Edrick Floreal, Arianna Lambie Honored By USTFCCCA

March 14, 2006

Metairie, La - The 2006 indoor track & field season is over, but the post-season honors for Stanford are just beginning.

On Tuesday, Edrick Floreal, Franklin P. Johnson Director of Track & Field, and Stanford junior distance runner Arianna Lambie were honored by the United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for their outstanding seasons. Floreal was named the 2006 NCAA Division I Women's Indoor Track & Field Coach of the Year for the West Region. Lambie was named the NCAA Division I Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Year for the West Region.

Last weekend, Floreal led the Cardinal women to a second place finish at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships. It was Stanford's best finish in 14 years. Earlier in the season, the Cardinal women won the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) title for a fourth straight season.

Lambie gained three All-American honors at last weekend's NCAA Indoor Championship. On the first night of competition, Lambie anchored the distance medley relay team to a second place finish in the second-best time in school history at 11:05.03. The following day, Lambie finished third in the 3000 meters and fourth in the mile. At the MPSF Championships, Lambie won the mile and 3000 meters, and was on the winning distance medley relay team. Lambie started the year by leading the Cardinal cross country team to the NCAA, NCAA West Regional and Pac-10 titles.

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