Friday, July 1, 2011

Norris Frederick pops one 26-7 (8.10m) at Harry Jerome...

BURNABY, British Columbia--University of Washington alum Norris Frederick (left/photo by Paul Merca), who did not qualify for last week's USA outdoor track & field championships, won the long jump with his longest leap since his senior year at the Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Track Classic at Swangard Stadium.

Frederick, who is now being coached by former NFL running back Eric Metcalf, opened with the eventual winning mark of 26-7 (8.10m), his longest jump since his senior year at the University of Washington in 2008, when he jumped 26-7 3/4 (8.12m) indoors.

In other events involving athletes with Washington ties, Washington State sophomore Holly Parent finished second in the high jump with a best of 5-8.75 (1.75m).

Former Husky and recent Canadian champion Carly Dockendorf tied for fourth in the pole vault with a jump of 13-3.5 (4.05m).

Spokane native Britney Henry fouled on all three of her preliminary tosses in the hammer.

Former Husky cross country All-American Kendra Schaaf, now competing for the University of North Carolina, was 13th in the 1500 in 4:22.14.

Recent UW grad Kyle Nielsen finished fourth in the javelin, throwing 244-3 (74.45m).

High schooler Hannah Cunliffe was fourth in the women's 100 in 11.92.

Washington alum Falesha Ankton finished seventh in the women's 100 hurdles in 14.18.

Complete results from the 2011 Harry Jerome Track Classic are available here.

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