Stanford Track And Field Adds Six More To NCAA Squad As At-Large Bids Are Announced
June 2, 2009
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