Cardinal Continues Success at UW Invitational

Jan. 27, 2007

Stanford, Calif. - The Cardinal track and field team completed another successful day of competition during the second and final day of the University of Washington Invitational at Dempsey Indoor Track in Seattle, Wash. Seven Cardinal athletes recorded NCAA provisional marks, while Josh Hustedt and Arianna Lambie posted NCAA automatic qualifying marks.

On the men's side, the Cardinal distance runners enjoyed the most success, with four athletes recording provisional marks in the 3000 meters. Five-time All-American Russell Brown posted the top time for Stanford, with an 8:01.07 mark. Teammate Garrett Heath was close behind with a personal best mark of 8:01.96, and Jacob Gomez posted a time of 8:03.48. Sophomore Hakon DeVries rounded out the NCAA provisional finishes for the Cardinal, recording an 8:03.76 mark.

In the men's pole vault, Graeme Hoste also recorded an NCAA provisional mark with a 17-5 (5.31m) mark.

Hustedt highlighted the day for the Cardinal men, with an NCAA automatic qualifying mark in the heptathlon. The Cardinal junior took first place in the field with 5,677 points, a new personal best.

The women's distance runners also posted impressive performances, with Lambie recording a 9:00.60 NCAA automatic qualifying time in the 3000 meters. The time was a personal best and ranks second on Stanford's all-time best list. Teammate Teresa McWalters also performed well in the 3,000 meters, recording an NCAA provisional time of 9:27.12.

Alicia Follmar continued the Cardinal success, running a personal best 4:46.00 mile, and recording another NCAA provisional mark for Stanford. Lauren Stewart's 3, 780 points in the pentathlon rounded out the NCAA provisional marks for the Cardinal. The sophomore's 41-3 (12.57m) triple jump was good for first place in the field.

Stanford returns to action next weekend at the United Heritage Invitational in Boise, Idaho.

Men's Results

60 Meters- 2. Daniel Belch, 7.14; 2. Richard Sherman, 7.20; 2. Ryan Fisicaro, 7.18.

200 Meters- 3. Daniel Belch, 22.98; 5. Ryan Fisicaro, 23.47.

400 Meters- 2. Durell Coleman, 49.08.

800 Meters- 3. Michael Garcia, 1:50.81; 6. Lauren Jespersen, 1:54.68; 2. Alex Greenburg, 1:53.71; 6. Jacob Evans, 1:55.30; 2. Justin Reed, 1:53.79; 1. Elliot Luscombe, 1:54.66.

3000 Meters- 5. Russell Brown, 8:01.07; 6. Garrett Heath, 8:01.96; 8. Jacob Gomez, 8:03.48; 9. Hakon DeVries, 8:03.76; 14. Rolf Steier, 8:10.42; 19. Justin Marpole-Bird, 8:30.73; 1. Chris Mocko, 8:25.08.

Pole Vault- 3. Graeme Hoste, 17-5 (5.31m).

Long Jump- 6. Richard Sherman, 23-3 ½ (7.10m).

Triple Jump- 5. Feranmi Okanlami, 49-2 ¼ (14.99m).

Shot Put- 1. Michael Macellari, 53-0 ¾ (16.17m); 6. Michael Robertson, 56-3 (17.14m).

Weight Throw- 10. Michael Macellari, 40-4 ¼ (12.30m).

Heptathlon- 1. Josh Hustedt, 5,677 points.

Women's Results

60 Meters- (Prelims) 1. Griffin Matthew, 7.63; 1. Jakki Bailey, 7.50 (Finals) 3. Jakki Bailey, 7.50; 4. Griffin Matthew, 7.68.

200 Meters- 1. Jakki Bailey, 24.64.

Mile- 4. Alicia Follmar, 4:46.00; 6. Mary Liz McCurdy, 5:02.01; 2. Kelsey Walker, 5:07.49; 4. Maddie O'Meara, 5:10.84.

800 Meters- 3. Laura Mottaz, 2:12.32; 3. Kaylin Pennington, 2:14.87.

3000 Meters- 2. Arianna Lambie, 9:00.60; 11. Teresa McWalters, 9:27.12; 12. Amanda Trotter, 9:35.25.

5000 Meters- 4. Kate Niehaus, 17:05.96.

High Jump- 5. Kara Bennett, 5-2 ¼ (1.58m).

Pole Vault- 7. Caitlin Hewitt, 12-6 (3.81m).

Long Jump- 3. Griffin Matthew, 19-7 ½ (5.98m).

Triple Jump- 1. Lauren Stewart, 41-3 (12.57m).

Shot Put- 2. Melissa Yunghans, 48-0 ¾ (14.65m); 5. Michaela Wallerstedt, 46-11 ½ (14.31m).

Weight Throw- 11. Melissa Yunghans, 39-4 ½ (12.00m).

Pentathlon- 4. Lauren Stewart, 3, 780.

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