April 18, 2000
STANFORD, Calif. - Although the outdoor season is only six weeks underway, 11 Stanford track & field athletes (7 men, 4 women) have already qualified for the NCAA Championships (May 31 - June 3) at Duke University ... Eleven athletes (6 men, 5 women) have NCAA provisional times or marks.
This Saturday, the Cardinal travels to Sacramento State to compete in the Spring Festival. The day's events will start at noon with the field events with the running events starting at 2:00 p.m. The site of the meet will also be the home of the Olympic Trials in June.
NCAA Automatic Qualifiers (NCAA Track & Field Championships, Duke University, May 31 - June 3)
Jason Balkman, Senior, Saratoga, Ca
Qualified automatically for the NCAA's with a time of 28:47.82 in the 10,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational (3/25).
Don Conrad, Senior, St. Louis, Mo
The graduate student, and a transfer from Dartmouth gained entry into the NCAA's in the 10,000 meters with a time of 28:55.52 at the Stanford Invitational (3/25) ... His previous best in the 10,000 meters had been 29:38.02.
Lauren Fleshman, Freshman, Canyon Country, Ca
Ran the third fastest time in Pac-10 history at 15:50.18 in the 5,000 meters at the Mt. Sac Relays (4/15) ... Her time qualified her for the NCAA's and exceeded the Olympic Trials standard ... Her time is a freshman school record, easily beating the pervious time of 16:13.57 in 1996 by Mary Cobb ... Her time is also third best overall in school history.
Sally Glynn, Junior, Rockville, Md
One of three Stanford 5,000 meters to qualify automatically for the NCAA's at Duke in June ... Ran a career-best 15:59.10 at the Mt. Sac Relays (4/15), easily beating her previous best of 16:22.39 ... Her time in the 5,
Brad Hauser, Senior, Kingwood, Tx
Off to a great start in the 2000 outdoor season with an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 28:52.63 in the 10,000 meters ... Gained his entry to the NCAA's at the Stanford Spring Opener (3/4).
Brent Hauser, Senior, Kingwood, Tx
One of four Stanford runners who has qualified automatically in the 10,000 meters ... Ran a 28:23.37 at the Stanford Invitational (3/25), second-best in Stanford school history.
Gabe Jennings, Sophomore, Madison, Wi
Qualified for the NCAA's with a first place finish in the 1,500 meters at the Mt. Sac Relays (4/15) ... Ran the second fastest 1,500 meters in school history in his 2000 outdoor debut in 3:40.08, just short of the school record of 3:39.26 by Marc Olesen in 1988 ... Jennings also has an NCAA qualifying time in the 5,000 meters at 13:44.60, set at the Stanford Invitational (3/25) ... That time is third-best in Stanford track & field history ... Jennings is the Stanford athlete to qualify in more than one event this year at the NCAA's.
Summer Pierson, Senior, Niskayuna, NY
Met the Olympic and NCAA qualfying standard in the discus with a career-best throw of 190-9 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational (4/14) ... Her throw was nearly nine feet better than her previous best ... Her throw was also second-best in school history and eighth-best in Pac-10 history.
Michael Stember, Junior, Fair Oaks, Ca
Exceeded the NCAA qualifying standard in the 1,500 meters with a time of 3:40.71 at the Stanford Invitational (3/26) ... His time is third-best in school history.
Toby Stevenson, Senior, Odessa, Tx
Has made the NCAA's for a third straight season ... Qualified for the national meet with a leap of 18-2 1/2 at the Stanford Invitational, which tied his career-best ... Stevenson set his qualifying mark at the Stanford Invitational (3/26).
Erin Sullivan, Freshman, Jericho, Vt
The freshman from Vermont is off to a great start in her Stanford career ... Qualified for NCAA's with a time of 16:11.14 at the Mt. Sac Relays (4/15), a freshman school record.
NCAA Provisional Qualifiers
Jason Balkman - 5,000 meters (13:58.67)
Louis Luchnini - 10,000 meters (29:42.44)
Thomas Murley - 10,000 meters (29:12.78)
Adam Tenforde - 10,000 meters (29:38.95)
Chad Wassink - javelin (226-7, 69.06m) - career best/third-best throw in school history
Nick Welihozkiy - hammer (200-4, 61.06m)
Caroline Annis - 10,000 meters (34:42.37)
Kathleen Donoghue - pole vault (12-9 1/2, 3.90m) - freshman school record/second-best overall mark in school history
Jason Goff - javelin (198-7, 60.52m), decathlon (7,007 points)
Mary Huang - 10,000 meters (35:15.84)
Elena Villarreal - 5,000 meters (16:33.48)
Pac-10 Qualifiers (May 13-14, May 20-21, University of Oregon)
Ray Bergstrom - high jump (6-8 3/4, 2.05m) - career best
Todd Beyerlein - high jump (6-11 3/4, 2.13m)
Ryan Carroll - 800 meters (1:51.01)
Don Conrad - 5,000 meters (14:13.42 indoors)
Jason Goff - decathlon (7,007 points) - sixth-best all-time at Stanford
Michael Harte - 110 meter hurdles (14.45w)
Brent Hauser - 5,000 meters (13:54.03 indoors)
Omer Inan - discus (181-3, 55.24m)
Gabe Jennings - 800 meters (1:49.77), mile (4:04.29)
Louis Luchnini - 5,000 meters (14:08.37 indoors)
Warrick McDowell - triple jump (48-11 3/4, 14.93m) - career best
Thomas Murley - 5,000 meters (14:10.01 indoors)
Andrew Powell - 1,500 meters (3:46.74)
Jonathon Riley - 1,500 meters (3:45.67)
Leroy Sims - 100 meters (10.70) - career best
Chris Sprague - 58-0 1/2, 17.69m indoors)
Michael Stember - 800 meters (1:47.78 indoors)
Jonathan Stevens - 800 meters (1:50.09), mile (3:58.40)
Troy Walters - 100 meters (10.74w) - career best
Justin Williams - 110 meter hurdles (14.52)
Caroline Annis - 5,000 meters (16:47.60 indoors)
Cheryl Burdick - high jump (5-8 1/2, 1.74m)
Maurica Carlucci (2:10.82 indoors)
Wilsa Charles - 100 meters (11.76w),
Malindi Elmore - 800 meters (2:10.59), 1,500 meters (4:30.98)
Mariel Ettinger - 3,000 meters (9:49.27), 5,000 meters (16:50.39)
Melissa Feinstein - pole vault (12-1 1/2, 3.70m)
Colleen Flaherty - 1,500 meters (4:31.52), 3,000 meters (9:52.55)
Lauren Fleshman - mile (4:48.40 indoors), 3,000 meters (9:20.62 indoors)
Sally Glynn - 1,500 meters (4:23.49), mile (4:49.56), 3,000 meters (9:31.98)
Joy Goff - heptathlon (4,937 points) - sixth-best all-time at Stanford
Katie Hotchkiss - mile (4:49.54 indoors)
Mary Huang - 5,000 meters (16:58.97 indoors)
Lindsay Hyatt - 800 meters (2:07.80 indoors), 1,500 meters (4:27.66)
Maureen Onyeagbako - hammer (173-2, 52.79m)
Shannon Overly - triple jump (38-11w, 11.86m) - career best
Cassie Romuld - shot put (46-6 1/4, 14.18m)
Jayna Smith - 200 meters (24.05), 400 meters (53.62) - school record in the 400 meters
Danielle Spurlock - 400 meter hurdles (61.82)
Kim Stone - high jump (5-8 1/2, 1.74m)
Erin Sullivan - 3,000 meters (9:24.52 indoors)
Julie Tinker - long jump (19-2 3/4, 5.86m), triple jump (40-5 1/2, 12.33m indoors) - career best in triple jump
Laura Turner - 1,500 meters (4:32.40), 3,000 meters (9:54.10), 5,000 meters (17:05.94)
Laura Villarreal - mile (4:53.23 indoors), 3,000 meters (9:31.39 indoors)
Robyn Woolfolk - 100 meter hurdles (14.06w)