Willamette Invitational A Huge Success

This weekend's Willamette Invitational was a huge success for our Willamette University Track & Field teams.

Highlights:
7 new NCAA provisional marks — Team season totals of 19 individual NCAA provisional qualifying marks by 15 athletes & one relay:

Alicia Andrews JR 800m 2:12.69 (provisional is 2:15.90)

Danya Rumore FR 5000m 17:30.43 (provisional is 17:48.00)

Shannon McGrane JR 400IH 1:02.47 (provisional is 1:04.30)

Kari Holbert SR 5000m 17:37.88 (provisional is 17:48.00)

Scott Overby JR 5000m 14:43.15 (provisional is 14:50.00)

Jacob Stout SR 1500m 3:51.94 (provisional is 3:56.00)

Nate Matlock JR Hammer 175’ 8” (provisional is 166’ 0”)


10 new All Time Top Ten marks
– Team season totals of 27 Willamette All Time Top Ten efforts by 20 different athletes & one relay:

Danya Rumore FR 5000m 17:30.43 (#2 all time)

Mariah Hanson FR 400m 58.84 (#6 all time)

Audrey Squires FR Steeplechase 12:59.18 (#6 all time)

Jacob Stout SR 1500m 3:51.94 (#3 all time)

Nate Matlock JR Hammer 175’ 8” (#2 all time)

Discus 150’ 11” (#6 all time)

Kari Holbert SR 5000m 17:37.88 (#4 all time)

Scott Overby JR 5000m 14:43.15 (#5 all time)

Alicia Andrews JR 800m 2:12.69 (#3 all time)

Molly Phimister SO 800m 2:16.27 (#5 all time)


12 new Northwest Conference automatic qualifying marks – Team season totals of 44 Bearcats qualified in 83 events:
This week’s qualifiers:

Kari Holbert SR 5000m

Jazzmin Reece SR Long Jump
Roseann Kassebaum SO 100HH
Carly Killam FR 400m
Stephanie Vandehey JR 1500m
Danya Rumore FR 5000m
Ashley Parker FR Long Jump

Aaron Hollingshead JR 5000m

Scott Overby JR 5000m
Brian Roesler SR 800m
Tyler Gimenez FR 1500m
Dan Kenagy JR 800m

Complete results can be found at: http://www.run-down.com/bearcats/wu.php