Track Teams Take on Huskies at Hayward Field
April 10, 2002
Washington Dual (M&W)
OUTDOOR VOL. 5: Ducks Try to Tame Huskies at Hayward.
Returning to the friendly confines of Hayward Field for their second scored meet of the outdoor season, the Ducks renew their annual rivalry with the University of Washington. The men sport a balanced unit with Pac-10 qualifiers in 14 of 19 individual events for the Pac-10 Championships, while the women sport league marks in eight events, including six of eight field events. Last week, All-America sophomore Sarah Malone broke her school javelin record in the Texas Relays (first, NCAA auto. 179-2) and ranks second on the U.S. and collegiate lists, while All-American and redshirt junior Becky Holliday joined the NCAA automatic ranks in the pole vault (13-7 1/4) with her Longhorn win. Also in Austin, All-American and sophomore Trevor Woods tied his outdoor best in the pole vault (17-6 1/2), and redshirt junior and two-time Pac-10 scorer Adam Kriz upped his hammer best by three feet (197-9) for his first conference qualifier of 2002.
2002 Duck NCAA Outdoor Championships Qualifiers
Duck M&W Yr.-Exp. Hometown Event National Rank PR**Sarah Malone So.-1L Newberg, Ore. Javelin 2nd, 179-2 179-2**Becky Holliday RJr.-TR Sparks, Nev. Pole Vault 4th, 13-7.25 14-4*Mary Etter Jr.-2L Everett, Wash. Discus 6th, 173-6 175-9 Shot Put 28th, 49-9.25 49-9.25*Rosyln Lundeen Fr.-HS Victoria, B.C. Javelin 7th, 166-11 166-11*Elisa Crumley Fr.-HS Hillsboro, Ore. Javelin 8th, 166-1 166-1*Charyl Weingarten Jr.-2L Grand Forks, S.D. Javelin 21st, 155-1 155-6*Kirsten Riley So.-1L Eugene, Ore. Pole Vault 28th, 12-5.5 12-10
**John Stiegeler RJr.-2L Coos Bay, Ore. Javelin 1st, 247-0 252-10**Simon Kimata Sr.-1L Nyeri, Kenya 800 1st, 1:46.65 1:46.65**Jason Hartmann RSo.-1L Rockford, Mich. 10,000 6th, 28:51.00 28:51.00*Trevor Woods So.-1L Coos Bay, Ore. Pole Vault 9th, 17-6.5 17-11.75
* NCAA Provisional Qualifiers **NCAA Automatic Qualifiers
MEN TO WATCH: Boness & Harris On Qualifying Prowl.
All-America sophomore pole vaulter Trevor Woods ranks ninth nationally, having cleared an outdoor best of 17-6 1/2 twice already this outdoor season. Indoors, he took third with a personal best (17-11 3/4) in the NCAA Champs in March. Three-time All-America high jumper and senior Jason Boness owns a season best of 7-0 1/2, only 1 1/4 inches shy of the NCAA provisional mark, and has cleared 7-0 or better in six of his nine home meets as a Duck. Returning NCAA qualifier and senior Micah Harris chases his first NCAA qualifying mark in the 110 hurdles this season, with his season best of 13.91 only .01 seconds shy of the minimum standard. Senior Simon Kimata returns to the racing scene after a week off. In his last apperaance, he took the national lead in the 800 with his 1:46.65 personal best in the Arizona State Invitational. Team-wise in 2002, 23 Duck men have combined for 28 qualifying marks in 14 individual events for the Pac-10 Championships. At the NCAA level indoors, the Ducks scored one automatic and 10 provisional marks, and outdoors have added one provisional and three automatic marks.
WOMEN TO WATCH: Etter Sizzling Hot After Lone Star Stop.
All-America junior Mary Etter scored NCAA provisional marks and season bests in the shot put (49-9 1/4) and discus (173-6) for the second straight weekend and is three feet shy of a Pac-10 invite in the hammer (167-4 / 170-7). The javelin corps has started out strong outdoors with four javelin throwers combining for NCAA provisional or automatic marks, including second-ranked Sarah Malone (171-3), and three other top-25 rankees -- freshmen Roslyn Lundeen (seventh, 166-11) and Elisa Crumley (eighth, 166-1) and junior Charyl Weingarten (21st, 155-1). Not to be outdone in the hammer, Duck leader and redshirt junior Jordan Sauvage popped a pair of Pac-10 qualifiers in the Texas Relays Thursday (177-1) and the Willamette Open Saturday (175-8), and is less than 10 feet away from school record holder Maureen Morrison (186-6). Junior Janette Davis owns the fastest season bests in Saturday's field between the two teams in the 100, 200 and 400, and her 400 personal best in winter-like conditions at home a month ago (first, 54.31) was only .61 seconds off the NCAA provisional mark (53.70). A trio of Pac-10 qualifiers in the 1,500 -- junior Eri Macdonald (4:38.25), sophomore Annette Mosey (4:38.93) and redshirt freshman Laura Harmon (4:40.13) -- and redshirt junior Carrie Zografos, the team's season leader in the 800 (2:11.85), will try to keep matters close in the middle distances. On the qualifying scene outdoors, 16 Ducks have combined for 17 Pac-10 qualifying marks among nine individual events, and two NCAA automatic and six provisional marks.
HUSKY PREVIEW: Dawgs Distance-Heavy in 2002.
Husky distance runners Eric Garner and Mike Hill pace the Pac-10 in the 1,500 (3:43.56) and steeplechase (8:46.92), respectively, and rank seventh and ninth nationally, and two-time pole vault All-American Brad Walker is tied for fifth nationally (17-8 1/2). Additional league men's qualifiers include James Sims (triple jump, 47-10 3/4), Seth Jens (javelin, 203-10), Frank Remund (high jump, 6-6 3/4), Marcus Kelly (triple jump, 47-9 3/4) and Brad Goodrich (400 hurdles, 52.73). For the women, Courtney Inman ranks third nationally in the 1,500 (4:21.80) and Kate Bradshaw and Lisa Gibbs stand 15th and 17th in the 10,000 (34:25.02 / 34:34.79). Fellow NCAA qualifiers include Kelsey Sheppard (400 hurdles, 18th, 58.85) and Kate Soma (pole vault, 17th, 12-9 1/2). Additional league invitees include Laura Halvorsen (steeplechase, 11:06.67), Jamie Gibbs (5K), Brittiny Roberts (triple jump, 40-0), Sandy Erickson (pole vault, 11-11 3/4), Kameko Gay (shot put, 41-8 3/4) and Sabrina Monro (1,500, 4:33.01).
MEN'S SEASON PREVIEW: Ducks Return All 27 NCAA Points from 2001.
With back-to-back ninth-place NCAA finishes indoors in 2002 and outdoors in 2001, the Duck men return virtually all of last year's national and conference championship firepower. The squad is led by a pair of NCAA and Pac-10 champions, senior Santiago Lorenzo (decathlon) and redshirt junior John Stiegeler (javelin), although Stiegeler will miss the rest of the season due to a knee injury in April's Texas Relays. The sprints feature All-America junior Samie Parker, fourth indoors in the NCAA 60-meter dash (6.63), and one of the football squad's top receivers in 2001 (41 rec., 18.2 ypc avg., 4 TD, long of 79). Senior Micah Harris leads the 110 hurdles unit after breaking the school record with his 13.73 best in 2001. Last season, the NCAA and USA Champs qualifier also locked up runner-up honors in his Pac-10 debut. Senior Simon Kimata clocked an 800 then-best of 1:47.92 last season and was fifth indoors at NCAA's in 2002 after a regular season best of 1:48.07. Two-time harrier All-American and redshirt sophomore Jason Hartmann tied the Ducks' second-highest ever finish in the NCAA 10K last year (third), and climbed to fifth all-time for the Ducks in March (PR 28:51.00). The field events should supply a majority of the team's conference scoring firepower, paced by a trio of All-Americans -- sophomore Trevor Woods, third indoors in March's NCAA finale (pole vault, indoor PR 17-11 3/4), senior Jason Boness, a three-time All-American and school record holder (high jump, PR 7-5) and All-America senior Billy Pappas (decathlon, PR 7,488). Two other pole vaulters -- redshirt senior Cody Howell (17-1 3/4) and junior Jason Slye (17-0 3/4) -- scored their first NCAA provisional marks indoors with personal bests in 2002, and a trio of distance runners added last chance NCAA provisional marks in early March -- senior Adam Bergquist (3,000, 8:10.35), redshirt sophomore John Lucas (5,000, 14:16.40) and redshirt frosh Noel Paulson (mile, 4:04.31). Indoors in 2001, redshirt senior Rian Ingrim scored his first NCAA provisional honors in the shot put (57-5).
WOMEN'S OUTLOOK: Field Events Will Fuel Championship Runs.
Returning all four of last year's NCAA participants, head coach Tom Heinonen's Ducks also welcome back 14 Pac-10 finalists. The javelin unit looms as the nation's best, led by sophomore All-American and school record holder Sarah Malone (PR 179-2 in 2002) who ranked fourth among collegians and eighth among Americans in 2002 with her then-PR from the Oregon Twilight (174-0). Junior Charyl Weingarten made her first NCAA appearance last year thanks to her Pac-10 personal best (fourth, 155-6). Two newcomers, British Columbian Roslyn Lundeen (166-11 best in 2002) and prep All-American Elisa Crumley (166-1 best in 2002), are on pace for NCAA invites in their collegiate debuts. In the pole vault, redshirt junior transfer Becky Holliday took seventh in her NCAA indoor debut in March (13-7 1/4) and shares the school record of 13-9 3/4 with All-American and redshirt junior Niki Reed who will redshirt this outdoor season. Last season the former Clackamas athlete Holliday ranked seventh in the U.S. with her NWAACC conference meet PR (14-4), and took fifth in the USA Outdoor Championships (14-1 1/4) and eighth in the World University Games in Beijing, China (13-0). Among other field events, junior Amanda Brown nabbed Pac-10 points in the long jump in 2001 (seventh, PR 19-4), and the high jump returns a pair of 2001 Pac-10 finalists, junior Jenny Brogdon (ninth, 5-7) and sophomore Rachael Kriz (11th, 5-5), and adds Clackamas transfer and junior Mary Murphy (PR 5-8). Junior sprinter Janette Davis missed the Pac-10 400 final last year by one place and only .65 seconds (55.50), and hurdlers Ann Sullivan (13.99) and Lucretia Larkin (14.25) rank sixth and 11th, respectively, in school history in the 100 hurdles. Sophomore Kirsten Riley and redshirt junior Georgette Moyle scored NCAA provisional marks outdoors in the Pac-10 pole vault in 2001 (12-7 1/4), with Riley raising her best to 12-10 indoors in 2002. Junior Eri Macdonald's 800 best and NCAA provisional mark of 2:07.08 last year missed an NCAA invite by a half-second. Moving up in distance, redshirt junior Carrie Zografos paced the cross country team in four races last fall, with redshirt frosh Laura Harmon leading the other, and clipping off the team's fastest indoor mile in 2002 (4:55.03).
2002 NCAA INDOOR RECAP: Ducks Take Ninth & Grab Four All-America Awards.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (3/8-9) -- All six of the Duck men's and women's NCAA indoor qualifiers notched top-10 finishes in March, and five of them garnered All-America awards. Team-wise, the men's squad tallied 15 points to tie Mississippi State for ninth in the team race, and the women ended 40th with their two points. On the final day, sophomore Trevor Woods finished third in the pole vault (17-11 3/4) at the same height as the winner but with more misses. Simon Kimata and Samie Parker were equally on par in their NCAA debuts with fourth and fifth-place finishes in the 60 (7.67) and 800 (1:49.56), with Parker scoring a personal best of 7.63 in the prelims. High jumper Jason Boness just missed his fourth All-America honor with a 10th-place finish in the high jump (6-11 3/4). The Duck women sent a pair of pole vaulters -- redshirt juniors Becky Holliday and Niki Reed -- who finished seventh (13-7 1/4) and 10th (13-3 1/2), respectively, after raising the school record to 13-9 3/4 in February in Seattle.
LAST WEEK'S RECAP: Etter, Hartmann & Kimata Score NCAA Marks.
AUSTIN, Texas (4/4-6) -- Last weekend, the Duck M&W traveled to the Texas Relays and collected three NCAA automatic and six provisional marks. All-American and junior discus thrower Mary Etter became the first female athlete to win both sections of the same event with NCAA provisional marks (discus - 'B' 172-7, 'A' 173-6), while she also added runner-up honors in the shot put and another NCAA mark (second, 49-9 1/4) that was less than an inch from a third win. Sophomore javelin thrower Sarah Malone broke her school record by more than five feet (first, 179-2). Her series stood as her best ever, opening at 157-4 and improving on every throw (166-6, 171-5 and 179-1, with scratches on her fourth and sixth throws). Freshman Elisa Crumley (second, 166-1) followed with a six-foot season best and NCAA provisional mark of her own, and junior Charyl Weingarten began the javelin sweep the day before with a season best and NCAA provisional mark in the 'B' section (first, 155-1). In the pole vault, All-American and redshirt junior Becky Holliday claimed an NCAA automatic invite with her first mark of the outdoor season in the pole vault (first, 13-7 1/4), and sophomore Kirsten Riley claimed seventh (11-11 3/4) in the 13-jumper field. In the hammer ring, junior Jordan Sauvage finished eighth with a four-foot personal best of 177-1. On the relay circuit, Carrie Zografos, Laura Harmon, Annette Mosey and Eri Macdonald took second in the 4x800 relay (8:50.01), the distance medley relay unit of Harmon, Mosey, Alicia Snyder-Carlson, and Zografos took fifth (11:40.75), and the 4x400 of Janette Davis, Becky Holliday, Eri Macdonald, and Jenny Kenyon ran a three-second season best (3:47.36). On the men's side, NCAA champion and redshirt junior John Stiegeler won the competition with a first attempt effort and NCAA mark of 242-11 before withdrawing after a left leg knee injury on his fourth attempt. Withstanding similar cool, breezy and overcast conditions as the women's pole vaulters, All-American and sophomore Trevor Woods tied his outdoor season best (fifth, NCAA prov. 17-6 1/2). In the 'B' section of the same event, redshirt senior Cody Howell and redshirt junior Jason Slye tied for third and fifth, respectively, with final clearances and outdoor season bests of 16-8 3/4. Three-time All-American and senior high jumper Jason Boness added second (6-11 3/4) in the elite section, and redshirt senior Kyley Johnson took third in the 'B' section (6-9 3/4). In the triple jump, junior Foluso Akinradewo took eighth (49-7), improving on his previous season best of 48-6 1/4 by more than a foot. The lone male thrower to head to Texas, redshirt junior Adam Kriz finished seventh in an all-star collegiate field in the hammer with a three-foot personal best (197-9, 60.27m) for his first Pac-10 qualifier of the season.
2001 REWIND: Duck M&W Sweep Washington in Dual.
EUGENE (4/14/01) -- Last season, the Duck men and women swept their annual duals with Washington by scores of 87-75 and 88-65, respectively. Individually, 10 UO men and nine women won titles in front of a Hayward Field crowd of 2,678. Niki Reed led the Duck women with her winning mark in the pole vault which also tied her then-school record (13-5 1/2). In the same event, Kirsten Riley raised her season best 10 inches to 11-9 3/4 to tie for second in a 1-4 sweep. The rest of the field events helped key the Duck victory as Oregon tallied 58 of its points among the eight jumps and throws events. Mary Etter paced the squad in the rings with wins in the shot put (43-5 3/4) and discus (175-5), and runner-up honors in the hammer (172-7). Sarah Malone recorded her fourth NCAA provisional mark in as many meets (first, 158-0). Amanda Brown upped her personal best in the long jump (first, 19-1 1/2), Rachael Kriz added top honors in the high jump (5-6), and Eri Macdonald and senior Hanna Smedstad broke the tape first in the 800 (2:14.49) and 1,500 (4:36.64), respectively. On the men's side, John Bello claimed wins in the shot put (NCAA prov. 58-11 1/4) and discus (180-1) -- with the two marks only 10 and 1 inches off his respective personal bests. Finishing a sweep of the throws wins, Adam Kriz and John Stiegeler added blue ribbons in the hammer (183-1) and javelin (NCAA prov. 221-5), respectively. In the jumps, Santiago Lorenzo won the long jump with a season best (23-4 3/4) despite fighting the flu and a 102-degree temperature. Billy Pappas and Foluso Akinradewo completed the 1-3 long jump sweep (22-11 / 22-1), with Akinradewo adding second in the triple jump (49-5). High jumper Jason Boness defended his title from 2000 (7-0 1/2), and Trevor Woods added second place in the pole vault (17-2 3/4) with his second 17-foot clearance in as many weeks. In the hurdles, Micah Harris added his third sub-14.00 mark of the young season in the 110 hurdles (first 13.95w, +2.2 mps wind). The meet also marked the home debut of Simon Kimata who crossed the line first in the 800 (1:50.76), just ahead of teammate Ross Krempley (second, 1:51.77), and Jason Hartmann took third in the 1,500 (3:56.20) and 3,000 (8:20.53).
2001 MEN'S SEASON REVIEW: Ducks Win Two NCAA Titles and Take Ninth as Team.
In the NCAA Championships' ninth trip to Hayward Field in Eugene (5/30-6/2), the Duck men scored their first top-10 finish since 1992 and their first pair of NCAA champions since 1986 (Santiago Lorenzo & John Stiegeler). Lorenzo relied on five personal bests en route to a late surge and narrow 18-point decathlon win (7,889) after previous season victories in the Pac-10 (7,617) and Texas Relays (7,726). In the NCAA javelin, John Stiegeler broke the school record on his second throw (first, 252-10) and ranked third in the U.S. in 2001 -- a season that featured four meets past the 240-foot mark and seven of eight better than 230 feet. Six other Ducks earned NCAA invites thanks to strong provisional marks during the year -- Simon Kimata (800, 1:47.92), Michael Kasahun (5,000, 13:56.04), Micah Harris (110 hurdles, 13.79), Jason Boness (high jump, 7-3), Trevor Woods (pole vault, 17-4 1/2), and Billy Pappas (decathlon, NCAA prov. 7,342), while John Bello missed similar honors by less than a foot (shot put, 59-9 3/4). Several others were on the cusp of NCAA provisional marks, including Samie Parker (100, 10.45 nwi), Terry Ellis (110 hurdles, 14.04), Tim Overfield (400 hurdles, 51.74), Cody Howell (pole vault, 16-11), Rian Ingrim (shot put, 57-2 3/4), John Bello (discus, 180-1), Adam Jenkins (javelin, 218-5) and Ryan Keith (javelin, 217-2). Other returnees for 2002 that netted Pac-10 points last season include Ross Krempley (800, sixth, 1:51.48), Foluso Akinradewo (triple jump, seventh, 48-10 3/4) and Adam Kriz (hammer, fourth, 194-8). A key part of the nation's top recruiting class according to the December 200 issue of Track and Field News, Jake Garlick posted Pac-10 qualifying marks in the 110-meter and 400-meter hurdles (14.51/52.40) and ranked third on the team in both events behind a pair of Pac-10 scorers. Two other nationally-regarded freshman, Eric Logsdon and Noel Paulson, redshirted to maximize their future potential. As prep seniors in 2000, Logsdon paced the nation in the 3,000 (8:10.66), and Paulson (8:18.72) also ranked among the country's fastest milers (4:07.14).
2001 WOMEN'S SEASON REVIEW: Malone Leads Quartet to NCAA Invites.
The Ducks looked to one of their specialties, the javelin, for half of their entries in last year's NCAA Championships. All-American Sarah Malone took seventh in her NCAA debut (164-9), and was past the 167-foot line in her last three appearances including a school record of 174-0 in the Oregon Twilight. Charyl Weingarten earned her first NCAA invite thanks to a three-foot, three-inch personal best (fourth, 155-6) in the Pac-10 Championships. Also in the throws, All-American Mary Etter ranked second in the conference last season in the discus (NCAA prov. 175-9) and took fourth in the Pac-10 finale (168-8). Maureen Morrison tied her school record in the hammer (NCAA prov. - 186-6), and scored for the fourth and fifth times in the Pac-10 finale (hammer, seventh, 185-4, discus, seventh, 160-7). Two-time All-America pole vaulter Niki Reed matched her school record en route to the win at home (13-5.25) in the annual dual with Washington last April. The pole vault also featured an additional trio of NCAA provisional qualifiers that all cleared season bests of 12-7 1/4 or better in the Pac-10 Championships -- Holly Speight, Georgette Moyle and Kirsten Riley. Heptathlete Jenny Kenyon (PR 5,046) claimed her third Pac-10 points thanks to a fifth-place finish in the league finale (4,911), and Ann Sullivan (sixth, 4,874) moved to 10th all-time in UO history. In the distances, Hanna Smedstad paced the Ducks in four events -- the 1,500 (4:26.79), 3,000 (9:35.57), 5,000 (16:52.95) and 10,000 (NCAA prov. 34:42.93). Eri Macdonald joined the NCAA provisional list in the 800 in May's Cardinal Invite (2:07.08) but was slowed in the Pac-10 finale because of a leg stress fracture. The hurdles featured a pair of former Washington prep titlists, Sullivan (13.99) and Lucretia Larkin (14.25), who rank sixth and 11th all-time in UO history.
HAYWARD FIELD PROFILE: NCAA Finale Made Ninth Trip to Eugene in 2001.
One of the most famous track facilities in the world, Hayward Field is named for Bill Hayward, who coached the Oregon men's team from 1904-1947. The 8,300-seat stadium -- originally dedicated in 1919 -- again welcomed top national and international talent to a Triple Crown of great meets in 2001, the NCAA Outdoor Championships, Prefontaine Classic (www.preclassic.com) and USA Outdoor Championships. A total of nine NCAA Championships (1962-64-72-78-74-77-91-96-01) have visited Track City USA, along with three Olympic Trials (1972-76-80) and six U.S. Championships.
AT THE HELM: Duck Head Coach Profiles.
The dean of Oregon coaches, Tom Heinonen returns for his 26th season as women's head coach and has led the Ducks to three NCAA track and cross country titles (TF 1985, XC 1983, 87) and nine Pac-10 Conference titles since the meets' inception in 1986 (TF 1991-92, XC 1986-87-88-90-91-92-95). Individually, his Ducks have claimed 78 track and cross country All-America honors, and 14 NCAA and AIAW titles. For the men, two-time NCAA Men's Cross Country Coach of the Year Martin Smith has seen Ducks collect 18 All-America honors in cross country and track already in his first 3 1/2 seasons in Eugene, including NCAA titles by Santiago Lorenzo and John Stiegeler outdoors in 2001 in the decathlon and javelin, respectively. Prior to his arrival in Eugene in July 1998, his Wisconsin runners posted two cross country NCAA team titles (1982-88), five NCAA individual track and cross country titles, and 78 All-America honors (44 track and 34 XC).
NCAA FORMULA: Dissecting the NCAA Qualifying System.
Athletes qualify for the NCAA Championships as individuals based on their best marks of the season in NCAA-sanctioned competitions. The two-standard system features an automatic standard that if equaled or bettered automatically qualifies those individuals for the collegiate finale. To fill out the remaining positions in each NCAA Championships event field (typically a total of 16-24 athletes indoors depending on the quality of the marks and the capacity an event can handle), a second list of individuals meeting a provisional standard are also considered, again based on their season bests. Although each event varies, often at least half of an event's entries are automatic qualifiers, while occasionally an entire field could come from the automatic list. Also to note, sprinters and hurdlers can only submit outdoor marks in wind conditions of +4.0 meters per second (mps) of less.
ALL-AMERICA EQUATION: Breaking down the NCAA Honor.
Based on their NCAA Championships performances, individuals are awarded All-America honors at season's end by the U.S. Track Coaches Association. The top-eight NCAA finishers from each event are honored regardless of citizenship, and any additional U.S. finishers that are among the top eight American finishers are also rewarded. If necessary, the U.S.-based honors can even extend to the top performances in the preceding qualifying round if there are fewer than eight Americans in the event final.
TENTATIVE MEET SCHEDULE
Oregon-Washington Dual Hayward Field
Hayward Field - University of Oregon
Sat., April 13, 2002
Time Running Field Events EventsNoon W JavelinNoon M Hammer12:05 pm W Long Jump1:05 pm W Hammer1:05 pm M Javelin1:10 pm M Long Jump1:15 pm W High Jump1:15 pm W/M Steeple1:30 pm W Pole Vault1:45 pm W/M 4x1001:55 pm W/M 15002 pm W Triple Jump2:10 pm M Shot Put2:15 pm W Discus2:15 pm W/M 100/110 Hurdles2:30 pm W/M 4002:30 pm M Pole Vault2:35 pm M High Jump2:40 pm W/M 1002:55 pm W/M 8003 pm W/M 400 Hurdles3:05 pm M Triple Jump3:10 pm W/M 2003:20 pm M Discus3:20 pm W Shot Put3:20 pm W/M 3,0003:50 pm W/M 4x400
UO-UW MEN'S MEET RECORDS
100 10.25, Ja'Warren Hooker, UW, 2000200 20.70, Ed Turner, UW, 1996400 46.24, Pat Johnson, UO, 1995800 1:48.67, Rob Webster, UW, 19811,500 3:34.8, Peter Spir, UO, 1977 3:34.8, Dub Myers, UO, 19843KSt. 8:43.37, Micah Davis, UO, 19985,000 13:19.3, Rudy Chapa, UO, 1979110H 14.02, Dana Hall, UW, 1990400H 51.18, Bob Gray, UO, 19924x100 40.16, UW, 19964x400 3:11.21, UW, 2000HJ 7-0 1/2, Jason Walton, UO, 1993 7-0 1/2, Jason Boness, UO, 2001PV 18-0 1/2, Piotr Buciarski, UO, 1999LJ 25-2, Phil Shinnick, UW, 1963TJ 53-1 3/4, Spencer Williams, UO, 1990SP 66-10 1/2, Jeff Stover, UO, 1980DT 205-6, Dean Crouser, UO, 1981HT 242-8, Ken Flax, UO, 1985JT 238-8, Troy Burkholder, UW, 1996
UO-UW WOMEN'S MEET RECORDS
100 11.53, Donna Dennis, UW, 1984200 23.84, LaReina Woods, UO, 1996400 52.53, Camara Jones, UO, 1995800 2:04.38, Leann Warren, UO, 19851,500 4:14.80, Claudette Groenendaal, UO, 19853,000 9:04.41, Regina Joyce, UW, 1981100H 13.78, Kay Garnett, UO, 1984400H 58.31, Keisha Griffis, UW, 19994x100 45.20, UW, 19844x400 3:40.53, UW, 1998HJ 6-2, Vicki Borsheim, UW, 1987PV 13-5 1/4, Niki Reed, UO, 2001LJ 20-7, Meledy Smith, UW, 1984TJ 41-8 1/2, Sara Jessie, UO, 1995SP 52-4, Quenna Beasley, UO, 1985DT 192-3, Aretha Hill, UW, 1997HT 186-6, Maureen Morrison, UO, 2000JT 158-0, Sarah Malone, UO, 2001
FEATURED DUCK ATHLETE PROFILES
Amanda Brown * Pac-10 Qualifier
Long Jump / Triple Jump * Jr.-2L * 5-9
Eugene, Ore. (Sheldon HS)
Honors: Team leader in triple jump outdoors (38-4 1/4) and long jump indoors (18-8) in 2002. Topped 19 feet in three outdoor meets in 2001, including Pac-10 PR (19-4). Also a Pac-10 finalist in long jump in '00 (15th, 18-0 1/2). As a freshman played basketball for UO, then followed with three +18 foot outdoor track meets, including Oregon Twilight (18-10 1/2). Four-time prep state champ in long jump with then-best of 18-11. Personal Bests: LJ - 19-4 (5.89m), 2001.
Elisa Crumley * NCAA Prov. Qualifier
Javelin * Fr.-HS * 5-6
Hillsboro, Ore. (Glencoe HS)
Honors: Eighth-ranked collegiate javelin thrower as a frosh with season best from Texas Relays (166-1) -- one of four Ducks in the top 25 nationally. Also scored NCAA provisional marks in other two outings (155-3 & 159-4). Oregon 4A state champ as senior in 2001 (151-8) and prep All-American (164-0). Personal Bests: Javelin - 166-11 (50.89m), 2002.
Janette Davis * Pac-10 Qualifier
Sprints * Jr.-2L * 5-5
Medford, Ore. (South Medford HS)
In 2002, team's leader in 100 (12.17), 200 (24.76) and 400 (54.31), with a Pac-10 mark in 400 that's less than a second from the NCAA prov. mark (53.70). In 2001, missed Pac-10 final in 400 by less than a second (then-PR, 55.50) -- one of three sub-56.00 efforts outdoors. Won state prep title as senior in 400 (56.99) in 1999. Personal Bests: 200 - 24.76, 2002, 400 - 54.31, 2002.
Mary Etter * All-American
Discus/Shot Put * Jr.-2L * 5-10
Everett, Wash. (Snohomish HS)
Honors: In 2002, third-ranked in Pac-10 and sixth nationally in discus with NCAA provisional mark from Texas Relays (173-6). Became first Texas Relays female winner in both sections of event (discus), and missed win in shot put by less than an inch (second, NCAA prov. & PR 49-9 1/4). Set discus PR in 2001 in Mt. SAC Relays win (175-9, 53.58m), and also led squad during year in shot put (47-11 3/4). All-American in 2000 in discus (eighth, 166-11) and top freshman in NCAA field. Pac-10 discus scorer in 2001 (fourth, 168-8) and 2000 (third, then-PR 173-11). Ranks top-10 all-time for Ducks in discus (second) and hammer (fourth) and shot put (5th). Ranked nationally as senior prep in discus (sixth, 168-6) and shot put (fourth, 48-2 1/2). Personal Bests: Discus - 175-9 (53.58m), 2001. Shot Put - 49-9 1/4 (15.17m), 2002. Hammer - 176-10 (53.91m), 2001.
Becky Holliday * All-American
Pole Vault * RJr.-TR * 5-3
Sparks, Nev. (Reed HS)
Honors: Outdoors in 2002, ranks fourth nationally and third in the league with Texas Relays season best (first, 13-7 1/4). Indoors in 2002, took seventh in NCAA debut (13-7 1/4) after breaking school record in February (13-9 3/4). Ranked seventh in U.S. outdoors in 2001 (14-4) and placed in U.S. Outdoor Champs (5th, 14-1 1/4) and World University Games (8th, 13-0). Nevada prep state champion as senior (12-3) in 1998.
Jenny Kenyon * Pac-10 Scorer
Heptathlon * Jr.-2L * 5-8
Newbury Park, Calif. (Newbury Park HS)
Honors: In 2002, Duck outdoor leader in heptathlon (4,850) and long jump (17-7). Three-time Pac-10 scorer in heptathlon - fifth in 2001 (4,911), fourth in 2000 (PR 5,032) and sixth in 1999 (4,432). Took 10th in 1999 U.S. Junior Champs (4,551). Led team in heptathlon (5,046) and 200 (25.02) in 2001, in 200 (25.09) in 2000. Personal Bests: Heptathlon - 5,046, 2001. 100H - 14.48, 2001. Long Jump 18-9 3/4 (5.73m), 2000.
Roslyn Lundeen * NCAA Prov. Qualifier
Javelin * Fr.-HS * 5-9
Victoria, B.C. (Claremont HS)
Honors: Ranks seventh nationally in javelin (166-11) and second among freshman, just ahead of frosh teammate Elisa Crumley (ninth). Opened Duck career with NCAA prov. effort in Weber State-Montana meet (2nd, 160-5). Took second in Canadian Champs in 2001 and was top-ranked junior (161-9). Personal Best: Javelin - 166-11 (50.89m), 2002.
Eri Macdonald * Pac-10 Scorer
800 * Jr.-2L * 5-6
Honolulu, Hawaii. (Punahou HS)
Honors: Team leader in 2002 in 1,500 (4:38.25) and second in 800 (2:11.98). Clocked first NCAA provisional effort in 800 in 2001 Cardinal Invite (PR 2:07.08). In 2000 took eighth in Pac-10 Champs and U.S. Junior Champs. Led team in 800 as a freshman (then-PR 2:08.62). NCAA harrier veteran in 2000 (194th) and 1999 (226th) and scored for team in both. Personal Bests: 800 - 2:07.08, 2001. 1,500 - 4:38.25, 2002.
Sarah Malone * All-American
Javelin * So.-1L * 5-7
Newberg, Ore. (Newberg HS)
Honors: In 2002, ranks second nationally and in Pac-10 with five-foot javelin school record from Texas Relays (54.61m, 179-2). Also broke school record in 2001 Oregon Twilight (first, 174-0) and Oregon Invite (first, 169-3). Took All-America honors in 2001 (7th, 164-9) and Pac-10 runner-up honors (167-1). Prep All-American and Oregon state champ as senior in 2000 (165-10). 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials competitor (156-11). Personal Best: 179-2 (54.61m), 2002.
Kirsten Riley * NCAA Prov. Qualifier
Pole Vault * So.-1L * 5-4
Eugene, Ore. (South HS)
Honors: Ranks 28th nationally in pole vault outdoors in 2002 (12-5 1/2). Indoors this year, raised PR indoors to 12-10 and ranked 28th nationally. In 2001, scored NCAA provisional mark and then-PR in Pac-10 finale (10th, 12-7 1/2) -- one of four Ducks in top 10. Took fourth as prep senior in Oregon state meet in 2000 (10-8). Personal Best: 12-10 (3.91m), 2002 (indoors).
Charyl Weingarten * NCAA Prov. Qualifier
Javelin * Jr.-2L * 5-8
Grand Forks, N.D. (Red River HS)
Honors: In 2002, is tied for 21st nationally in javelin (155-1), and one of seven NCAA qualifiers from the Pac-10. NCAA participant in 2001 (19th, 136-7) after entering meet seeded 21st. Thew PRs in Pac-10 finale in 2001 (fourth, 155-6) and 2000 (third, 146-4). Five-time state javelin champ and prep All-American (162-3 best as soph). Personal Best: 155-6 (47.04m), 2002.
Jason Boness * All-American
High Jump * Sr.-2L-TR * 6-3
Casper, Wyo. (Kelly Walsh HS / Univ. of Northern Iowa)
Honors: Conference high jump leader by 1 1/4 inches with his 2002 indoor season best (7-2 1/2), and outdoors his season best of 7-0 1/2 is 1 1/4 inches from the NCAA provisional standard. Altogether, has cleared seven feet three times in 2002 (once outdoors), and also has another indoor and outdoor leap at 6-11 3/4. Three-time All-American (outdoors 1999 (10th) & 2000 (7th), indoors 2001 (9th)) and also an NCAA participant indoors in 2002 (10th) and outdoors in 2001 (13th). School record holder (7-5) with 2000 Pac-10 winning leap in Eugene. Olympic Trials qualifier in 2000. Ranked 10th in U.S. in 2000 (7-5) and 1999 (7-4 1/2). Personal Bests: HJ - 7-5 (2.26m), 2000.
Micah Harris * NCAA Qualifier
110 Hurdles * Sr.-1L * 6-3
Tempe, Ariz. (Tempe Corona del Sol HS / C. Arizona CC)
Honors: Conference's second-fastest 110 hurdler in 2002 based on his 13.91 clocking at USC two weekends ago. Indoors, was only .04 seconds from an NCAA invite in 60 hurdles (NCAA prov. 7.85), and met qualifying mark (7.90) in four of seven races. Outdoors last year, broke school record in NCAA Champs prelim round (13.73), and took second in Pac-10 Champs (13.83). Broke 14.00 seven times outdoors in '01. Two-time JC All-American in 110 hurdles for Central Arizona CC. Personal Bests: 110H - 13.73, 2001, 400H - 52.70, 2000.
Jason Hartmann * All-American
5K/10K * RSo.-1L * 6-3
Rockford, Mich. (Rockford HS)
Honors: Ranks fourth in Pac-10 and sixth nationally in 10K based on his NCAA automatic qualifier from Stanford Invite (PR 28:51.00) -- also fifth in Duck history. Indoors in 2002, clocked 5K season best (NCAA prov. 14:07.12), less than five seconds from an NCAA invite. In 2001, finished third in NCAA 10K (29:28.97) -- Oregon's second-highest finish in the event. Two-time XC All-American (35th in '00, 37th in '99) and also a qualifier in '01 (50th), 10 seconds shy of third All-America honor. Fourth at '98 Foot Locker XC Champs as a senior. Personal Bests: 3K - 8:09.79, 2001. 5K - 14:05.72, indoors 2001, 10K - 28:51.00, 2002.
Rian Ingrim * NCAA Prov. Qualifier
Shot Put * RSr.-3L * 6-2
Lake Oswego, Ore. (Lake Oswego HS)
Honors: Led team indoors in 2002 in shot put (55-2), and popped NCAA provisional marks indoors in 2001 (57-5). Missed Pac-10 points by 1 1/4 inches last season in shot put (ninth, 56-2 1/2) and a Pac-10 hammer participant in 1999 (10th). Top Duck returnee in outdoor shot put (57-2 3/4) from 2001. Personal Bests: SP - 57-5(i) (17.50m), 2001, HT - 184-1 (56.12m), 1999.
Simon Kimata * All-American
800 * Sr.-1L-TR * 6-2
Nyeri, Kenya (South Plains CC '00, Butler CC '99)
Honors: Top-ranked collegiate half-miler with personal best from ASU (1:46.65) two weekends ago. Ranks fourth all-time in 800 for Ducks behind Olympian and world record holder, another Olympian, and a World Champs veteran. Last season, clocked season best of 1:47.92 in Texas Invite -- one of three regular season wins. 1999 JC All-American outdoors for Butler CC in 800 (fourth) and 4x800 (second). Did not compete last spring at South Plains CC. Personal Bests: 800 - 1:47.02, 1,500 - 3:46.18, 400H - 50.84.
Santiago Lorenzo * NCAA Champion
Decathlon / 400H / LJ * Sr.-3L * 6-3
Buenos Aires, Argentina (Villa de Voto HS)
Honors: NCAA decathlon champion in 2001 (PR 7,889) and All-American in 2000 (5th, 7,543), and ranks fourth all-time in Oregon history (7,889). One-time Pac-10 champion (2001-7,617), and runner-up in 2000 (7,649) and 1999 (7,150). Also scored Pac-10 points in long jump (2001, 7th, 23-0 3/4) and 400 hurdles (2001, fifth, 52.19, 2000, 4th, 51.70). Top-ranked South American decathlete the past four years. Personal Bests: Decathlon - 7,889 points, 2001, Javelin - 202-5, 2000, 400H - 51.70, 2000, Long Jump - 23-9, 2001.
Billy Pappas * All-American
Decathlon * RSr.-2L-TR * 6-0
Azalea, Ore. (Glendale HS)
Honors: All-America decathlete in 2001 (8th, 7,488), and Pac-10 scorer in decathlon (third, 7,342) and long jump (8th, 21-10 1/4). Also NCAA provisional qualifier in 2000 with then Pac-10 PR (fourth, 7,184), missing NCAA invite by three spots and only 50 points. Oregon prep state champion in 110 and 300 hurdles in 1997. Personal Bests: Decathlon - 7,488 points, 2001, 110H - 14.67, 2001, Long Jump - 23-2 3/4.
Samie Parker * All-American
100 * Jr. * 5-11
Long Beach, Calif. (Poly HS)
Honors: In 2002, became first Duck indoor All-America sprinter in 60 (fourth, 6.67). Team's top deep receiver on football field last fall (41 rec., 18.2 ypc, 4 TD, long 79 yds). Pac-10 finalist in 100 in 2001 (eighth, 10.67). Debuted as Duck sprinter in 2000 with 10.61 effort in Oregon Preview 100.
Trevor Woods * All-American
Pole Vault * So.-1L * 6-3
Coos Bay, Ore. (Marshfield HS)
Honors: Conference leader pole vault in 2002 and NCAA provisional qualifier with pair of 17-6 1/2 clearances outdoors. Indoors, upped PR to 17-11 3/4 for third in NCAA Champs -- same height as winner but more misses. Took fourth in 2001 Pac-10 Champs (17-3). Prep All-American in 2000 (16-8 3/4) and Oregon 4A prep champ as senior (16-6) and junior (16-1).
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