April 5, 2011
WSU TRACK & FIELD TRAVELS TO AUSTIN AND SPOKANE
Washington State women's team is ranked No. 18 this week in USTFCCCA rankings...a select contingent of Washington State University track and field competitors will travel to Austin, Texas, for the 84th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays hosted by University of Texas, April 6-9...Live Results at www.texassports.com...larger contingent of Cougars will compete at SCC Albertson's WAR IV (Northwest Scoring Clash) at Spokane Falls Community College April 9...teams from Washington will be scored against teams from Oregon, Idaho and Montana...complete results will be posted at www.wsucougars.com, when available after the meets...for a list of WSU competitors for each meet, see page 2.
ANDERSON GOING FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE TEXAS TITLE
Senior Jeshua Anderson (Woodland Hills, Calif.) is racing for his fourth-consecutive Texas Relays 400m hurdles championship...currently the national leader at 49.33 seconds.
ABOUT THE NORTHWEST SCORING CLASH
Washington teams from CC of Spokane, Central Washington, Eastern Washington, Gonzaga, Seattle Pacific, Seattle University, Washington State and Whitworth are competing against the "World" teams from Eastern Oregon, Treasure Valley, Lewis-Clark State, Northwest Nazarene, University of Idaho, Boise State University, Great Falls University and University of Montana.
ABOUT THE COUGAR COACHES
Head coach Rick Sloan is in his 38th season with the Cougar track program; 17th year as a head coach, 16th year as mentor to the combined men's and women's program...Sloan (decathlon/heptathlon) is joined by associate coach Debra Farwell (throws), head coach for cross country Pete Julian (distance), and assistant coaches Mark Macdonald (hurdles/relays), Ellannee Richardson (sprints/relays) and Matt McGee (jumps)...volunteer coaches include Bob Frey, Brett Josephson, Anthony Luna, Tim Riley, and Rob Williams.
LISTEN TO COACH SLOAN'S PODCAST
Hear Cougar Head Coach Rick Sloan's outlook on each weekend's Track & Field competition by going to www.wsucougars.com, click on the Multimedia pull-down link and click on Podcasts.
THREE COUGARS LEAD NATION
A trio of Washington State competitors lead the nation in the latest TFRRS standings: Holly Parent is the national leader with a high jump of 1.85m/6-0 3/4...WSU's Christine Rice is third in the high jump with her mark of 1.80m/5-10 3/4...Marissa Tschida's javelin throw of 53.90m/176-1-0 is tops in that event with Cougar teammate Courtney Kirkwood second with a toss of 52.94m/173-8...Jeshua anderson leads the country in the men's 400m hurdles with his time of 49.33...he also has the 12th-best time in the 110m hurdles of 13.86w.
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