Sunday, July 6, 2008

Final recap of how Washington state athletes fared at the Olympic Trials...

EUGENE--As paulmerca.blogspot.com prepares to leave Eugene, here is a recap of how Washington state affiliated athletes did at the US Olympic Team Trials-Track & Field:

WOMEN

Christine Babcock (incoming UW freshman)—ninth in 1500 meter semifinals, 4:20.00
Cecelia Barnes (former UW)—finished fifth in discus, 186-8
Lindsey Blaine (Lyle HS)--finished eighth in javelin, 168-7
Kate Burton (Evergreen HS/Clark CC) tied for 20th in hammer throw qualifying, 194-6
Kate Conwell (former UW/Club Northwest) tied for 13th, pole vault qualifying, 13-5 1/4
Brie Felnagle (Bellarmine Prep HS/Tacoma)—did not finish 1st round of 1500
Katie Follett (UW)—tenth in 1500 meter semifinals, 4:22.60
McKenzie Garberg (WSU)—17th in hammer throw qualifying, 200-7
Britney Henry (Spokane)—16th in hammer throw qualifying, 207-0
Brittany Hinchcliffe (Capital HS/Olympia)--tenth in hammer throw, 213-0
Tiombe Hurd (former Seattle resident)—19th in triple jump, 43-6
Ashley Lodree (former UW)--did not finish quarterfinals of 100 hurdles
Amanda Miller (Eastmont/Wenatchee & UW)—10th in first round of 1500, 4:24.45
Kara Patterson (Skyview/Vancouver)—won javelin in 191-9
Diana Pickler (formerly from WSU)—3rd in heptathlon
Julie Pickler (formerly from WSU)—did not finish heptathlon
Ginnie Powell (Rainier Beach HS)—sixth in 100 hurdles, 12.74
Kelly Strong (Renton/UW assistant coach)—9th in steeplechase semifinals, 10:13.70
Aretha Thurmond (Renton HS/UW)—won discus in 213-11
Michelle Turner (UW)—twelfth in 1500 meter semifinals, 4:30.59
Vanessa Wilhelm (Crescent HS/Joyce)—tied for 20th in hammer throw qualifying, 194-6

MEN

Jeshua Anderson (WSU)-fifth in semifinals in 400 hurdles, 48.92
Dominique Arnold (WSU)--false started out of 110 hurdles quarterfinals
Trent Arrivey (Woodinville HS/WSU)—15th in high jump qualifying, 7-0 1/2
Jordan Boase (Bothell HS/UW)—seventh in semifinals of 400, 46.60; didn’t start 200
Ryan Brown (former UW/Renton HS)—14th in 800-meter semifinals in 1:47.95
Will Conwell (UW/Club Northwest)—sixth in discus throw, 202-7
Eric Dudley (former WSU from Bellingham)—sixth in semifinals in 400 hurdles, 49.37
Craig Everhart (former Lincoln/Tacoma)—sixth in first round of 400, 48.08
Norris Frederick (UW)—14th in long jump qualifying, 25-2; didn’t start high jump
Allen James (Shorecrest HS/Western Washington))—sixth in 20 kilometer walk, 1:32:13
Jon Jeffreys (WSU)—twelfth in javelin throw, 210-0
Kyle Jenkins (Thomas Jefferson HS)—ninth in triple jump, 53-1 3/4
Michael Kilburg (O’Dea HS)—20th in 10000 meters, 29:26.76
Bernard Lagat (former WSU)—Won 5000 in 13:27.47; also won 1500 in 3:40.47
Matt Lamb (WSU)—tenth in discus at 194-10
Chris Lukezic (Auburn HS)--tenth in 1500 meters at 3:43.26
Andy McClary (Shelton HS)--eighth in 1500 meters at 3:42.40
Jordan McNamara (Auburn Riverside HS) 10th in first round of 1500m, 3:49.61
Adam Midles (Capital HS/Olympia)—14th in hammer qualifying, 221-1
Rickey Moody (Puyallup HS/WSU)—14th in decathlon, 7512 points
John Moore (Olympia HS)—21st in 10000 meters, 29:26.79
Shae Murray (Spokane CC)—13th in javelin throw, 228-3
Nick Owens (Shelton HS)—15th in hammer qualifying, 219-8
David Paul (Eastern Washington)—11th in hammer throw, 218-8
Chris Randolph (Seattle Pacific/Club Northwest)—10th in decathlon, 7660 points
Jesse Roberge (former Yelm HS)—13th in shot put qualifying, 63-06.75
Jarred Rome (Marysville-Pilchuck HS)—11th in discus throw, 193-5
Reedus Thurmond (Federal Way/Club Northwest)—18th in discus qualifying, 188-4
Brad Walker (former UW from Mountlake Terrace)—3rd in pole vault, 18-6 1/2
Ian Waltz (WSU)—won discus throw, 216-1
Arend Watkins (WSU)--eighth in semifinals of 110 hurdles, 13.87
Ryan Weidmann (Spokane CC coach)—19th in javelin throw, 218-8
Elvie Williams (Spanaway Lake HS/Spokane CC)—21st in long jump qualifying, 24-4 1/2

Athletes highlighted in red earned spots on the US Olympic team.

4 comments:

Mike Sayenko said...

chris Lukezic was left out

Mercanator said...

My bad...had it on one version, but not this one!

Mike Sayenko said...

thanks for the list, its great to see all the talent in washington.

Mercanator said...

I caught another missing from the list, and that's Andy McClary from Shelton in the 1500...like Lukezic, he was on one version, but obviously, not on this one...it's been added.

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