Thursday, March 1, 2012

Washington sophomore Katie Flood now on Bowerman Watch List

NEW ORLEANS--The USTFCCCA announced Thursday that University of Washington sophomore Katie Flood (left/photo by Paul Merca) is now on The Bowerman's Watch List, as it tracks the country's top female collegiate track and field athletes.

Flood (Des Moines, Iowa) has NCAA bests in the mile, 3000 meters, and as a member of Washington’s DMR squad this season, along with Chelsea Orr, Jordan Carlson, and Baylee Mires.

Flood holds the NCAA’s No. 1 seed in three events — the mile, 3000 meters, and DMR. On her home oversized track, Flood has notched times of 4:28.48 (mile), 8:55.31 (3000m), and 10:55.01 (as anchor of DMR) this season. The DMR time is fifth all-time collegiately on all tracks, Flood’s mile time is fourth all-time collegiately on all tracks, and the 3000-meter time is in the collegiate all-time top ten on all tracks.

The complete release from the USTFCCCA can be accessed here.

NOTE:  The USTFCCCA contributed to this report.

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