Sunday, May 25, 2008

National Qualifying Meet
It's finally here. At the regional meet, the top five athletes in each event and the next seven nationally by time, will qualify for the national meet. In addition to the 13 listed below, Katie Guevel has provisonally qualified in the heptathlon with 5158 points and is ranked 39th in the NCAA). (regional ranking in parentheses) For the women, Emily Anderson (5) leads the way with a 4:17.02 1500 and joining her is Meghan Burns (39) with her 4:30. In the steeple, frosh Betsy Graney (18) and Emily Arena (35) have 10:41 and 10:54 respectively while Allie Lewis (38) has run a 2:09.68 in the 800. Field eventers Abby Lemon (19) has a 53.34 in the hammer and Carly Morse (35) is going with her 13.81m in the shot put while Cam Shriver (10) has qualified in the high jump with a 2.10m and Nicole Kazuba (5) has made it in the pole vault. Rob Dennis (36) and Harry Miller (5)are both going in the steeplechase with a 9:08 and a 8:49. Ian Fitzgerald (24, 9) has a 3:45.74 in the 15oo and a 13:55 5K. Joining Ian will be Patterson Wilhelm (32) with his 14:16.80 and Lynn Morelli (40) with a 16:46.

Men's regional rankings Women's regional rankings
Men's NCAA D1 rankings  Women's NCAA D1 rankings

The meet will be on Friday and Saturday at FSU in Tallahassee and the schedule is here. We will have more about the meet later this week, but for now, the live results can be found here.

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