Track Squads Return for Second Indoor Meet in Seattle

Jan. 31, 2002

EUGENE - In their second of four indoor track and field trips to Seattle this season, the University of Oregon men's and women's track and field teams prepares for the UW Quad Classic, Sat., Feb. 2. The Ducks will match up against Boise State, Eastern Washington, Portland, Portland State, UCLA, and Washington in the Dempsey Indoor Center.

Tentative Duck men's entries include sprinters Cory Gray and Eric Dahl, hurdlers Micah Harris, Terry Ellis, Brandon Holliday, Sean Sanderson, and Justin Weiler, middle distance runner Simon Kimata, distance runners Ryan Andrus, Adam Berqquist, Eric Logsdon, John Lucas, Noel Paulson, Seth Pilkington and Daniel Seddiqui, high jumpers Jason Boness, Kyley Johnson and Jake Horner, horizontal jumpers Foluso Akinradewo and Derek Strubel, pole vaulters Trevor Woods, Cody Howell and Jason Slye, throwers Rian Ingrim, Adam Kriz and James March, and multi-eventers Santiago Lorenzo and Billy Pappas.

Duck women's athletes expected to travel include sprinters Janette Davis, Michelle Donovan, Nikki Ferguson, Torkwase Fraser, C'Rel McAllister, Kayla Mellott, Heather Murtaugh and Daisy Pressley, hurdler Lucretia Larkin, distance runners Taylor Bryant, Erinn Gulbrandsen, Laura Harmon, Eri Macdonald, Annette Mosey, Alicia Snyder-Carlson and Carrie Zografos, jumpers Amanda Brown, Jenny Brogdon, Rachael Kriz, Mary Murphy, Clarice Hayward-Lee and Maegan Traver, pole vaulters Becky Holliday, Hannah Moore, Georgette Moyle, Niki Reed and Kirsten Riley, throwers Jamie Burk, Mary Etter, Jill Hoxmeier, Dani Keyser, Katie McKeever and Jordan Sauvage, and heptathlete Jenny Kenyon.




Tentative Event-by-Event Duck Men's Entries

60 - Dahl, Gray60 Hurdles - Ellis, Harris, Lorenzo, Pappas, Sanderson, Slye200 - Dahl, Gray400 - Holliday, Pappas, Weiler800 - PaulsonMile - Andrus, Bergquist, Kimata, Logsdon, Paulson, Seddiqui3,000 - Bergquist, Lucas, PilkingtonHigh Jump - Boness, Horner, JohnsonPole Vault - Horner, Lorenzo, Slye, WoodsLong Jump - NATriple Jump - Akinradewo, StrubelShot Put- Ingrim, MarchWeight Throw - Kriz


Tentative Event-by-Event Duck Women's Entries

60 - Brown, Fraser, Ferguson, Murtaugh60 Hurdles - Kenyon, Larkin200 - Ferguson, Fraser, Larkin, Murphy, Murtaugh400 - Davis, Donovan, McAllister, Mellott, Pressley800 - Macdonald, Mosey, Bryant, Snyder-CarlsonMile - Gulbrandsen, Harmon3,000 - ZografosHigh Jump - Brogdon, Kriz, MurphyLong Jump - Brown, KenyonTriple Jump - Brown, Hayward-Lee, TraverPole Vault - Holliday, Moore, Riley, Reed, MoyleShot Put - Etter, Keyser, McKeever, SauvageWeight Throw - Burk, Etter, Hoxmeier, Keyser, McKeever, Sauvage



Currently on the NCAA qualifying lists, several Ducks are ranked among the nation's best.

M 800 - Simon Kimata, 1st, 1:48.07 (NCAA Automatic)M 60 Hurdles - Micah Harris, RJr., 12th, 7.87 (NCAA Provisional)M Pole Vault - Trevor Woods, So., 8th, 5.30m, 17-4 1/2 (NCAA Provisional)M Pole Vault - Jason Slye, RJr., 15th, 5.20m, 17-0 1/2 (NCAA Provisional)

W Pole Vault - Becky Holliday, RJr., 3rd, 4.10m, 13-5 1/4 (NCAA Automatic)W Pole Vault - Niki Reed, RJr., 16th, 3.90m, 12-9 1/2 (NCAA Provisional)W Pole Vault - Kirsten Riley, So., 16th, 3.90m, 12-9 1/2 (NCAA Provisional)

* A complete of NCAA qualifiers is at www.ncaachampionships.com.

Last weekend, senior Santiago Lorenzo led the Duck decathletes in their indoor season multi-event debut, posting the world's second-leading heptathlon score (5,608) in Friday's and Saturday's win in the Wisconsin Elite Invitational in Madison, Wis. Also placing top three overall were redshirt senior teammate Billy Pappas (second, 5,446) and redshirt junior Jason Slye (third, 5,064), with Pappas' mark moving him to third on the U.S. season best list, while Slye's mark was a 75-point personal best (which included an NCAA provisional mark and six-inch personal pole vault best of 17-0 3/4).

In two weekends, the Duck men travel to the Husker Invitational, Fri., Feb. 8 in Lincoln Neb., and the Duck women return to Seattle for the Washington Invitational, Sat., Feb. 9.




UW Quad Classic Event Schedule

9:00 a.m. __ Weight Throw (Women/Men)9:30 a.m. __ Long Jump (Women/Men)9:30 a.m. __ High Jump (Women/Men)10:00 a.m. __ Pole Vault (Women/Men)10:00 a.m. __ 60m Hurdles Prelim (Women)10:25 a.m. __ 60m Hurdles Prelim (Men)10:45 a.m. __ 60m Dash Prelim (Women)11:05 a.m. __ 60m Dash (Men)11:25 a.m. __ Mile Run (Women)11:35 a.m. __ Mile Run (Men)11:50 a.m __ 60m HH Consol. Final (W)11:55 a.m. __ 60m Hurdles Final (Women)12:00 p.m. __ Shot Put (Women/Men)12:10 p.m. __ 60m HH Consol. Final (M)12:15 p.m. __ 60m Hurdles Final (Men)12:30 p.m. __ Triple Jump (Women/Men)12:30 p.m. __ 400m Dash (Women)12:50 p.m. __ 400m Dash (Men)1:10 p.m. __ 60m Dash Consol. Final (W)1:15 p.m. __ 60m Dash Final (Women)1:20 p.m. __ 60m Dash Consol. Final (M)1:25 p.m. __ 60m Dash Final (Men)1:35 p.m. __ 800m Run (Women)1:45 p.m. __ 800m Run (Men)1:55 p.m. __ 200m Dash (Women)2:15 p.m. __ 200m Dash (Men)2:35 p.m. __ 3000m Run (Women)2:50 p.m. __ 3000m Run (Men)3:05 p.m. __ 4x400m Relay (Women)3:15 p.m. __ 4x400m Relay (Men)3:25 p.m. __ DMR (Women)3:40 p.m. __ DMR (Men)

More meet information is available at the University of Washington's web site at www.gohuskies.com.

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