Stanford Track And Field Adds Six More To NCAA Squad As At-Large Bids Are Announced

June 2, 2009

  • Full Men's Entries

  • Full Women's Entries

    Fayetteville, Ark. - The final entries to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships were announced Tuesday morning with six Stanford athletes receiving at-large selections. Three men and three women were added to the team based on their performances during the season.

    The selections announced Tuesday for the men were Elliott Heath in the 5,000 meters, Jake Riley in the 10,000 meters and Chris Mocko in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. The women added were Griffin Matthew in the 100 meters, Kate Niehaus in the 5,000 meters and Arantxa King in the long jump.

    The at-large selections will join the six men and seven women who had qualified automatically by placing in the top five in their event at the NCAA West Regional last weekend.

    Following the at-large selections, Stanford now has a total of ten women in 11 events and nine men who will be traveling to the University of Arkansas for the NCAA Championships on June 10-13.

    Stanford's NCAA Qualifiers

    Griffin Matthew - 100 meters
    Lauren Centrowitz - 1,500 meters
    Alicia Follmar - 1,500 meters
    Emilie Amaro - 3,000-meter steeplechase
    Laurynne Chetelat - 5,000 meters
    Kate Niehaus - 5,000 meters
    Arantxa King - long jump
    Whitney Liehr - triple jump
    Michaela Wallerstedt - shot put & discus
    Jaynie Goodbody - hammer

    Garrett Heath - 1,500 meters
    Chris Mocko - 3,000-meter steeplechase
    Chris Derrick - 5,000 meters
    Elliott Heath - 5,000 meters
    Jake Riley - 10,000 meters
    Myles Bradley - 110-meter hurdles
    Amaechi Morton - 400-meter hurdles
    Daniel Schaerer - discus
    Kyle Davis-Hammerquist - hammer

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