75
5.55m(1.4) 5.98m(0.5) FOUL FOUL 6.01m(2.1) FOUL
6 Malaikah Love Southern Illinois 5.92m 1.4 19-05.25
5.86m(1.2) 5.85m(0.4) 5.92m(1.4) 5.54m(0.3) 5.75m(0.4) FOUL
7 Andrea Geubelle unattached 5.92m -0.8 19-05.25
5.73m(3.3) 5.79m(1.0) 5.92m(-0.8) FOUL FOUL 5.75m(1.5)
8 Kristen Killoran North Dakota State 5.80m 2.2 19-00.50
FOUL FOUL 5.80m(2.2) 5.68m(0.3) FOUL 5.70m(0.9)
9 Kimberly Haberman Kansas State 5.71m 1.9 18-09.00
FOUL 5.71m(1.9) FOUL
10 Tori Bowie Southern Miss 5.66m 0.7 18-07.00
5.53m(2.3) 5.28m(0.5) 5.66m(0.7)
11 Precious Selmon unattached 5.65m 1.5 18-06.50
5.36m(1.8) 5.53m(2.9) 5.65m(1.5)
12 Ashtynn Baltimore Cheetah Int. 5.57m 2.7 18-03.25
5.43m(1.2) 5.56m(0.7) 5.57m(2.7)
13 Racquel Jones unattached 5.18m 1.5 17-00.00
FOUL FOUL 5.18m(1.5)

Women Triple Jump
Best 8 to Finals - break ties.
World: W 14.62m 8/25/1996 Tereza Marinova, BUL
American: A 14.01m 6/26/2005 Erica McLain, Stanford
Meet: M 13.71m 6/27/2004 Brittany Daniels, Calif. HS
Name Year Team Finals Wind
1 Alitta Boyd Oakland P A L 13.31m 4.0 43-08.00
13.10m(1.0) 11.02m(2.2) 13.08m(2.5) 12.95m(4.3) 13.06m(5.0) 13.31m(4.0)

2 Jessica Ubanionwu Baylor 12.88m 1.2 42-03.25
12.58m(2.2) 12.88m(1.2) 12.51m(2.9) 12.68m(4.3) PASS 12.65m(4.7)
3 Jordan Helgren Wisconsin 12.84m 2.9 42-01.50
12.51m(5.0) FOUL FOUL 12.51m(2.2) 12.84m(2.9) 12.37m(1.4)
4 Tara Korshoj Nebraska 12.70m 3.8 41-08.00
12.60m(3.8) 12.58m(2.9) 12.55m(4.0) 12.58m(3.7) 12.70m(3.8) 12.61m(3.9)
5 Malaikah Love Southern Illinois 12.67m 3.3 41-07.00
FOUL 12.67m(3.3) 12.55m(3.8) 12.42m(2.3) FOUL(4.5) 12.65m(2.9)
6 Andrea Geubelle unattached 12.51m 2.5 41-00.50
FOUL 12.39m(3.2) 12.51m(2.5) FOUL FOUL 12.20m(3.2)
7 Brittney Cloudy Saint Louis 12.50m 5.2 41-00.25
12.50m(5.2) FOUL 11.98m(3.1) 11.99m(2.9) 11.98m(2.1) 11.80m(2.5)
8 Suzzette Van-Lare Kennesaw State 12.18m 2.1 39-11.50
12.18m(2.1) FOUL FOUL 11.49m(1.5) 11.75m(4.4) 11.58m(3.0)
9 Aria Gaines Mississippi 12.16m 1.4 39-10.75
11.97m(2.7) 12.16m(1.4) 11.81m(2.1)
10 Briana Hudson unattached 12.16m 3.1 39-10.75
11.86m(3.2) 12.16m(3.1) 11.65m(2.7)
11 Olivia Weeks unattached 12.15m 2.0 39-10.50
11.91m(3.1) 11.93m(1.4) 12.15m(2.0)
12 Kristen Killoran North Dakota State 12.14m 1.7 39-10.00
12.10m(3.7) 12.14m(1.7) 11.85m(2.1)
13 Jordan Merback Stanford 12.13m 3.1 39-09.75
11.48m(3.0) FOUL 12.13m(3.1)

14 Kimberly Haberman Kansas State 11.96m 2.7 39-03.00
FOUL FOUL 11.96m(2.7)
15 Savannah Johnson unattached 11.86m 3.5 38-11.00
11.27m(4.0) 11.86m(3.5) 11.85m(2.2)
16 Alexandria Smith Illinois 11.86m 2.5 38-11.00
11.29m(2.0) 11.86m(2.5) 11.70m(4.1)
17 Jesse Labreck Maine 11.86m 1.5 38-11.00
FOUL FOUL 11.86m(1.5)
18 Kelcey McKinney Ohio State 11.77m 4.1 38-07.50
11.64m(4.0) 11.77m(4.1) FOUL
19 Nakeisha Jones unattached 11.67m 1.9 38-03.50
FOUL 11.67m(1.9) 11.51m(1.5)
20 Ashley Potter Oregon 11.64m 1.0 38-02.25
11.64m(1.0) 11.47m(2.5) FOUL
21 Goziam Okolie unattached 11.20m 2.7 36-09.00
FOUL FOUL 11.20m(2.7)

Women Shot Put
Top 8 Advance to Finals
World: W 20.54m 7/1/1989 Astrid Kumbernuss, GER
American: A 17.60m 6/1/1991 Eileen Vanisi, Texas
Meet: M 17.57m 6/22/2002 Laura Gerraughty, North Carolina
Name Year Team Finals
1 Anastasia Jelmini unattached 16.15m 53-00.00
14.44m 16.15m 15.23m
2 Danielle Frere Iowa State 15.06m 49-05.00
15.06m FOUL 14.45m
3 Khadija Abdullah Louisville 14.87m 48-09.50
14.76m 14.87m PASS
4 Jacquelyne Leffler Kansas State 14.77m 48-05.50
FOUL 14.77m FOUL
5 Becky O'Brien unattached 14.61m 47-11.25
14.61m 14.33m 13.34m
6 Amanda Vandyke Texas 14.55m 47-09.00
14.11m FOUL 14.55m
7 Laishema Hampton Iowa State 14.52m 47-07.75
14.06m 14.52m FOUL
8 Jillian Rushin unattached 14.19m 46-06.75
13.23m 13.32m 14.19m
9 Maureen Laffan Virginia 14.18m 46-06.25
12.61m 14.00m 14.18m
10 Vanessa Henry Md En Shore 14.04m 46-00.75
13.97m 13.52m 14.04m
11 Kristy Woods Buffalo 13.97m 45-10.00
13.97m FOUL FOUL
12 Breanna Radford Throw 1 Deep 13.73m 45-00.50
12.68m 13.73m 13.68m
13 Alyssa Hasslen McMinnville T C 13.72m 45-00.25
13.71m 13.72m FOUL
14 Atasha Warren South Florida 13.58m 44-06.75
12.74m FOUL 13.58m
15 Shant'e White Buffalo 13.52m 44-04.25
12.55m 13.25m 13.52m
16 Bethany Blackburn Air Force Academy 13.46m 44-02.00
13.37m 13.46m 13.29m
17 Stacee Roberts South Carolina 13.30m 43-07.75
13.00m 13.26m 13.30m
18 Bailey Wagner Georgia Tech 13.26m 43-06.00
12.86m 13.26m 13.15m
19 Jane Swenson unattached 13.15m 43-01.75
12.79m 13.15m FOUL
20 Cassandra Woodall Brigham Young 12.90m 42-04.00
12.90m FOUL 12.83m
21 Samantha Gable Miami/Ohio 12.57m 41-03.00
12.02m 12.37m 12.57m
-- Taylor Freeman Arizona FOUL

Women Discus Throw
Top 8 Advance to Finals
World: W 74.40m 9/13/1988 Ilke Wyludda, GDR
American: A 63.44m 5/21/1997 Seilala Sua, UCLA
Meet: M 60.54m 6/21/1997 Seilala Sua, UCLA

Name Year Team Finals
1 Anastasia Jelmini unattached 53.30m 174-10 53.30m 52.72m 51.96m 49.81m 43.92m 51.18m
2 Erin Pendleton unattached 51.65m 169-05
50.57m 47.08m 47.81m 46.90m 46.41m 51.65m
3 Aslynn Halvorson unattached 51.63m 169-05
41.81m 42.13m 49.17m 49.59m 51.63m 45.77m
4 Taylor Freeman Arizona 49.92m 163-09
FOUL 44.12m 47.37m 49.92m 46.73m 47.15m
5 Alyssa Hasslen McMinnville T C 47.46m 155-08
35.12m 44.59m 45.98m 45.14m 47.46m 46.64m
6 Natalie Baird William & Mary 47.44m 155-08
40.09m 47.44m 46.80m FOUL FOUL 45.72m
7 Jacquelyne Leffler Kansas State 47.17m 154-09
46.64m 47.17m FOUL 44.99m 46.80m 46.35m
8 Erin Wykoff Virginia 46.44m 152-04
37.69m 44.97m FOUL 45.10m 45.76m 46.44m
9 Bailey Wagner Georgia Tech 44.14m 144-10
FOUL 38.54m 44.14m
10 Morgan Wilken Nebraska 43.52m 142-09
43.52m FOUL FOUL
11 Caitlin Way unattached 42.79m 140-05
40.50m 42.79m FOUL
12 Elizabeth Rohl unattached 42.62m 139-10
38.82m FOUL 42.62m
13 Becky O'Brien unattached 42.11m 138-02
42.11m FOUL 39.77m
14 Jessica Waggoner unattached 41.42m 135-11
40.52m 39.95m 41.42m
15 Kristin Wykoff S I U Edwardsvil 40.60m 133-02
40.60m 40.46m 39.97m
16 Ashley Pyka U S C 40.59m 133-02
40.59m FOUL FOUL
-- Jillian Rushin unattached FOUL

Women Hammer Throw
Top 8 Advance to Finals
World: W 73.24m 6/24/2005 Zhang Wenxiu, CHN
American: A 61.44m 5/30/1998 Maureen Griffin, Idaho HS
Meet: M 59.40m 6/23/2000 Carrie Soong, UCLA
Name Year Team Finals
1 Casey Kraychir VS Athletics 57.22m 187-09
50.02m 45.11m 52.50m 55.05m 55.12m 57.22m
2 Elizabeth Rohl unattached 56.05m 183-11
FOUL 50.80m 51.59m 55.13m 56.05m 51.44m
3 Lauren Chambers Throw 1 Deep 54.89m 180-01
FOUL 52.63m 54.89m 52.56m FOUL 53.53m
4 Victoria Flowers Connecticut 54.88m 180-01
54.88m FOUL 50.27m 53.56m 54.19m FOUL
5 Patrice Gates Throw 1 Deep 54.55m 179-00
48.69m FOUL 49.71m 52.45m 53.48m 54.55m
6 J'Quyra Moncur-Blue Throw 1 Deep 51.86m 170-02
49.73m FOUL 47.66m 48.83m 51.86m 50.71m
7 Amanda Bingson U N L V 51.82m 170-00
50.79m 51.82m 49.36m FOUL 48.34m FOUL
8 Jacquelyne Leffler Kansas State 51.14m 167-09
49.33m FOUL 49.53m 51.14m 47.98m 48.87m
9 Samantha Gable Miami/Ohio 49.04m 160-11
47.72m 46.26m 49.04m
10 Emily Niehaus Centre College Ky 48.75m 159-11
FOUL 45.13m 48.75m
11 Maddy Midles Camas Hammer 48.22m 158-02
47.68m 48.22m 48.16m
12 Meaghan McGovern Richmond 48.08m 157-09
47.83m 47.84m 48.08m
13 La Quoya Kelly Tennessee 47.87m 157-01
47.87m FOUL 46.60m
14 Katie Kraychir VS Athletics 47.80m 156-10
FOUL 44.75m 47.80m
15 Laishema Hampton Iowa State 47.57m 156-01
47.57m FOUL FOUL
16 Jane Swenson unattached 47.52m 155-11
44.19m 45.77m 47.52m
17 Shant'e White Buffalo 46.43m 152-04
44.86m 46.43m FOUL
18 Sharayah Kenady Concordia/Portland 46.40m 152-03
43.38m 42.91m 46.40m
19 Natalie Baird William & Mary 46.39m 152-02
46.39m FOUL 41.84m
20 Kaitlyn Griffith Youngstown State 45.89m 150-07
45.89m FOUL FOUL
21 Symmone Fisher Monmouth 44.05m 144-06
FOUL FOUL 44.05m
22 Cassandra Woodall Brigham Young 43.82m 143-09
FOUL FOUL 43.82m
23 Kristin Cameron unattached 40.31m 132-03
40.31m FOUL FOUL
-- Danielle Frere Iowa State FOUL

USA Track and Field Championships: Vessey so close, so far away from World Championships

High School Hammer



260'00" Conor McCullough JR Chaminade, West Hills, CA

Class Records

213'00" Conor McCullough FR Chaminade, West Hills, CA
243'11" Conor McCullough SO Chaminade, West Hills, CA
260'00" Conor McCullough JR Chaminade, West Hills, CA
256'09" Conor McCullough SR Chaminade, West Hills, CA


256'09" Conor McCullough SR Chaminade, West Hills, CA
232'06" Justin Welch JR Eastwood, Pemberville, OH
06-16 *
228'01" Alec Faldermeyer JR Minisink Valley, Slate Hill, NY
06-08 *
224'08" Mike Gama SR Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI
218'04" Ben Stancombe SR Bloomington South, IN
214'02" Josh Faboyede SR Classical, Providence, RI
210'08" Brad Bolton SO El Toro, Lake Forest, CA
210'03" Nabil Mubarak SR Grayson, Loganville, GA
205'03" Davis Fraker JR McIntosh, Peachtree City, GA
204'08" Robert Guider SR Danbury, CT
203'08" Will Janes SR Rogers, Newport, RI
202'11" Enrique Gaitan SO Sprayberry, Marietta, GA
199'08" AJ Guerra JR Woodstock Academy, CT
196'06" Miles Freberg SR Walton, Marietta, GA
193'11" Brett Hardin JR Harrison, Marietta, GA
193'09" Nathan Estes SR North High, Phoenix, AZ
192'06" Jon Lawson SO Prairie, Vancouver, WA
190'06" Max Milder JR Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI
186'11" Greg Skipper SO Oregon City, OR
186'06" Edward Brentnall SO Lovett, Atlanta, GA
186'02" Nate Irwin SO Chariho, Wood River Junction, RI
186'01" Matt Lloyd JR Camas, WA
185'02" Evan Palmer SR Shenendehowa, Clifton Park, NY
184'10" John Steele JR Barrington, RI
184'01" Matt Post SR Whitney, Rocklin, CA
183'03" Bob Fiedler SR Tri-Valley Secondary, Grahamsville, NY
182'06" Cody Bahrke SR Tri-Center, Neola, IA
181'02" Mike Levine SR Commack, NY
181'02" Dave Linback SR Cumberland, RI
181'01" Vinny Grasso SR South Kingstown, Wakefield, RI
181'01" Brendan Morales SR Westminster, MD
180'02" James Hall JR Beacon, NY
180'02" Stephen Simalchik SR Danbury, CT
06-17 *
178'00" Mike Maloof SO Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI
177'11" Ed Brown SR Bay Shore, NY
177'10" T.J. Liguori SR Westerly, RI
177'03" Bryan Duncan JR Iberia, MO
06-13 *
176'03" Dustin Brode JR Canfield, OH
06-16 *
175'05" Teddy Mottola SR Iona Prep, New Rochelle, NY
175'03" John Spelman SR Toll Gate, Warwick, RI
174'08" Michael Kidder SR Kings, Kings Mill, OH
171'06" Rich Larkin SR West Warwick, RI
171'03" Gabre Winters JR Classical, Providence, RI
170'03" Bryce Rauhof SR McIntosh, Peachtree City, GA
169'06" Lee Cullion SR Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI
169'04" Justin Gomez JR Centerville, OH
168'08" Mark Passine JR Hebron, IN
06-20 *
168'01" Ryan Bitsko SR Wayne, Huber Heights, OH
167'10" Tyler Prendergast JR Shenendehowa, Clifton Park, NY
167'07" Tom Briggs SR North Kingstown, RI
167'05" Justin Favreau JR South Kingstown, Wakefield, RI
167'04" Shane McLoughlin JR South Kingstown, Wakefield, RI
166'08" Ethan Reese SR Meadowbrook, Byesvile, OH
165'11" Kyle Albrecht SR Arlington, LaGrangeville, NY
165'07" Jason Moon SR Amity, CT
06-17 *
165'02" Nico Danielson FR Central Falls, RI
164'03" Bobby Rodgers JR Everett, WA
164'01" John A. Gonzales JR Clovis, CA
164'00" Nathan Fetter SR Warwick Veterans Memorial, RI
163'03" Josh Choquette SO Plainfield, Central Village, CT
06-17 *
163'02" Andrew Dunkleberger SO Whitfield Academy, Mableton, GA
163'01" Kris Leverette JR Marietta, GA
162'04" Antonio Asermelly SR Chariho, Wood River Junction, RI
162'03" Matt Beyland JR Centerville, OH
162'01" Peter Collins SO DeMatha Catholic, Hyattsville, MD
162'01" Simon Cleary SR St. John the Baptist, West Islip, NY
162'01" Marcus Vicars SR Genoa Area, OH
162'00" Wilson Adams JR Barrington, RI
161'05" Jeremy Days SR New Rochelle, NY
161'01" Nico Erasquin SR Rogers, Newport, RI
160'11" Matt Butler JR Lincoln, RI
160'00" Jared Turner SR Elk Grove, CA
159'11" Mike Mulligan JR Rogers, Newport, RI
159'10" Tim Phok JR Classical, Providence,RI
159'06" Jeffery Rutherford SO Eastwood, Pemberville, OH
158'01" Tanner Harris SR Sheldon, Eugene, OR
157'09" Mark Caprio JR Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI
157'07" Aaron Licon SR Alta Loma, CA
157'02" Meko Washington SO Classical, Providence, RI
155'05 Mike Montavon SO Centerville, OH
154'10" Marcus Adame-Hill SR Los Altos, Hacienda Heights, CA
154'08" Jason German SR Meadowbrook, Byesville, OH
154'06" Ted Wynne SR Lincoln, RI
153'04" Anthony Franks SR Ballston Spa, NY
153'04" Luc Lacerte JR Barrington, RI
153'01" Chris Gage SR Capital, Olympia, WA
152'08" Gustavo Reynoso SR Classical, Providence, RI
152'06" Josh Ballenger JR Fremont Ross, OH
152'06" Jon Paul Reed 8TH Newnan, GA (H)
152'03" Jared Harrison SO Wayne, Huber Heights, OH
152'00" Luis Alvarez SO Mt. Pleasant, Providence, RI
151'09" Thomas Servino SO Monroe-Woodbury, Central Valley, NY
06-08 *
151'00" Johnny Gonzales JR Colton, CA
151'00" Terry Perkins SR Piqua, OH

National Record

263'09" Conor McCullough JR Chaminade, West Hills, CA


240'11" Alec Faldermeyer JR Minisink Valley, Slate Hill, NY
223'01" Brad Bolton SO El Toro, Lake Forest, CA
214'04" Davis Fraker JR McIntosh, Peachtree City, GA
213'04" Enrique Gaitan SO Sprayberry, Marietta, GA
200'04" AJ Guerra JR Woodstock Academy, CT
194'02" Brett Hardin JR Harrison, Marietta, GA
184'05" Edward Brentnall SO Lovett, Atlanta, GA
178'03" Greg Skipper SO Oregon City, OR
161'04" Marcus Adame-Hill SR Los Altos, CA
154'01" Nathan Loe SO north Cobb Christian, Nashville, GA

National Record

248'11" Conor McCullough JR Chaminade, West Hills, CA

Class Records

203'11" Conor McCullough FR Chaminade, West Hills, CA
197'06" Brad Bolton SO El Toro, Lake Forest, CA
248'11" Conor McCullough JR Chaminade, West Hills, CA
241'05" Walter Henning SR St. Anthony's, South Huntington, NY


221'01" Conor McCullough SR Chaminade, West Hills, CA
211'04" Alec Faldermeyer JR Minisink Valley, Slate Hill, NY
204'10" Mike Gama SR Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI
198'01" Davis Fraker JR McIntosh, Peachtree City, GA
197'06" Brad Bolton SO El Toro, Lake Forest, CA
197'04" Ben Stancombe SR Bloomington South, IN
195'08" Nabil Mubarak SR Grayson, Loganville, GA
186'08" Enrique Gaitan SO Sprayberry, Marietta, GA
183'06" Matt Post SR Whitney, Rocklin, CA
182'02" Bret Hardin JR Harrison, Marietta, GA
177'09" Edward Brentnall SO Lovett, Atlanta, GA
175'08" Miles Freberg SR Walton, Marietta, GA
173'05" Josh Faboyede SR Classical, Providence, RI
169'01" Max Milder JR Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI
164'05" John Steele JR Barrington, RI
164'04" Will Janes SR Rogers, Newport, RI
159'06" Bryce Rauhof SR McIntosh, Peachtree City, GA
157'11" Rich Larkin SR West Warwick, RI
152'09" Justin Favreau JR South Kingstown, Wakefield, RI
151'05" T.J. Liguori SR Westerly, RI
150'10" Tucker Weathers SR Bret Harte, Altaville, CA
149'00" Nico Danielson FR Central Falls, RI
147'05" Wilson Adams JR Barrington, RI
147'05" Anthony Mangino SR Placer, Auburn, CA
145'00" Gabre Winters JR Classical, Providence, RI

National Record

216'02" Jacob Freeman SR Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI

Class Records

149'09" Zack Richards FR Monroe, WA
186'03" Wes Wright SO Villa Rica, GA
210'11" Walter Henning JR St. Anthony's, South Huntington, NY
216'02" Jacob Freeman SR Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI


210'07" Conor McCullough SR Chaminade, West Hills, CA
164'07" AJ Guerra JR Woodstock Academy, CT
159'02" Nabil Mubarak SR Grayson, Loganville, GA
147'06" Matt Lloyd JR Camas, WA
143'07" Jon Lawson SO Prairie, Vancouver, WA
142'06" Edward Brentnall SO Lovett, Atlanta, GA

National Record

201'07" Maureen Griffin SR Pocatello, ID

Class Records

173'04" Casey Kraychir FR Twentynine Palms, CA
180'04" Casey Kraychir SO Twentynine Palms, CA
190'03" Casey Kraychir JR Twentynine Palms, CA
201'07" Maureen Griffin SR Pocatello, ID


201'06" Lauren Chambers SR Kell, Marietta, GA
190'03" Casey Kraychir JR Twentynine Palms, CA
176'08" Katie Kraychir SO Twentynine Palms, CA
176'00" Patrice Gates JR Villa Rica, GA
172'02" Jazmin Miller SR Hiram, GA
167'07" Olivia Midles JR Capital, Olympia, WA
165'00" Brittney Lawson SR Woonsocket, RI
162'11" Nicole Heinl SR Barrington, RI
162'10" Maddy Midles SR Camas, WA
161'03" Katie Bragg SR Star's Mill, Peachtree City, GA
160'11" J'Quyra Moncur-Blue SR East Side, Conyers, GA
160'04" Karen Henning JR St. Anthony's, South Huntington, NY
157'04" Erin Pendleton SR Woodmore, Elmore, OH
155'08" Ashley Clasen SR Shoreham-Wading River, Shoreham, NY
154'11" Daina Levy SO Kennesaw Mountain, Kennesaw, GA
154'07" Lee Stowers SR LaSalle Academy, Providence, RI
153'09" Breanna Radford SR Alpharetta, GA
152'06" Angela Onye JR Classical, Providence, RI
150'09" Rosie Read SR Exeter-West Greenwich, W. Greenwich, RI
149'08" Sally Marie Futch SO Bullock Academy, Statesboro, GA
148'07" Ashlen Veatch FR Cave Spring, Roanoke, VA
148'06" Erin Atkinson JR Ladue Horton Watkins, St. Louis, MO
06-13 *
148'00" Ali Procopio SR Toll Gate, Warwick, RI
147'02" Alexis Thomas SR Wayne, Huber Heights, OH
144'02" Jasmine Stray SR Centralia, WA
142'09" Charlotte Pope SR New Rochelle, NY
140'03" Michelle Poet JR Glendale, CA (H)
140'02" Aleide Fernandes SO Central Falls, RI
140'01" Taylor Dupont SO Star's Mill, Peachtree City, GA
139'02" Charlotte Mintzer JR Barrington, RI
138'00" Robyn McFetters SO Barrington, RI
06-20 *
136'10" Savannah Gordon SO Shenendehowa, Clifton Park, NY
136'02" Brittany Power SR LaSalle Academy, Providence, RI
132'11" Monica Phillips FR Pope, Marietta, GA
132'08" Catherine Lauro JR Classical, Providence, RI
132'07" Katy Keller JR Milford, NH
130'10" Megan Fannon SR St. Pius X, Atlanta, GA
130'04" Emily Keene SR Boone Grove, Valparaiso, IN
129'03" Nnenna Okwara SR Charlotte Latin, NC
06-20 *
128'10" Carly Pendleton SO Woodmore, Elmore, OH
06-20 *
128'02" Shelby Ashe SO St. Pius X, Atlanta, GA
127'09" McKenzie Warren FR Sandy, OR
127'00" Aslynn Halvorson SR Butler, Matthews, NC
06-20 *
126'08" Dwanya Freeland SR A. Phillip Randolph, New York, NY
125'10" Jill Rushin JR Jackson, MO
124'10" Moriah Young SR McDonogh, Owings Mills, MD
06-20 *
124'05" Georgia Elgar JR Smithfield, RI
123'09" Comfort Dentor JR Hope, Providence, RI
122'03" Bianca Silvestri SR West Warwick, RI
122'03" Jerilynn Turenne SR West Warwick, RI
122'00" Rena Oakley JR South Kingstown, Wakefield, RI
121'08" Shannon Watt SR Jackson Memorial, NJ
06-20 *
120'10" Becky Cousens FR Portsmouth, RI
120'04" Dorienne Ordaz FR Bravo Magnet, Los Angeles, CA
120'03" Kate Exner JR Tri Valley Secondary, Grahamsville, NY
120'01" Megan Rust JR Kouts, IN
* = Improvement or addition since last update.

Addition, updates, or corrections would be appreciated.
Please send to: Bob Gourley 3 Greenville Drive, Barrington, RI 02806
(401) 246-0243 or via e-mail at

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Peanut Harms from Eugene

I know, I know...I said my Sunday e-mail was my last but after meeting with folks from the Villard St. Pub and www.runnerspace.com I am REALLY PSYCHED for this week's festivities! I think you will be too...(even if you aren't coming!) ! The Track & Field inertia has swung so far in the direction of the VSP that RUNNERSPACE.COM will be Streaming Live FROM THE PUB (many special guests from the World of Track & Field, past and present!) right after their LIVE FEED OF THE ACTUAL MEET!
Here is why I am fired up:

A. ....new Video of 1968 AAU's (Sacramento Sprint Duals!) has been added to the Movie Presentation at the Villard St. Pub....This is so important we have ADDED another showing of Both Videos Saturday Morning @ 11 am!! Don't Miss it!

B. To support the Above added showing, & cater to Hootie Runners a BURRITO AND BLOODY MARY $10 SPECIAL HAS BEEN ADDED to the Menu!

C. $12! SALMON DINNER & RIB DINNER with all of the Fixins'! has been added to the Dinner Menu at the Villard St. Pub....

D. Mai Tai's and Hawaiian Punch Mixed Drinks have been added To the Token Redemption Menu! So now you have your choice of these drinks or 4 microbrews!

So, with increased staffing, the Villard St. Beer & Food Garden, and a Greater Selection of Food and Drinks Villard St. Pub should be at the Top of the List of your "places to be" in Eugene this weekend!

Looking forward to seeing you...
Unofficial Ambassador of Fun at USA Track and Field Meets!

Know it all clinic and John Larralde


We are putting on a fund raising (and fun raising) clinic to help benefit John Larralde, the long time coach at Carpinteria High School. John was in a coma for a week and hospitalized for 4 weeks due to complications from the MRSA staph infection. As a result, he has some rather significant hospital bills. John has done so much for so many and we are trying to help him with those bills. Some of you may know him as a former assistant at Cal, or the head coach at Santa Barbara City College. Still others may know him in his present position, as an assistant at Westmont College. For many years, he was one of the guiding lights for the fantastic Carpinteria High program, coaching such outstanding athletes as Coley Candaele.

Brian FitzGerald of Rio Mesa, Kevin Smith of Oak Park, Tim O'Rourke of Mt Sac and LA 84 fame, Ken Reeves, and Van Latham of Carpinteria have banded together to form the "fly by the seat of the pants productions" to create the return of the Know IT All Clinic. Originally active in the late 1980s and early 1990s, it was a very informal clinic where high school staffs met in event areas. This was not your powerpoint/lecture clinic, it was high school coaches helping each other coaching high school athletes from the fastest to the speed challenged. The curriculum is coach driven and each session will be unique The clinic always concluded with a very enjoyable coaches' social.

This year, the clinic is scheduled for August 1 in the lovely seaside town of Carpinteria. Bring the family, bring the staff and enjoy a weekend of interaction, sand, surf and enjoyment. The cost per staff is $100. Individuals can attend for $35. All proceeds will go directly to John's hospital bills and no speaker fees will be paid. However, in these tight times, if you would like to attend and don't have the money, come down for the interaction and forget the clinic fee. On the other hand, if you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation to help with John's bill, please don't hesitate to send me a check (make them out to Carpinteria Boosters, John Larralde fund).

Vern Gambetti, the founding father of functional training and former Cal Bears head coach will be there to work with Brian FitzGerald and Kevin Smith on the sprint staff. Fred Morgan, the highly successful throws coach from Ventura High (coached CIF D1 Champion in the boys' and girls' shot and Masters' Champions in the boys' shot and girls' discus), Terry Hearst and Erik Pedersen of Royal Results (timers for Division 4 CIF prelims, CIF Finals, CIF SS Masters Meet, USC-UCLA Dual Meet, Arcadia Invitational, Ventura County championships along with several other meets) will do a session on Hy-Tek including meet manager and team manager. Rich Benoy, Larry Knuth, Cary Nerelli, Matt Farmer and Tim O'Rourke are just a few of the other folks who have committed to help out for this clinic. Other specific staff members will be listed as information comes available. See attached flyer for more information.

Please contact Ken Reeves at kenreeves@sbcglobal.net if you would like more information or if you would like to make a donation.

Trafton throwing weight around

High School Athletes Chase Sub-4-Minute Mile

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Anna Jelmini

Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Anna Jelmini

California standout named nation's top high school performer

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In its third decade of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in partnership with ESPN RISE, today announced senior thrower Anna Jelmini of Shafter High School (Shafter, Calif.) as its 2008-09 Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year.

Of the 22 student-athletes ever to win Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year honors, 14 hail from the state of California. Jelmini joins Melisa Weis (1989-90, Bakersfield HS) as the only other high school girls track & field athlete from the Bakersfield area to earn Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year honors.

The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field, distinguishes Jelmini as the nation's best high school girls track & field athlete. A national advisory board comprised of sportswriters and sport-specific experts from around the country helped select Jelmini from more than 447,000 high school girls track & field athletes nationwide. Jelmini is now a finalist for the prestigious Gatorade Female High School Athlete of the Year award, to be presented at a special afternoon ceremony prior to The ESPY Awards in July.

The 5-foot-9 senior thrower broke the national prep record this spring by launching the discus 190 feet, 3 inches at the California Interscholastic Federation Central Section Sequoia Sierra Area Meet in May. The 2008 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships discus gold medalist, Jelmini also put the shot 54 feet, 4.75 inches at the CIF area meet, which ranked as the nation's best prep performance of 2009 and the No. 2 throw all-time among American girls prep competitors at the time of her selection. She doubled in the discus and shot put events at the CIF State Track and Field Championships earlier this month, setting the state record in each apparatus (186-9 and 53-8, respectively) and becoming the first girls thrower in California history to win both events in consecutive years. The Generals finished fourth in the state as a team. A participant in last summer's 2008 IAAF World Junior Championships in Poland, where she reached the discus event finals, Jelmini finished 19th at the 2008 USA Track & Field Olympic Team Trials last July.

Jelmini has maintained a 3.83 core-academic GPA in the classroom. An active member of the St. Francis Catholic Church community, she has volunteered locally on behalf of the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation and in association with an elementary school literacy-outreach program. Jelmini has also donated her time to an area junior high school library renovation project, as well as multiple food drives. As Shafter High's Associated Student Body Commissioner of Girls Athletics, Jelmini has been a tireless fundraising booster for the Generals' athletic program, which is heavily privately funded.

"For an athlete to set one national record and be within a whisper of another is unheard of in prep outdoor track and field," said Steve Underwood, News Editor for dyestat.com. "But Anna Jelmini has done just that in the shot and discus. It's been exciting that she's captured the discus record. Her four-foot improvement in the shot, however, has really wowed the track community and set her apart as probably the greatest combo thrower ever, of either gender."

Jelmini has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete in track and field on scholarship at Arizona State University this fall.

"Without question, Anna is deserving of recognition as the nation's best high school girls track & field athlete based on her statistics on the field and the impact her play had on Shafter's success," said Gatorade Senior Vice President of Sports Marketing Jeff Urban. "But she is also a shining example to peers and aspiring young players of what a leader and a student-athlete should be. She represents everything we hope for in a Gatorade Player of the Year recipient."

The Gatorade Player of the Year program annually recognizes one winner in the District of Columbia and each of the 50 states that sanction high school football, girls volleyball, boys and girls cross country, boys and girls basketball, boys and girls soccer, baseball, softball, and boys and girls track & field, and awards one National Player of the Year in each sport. The selection process is administered by ESPN RISE, which works with top sport-specific experts and a media advisory board of accomplished, veteran prep sports journalists to determine the state winners in each sport.

Former notable Gatorade National Players of the Year include:

Reigning 200-meter world champion Allyson Felix
2004 Athens Olympic Games 4-x-400-meter gold medalist Monique Henderson
2006 IAAF World Athlete of the Year and 400-meter American record-holder Sanya Richards
NFL all-time leading rusher Emmitt Smith
Softball Olympic gold medalist Cat Osterman
Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Peyton Manning
Kansas City Royals ace Zach Grienke
WNBA all-time leading scorer and rebounder Lisa Leslie

For more on the Gatorade Player of the Year program, including nomination information and lists of past winners and future announcement dates, visit gatorade.com/playeroftheyear.



2008-09 Anna Jelmini Shafter HS/Shafter, CA High School

2007-08 Chanelle Price Easton Area HS/Easton, PA Univ. of

2006-07 Emily Pendleton Woodmore HS/Elmore, OH Univ. of

2005-06 Bianca Knight Ridgeland/Ridgeland, MS Univ. of Texas

2004-05 Brittany Daniels Merrill F. West/Tracy, CA Univ. of

2003-04 Shalonda Solomon Long Beach Poly/ Univ. of South
Englewood, CA Carolina

2002-03 Allyson Felix Los Angeles Baptist/ USA Track &
North Hills, CA Field/adidas

2001-02 Sanya Richards St. Thomas Aquinas/ USA Track &
Ft. Lauderdale, FL Field/Nike

2000-01 Ychlindria Spears Luling/Luling, TX Univ. of Texas

1999-00 Monique Henderson Samuel FB Morse/ USA Track &
San Diego, CA Field/Reebok

1998-99 Stacy Martin Edgewood/Ellettsville, IN Auburn Grad.

1997-98 Angela Williams Chino/Chino, CA USA Track &

1996-97 Kinshasa Davis Woodrow Wilson/ USC Grad.
Long Beach, CA

1995-96 Kim Mortensen Thousand Oaks/ UCLA Grad.
Thousand Oaks, CA

1994-95 Joanna Hayes J.W. North/Riverside, CA USA Track &

1993-94 Suzy Powell Thomas Downey/Modesto, CA USA Track &

1992-93 Marion Jones Thousand Oaks/ USA Track &
Thousand Oaks, CA Field/Nike

1991-92 Marion Jones Thousand Oaks/ USA Track &
Thousand Oaks, CA Field/Nike

1990-91 Marion Jones Rio Mesa/Oxnard, CA USA Track &

1989-90 Melisa Weis Bakersfield/ Cal State-
Bakersfield, CA Bakersfield Grad.

1988-89 Angela Burnham Rio Mesa/Oxnard, CA UCLA Grad.

1987-88 Chryste Gaines South Oak Cliff/Dallas, TX Stanford Grad.

1986-87 Janeene Vickers Pomona/Pomona, CA UCLA Grad.

1985-86 Yolanda Johnson George Washington/ Univ. of
Denver, CO Colorado Grad.

SOURCE Gatorade

Purvis among Ducks chasing trip to Trinidad

Pam Am Junior Champs doubtful

USATF and Flotrack partner to provide livewebcasts of 2009 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

For Immediate Release
June 23, 2009

Jim Estes
Associate Director of LDR Programs/Marketing
USA Track & Field
317-713-4661; Jim.Estes@usatf.org

USATF and Flotrack partner to provide livewebcasts of 2009 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

INDIANAPOLIS -USA Track & Field announced Tuesday that it will partner with Flotrack.org to provide live webcasts of both open and junior events at the 2009 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. The Championships will be held Thursday through Sunday at the University of Oregon's Hayward Field. This event is the selection event for the 2009 IAAF World Championships which will be contested in August in Berlin, Germany.

Flotrack will supplement USATF's official television coverage with live, real-time coverage with race calls of every event at the USA Junior Outdoor Championships while also providing bonus, live, real-time coverage and race calls of select open events during the USA Outdoor Championships.

"As USA Track & Field continues to develop our web-based initiatives, Flotrack presents us with a popular platform to access our fanbase," said USA Track & Field CEO Doug Logan. "Partnering with Flotrack will enable us to provide thorough coverage of our Championships and to expand the reach of our sport."

In addition to race coverage, Flotrack will provide fans with exclusive interviews with track & field superstars, as well as behind the scenes access to select areas such as at the practice track and trackside press conferences.

Coverage begins Thursday with full-day webcasts of all events with a focus on the early rounds of the 400m, 800m, 1,500m and open men's and women's 10,000m finals.

News and Video of the 2009 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships will be available at www.usatf.org and www.visachampionshipseries.com.

About Flotrack.org

Flotrack.org has been a leader in web video coverage for the sport of track & field and long distance running for the last three years. Every year, Flotrack travels to hundreds of events in the U.S. and around the world to showcase some of the biggest and most prestigious events in the sport, with unique event coverage and behind the scenes interviews with athletes, coaches, event directors and legends of the sport, giving track fans the coverage our sport deserves. Track is back. www.Flotrack.org.

About USA Track & Field

USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, some of the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the #1 high school and junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States.

For more information on USATF, visit www.usatf.org

# # #

Forward email

This email was sent to conning@aol.com by jim.estes@usatf.org.
Update Profile/Email Address | Instant removal with SafeUnsubscribe™ | Privacy Policy. Email Marketing by

USA Track & Field | 132 E. Washington Street | Suite 800 | Indianapolis | IN | 46204


Mark Winitz
Media Coordinator,. The San Francisco Marathon(tam)
Win-It!z Sports Public Relations
(650) 948-0618 - Direct
winitz@earth link.net

The San Francisco Marathon


Environment is One of the Event's Top Priorities

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - (June 22, 2009) - The San Francisco Marathon(tm),
scheduled for Sunday, July 26, 2009, has announced a number of leading
edge "green" initiatives to minimize the impact of the event's 20,000
runners on the environment. In 2007, the event made a conscious effort at
"going green," when most road races were still figuring out how to
preserve precious natural resources.

Since then, The San Francisco Marathon (SFM) became one of the first
races to appear on Runner's World magazine's list of environmentally
friendly events. Last fall, an article in the New York Times ("Saving the
Earth, One Road Race at a Time," 9/24/08) described how in 2008 SFM spent
about $10,000 specifically on environmentally sound operations.

Road Race Management includes SFM as an environmentally responsible
industry leader in its Guide to Greener Running Events. Running USA, a
nationwide membership organization of road running events, noted in its
Running USA Wire news blast how product marketers are tripping over each
other to associate with pro-green organizations, and how SFM "lined up an
impressive list of sponsors to help implement its green plan."

Last year, runners from all 50 states and 56 countries participated in
the San Francisco event's signature marathon (26.2 miles), two half
marathons, and 5K run/walk.

"In an eco-responsible state such as California, our event feels an
obligation to implement ambitious and inventive earth-friendly policies
as an important example and service to our participants," said Sophia Li,
the San Francisco Marathon's Race Director. "Today, we've infinitely
increased our quantities of recyclable and compostable tonnage while
significantly decreasing the amount of waste a race can create. At the
end of the day, our goal is to eliminate all unnecessary waste and
preserve all ecological resources while providing a quality race for our

The amount of garbage alone that a large road race can produce has been
ignored for too long according to some environmentalists: thousands of
pounds of discarded paper cups and bib numbers, water bottles, uneaten
food, paper registration forms, entrant and results sheets, plastic goody
and tote bags, and dumped runner's clothing. The CO2 emissions generated
by thousands of runners traveling to a race, shuttle vans and other race
vehicles, and power generators run by petroleum gas contribute to global

But, the road running industry, with an estimated 8.9 million finishers
annually (2009) in the U.S., is making a dedicated effort toward
environmental responsibility, according to Keith Peters, the President of
Eco-Logistics, a consulting firm that advises road races about greening
their events, and the author of Guide to Greener Running Events.

"Although there's no real count of green races, per se, 67 percent of the
races I've polled have changed their environmental outlook in the past 18
months," Peters said. "This change in outlook can be summed up in just a
few words: Race directors are responding to market trends and media
coverage to reduce their environmental footprints. Races are becoming
more green because the information and resources are out there to help
race directors produce greener events."

From collecting donations by race entrants that are directed at energy
offsets to using alternative fuel options, the San Francisco Marathon is
talking a lead role in this trend:

* SFM's stated environmental policy is: Try to do everything possible
related to the environment and try to set an example by thinking of
innovative ways to address environmental issues.

* At last year's event, SFM recycled and composted 20,000 pounds of
race day garbage. SFM creates and implements recycling plans with all of
its vendors.

* After the 2008 race, 10,000 pounds of leftover food, and more than
1,000 pairs of used running shoes, were donated to local charities such
as the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and Delancey Street.

* Compostable drinking cups only are distributed to runners on the race
course, and before and after the race.

* Starting with this year's race, biodegradable goody bags that can be
reused as runner drop/sweats bags will be distributed to all entrants.
SFM creates reusable tote/equipment bags from old street banners. All
paper entrant lists, on-site results printouts, heatsheets and runner
D-tags (timing chips) will be recycled.

* SFM's entry fees are lower for runners who enter online versus paper
registration, providing an additional incentive to reduce waste.
Approximately 99 percent of SFM's participants register electronically.
All finishers receive an online electronic finisher's certificate rather
than a paper certificate.

* Newsletters and other informational updates are distributed to
entrants via e-mail and the race web site -- another tree-saving measure.
The web site includes a "How Green are You" section that offers race-day
conservation tips such as: Reuse your cup at each aid station rather than
using and discarding multiple cups.

* All unused products from the race are donated to local shelters.

* SFM encourages all race registrants to donate an additional amount
($5.00 this year) beyond basic registration fees towards its Going Green
Initiative. In 2008, the race donated over $5,000 from this initiative to
Native Energy for its pioneering projects to reduce carbon emissions. In
2007, $2,600 was donated to Native Energy.

* Biodiesel fuel blends are used for the event's power generators on
race day. SFM is investigating natural gas options for its spectator and
participant buses to cut emissions.

* The race provides preferred parking for participants who carpool and
bicycle to the race and pre-race San Francisco Marathon Expo
(Friday-Saturday, July 24-25 at the San Francisco Design Center). Race
entrants and volunteers are encouraged to conveniently sign up online for
a carpool through PickupPal. Valet bicycle parking is offered through the
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition.

* SFM provides detailed public transit information for race day and the
Expo on its web site.

* Instead of lead/pace vehicles, SFM uses lead/pace bicyclists.

* SFM has created a 5-year plan for continuing its environmental
efforts. It includes eco-strategies such as partnering with a non-profit
environmental organization via the event's Cause to Run fundraising
program. When the partnership is established, race entrants can raise
money for the partner organization and receive tips and advice regarding
environmentally sound practices.

For more about The San Francisco Marathon's resource conservation efforts
and policies, please visit the event's web site at www.runsfm.com.

The 2009 San Francisco Marathon, on Sunday, July 26, starts and finishes
on the Embarcadero at Mission Street, near Justin Herman Plaza and the
Ferry Building. The official starting time is 5:30 a.m. Top runners are
expected to reach the finish line at Embarcadero and Folsom at
approximately 7:50 a.m.

REGISTRATION DETAILS and more information about The San Francisco
Marathon(tm), and all of the marathon's events, are available online at

MEDIA ACCREDITATION: Contact Mark Winitz, Media Coordinator, at
650-948-0618, 650-799-3319 (mobile), or preferably via e-mail at

# # #

About The San Francisco Marathon(tm)
The San Francisco Marathon enjoys success as the premier summertime
marathon in the U.S. San Francisco's blend of natural beauty, big city
charm, and perfect mid-summer running temperatures, make marathon running
in San Francisco a truly magical experience. Race events include a full
marathon, two half marathons (choose a half), 5K, and Progressive
Marathon. The event's unique Cause to Run program has raised over $10
million for local non-profit organizations since 2003. The San Francisco
Marathon's Youth Run4Fun running program allows San Francisco's
underprivileged youth, ages 7 to 17, to train for, and participate in,
the marathon's events without cost.

The 2009 San Francisco Marathon is sponsored by CytoSport, Gu Energy Gel,
and Organs 'R' Us. Our partners include Committed 2 Community, The San
Francisco Marathon Training Program, Youth Run4Fun, The Big Rumble, and
the San Francisco Amateur Radio Club.