March 26, 2013
COUGAR T&F ON THE ROAD TO AUSTIN AND STANFORD
Members of the Washington State track and field teams will be competing in Austin, Texas, and Stanford, Calif., this week and weekend...decathletes Sean Harris and Spencer Wordell will compete March 27-28 at the 86th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin...a total of 51 Cougars will compete at the 39th Annual Stanford Invitational, Friday and Saturday, March 29-30, at Cobb Track and Angell Field...distance races and steeplechase races will take place Friday night with the men's 10k starting at 10:48 p.m...results will be posted at www.wsucougars.com after the meet's conclusion.
ABOUT THE COUGAR COACHES
Head coach Rick Sloan is in his 40th season with the Cougar track program; 19th year as a head coach, 18th year as mentor to the combined men's and women's program...Sloan (decathlon/heptathlon) is joined by associate coach Debra Farwell (throws) and assistant coaches Mark Macdonald (hurdles/relays), Ellannee Richardson (sprints/relays), Matt McGee (jumps) and cross country coach Tim Riley (distance)...volunteers include Jeshua Anderson, Chanel James and Courtney Simmons.
NCAA DESCENDING ORDER LISTS
The NCAA uses a descending order of marks for inclusion in the 2013 NCAA Preliminary Rounds...national descending order lists can be viewed at the United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Track & Field Results Reporting System website (www.tfrrs.org)...WSU best marks can be found at www.wsucougars.com.
WSU MEN IN TFRRS NCAA WEST REGION TOP 50/PAC-12 RANKINGS (as of March 25) and < Pac-12 rankings w/outdoor marks not in West Region Top 50>: 200m - Brett Blanshan 21.59 (34th/15th)
400m - Terrance Chambers 47.86 (24th/10th) 800m - Jesse Jorgensen 1:50.85 (9th/5th); Todd Wakefield 1:51.08 (11th/6th) 1500m - Richard Shroy 3:47.99 (5th/24th); Jono Lafler 3:51.04 HT (25th); Andrew Kimpel 3:52.04 HT (36th) 110m Hurdles - Ramsey Hopkins 14.43 (24th/5th); Josiah Sims 14.58 (36th/7th) < Garrett Gerling 14.80 / 11th> 400m Hurdles - Dana Wells 52.37 (7th/2nd) < Rashaun Johnson 54.82 / 7th> 3000m Steeplechase - Forrest Shaffer 9:30.64 HT (23rd/2nd) Pole Vault - Austin Sodorff 4.85m/15-11 (47th/17th) Long Jump - PJ Benedictus 6.88m/ 22-7 (46th) Shot Put - < Matt Wardell 15.68/51-5 1/2 / 15th> Discus - Oliver Henry 52.13m/ 171-0 (32nd/6th) < Cameron Brink 46.98m/154-1 / 11th> Hammer - Travis Pickett 51.75m/169-9 / 14th, Ryan Randall 48.02m/157-6 / 19th, Sam Wardell 41.04m/134-8 / 22nd> Javelin - Kyle Stevens 62.32m/ 204-5 (24th/7th); Sam Ferenchak 60.48m/198-5 (27th/8th)
WSU WOMEN IN TFRRS NCAA WEST REGION TOP 50/PAC-12 RANKINGS (as of March 25): 100m - < Indigo Williams 13.19 / 19th> 200m - Shawna Fermin 24.38 (40th/16th) 400m - Bree Winfrey 55.89 (41st) 800m - Ruby Roberts 2:13.48 (45th) 1500m - Ruby Roberts 4:25.82 (4th) 100m Hurdles - Morgan Clem 14.31 (50th)
Andrea Smith 15.92 / 25th> 400m Hurdles - Erin Allen 1:00.97 (23rd/8th) 4x100m Relay (Ekelem, M. Smith, DeHart, Clem) 48.74 (NR/7th) 4x400m Relay (Keel, Fermin, Allen, M. Smith) - 3:47.11 (29th) Pole Vault - Kristine Felix 3.70m/ 12-1 1/2 (35th) Long Jump - < Katie Dean 5.28/ 17-8 / 25th> Triple Jump - Charlotte Muschamp 11.85m/ 38-10 1/2 (30th/10th); Shantae Young 11.62m/ 38-1 1/2 (47th) Discus - Ashley Kenney 47.05m/ 154-4 (41st/10th) Javelin - Anna Adamko 49.21m/ 161-5 (3rd/1st); Kelsie Taylor 45.48m/ 149-2 (13th/2nd); Jaclyn Onosko 45.03m/ 147-9 (17th/4th); Celena Ward 44.32m/ 145-5 (21st/5th); Christine Kirkwood 43.80m/ 143-8 (26th/6th)
Complete release in PDF above.