Erica McLain Wins MPSF Long Jump Title

Feb. 25, 2006

Seattle, Wa - Competing in her first long jump competition of the 2006 indoor season, Erica McLain captured the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation title for a second straight year on Friday night at the University of Washington.

McLain, who gained All-America honors last year, won the competition with a career-best mark of 20-10 3/4 (6.37m). That mark is also second-best in school history. McLain's effort also met the NCAA provisional standard.

Stanford also won the men's and women's distance medley relay titles. The Cardinal women won the league title for a fourth straight season. This time the team of Amanda Trotter, Ashley Freeman, Arianna Lambie and Katy Trotter ran the distance in a time of 11:11.46, the eighth-best time in school history. The men's team of Russell Brown, Michael Garcia, Joaquin Chapa and Garrett Heath beat the competition in a time of 9:38.87. Both winning times met the NCAA provisional standard.

Sophomore Anna McFarlane set a school record in the pole vault with an effort of 13-1 (3.99m). That broke the old mark of 13-0 1/4 (3.97m) set by Kathleen Donoghue in 2002. McFarlane's effort was also an NCAA provisional mark.

After the first day of competition, the Cardinal women (the three-time defending MPSF champion) reside in second place with 36 points. Arizona State leads with 54 points. In men's competition, Stanford is third with 22 points. Washington leads with 41 points while California is second with 26 points.

The second and final day of competition will be held on Saturday.

For complete results, go to www.gohuskies.com

Cardinal Catalogue
Several Stanford athletes attained the NCAA provisional standard ... The list included Hari Mix, Brett Gotcher and Hakon DeVries in the 5000 meters with respective times of 14:04.44, 14:04.66 and 14:08.88, Chauntae Bayne-Hackett in the 60 meters (7.35, #2 all-time at Stanford), Janice Davis in the 200 meters (23.46, #2 all-time at Stanford), and Lindsay Allen and Katie Harrington in the 5000 meters with respective times of 16:38.23 (#10 all-time at Stanford) and 16:42.64.

Men's Results (Stanford results only)
60 meters (prelims); 9. Wopamo Osaisai (S) 6.89nq
200 meters (prelims): 8. Wopamo Osaisai (S) 21.80q
400 meters (prelims): 20. Elliot Luscombe (S) 50.72nq; Joel Prickett (S) 51.30nq
800 meters (prelims): 1. Michael Garcia (S) 1:50.16q; 7. Joaquin Chapa (S) 1:50.89q; 9. Alex Greenburg (S) 1:52.07nq; 12. Jacob Evans (S) 1:53.80nq
5000 meters: 6. Hari Mix (S) 14:04.44; 7. Brett Gotcher (S) 14:04.66; 8. Hakon DeVries (S) 14:08.08
60 meter hurdles (prelims): 4. Myles Bradley (S) 8.10q; 13. Daniel Knickerbocker (S) 8.50nq
Distance Medley Relay: 1. Stanford (Russell Brown, Michael Garcia, Joaquin Chapa, Garrett Heath) 9:38.87
Long Jump: 9. Solomon Welch (S) 23-0 3/4 (7.03m); 10. Myles Bradley (S) 22-11 (6.98m); 15. Feranmi Okanlami (S) 22-4 1/4 (6.81m); 16. Adrian Munabi (S) 18-1 (5.51m)
35-lb weight throw: 3. Michael Robertson (S) 59-4 1/4 (18.09m)
Heptathlon: 5. Josh Hustedt (S) 2910 points; 60 meters (7.17, 823 points); long jump (21-11 1/2, 6.69m, 750 points); shot put (38-10 1/2, 11.85m, 597 points); high jump (6-4 1/4, 1.94m, 749 points)

Women's Results (Stanford results only)
60 meters (prelims): 1. Chauntae Bayne-Hackett (S) 7.35q; 8. Jakki Bailey (S) 7.67q
200 meters (prelims): 1. Janice Davis (S) 23.46q; 7. Alana Walker (S) 24.75q
400 meters (prelims): 6. Nashonme Johnson (S) 55.96q; 7. Idara Otu (S) 56.01q; 8. Keisha Gaines (S) 56.34q
800 meters (prelims): 7. Ashley Freeman (S) 2:08.78q; 8. Kaylin Pennington (S) 2:09.57q; 16. Chinny Offor (S) 2:18.96
5000 meters: 3. Lindsay Allen (S) 16:38.23; 4. Katie Harrington (S) 16:42.64
Mile (prelims): 2. Arianna Lambie (S) 4:52.15q; 5. Alicia Follmar (S) 4:52.36q; 7. Lauren Centrowitz (S) 4:52.45q
Distance Medley Relay: 1. Stanford (Amanda Trotter, Ashley Freeman, Arianna Lambie, Katy Trotter) 11:11.46
Long Jump: 1. Erica McLain (S) 20-10 3/4 (6.37m); 10. Deborah Akinniyi (S) 18-3 (5.56m)
Pole Vault: 7. Anna McFarlane (S) 13-1 (3.99m)
20-lb Weight Throw: 9. Katy Elsbury (S) 53-8 1/4 (16.36m); 10. Melissa Yunghans (S) 51-10 1/2 (15.81m)
Heptathlon (first day) - 6. Lauren Stewart (S) 3,788 points; 60 meter hurdles (8.77, 959 points); high jump (5-5 1/4, 1.66m, 806 points)
shot put (35-0 1/4, 10.67m, 573 points); long jump (18-4 1/2, 5.60m, 729 points); 800 meters (2:27.80, 721 points)

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