Stanford Athletes Travel To Arkansas Invitational, Husky Classic
Feb. 11, 2005
Stanford, Ca - It is another busy weekend for several members of the Stanford indoor track & field team.
Twenty-three athletes will compete in the Arkansas Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville (Friday-Saturday) while 22 athletes will compete at the Husky Classic in Seattle (Saturday).
The track at the Arkansas Invitational will also be the site of the upcoming NCAA Indoor Championships (March 11-12).
Among those competing in Arkansas will be Ryan Hall, the 2004 NCAA West Regional Athlete of the Year in cross country. Hall is expected to compete in the 3,000 meters and as a member of the distance medley relay team. For the women, Stanford's top competitor will be Janice Davis, who has already broken school records in the 60 and 200 meters this year.
Alicia Craig will headline a strong group of distance runners at the Husky Classic. Craig is the two-time defending NCAA outdoor 10,000 meter champion.
Several Stanford athletes have qualified automatically or provisionally for the upcoming NCAA Indoor Championships. Freshman Erica McLain, the school record holder in the triple jump, has an NCAA automatic mark of 44-11 (13.69m). NCAA provisional qualifiers thus far are Janice Davis in the 60 meters (7.32) and the 200 meters (23.82), Anita Siraki in the 3,000 meters (9:17.68), Amanda Trotter in the 3,000 meters (9:20.56), Jeane Goff in the 3,000 meters (9:29.43), the women's distance medley relay team (11:07.81), and Jonathan Pierce in the 3,000 meters (8:04.21).