Track Team Produces Solid Results at 2001 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships

Feb. 24, 2001

Flagstaff, Az - The Stanford men's and women's indoor track & field team produced several solid results at the 2001 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships on Saturday (2/24/01) at the Skydome at Northern Arizona University.

Michael Ponikvar of Stanford, and Jason Boness of Oregon each jumped 7-2 1/4 in the high jump, but Boness was declared the winner on fewer misses.

In the long jump, Stanford's Milton Little leaped 23-10 to place third, nine inches than his previous season-best.

In women's competition, Kim Stone placed second in the high jump at 5-9 1/4. Leila Ben-Youssef and Melissa Feinstein finished third and fifth, respectively, in the pole vault. Ben-Youssef and Feinstein each vaulted 12-0 3/4. The shot put competition saw Jillian Camarena finish third with a throw of 50-11. Maureen Onybeagbako finished third in the 20-lb weight throw in a season-best throw of 61-7. In the long jump, Julie Tinker finished fourth with a leap of 19-2 3/4.

The Cardinal sent four women to compete at the Virginia Tech Indoor Invitational on Saturday (2/24/01). In the 3,000 meters, Elena Villarreal produced an NCAA provisional and season-best time of 9:26.76. Erin Sullivan also gained the NCAA provisional qualifying standard by finishing seventh in a time of 9:36.56. Sullivan's time was also a season-best. Lauren Fleshman, competing in her first 3,000 meter run of the season, placed eighth in a time of 9:41.44.

Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Team Standings (men)
1. Arizona 1422. UCLA 130
3. Washington State 125
4. Arizona State 51.5
5. Utah State 51
6. Washington 50
7. Stanford 45.5
8. Long Beach State 16

Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Team Standings (women)
1. Washington State 108.52. Arizona 105
3. Washington 104
4. Utah State 85
5. UCLA 83
6. Oregon 60.5
7. Arizona State 32.5
8. Stanford 30
9. Long Beach State 2.5

Men's Results
60 meters1. Ja'Warren Hooker, Washington 6.51
2. Anson Henry, WSU 6.72
3. Vincent Jones, Arizona State 6.79
9. Leroy Sims, Stanford 7.01

200 meters
1. Ja'Warren Hooker, Washington 20.752. Anson Henry, WSU 21.32
3. Anthony Stewart, Utah State 21.38
9. Leroy Sims, Stanford 22.48

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