Dena Evans Named Mondo National Assistant Coach Of The Year

June 18, 2004

Indianapolis, In - The United States Track Coaches Association has announced the 2004 Mondo Men's and Women's National Assistant Coaches of the Year for NCAA Division I track & field, and the list includes Stanford's Dena Evans.

Evans completed her fifth season in 2004 as a member of the Cardinal coaching staff in the distance events. Promoted to head women's cross country coach in July of 2003, Evans has coached many impressive Cardinal performers this season, including a new collegiate record (31:19.97) by Alicia Craig in the 10,000 meters. Craig recently won the NCAA title for a second straight season in the 10,000 meters. Also at the NCAA's, Stanford's Sara Bei finished second in the 5,000 meters to gain her fourth All-American honor.

Evans was named the 2003 NCAA Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year as Stanford won the NCAA title.

The National Assistant Coaches of the Year awards are sponsored by Mondo, USA, the world's largest supplier of track and field surfaces. Mondo is the official provider of all tracks and equipment for the track and field competitions for the Athens Olympic Games.

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