Stanford Women Capture MPSF Title For Third Straight Season

Feb. 26, 2005

Seattle, Wa - Janice Davis captured the 60 and 200 meters, freshman Erica McLain set another school record in the triple jump, and the Cardinal women's indoor track & field team captured seven first place honors to win the 2005 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championship for a third straight season.

The Cardinal tallied 180 1/2 points to easily outdistance second place California with 94 points.

The Stanford men's team also performed well with a second place finish (93 1/2 points). UCLA won the team title with 117 1/2 points.

Davis, a sophomore, won the 60 meters in a time of 7.34 and the 200 meter title with a time of 23.87. McLain won the triple jump with a school record effort of 45-7 1/4 (13.90m). McLain's mark was also an NCAA automatic qualifying effort. Other first place titles were picked up by Nashonme Johnson in the 400 meters (54.61), Arianna Lambie in the mile (4:39.01, NCAA provisional time), Sara Bei in the 3,000 meters (9:13.86, NCAA automatic time), and the 1,600 meter relay team (3:38.51) of Chinny Offor, Christine Moschella, Nashonme Johnson and Ashley Freeman.

Ashley Freeman gained an NCAA provisional time in the 800 meters (2:08.65). Katy Trotter (9:23.41), Alicia Craig (9:27.02) and Anita Siraki (9:29.77) all had NCAA provisional times in the 3,000 meters.

Several Cardinal men athletes gained NCAA automatic or provisional times or marks. Curtis Goehring ran an NCAA provisional time of 47.04 in the 400 meters. That time was also second-best in school history. Russell Brown and Joaquin Chapa ran NCAA provisional times of 4:01.98 and 4:03.89 in the mile, respectively. In the 3,000 meters, Ryan Hall and Neftalem Araia ran NCAA provisional times of 7:56.74 and 7:57.89 in the 3,000 meters, respectively.

Complete MPSF results are available at www.gohuskies.com

Men's Results (2. 93 1/2 points)
60 Meters - 6. Wopamo Osaisai 6.90
200 Meters - Wopamo Osaisai dq
400 Meters - 3. Curtis Goehring 47.04; 4. Nick Sebes 47.25
800 Meters - 4. Justin Romaniuk 1:52.62; 7. Michael Garcia 2:01.42
Mile - 3. Russell Brown 4:01.98; 6. Joaquin Chapa 4:03.89; 7. Evan Fox 4:05.60
3,000 Meters - 2. Ryan Hall 7:56.74; 3. Neftalem Araia 7:57.89; 6. Garrett Heath 8:06.78; 7. Jonathan Pierce 8:07.07; 8. Hakon DeVries 8:09.92; 10. Hari Mix 8:11.06; 13. Steven DeWitt 8:17.15; David Vidal dnf
5,000 Meters - 1. Ian Dobson 13:45.54; 4. David Vidal 14:11.36; 8. Brett Gotcher 14:19.51
1,600 Meter Relay - 4. Stanford (Jeff Conkey, Curtis Goehring, Wopamo Osaisai, Nick Sebes) 3:11.03
Distance Medley Relay - 2. Stanford (Evan Fox, Jeff Conkey, Justin Romaniuk, Lauren Jespersen) 9:45.40
Long Jump - 15. Feranmi Okanlami 21-11 1/2 (6.69m)
Pole Vault - 8. Graeme Hoste 16-5 1/2 (5.02m)
Shot Put - 7. Mike Macellari 55-3 3/4 (16.86m)
Triple Jump - 4. Feranmi Okanlami 50-0 (15.24m)
Heptathlon - 4. Nicholas Taylor 5,104 points

Women's Results (1. 180 1/2 points)
60 Meters - 1. Janice Davis 7.34; 4. Ashley Purnell 7.57
200 Meters - 1. Janice Davis 23.87; 2. Ashley Purnell 24.26
400 Meters - 1. Nashonme Johnson 54.61; 2. Christine Moschella 54.91
800 Meters - 2. Ashley Freeman 2:08.65. 3. Chinny Offor 2:09.42
Mile - 1. Arianna Lambie 4:39.01; 4. Lauren Centrowitz 4:50.45; 5. Jeane Goff 4:50.79; 6. Lindsay Allen 4:51.37
3,000 Meters - 1. Sara Bei 9:13.86; 2. Katy Trotter 9:23.41; 3. Alicia Craig 9:27.02; 4. Anita Siraki 9:29.77; 6. Amanda Trotter 9:44.54; 11. Celia Smalls 9:59.66
5,000 Meters - 4. Julie Allen 17:10.00; 11. Celia Smalls 17:45.72
1,600 Meter Relay - 1. Stanford (Chinny Offor, Christine Moschella, Nashonme Johnson, Ashley Freeman) 3:38.51
Distance Medley Relay - 1. Stanford (Amanda Trotter, Nashonme Johnson, Lindsay Alen, Anita Siraki) 11:24.54
High Jump - 9. Lindsay Gannaway 5-5 1/4 (1.66m)
Long Jump - 1. Erica McLain 20-7 (6.27m); 5. Undine Becker 19-4 3/4 (5.91m)
Pole Vault - 7. Leila Ben-Youssef 12-4 1/2 (3.77m); 10. Samantha Shepard 12-4 1/2 (3.77m)
Shot Put - 5. Melissa Yunghans 47-7 (14.50m)
Triple Jump - 1. Erica McLain 45-7 1/4 (13.90m); 10. Deborah Akinniyi 38-2 (11.63m)
Weight Throw - 5. Sarah Hopping 56-6 3/4 (17.24m); 6. Katy Elsbury 55-3 1/2 (16.85m)

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