Eight Stanford Track And Field Athletes Earn All-American Honors
March 13, 2007
Garrett Heath, Michael Garcia, Zach Chandy, Russell Brown, Josh Hustedt, Graeme Hoste, Arianna Lambie and Erica McLain of the Stanford track and field team have been selected as NCAA Division I All-Americans for their efforts at the NCAA Indoor Championships on March 9-10.
Garrett Heath, Michael Garcia, Zach Chandy and Russell Brown earned All-American honors after winning the men's distance medley relay National Championships. The team posted a time of 9:33.64 to win a very exciting race.
Russell Brown and Garrett Heath both earned their second All-American honors after tremendous mile finishes. Brown finished as the runner-up in the national championship race with a time of 4:00.84, while Heath took fourth recording a 4:00.99.
Josh Hustedt earned his All-American honor after finishing fourth in the heptathlon while breaking the school record with 5,837 points. Hustedt also tied the school indoor record in the 60-meter hurdles as he ran a time of 8.03.
Graeme Hoste nabbed All-American honors for his outstanding efforts in the pole vault. Hoste posted a height of 17-04 ½ (5.30 meters) on his way to a tenth place finish at the championships.
Arianna Lambie earned two All-American honors during the NCAA Championships. Lambie earned her first All-American selection on the opening day of competition, finishing as the runner-up in the 5000-meter run as she posted a 15:37.97, shattering her personal best time by 23 seconds. Her second selection came on day two as she took third place in the 3000-meter run with a time of 9:04.81.
Erica McLain earned a national championship in the triple jump on her way to becoming Stanford's eighth All-American of the 2007 NCAA Indoor Championships. McLain recorded a personal best leap of 45-07 ¾ (13.91 meters) to win the event.
The team returns to action for their second outdoor meet of the season on Wednesday, March 28 in the Cal Multis.