Stanford Track And Field Heads To MPSF Indoor Championships

Feb. 20, 2007

Stanford track and field will be competing in the MPSF Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday-Saturday, February 23-24 at Dempsey Indoor in Seattle, Wash. The Cardinal women enter the meet ranked No. 3 nationally, while the men sit at No. 9 nationally. Event Schedule

Nine men's teams and 10 women's teams from the Big West and Pac-10 conferences will make up the field at the 2007 MPSF Indoor Championships. Eight of the nine Pac-10 track and field programs will be competing.

Arizona (Men and Women):
Arizona State (Men and Women):
California (Men and Women):
Long Beach State (Men and Women):
Oregon (Men and Women):
Stanford (Men and Women):
UC Irvine (Women only):
UCLA (Men and Women):
Washington (Men and Women):
Washington State (Men and Women):

USTFCCCA Division I Men's Indoor Rankings
Feb. 13, 2007

1. Florida State
2. Auburn
3. Wisconsin
4. Texas
5. Arkansas
6. Washington
7. Oregon
8. Baylor
9. Stanford
10. Nebraska
11. Clemson
12. South Carolina
13. LSU
14. Louisville
15. Florida
16. Northern Iowa
17. Tennessee
18. Michigan
19. UTEP
20. Oklahoma

USTFCCCA Division I Women's Indoor Rankings
Feb. 13, 2007

1. Arizona State
2. Michigan
3. Stanford
4. South Carolina
5. LSU
6. Texas A&M
7. Georgia
8. Tennessee
9. Minnesota
10. Auburn
11. Texas Tech
12. Texas
13. Arkansas
14. Washington State
15. North Carolina
16. Penn State
17. Villanova
18. Oregon
19. Hampton
20. Kansas

For the fourth straight season, the Stanford women's indoor track & field team captured the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Championship. Freshman Lauren Stewart set the school record in the pentathlon with 3,788 points ... Her point total beat the previous record of 3,417 points by Sally Mills in 2004 ... Josh Hustedt produced a school record with 5,539 points in the heptathlon ... Hustedt's new record broke his old mark of 5,190 points set earlier this year ... Ashley Freeman's time of 2:06.85 in the 800 meters is second-best in school history ... Feranmi Okanlami's effort of 50-0 3/4 (15.26m) in the triple jump is third-best in school history ... Deborah Akinniyi leaped 40-11 1/2 (12.48m) in the triple jump to move into fourth place all-time in Stanford history ... A shot put throw of 49-11 3/4 (15.23m) by Melissa Yunghans is fourth-best in school history ... Several Stanford athletes qualified automatically or provisional for the upcoming NCAA Indoor Championships (March 10-11) at Arkansas ... Automatic NCAA qualifiers were Katy Trotter (9:12.36) and Amanda Trotter (9:13.76) in the 3000 meters, and Erica McLain in the triple jump (43-9 3/4, 13.35m) ... NCAA provisional qualifiers were Chauntae Bayne in the 60 meters (7.31), Janice Davis in the 200 meters (23.46), Ashley Freeman in the 800 meters (2:06.85), Lauren Centrowitz in the mile (4:46.00), Alicia Follmar in the mile (4:46.92), the 1600 meter relay team (3:36.80) of Keisha Gaines, Nashonme Johnson, Chauntae Bayne and Janice Davis, Jacob Gomez (7:55.26), Neftalem Araia (7:56.11) and Jonathan Pierce (7:59.19) in the 3000 meters, and Josh Hustedt in the heptathlon (5,359 points). Complete Results

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