Grant Robison, Donald Sage, Sara Bei, Alicia Craig Earn NCAA Berths at Husky Indoor Invitational

Seattle, Wa - Sara Bei and Alicia Craig became Stanford's first NCAA indoor women's qualifiers of the year with times of 9:13.32 and 9:14.72, respectively, in the 3,000 meters at Saturday's Husky Indoor Invitational. The national qualifying time was 9:16.00. Two other Cardinal runners, Amanda Trotter and Teresa McWalters qualified provisionally with times of 9:32.83 and 9:33.08, respectively. Grant Robison, the 2003 NCAA outdoor 1,500 meter champion, and Donald Sage, the 2002 NCAA outdoor 1,500 meter champion, also qualified for the NCAA's in the 3,000 meters with times of 7:51.80 and 7:54.75, respectively. Peter Meindl was a provisional qualifier at 8:01.07.

Stanford's women's distance medley relay team qualified provisionally in a time of 11:17.94.

Freshman Ashley Freeman also qualified for the NCAA's provisionally with a time of 2:08.67 in the 800 meters. Another provisional qualifier was freshman Katy Trotter in the mile at 4:44.36. Katie Hotchkiss produced a time of 4:51.15 in the mile, a time good enough to qualify for the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Championships.

Other MPSF qualifiers from Stanford included Lindsey Johnson in the 600 meter hurdles (8.89); Celia Smalls in the 3,000 meters (10:17.14); Lindsey Gannaway in the high jump (5-7, 1.70m); Undine Becker in the long jump (19-6 1/4, 5.95m) and triple jump (38-0, 11.58m); Samantha Sheppard in the pole vault (11-9 3/4, 3.60m); Janice Davis in the 60 meters (7.62); Gerren Crochet in the 60 meters (6.95) and 400 meters (48.68); Curtis Goehring in the 400 meters (48.18); Michael Garcia in the 800 meters (1:55.28); David Vidal in the mile (4:08.05); Lauren Jespersen in the mile (4:08.28); Jacob Gomez in the mile (4:09.51); Philip West in the mile (4:09.668); Omer Inan in the shot put (54-5 1/2, 16.60m); Will Svitek in the shot put (52-5 1/2, 15.99m) and Nick Welihozkiy in the weight throw (63-1 1/2, 19.24m).

Jakki Bailey was a double winner for Stanford during Saturday's competition. Bailey won the 60 meters in a season-best time of 7.48 and later won the 200 meters in a time of 24.64, another season-best. Bailey's time in both events qualified her for the MPSF Championships later this year.

Stanford's third winner of the day was Chris Emme who crossed the finish line in the 5,000 meters at 14:03.13, easily surpassing the NCAA provisional qualifying time of 14:15.00. Isaac Hawkins was second (14:10.28, an NCAA provisional time) while Andrew Hill placed third (14:27.81).

Men's Results
60 Meters - 1. Jorge Richardson (International el) 6.87; 3. Gerren Crochet (Stanford) 6.95; 15. Curtis Goehring (Stanford) 7.15

400 Meters - 1. Brandon Johnson (UCLA) 47.78; 2. Curtis Goehring (Stanford) 48.18; 5. Gerren Crochet (Stanford) 48.68

800 Meters - 1. Nick Thorton (UCLA) 1:49.56; 17. Michael Garcia (Stanford) 1:55.28

Mile - 1. Brandon Strong (Asics) 4:02.87; 7. David Vidal (Stanford) 4:08.05; 10. Lauren Jespersen (Stanford) 4:08.28; 12. Jacob Gomez (Stanford) 4:09.51; 14. Philip West (Stanford) 4:09.68; 26. Seth Hejny (Stanford) 4:17.21; 38. Justin Romaniuk (Stanford) 4:22.62

3,000 Meters - 1. Bolota Asmerson (Nike) 7:48.59; 3. Grant Robison (Stanford) 7:51.80; 4. Donald Sage (Stanford) 7:54.75; 11. Neftalem Araia (Stanford) 8:00.29; 12. Peter Meindl (Stanford) 8:01.07; 39. Forrest Tahdooahnippah (Stanford) 8:36.08

5,000 Meters - 1. Chris Emme (Stanford) 14:03.13; 2. Isaac Hawkins (Stanford) 14:10.28; 3. Andrew Hill (Stanford) 14:17.81

Distance Medley Relay - 1. Washington 9:38.09; 5. Stanford 9:51.49

Shot Put - 1. Dan Ames (UCLA) 60-7 3/4 (18.48m); 4. Omer Inan (Stanford) 54-5 1/2 (16.60m); 6. Will Svitek (Stanford) 52-5 1/2 (15.99m)

30-lb Weight Throw - 1. Dan Ames (UCLA) 66-9 1/4 (20.35m); 2, Nick Welihozkiy (Stanford) 63-1 1/2 (19.24m)

Women's Results
60 Meters - 1. Jakki Bailey (Stanford) 7.48; 2. Janice Davis (Stanford) 7.62 (7.59 in prelims); Undine Becker 7.76 in prelims

200 Meters - 1. Jakki Bailey (Stanford) 24.64; 2. Janice Davis (Stanford) 25.12

400 Meters - 1. Joanna Hayes (UCLA) 54.78; 3. Nashonme Johnson (Stanford) 56.41; 4. Keisha Gaines (Stanford) 56.88

800 Meters - 1. Tamika Williams (Nike Farm Team) 2:05.95; 6. Ashley Freeman (Stanford) 2:08.67; 17. Cherise Thompson (Stanford) 2:13.19

Mile - 1. Ashley Couper (Nike Farm Team) 4:41.31; 4. Katy Trotter (Stanford) 4:44.36; 8. Katie Hotchkiss (Stanford) 4:51.15

3,000 Meters - 1. Malindi Elmore (Asics) 9:00.27; 3. Sara Bei (Stanford) 9:13.32; 4. Alicia Craig (Stanford) 9:14.72; 10. Amanda Trotter (Stanford) 9:32.83; 11. Teresa McWalters (Stanford) 9:33.08; 22. Celia Smalls (Stanford) 10:17.14

]Distance Medley Relay - 1. BYU 11:06.91; 2. Stanford 11:17.94

60 Meter Hurdles - 1. Joanna Hayes (UCLA) 8.13; 9. Lindsey Johnson (Stanford) 8.89

High Jump - 1. Kaylene Wagner (Cal Poly) 6-0 3/4 (1.85m); 7. Lindsey Gannaway (Stanford) 5-7 (1.70m)

Long Jump - 1. Michelle Sanford (USC) 19-11 3/4 (6.09m); 2. Undine Becker (Stanford) 19-6 1/4 (5.95m)

Pole Vault - 1. Chelsea Johnson (UCLA) 14-0 (4.27m); 9. Samantha Shepard (Stanford) 11-9 3/4 (3.60m)

Shot Put - 1. Stephanie Brown (Steph TC) 57-1 (17.40m); 2. Jill Camarena (Stanford) 55-4 1/4 (16.87m)

Triple Jump - 1. Michelle Sanford (USC) 43-2 1/4 (13.16m); 6. Undine Becker (Stanford) 38-0 (11.58m)

20-lb Weight Throw - 1. Cari Soong (UCLA) 67-8 1/4 (20.63m); 3. Jessica Pluth (Stanford) 57-8 1/4 (17.58m); 8. Katy Elsbury (Stanford) 53-5 (16.28m)

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