Aug. 16, 2002
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Cougar Track & Field Head Coach Rick Sloan announced Friday the names of 15 additional recruits who have either signed National Letters of Intent or have agreed to walk-on and compete for Washington State University during the 2002-03 school year.
The recruits, their events and hometowns are: Jesse Aust, javelin, Olympia, Wash.; Matt Boudia, hammer, Olympia, Wash.; Reid Carrell, distance, Spokane, Wash.; Jenna Dean, javelin, Glenwood, Wash.; Kurtiss Dilley, high jump, Elverta, Calif.; Ryan Friemuth, distance runner, Wenatchee, Wash.; Monique Jessie, intermediate hurdles and 400m dash, Compton, Calif.; Kyle Kraemer, long jump, Hanford, Wash.; Josh Leyk, hurdles, Spokane, Wash.; Mark Matthey, throws, Spokane, Wash.; James McSwain, sprints and long jump, Las Vegas, Nev.; Justin Miller, hammer, Yelm, Wash.; Andrew Rehwalt, hammer, Richland, Wash.; Mike Schramm, throws, Spokane, Wash.; and David Turpin, high jump, Oakhurst, Calif.
Jesse Aust, javelin, Olympia, Wash. - All-American and 2002 NAIA champion javelin thrower who is transferring from Azusa Pacific University. Matt Boudia, hammer, Olympia, Wash. - (pronounced bo-DAY) Reid Carrell, distance, Spokane, Wash. - Freeman High, state A champion in both 1600m and 3200m after winning state cross country title last fall. Jenna Dean, javelin, Glenwood, Wash. - Glenwood High, finished second in state B javelin in both 2001 and 2002. Kurtiss Dilley, high jump, Elverta, Calif. - transfer from Sacramento City College, California state JC high jump champion 2002, has cleared seven feet ten times last spring and has cleared 7-2 three times. Ryan Friemuth, distance, Wenatchee, Wash. - Wenatchee High, coming off injury after junior year. Monique Jessie, hurdles and 400m, Compton, Calif. - transferring from West Los Angeles CC (Carson High), two-time state JC champion in 400m dash (55.47 in 2002), and ran leg of state champion 4x400m relay. Kyle Kraemer, long jump, Hanford, Wash. - Hanford High, state 3A champ in triple jump (46-7 1/2). Josh Leyk, hurdles, Spokane, Wash. - Central Valley High, state 4A 2002 champion in 300m hurdles, also won Border Battle Meet (Oregon vs. Washington) in same event, top time was 37.5 seconds. Mark Matthey, throws, Spokane, Wash. - Mead High, state 4A shot put champion in 2002, top throw was 60-5. James McSwain, sprints and long jump, Las Vegas, Nev. - Mojave High, state long jump champion at 23-8, second in the 100m dash at 10.1w time. Justin Miller, hammer, Yelm, Wash. - Yelm High, placed sixth in state 3A meet in shot put. Andrew (A.J.) Rehwalt, hammer, Richland, Wash. Mike Schramm, throws, Spokane, Wash. - West Valley High, finished third in state 3A shot put and discus. David Turpin, jumps, Oakhurst, Calif. - ten-time JC All-American transfer from Southwestern Oregon CC, scored 6,220 points in decathlon last spring, also cleared 6-8 in the high jump.
These student-athletes join spring signees: Tyson Byers, pole vault, Spokane, Wash.; Martin Boston, long jump and triple jump, Hayward, Calif.; Ben Hampton, triple jump, Kennewick, Wash.; Nicole Hatcher, sprinter, Kennewick, Wash.; Robin Mikesh, high jump, Sumner, Wash.; Cameron Neel, thrower, Woodinville, Wash.; Diana Pickler, heptathlon, Sachse, Texas; and Julie Pickler, heptathlon, Sachse, Texas.