Solinsky, Grayson are Wisconsin
Athletes of the Year
Stevens Point sr Chris Solinsky and Catholic Memorial sr
Brittany Grayson were named 2003 Wisconsin athletes of the year by wisconsintrackandfield.com.
Solinsky was the Foot Locker cross country national champion and US#1
at 3200 meters. Grayson was Wisconsin Div 1 hurdle champion at 100 and
Previews - 2003 Cross Country
- Sep 6 Midwest
Meet of Champions - Hilliard OH - Davidson
Hilliard OH coach Pat Schlecht's idea is a big hit in its 3rd year as
a kickoff for elite teams in the Midwest.
- Sep 20 Iolani
Invitational - Kualoa Ranch, Oahu HI - Aloha
spirit and the beauty of Hawaii attracts more and more mainland teams
in the meet's fifth year.
- Sep 26-27 Great
American Cross Country Festival - Cary NC
- New owners and new venue promise to make the Great American bigger
and better in its fifth year.
- Oct 4 Sunfair
Invitational - Yakima WA - newest DyeStat
Featured Meet is the biggest cross country meet in the Northwest. It
matches varsity #1 through #7 runners in separate races.
- Oct 4 Portage
Invitational - Portage MI - 6th year of Dan
Wytko and Bill Fries' creation will attract 170 teams, including 6 of
8 Michigan champions from last year.
Felix wins bronze medal in 200 meters.
1. Roxana Diaz, Cuba, 22.69; 2. Cydonie Mothersille, Cayman Islands,
22.86; 3. Allison Felix, USA (Santa Clarita, Calif.), 22.93
Kostetskaya is European
Russian Yekaterina (Katya) Kostetskaya,
who runs for Jonesboro AR in the school year, won the 400 meter hurdles
at the European junior championships last week (7/27) at Tampere Finland.
Her time of 57.52 is the fastest of the year by a US high school girl.
Kostetskaya caught compatriate Irina Obedina in the last 20 meters. "I
was surprised how good my time was," Kostetskaya said. "My coach
advised to start as fast I could. It paid off." European
sets freshman record
Lindsay Regan, youngest of the pole
vaulting Regan sisters of Easton PA, won the AAU JO intermediate
pole vault at 12-3.25, breaking the US freshman record of 12-3 set
by pioneers Samantha Shepard and Molly Lederman in 1999. Lindsay
was the Pennsylvania indoor champion this year, and sister Courtney,
a junior, won the outdoor championship.
photo by Mike Lawryk, Vertical
Choices 2003 - National
letter of intent signing period ended August 1. We have 1,386
college choices by the class of 2003.
Sisters of DC
The DC Redwings of Washington DC are one of the
up and coming running clubs in the country, and their Seymour Sisters
each won the 1500 on closing
day of the USATF Jr
Olympics in Miami Sunday (8/3). Midget class Ashley, 12, and
bantam Kiah, 9, are both undefeated for the summer at 1500 meters,
with their best times (4:49.88 and 5:09.15) coming at the AAU
JO in Michigan last week. Ashley also completed an undefeated
season at 3000 meters by winning Friday in Miami; her best time
was posted at the AAU meet in 10:26.97. Kiah was runner-up in the
800 at both AAU and USATF, and her PR of 2:28.34 is the fastest
for a 9-year-old this year.
left, Ashley and Kiah with their medals at the
AAU JO in Michigan
July 29 - Aug 3 at Tropical Park
Stadium, Miami FL
converge on Miami
Lananna with a team - Stanford University announced
the following appointments to replace Vin Lananna, who left to become
athletic director at Oberlin College:
- Robert Weir - head men's track coach
- Edrick Floreal - head women's track coach
- Dena Evans - head women's cross country coach
- Andrew Gerard - head men's cross country coach
Meet Calendar - It's early, but we need meet
information now on all major meets for cross country, indoor and outdoor.
Send specifics - name of meet, date, place, contact information, and any
other significant information by email to John
Dye at [email protected]
About Us - the
story of DyeStat, 1995 to 2004
Cross Country - less
than 2 months away
Iolani Big Aloha Invitational will be held September
20 at Kualoa Ranch in Hawaii. This is a photo of one of last year's races.
After the races, runners ran across the road to cool down in the ocean.
Thirty mainland high schools are expected to run in this year's Iolani,
twice as many as last year. Last year's winners were Ruth Graham, Carl
Moe, Montgomery CA girls, and Eisenhower WA boys. The University of Hawaii
Big Wave Invitational for college teams will run in conjunction with the
high school meet. a DyeStat on-site
Elite - July
23 lists have 4,253 performances from 605 meets ranked.
list - Hammer Throw rankings
updated July 27.
Spier's Top 5
- Jim's June
Race Walk -- updated July
High school track
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and the Internet is a big reason -- Jeff
Hollobaugh on espn.com.
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