Thursday, July 16, 2015

Tumwater HS grad & SEC 800m champ Brooke Feldmeier from Ole Miss transfers to Oregon...

The University of Oregon Ducks, fresh off a sweep of the NCAA men’s and women’s track and field championship, just added some more firepower with the announcement on her Twitter account that Tumwater HS graduate Brooke Feldmeier (left/photo by Mike Scott) will transfer from the University of Mississippi.

Feldmeier ran a personal best 2:03.13 in finishing seventh at the NCAA East Regionals, after running 2:04.44 to win the SEC title.

At the USA junior championships in Eugene, Feldmeier was fifth in the 800m, running 2:10.57.

During her career at Tumwater, she won state titles at the 200, 400, and 100 hurdles her junior and senior seasons, and won two Washington state heptathlon titles.

She becomes the second high profile Washington prep in the last week to transfer from another university to Oregon, joining sprinter Hannah Cunliffe, who earlier announced that she was transferring from Oklahoma.


Seattle-based Brooks Sports announced that six-time NCAA Division II 800m champion Drew Windle (left/photo courtesy Brooks Sports) is the latest runner to join coach Danny Mackey’s Brooks Beasts group.

Windle comes to the Beasts having won the last three NCAA D2 indoor and outdoor titles for Ashland University in Ohio.  He has a collegiate best of 1:46.52, set in 2014 indoors at the GVSU Invitational in Allendale, Michigan.

He competed at the USA outdoor championships in Eugene, last month, finishing seventh in his first round heat in a time of 1:50.53.

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