This Week in Pac-10 Track and Field
May 4, 2004
2004 PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD LISTThis list contains no less than the top 20 performances in each event, while all qualifiers for the 2004 Pac-10 Championships (May 14-15, Tucson, Ariz. -- combined events May 7-8) are above the underlined mark in each event. Marks in parentheses after each event heading are (in order) Pac-10 and NCAA regional qualifying marks. All Pac-10 champions will automatically be invited to the NCAA West Region Championships (May 28-29, Northridge, Calif.). The top five finishers from each regional event automatically advance to the NCAA Championships (June 9-12, Austin, Texas). Another six to eight athletes nationally per event will be invited by the NCAA Championships selection committee based on a season performance list as long as that athlete competed in the regional. Qualifying marks must be made between March 1 and May 16.List marks in parentheses for the races of 200 meters and under are not accepted as NCAA qualifying efforts, as they were not recorded in automatic (track) or metric (field) form. For the Pac-10 Championships, hand times are allowed, but field events still must be measured in metric units. Indoor marks (from January 1) and wind-aided marks of greater than 4.0 mps will be accepted for the Pac-10 Championships, but not for the NCAA Championships. Wind-aided marks of 2.0 - 4.0 mps will be accepted for NCAA Championships. Pac-10 qualifying marks in italic have been adjusted to meet the minimum field of 12 competitors.Date of performance is listed after each entry. For distances of one lap and below, hand times are converted for placing using IAAF charts (+0.24 seconds for below one lap, +0.14 seconds for one lap and up).Symbols: # - NCAA regional qualifier; ! - School record; i - indoor mark; (A) - altitude over 1000 meters; y - yards; *** - freshman; ** - sophomore; * - junior; no asterisk - senior.
Pac-10 Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week
Track Athlete of the Week: WES FELIX, USC (Jr., Santa Clarita, Calif.). Won both the 100 meters and 200 meters at the USC-UCLA dual meet. He clocked a personal-best 20.57 in the 200 meters - the best time in the Pac-10 this season. He turned in a personal-best time of 10.31 in 100 meters - tied for second on the Pac-10's best list this season. He also ran the second leg on the winning 4x400 relay squad that posted a time of 39.35.
Field Athlete of the Week: MATT WAGNER, Arizona (Sr., North Bent, Wash.). Wagner won the javelin event at the 'Duel in the Desert' with a toss of 225-2. He currently owns the Pac-10's longest mark of the season with a throw of 240-10.
Previous Track winners: April 13 - Domenik Peterson, ASU (200m). April 19 - Louis Luchini, STAN (5000m). April 26 - Brandon Johnson, UCLA (400mH). May 3 -Wes Felix, USC (100m/200m).
Previous Field winners: April 13 - Dan Ames, UCLA (SP/DT/HT). April 19 - Kurt Seefeld, CAL (DT). April 26 - Dan Ames, UCLA (SP/DT/HT). May 3 - Matt Wagner, ARIZ (JT).
Pac-10 Women's Track and Field Athlete of the Week
Track Athlete of the Week: ALICIA CRAIG, Stanford (So., Gillette, Wyo.). Running in only her third 10,000 meters ever, Craig set the collegiate record, Pac-10 record and school record at the Cardinal Invitational with a time of 32:19.97, besting the previous collegiate record of 32:22.97 (Carol Zajac, Villanova 1992). The Pac-10 record had been 32:31.65 by Arizona's Amy Skieresz in 1997.
Field Athlete of the Week: JILL CAMARENA, Stanford (Sr., Woodland, Calif.). Became the Pac-10's second all-time leading shot put performer with a career-best and school record throw of 59-6 1/4 at the Cardinal Invitational. Her new school record qualified her for the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Previous Track winners: April 13 - Sofie Abildtrup, ORE (200m/400m). April 19 - Arianna Lambie, STAN (1500m). April 26 - Amy Hastings, ASU (3000m steeple). May 3 - Alicia Craig, STAN (10,000m).
Previous Field winners: April 13 - Sheena Gordon, UCLA (HJ). April 19 - Blessing Ufodiama, WSU (TJ). April 26 - Sheni Russell, CAL (DT). May 3 - Jill Camarena, STAN (SP).