Arianna Lambie Named USATF Athlete Of The Week

Nov. 14, 2006

Indianapolis, Ind. - Arianna Lambie has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after winning the women's 6,000 meter race Saturday at the 2006 NCAA West Region Cross Country Championships in Portland, OR.

A member of the American record-holding 4x1500-meter relay, Lambie repeated her performance from last year in winning the 6,000 meter race in 20 minutes 58.85 seconds. Lambie's first place finish helped secure the Stanford women's team win, as they posted a low score of 42 to claim the Regional title

Now in its sixth year, USATF's Athlete of the Week program is designed to recognize outstanding performers at all levels of the sport. USATF names a new honoree each week and features the athlete on the USATF website. Selections are based on top performances and results from the previous week.

2006 USATF Athlete of the Week Winners: January 3, Walt Henning; January 10, Amandi Rhett; January 17, Kevin Eastler; January 24, Marisa Hanson; January 31, Me'Lisa Barber; February 7, Reese Hoffa; February 14, Wallace Spearmon; February 21, Ryan Hall; February 28, Terrence Trammell; March 7, Ryan Harlan; March 14, Walter Davis; March 21, Bill Collins; March 28, Johnnye Valien; April 4, Deena Kastor; April 11, Trey Hardee; April 18, Meb Keflezighi; April 25, Deena Kastor; May 2, Alan Webb; May 9, Bershawn Jackson; May 16, Justin Gatlin; May 23, Kim Kreiner; May 30, Bryan Clay; June 6, Sanya Richards; June 13, Xavier Carter; June 20, A.J. Acosta; June 27, Lashinda Demus; July 5, Ebony Collins; July 11, Jeremy Wariner; July 18, Dominique Arnold; August 1, William Wynne; August 8, Nadine O'Connor; August 15, Walter Henning; August 22, Chris Carter; August 29, Khadevis Robinson; September 5, Sanya Richards; September 12, Tyson Gay; September 19, Sanya Richards; September 26, Dennis Simonaitis; October 3, Wallace Spearmon; October 10, Ryan Hall; October 17, Alan Culpepper; October 24, Abdi Abdirahman; October 31, Galen Rupp; November 7, Evan Jager; November 14, Arianna Lambie.

Courtesy of USA Track & Field.

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