Pac-10 Track and Field Athletes of the Week (4/15-22)
April 16, 2002
Walnut Creek, Calif - 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 8-14:
MEN'S TRACK - Eric Garner, WASHINGTON. Garner won both the 800 meters and the 1500 meters at the Oregon-Washington dual meet. He posted a time of 1:50.80 in the 800 meters (sixth-best in the Pac-10 this season). Then followed up with a NCAA provisional mark of 3:43.40 in the 1500 meters. It was the sixth-fastest time ever at Washington and seventh-fastest in the nation this year. Garner is a sophomore from Kelso, Wash.
MEN'S FIELD - Trevor Woods, OREGON. Woods logged his first career 18-foot pole vault clearance with a mark of 18-0 1/2 (5.50m) at the Oregon-Washington dual meet. Only two vaulters nationally had gone higher heading into last weekend's competition. Woods is a sophomore from Coos Bay, Ore.
WOMEN'S TRACK - Nakiya Johnson, USC. Johnson won the 400 meters at the Sun Angel Invitational with an NCAA automatic 52.30. It's the fourth best all-time on the USC 400 meter list and second-fasted in the nation this season. Johnson is a junior from Pomona, Calif.
WOMEN'S FIELD - Brianna Glenn, ARIZONA. Glenn won the long jump at the Sun Angel Invitational with an NCAA automatic qualifying mark of 21-5 (6.49m). She also placed second in the 100 meters with a a time of 11.43 (her season best is 11.36). Glenn is a senior from La Mirada, Calif.
2002 PAC-10 TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
MEN'S TRACK - April 8 - Charles Ryan, UCLA (110H), April 15 - Eric Garner, WASH (800m/1500m).
MEN'S FIELD - April 8 - John Stiegeler, ORE (JT), April 15 - Trevor Woods, ORE (PV).
WOMEN'S TRACK - April 8 - Randi Smith, WSU (400H), April 15 - Nakiya Johnson, USC (400m).
WOMEN'S FIELD - April 8 - L'Orangerie Crawford, USC (HT, SP), April 15 - Brianna Glenn, ARIZ (LJ).