Stanford Invitational Off To Fast Start

April 4, 2008

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    The Stanford Invitational got off to a flying start with a full day of fast times at Cobb Track and Angel Field. Stanford posted many of the day's fast times with several athletes earning regional qualifying marks and one school record falling.

    The men were led by Myles Bradley in the 110 meter hurdles where he achieved a regional qualifying time of 13.96 seconds and has the top seed entering tomorrow's final. His time also moved him into second place all-time at Stanford in the 110 meter hurdles.

    The 800 meters saw three Stanford athletes achieve regional standards. Russell Brown finished third overall with a time of 1:48.66. Just behind him was Michael Garcia who finished fourth with a time of 1:49.18. The other regional standard went to Garrett Heath who finished eighth in a personal best time of 1:49.70.

    Achieving a regional qualifying standard in the 100 meters was Wopamo Osaisai with a time of 10.51 seconds. The Stanford record holder in the event was just off his personal best.

    In the 10,000 meters, Hari Mix just missed the automatic NCAA qualifier, but did earn a provisional time of 28:50.87, which was a personal best.

    The pole vault was won by Graeme Hoste who improved his regional mark to 17-0 ¾.

    Multi-event specialist Josh Hustedt competed in the long jump and fared well setting a personal best with a leap of 22-1.

    Another personal best came from Kyle Davis-Hammerquist who finished second in the discus with a throw of 163-08.

    For the women, Danielle Maier broke her own school record with a throw of 174-00 in the javelin. The mark was a regional qualifier and gave Maier the Stanford Invitational title in the event.

    The 800 meters saw a pair of regional qualifiers for the Cardinal. Lauren Centrowitz place ninth overall with a personal best time of 2:08.95, while Alicia Follmar was 14th with a time of 2:09.47.

    The 5,000 meters also saw a pair of regional qualifying times for Stanford. In section 1, Lindsay Allen finished 12th with a personal best time of 16:28.27 for her qualifying mark. The 1st section was won by former Stanford star Arianna Lambie who ran a time of 15:41.76 while competing in her first race as a post-collegiate. The other Stanford regional time came from Kate Niehaus who finished 14th in section 2 with a personal best time of 16:47.96.

    Also with a meet title for Stanford was Lauren Stewart in the high jump. The multi-event specialist achieved a regional mark with a leap of 5-8 ¾.

    In the 100 meters, freshman Arantxa King finished seventh with a time of 12.10 seconds to qualify for tomorrow's finals. She doubled back in the 200 meters where she finished fifth with a time of 24.96

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