Stanford Track & Field Team Competes At Hamilton Relays

April 13, 2001

Stanford, Ca - Seventy-six members of the Stanford track & field team will travel to Berkeley on Saturday, April 14, 2001, to compete in the fourth annual Brutus Hamilton Relays at Edwards Stadium/Goldman Field at the University of California ... This will be a scoring meet with eight teams (Stanford, California, Arizona, USC, Ohio State, UC Davis, Nevada, Sacramento State) competing ... The field events will begin at 8:30 a.m. while the running events are slated to start at 11:00 a.m. ... Scoring for the individual and relays will be 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.

Friday, April 132:00 p.m. - Men's Hammer4:00 p.m. - Women's Hammer

Saturday, April 14Field Events8:30 a.m. - women's javelin followed by men's javelin, women's discus follows women's javelin, men's discus follows women's discus10:00 a.m. - women's pole vault11:00 a.m. - men's long jump, women's long jump, men's triple jump follows women's long jump, women's triple jump follows men's long jump11:30 a.m. - men's shot put followed by women's shot put12:30 p.m. - men's high jump1:00 p.m. - men's pole vault2:30 p.m. - women's high jump

Running Events
11:00 a.m. - 'B' race - 110 hurdles (men), if needed
11:05 a.m. - 'B' race - 100 hurdles (women), if needed
11:10 a.m. - 'B' race - 100 meters (men), if needed
11:20 a.m. - 'B' race - 100 meters (women), if needed
11:30 a.m. - 'B' race - 400 meters (men), if needed
11:35 a.m. - 'B' race - 200 meters (men), if needed
11:45 a.m. - 'B' race - 200 meters (women), if needed
Noon - women's 5,000 meters
12:30 p.m. - women's 400 meter relay followed by men's 400 meter relay
12:40 p.m. - women's 3,000 meter steeplechase
1:00 p.m. - men's 3,000 meter steeplechase
1:20 p.m. - women's 1,500 meters followed by men's 1,500 meters
1:40 p.m. - women's 100 meter hurdles followed by men's 110 meter hurdles
2:00 p.m. - women's 400 meters followed by men's 400 meters
2:20 p.m. - women's 100 meters followed by men's 100 meters
2:40 p.m. - women's 800 meters followed by men's 800 meters
3:00 p.m. - women's 400 meter hurdles, followed by men's 400 meter hurdles
3:20 p.m. - women's 200 meters followed by men's 200 meters
3:40 p.m. - men's 5,000 meters
4:00 p.m. - women's 1,600 meter relay followed by men's 1,600 meter relay

Stanford StartsAlthough the 2001 outdoor season is only more than a month old, Stanford athletes have already put together excellent Pac-10 qualifying times and marks ... Forty-seven athletes (28 women, 19 men) have qualified for the Pac-10 Championships on May 19-20 at California ... Eight Stanford athletes (5 men, 3 women) have qualified provisionally for the NCAA's, and one athlete, Jonathon Riley, has met the NCAA automatic standard in the 10,000 meters.

Pac-10 PotpourriStanford Olympian Michael Stember is currently ranked first in the conference in the 1,500 meters (1:41.80) and third in the 800 meters (1:49.73) ... Stanford runners are ranked first (Seth Hejny, 13:46.81), second (Jonathon Riley, 13:51.68), third (Louis Luchini, 13:53.87), and fifth (Daniel Parris, 14:11.10) in the Pac-10 ... Elena Villarreal is ranked first in the 3,000 meters (9:26.76) and third in the 5,000 meters (16:20.52) ... The Cardinal is ranked third (Michael Stember, 1:49.73), fourth (Gabe Jennings, 1:50.54), fifth (Ryan Carroll, 1:50.79) and sixth (Mark Hassell, 1:51.62) in the Pac-10 ... Jonathon Riley is first in the Pac-10 in the 10,000 meters (28:33.71) ... Michael Ponikvar is ranked second in the high jump (7-2 1/4) ... Omer Inan is rated third in the discus (188-9) ... Sally Glynn and Lauren Fleshman ranked third and fourth in the 1,500 meters at 4:24.03 and 4:26.86, respectively.

National NotesJonathon Riley is Stanford's first NCAA outdoor qualifier ... Competing in his first collegiate 10,000 meters, Riley ran a 28:31.71 at the Stanford Invitational (3/31) ... Riley's time is third-best all-time at Stanford, and tops in the Pac-10 this year ... Eight Cardinal athletes have qualified provisionally for the NCAA's which will be held May 30-June 2 at the University of Oregon in Eugene.

Record ReviewTwo school records have already been broken this year ... Jessica Pluth broke the freshman record in the hammer with a toss of 187-0 at the Stanford Invitational (4-1) ... Pluth easily broke the previous record of 163-10 by Maggie Isaac in 1997 ... Pluths' effort is also third-best overall all-time at Stanford, and only three feet short of the school record of 190-0 by Maureen Onyeagbako in 1999 ... Jillian Camarena broke the freshman school record in the shot put with a throw of 51-0 3/4 at the Stanford Opener (3/24) ... Camarena's toss broke the 15-year old record of Patty Purpur (50-9 3/4) ... Camarena's shot put effort is fourth-best all-time overall at Stanford.

Top Times/MarksLindsey Johnson's time of 13.91 in the 100 meter hurdles is fourth-best all-time at Stanford ... Kim Stone's high jump of 5-8 3/4 is fifth all-time in school history ... Freshman Stanley Wilson's times in the 100 meters and 200 meters have already reached the school's top-10 ... Wilson has run a 10.59, seventh-best in school history, and his time of 21.40 in the 200 meters is tenth all-time ... Omer Inan's discus throw of 188-9 is fifth all-time at Stanford ... Seth Hejny's time of 13:46.81 in the 5,000 meters is sixth-best all-time at Stanford.

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