Pac-10 Track and Field Athlete of the Week

April 24, 2001

Walnut Creek, Calif. -

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PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- Pacific-10 Conference outdoor track and field athlete of the week honors for the week of April 16-22:

MEN'S TRACK - Marcus Brunson, ARIZONA STATE. Brunson clocked a personal-best and NCAA automatic qualifying time of 20.37 in the 200 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays. Brunson won the third heat in the university/open section, while his 20.37 clocking topped Olympic medalist Ato Bolden's 20.76 winning time in the invitational
section. Brunson's time becomes the nation's fastest collegiate time this season (non-wind-aided). He is a senior from Tempe, Arizona.

MEN'S FIELD - Chad Wassink, STANFORD. Wassink's javelin throw of 234-0 garnered a first-place finish at the Mt. SAC Relays. The mark was a personal-best by nearly 14 feet and an NCAA provisional qualifying mark. Wassink's new mark broke the 13-year-old Stanford record in that event. Wassink is a junior from Kalispell, Mont.

WOMEN'S TRACK - Brianna Glenn, ARIZ. Glenn ran an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 11.16w to win the 100 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif. Glenn won the invitational section, beating a tough field of world-class professionals and collegians. Her 11.16w posting is the fastest time by an American woman this year
and ties for the fifth-best time in Conference history. The junior from La Mirada, Calif., was also named athlete of the week on April 10.

WOMEN'S FIELD - Christina Tolson, UCLA. Tolson won the hammer throw with an NCAA automatic qualifying mark of 214-6 at the Mt. SAC Relays. The mark broke her own Pac-10 record and ranks as the No. 2 mark on the current collegiate charts. The senior from Fountain Valley, Calif. also placed fourth in the invitational shot put
with another NCAA qualifying mark of 57-2 (No. 1 U.S college chart, No. 5 UCLA history).

2001 PAC-10 TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

MEN'S TRACK - April 10 - Santiago Lorenzo, ORE (decathlon), April 16 - Michael Campbell, ASU (400M), April 23 - Marcus Brunson, ASU (200M).

MEN'S FIELD - April 10 - John Stiegeler, ORE (JT), April 16 - David Wood, ASU (SP), April 23 - Chad Wassink, STAN (JT).

WOMEN'S TRACK - April 10 - Brianna Glenn, ARIZ (100M), April 16 - Brigita Langerholc, USC (800M), April 23 - Brianna Glenn, ARIZ (100M).

WOMEN'S FIELD - April 10 - Christina Tolson, UCLA (SP), April 16 - Tracy O'Hara, UCLA (PV), April 23 - Christina Tolson , UCLA (HT, SP).

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