Men's And Women's Indoor Track And Field Competes In Final Meet Before MPSF Championships

Feb. 16, 2002

Reno, Nevada - The Stanford men's and women's indoor track and field teams competed in the Holiday Inn Classic at the Reno Livestock Events Center on Saturday afternoon. Kathleen Donoghue was the Cardinal's lone event winner, winning the pole vault with a mark of 12-5 1/2 (3.8m).

Leila Ben-Youssef also competed in the polo vault and placed fourth with a mark of 11-11 3/4 (3.65m).

Lindsey Johnson and Shannon Overly had a busy day for Stanford, each competing in two events. Johnson placed ninth in the 55 meter dash with a time of 7.34, but did not make the finals. She then came back to take second place in the 55 meter high hurdles with a time of 8.03. Overly took second and fourth, respectively, in the long and triple jump. Overly recorded season-bests in both events, jumping a 18-1 3/4 (5.53m) in the long jump and 38-10 1/4 (11.84m) in the triple jump.

On the men's side, Milton Little led the Cardinal with a second place finish in the long jump with a mark of 23-8 1/4 (7.22m) and recorded a time of 6.55 in the 55 meter dash to place sixth. Crochet Gerren took seventh in the long jump with a mark of 21-00 (6.4m).

Raymond Bergstrom took fourth place for Stanford in the high jump with a season-high mark of 6-7 (2.01m). Tyler Gray finished with a mark of 14-7 1/4 (4.45m) in the pole vault to place tenth.

Stanford will next compete at the MPSF Championships in Flagstaff, Ariz., on Feb. 22-23.

Holiday Inn Classic Results (Winner plus Stanford)

Women's 55 Meter Dash Preliminaries1. LaKeisha Backus, unattached -- 6.979. Lindsey Johnson, Stanford -- 7.34

Women's 55 Meter High Hurdles Finals 1. Brenda Taylor, unattached -- 7.972. Lindsey Johnson, Stanford -- 8.03

Women's Pole Vault Finals 1. Kathleen Donoghue, Stanford -- 12-5 1/2 (3.8m)4. Leila Ben-Youssef, Stanford -- 11-11 3/4 (3.65m)

Women's Long Jump Finals 1. Grace Upshaw, unattached -- 20-10 1/2 (6.36m)2. Shannon Overly, Stanford -- 18-1 3/4 (5.53m)

Women's Triple Jump Finals 1. Trinty White, California -- 40-6 (12.34m)4. Shannon Overly, Stanford -- 38-10 1/4 (11.84m)

Men's 55 Meter Dash Finals 1. EJ Jackson, F.S.C.E. -- 6.146. Milton Little, Stanford -- 6.55

Men's High Jump Finals 1. Jeff Midgett, UC Riverside -- 6-11 (2.11m)4. Raymond Bergstrom, Stanford -- 6-7 (2.01m)

Men's Pole Vault Finals 1. Toby Stevenson, unattached -- 18-6 1/2 (5.65m)10. Tyler Gray, Stanford -- 14-7 1/4 (4.45m)

Men's Long Jump Finals1. Robert Kennedy, California -- 23-10 3/4 (7.28m)2. Milton Little, Stanford -- 23-8 1/4 (7.22m)7. Crochet Gerren, Stanford -- 21-00 (6.4m)

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