Richardson Named Pac-10 Athlete of Week
May 12, 2003
PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- Pacific-10 Conference outdoor track and field athlete of the week honors for the week of May 5-11:
MEN'S TRACK AND FIELD: Santiago Lorenzo, OREGON. Lorenzo captured his second Pac-10 Decathlon title by 178 points, scoring 7,564 points. He placed in the top three in seven of the 10 events last weekend on the USC campus in Los Angeles. Lorenzo is a senior from Buenos Aires, Argentina.
WOMEN'S TRACK AND FIELD: Ellannee Richardson, WASHINGTON STATE. Richardson won her third consecutive Pac-10 Heptathlon title. Her point total of 5,766 was 247 points better than her nearest competitor. She joins former Stanford heptathlete Tracye Lawyer (1997-99) as the only three-time winners of the event. Richardson is a senior from Gladstone, Ore.
2003 PAC-10 TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
MEN'S TRACK - April 14 - Ryan Wilson, USC (110m hurdles/400m hurdles). April 21 - Ryan Wilson, USC (110m hurdles). April 28 - Wes Felix, USC (100m/200m). May 5 - Bret Holts, ORE (3000m steeple). May 12 - Santiago Lorenzo, ORE (decathlon).
MEN'S FIELD - April 14 - Adam Kriz, ORE (HT). April 21 - Allen Simms, USC (TJ). April 28 - Adam Jenkins, ORE (JT). May 5 - Yoo Kim, UCLA (PV)
WOMEN'S TRACK - April 14 - Virginia Powell, USC (110m hurdles/100m). April 21 - Lauren Fleshman, STAN (5,000m). April 28 - Sheena Johnson, UCLA (110m hurdles). May 5 - Lisa Aguilera, ASU (3000m steeple). May 12 - Ellannee Richardson, WSU (heptathlon)
WOMEN'S FIELD - April 14 - Julianna Tudja, USC (HT). April 21 - Julianna Tudja, USC (HT). April 28 - Erin Williams, USC (LJ). May 5 - Chaniqua Ross, UCLA (DT).