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Vin Lananna leaves Stanford - Stanford University track and cross country coach Vin Lananna, who has recruited so many high school distance runners to Palo Alto, is leaving Stanford after 11 years to become athletic director and professor of physical education at Oberlin College in Ohio. Oberlin College announcement - Stanford University announcement

Post Season Best Marks - There have been hundreds of performances in the post season meets that qualify for DyeStat Elite top 100 national rankings. We list these separately here as they are entered in the database:

  • AOC Raleigh - an amazing 463 DyeStat Elite performances.
Summer Meets

Pan Am Juniors July 18-20


USATF JO July 29 - Aug 3

AAU JO July 23-30

NEW: Donna on the Side at AOC Raleigh
130 pix of the sideline scenes

from Texas: Leonel Manzano and Alandra Sherman

Sam Vazquez 3:46.47 1500m
Running more then 3 seconds faster than his runner-up time at the USA Junior Nationals last week, Florida HS senior Sam Vazquez finished third in the Boston High Performance series at Bentley College 6/28. Details

Post-Season Pix Pages - with the rush of big meets and great performances, we piled up a huge backlog of action photos to process from Golden West, AOC Raleigh, Golden South., and USA Nationals. Here are the latest pix pages uploaded as we catch up:

Ari Lambie
Molly Huddle
  • USA Jr Triple Jump - four women fight it out beyond 42 feet.
  • USA Jr 3000 - Molly Huddle runs all alone to meet record
  • USA Jr 1500 - Ari Lambie cruises in US#12 all time time.
  • USA Jr MVP Shalonda Solomon doubles in 100m and 200m.
  • USA Jr 110H - Kenneth Ferguson starts MVP double, and James Logan CA's Kevin Craddock breaks US sophomore class record.
  • USA Jr 5000 - Colorado freshman Bill Nelson led almost the entire race, but it was far from boring when Portland OR high school junior Galen Rupp took the lead with 700 meters to go. Nelson roared back in front 200 meters later and closed with a 58.5 second last lap to win going away.
  • USA Jr 1500 - 2002's best HS miler Chris Lukezic, now running for Georgetown, repeats, and AOC Raleigh champ Sam Vazquez rallies late to get second.

National rankings
Jim Spier's Top 5 - See the latest national leaders in Jim's June 11 update.
US Junior List - top 10 qualifiers for USA Junior Nationals June 17-22 at Stanford - updated June 12
Gourley's list - Hammer Throw rankings updated June 9. Kristen Callan takes over girls top spot; Nick Owens still leads boys.
DyeStat Elite - May 30 list has 3,129 performances from 370 meets ranked. Database now includes 4,381 performances (only the best performance in an event is ranked). Last HS meet is over - now we will catch up on the database. All emails and all state meets will be included.
Roth's Race Walk -- updated June 11

This Week
major meets around the country and highlights from the states 

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California DyeStatCal
complete coverage of the Golden State by Rich Gonzalez and Doug Speck
Cross country previews already starting.

Most Oustanding athletes in USA Junior Nationals
Shalonda Solomon, Kenneth Ferguson, and Molly Huddle
- photo by Victah Sailer

Allyson Felix
runs to Paris

Third place finish in senior USA Nationals 200 puts Los Angeles Baptist HS senior on Team USA for the senior World Outdoor Championships in Paris in August.
Allyson Felix

Named outstanding athletes of the junior division, which will send a US team to the Pan American Games in Barbados next month, were Poly Long Beach CA jr Shalonda Solomon (100-200 double), U. South Carolina fr Kenneth Ferguson (110-400 hurdle double), and Notre Dame fr Molly Huddle (meet record 9:19.52 in the 3000 meters).

photo by John Dye

USA Nationals
June 19-22 at Palo Alto CA
Senior and junior championships were together again this year at Stanford. On-site coverage by both DyeStat & DyeStatCal. COMPLETE JR RESULTS

New Yorkers (Syosset and Bay Shore) enjoyed a top down day in California

photo by John Dye (substituting for Donna on the side)


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NSSF meets
Great American
Sept 26-27, 2003
Entry deadline extended to July 15.
Nike Indoor
March 13-14, 2004
adidas Outdoor
June 18-19, 2004


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College Choices
College Choices 2003 updated 5/21 with 930 choices now listed. Send email on other choices to John Dye with name, high school, college choice, your connection to the athlete, and a way to verify the information. Some noteworthy new choices:
Amber Harper UT - Foot Locker finalist, Great Southwest double winner - Brigham Young
Dominique Zeigler TX
- 25-10 LJ, Great Southwest champ - Baylor
Carson Schmiett WA
- 48.3 400m, 1:53 800m - Pennsylvania
Tommy Skipper OR
- 17-7 PV, Nike Indoor champ - Oregon
Dan Deichert NJ
- NJ 3200m champ 2002 - Penn State
Alex Clayton CO
- CO 4A champ XC, 800, 1600 - Iowa State
Matt Munoz TX
- 3rd TX AAA 3200m - Texas
Mark Teter TX
- 46.15 400m TX 5A champ - Baylor


Last Week


Golden West Invitational

June 15, Sacramento State University, Sacramento CA

DyeStat on-site with John Dye
many more action pictures coming

both pole vault records fall in same day -
Kira Costa 13-8.5! Tommy Skipper 18-3!
plus Shalonda Solomon - Bobby Curtis - Zoe Nelson - Olympia FL boys - Duane Solomon - Billie Jo Grant - Johnsie Liles - Cedric Goodman


adidas Outdoor Championships

June 13-14, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC

the AOC Raleigh story in words and pix

Donna on the Side

Ari Lambie - Sam Vazquez - Red Bank NJ girls - Winslow Twp NJ boys - Theodore Ginn and Glenville OH boys - Shana Cox - Katya Kostetskaya - Scott Sellers - Erica McLain - Andy Fryman - Davidson Hilliard OH boys - Saratoga NY girls - Christian Wagner - Vineland NJ boys - Skyline Dallas TX girls - Bay Shore NY girls - Juanita Broaddus 
SteveU's Saturday Distance report
800 winners go hard from the start; Lambie runs away from everyone; Vazquez seizes opportunity when Magness fades; Trotter titanesses close with record DMR; Saline MI makes no-name boys DMR a thriller; NM's Urbina wins first steeple try; Heather Iatauro wins girls steeple.

Connecticut Open Championships - June 10 at Willowbrook Park
Wilbur Cross girls, Bloomfield boys win team titles. Meghan Owen doubles 2:14.78 and 4:57.88. Chrissy McDevitt gets hurdles double in 14.45 and 44.56. Kory Sheets doubles 10.72 and 21.82. Matthew Lawrence 48-08.50 TJ. Dan Wilson wins elite exhibition mile in 4:01.16 (Karl Savage 4:01.79, Alan Webb 4:02.70).

58th New England Championships - June 14 at New Britain CT
Gawrych - Young - Sherman - 30 DyeStat Elite performances
Girls - Freshman Samantha Gawrych won the 800m in 2:11.96, edging fellow Rhode Islander Carolyn Yates 2:12.55, and also helps Westerly RI win 4x400 relay in 3:53.73. MA soph Kate Sherman doubles 14.34 -1.0 100H and 5-8 HJ. NH sr Catherine Bryson 4:59.92 1600m. MA jr Amber Sayer 10:51.27 3200m. MA jr Colleen Farley 44.15 300H. Keene NH girls 9:23.59 4x800. CT jr Tahari James 39-4 TJ. NH sr Jessica Cegarra 43-3.5 SP.
Boys - RI sr Bobby Young triples 10.93. 21.76 and 47.51. ME jr Ben True 4:12.28 1600m (Reynolds Chapman 4:12.99). MA jr James Myles 14.19 110H (Yudehweh Gbaa 14.24). MA sr Jean Morisset 7-1.25 HJ.

Midwest Meet of Champions
Michigan girls, Ohio boys win team titles. Candace Davis MI 13.94 100H. Tiffany Brenneman IN doubles 5:01.37 1600m and 10:52.47 3200m. Jennifer Ogbuehi OH 42.94 300H. Nate Matthews OH doubles in hurdles 14.24 and 38.20. Eric Speer OH 1:53.93 800m. Jason Craig OH 21.30 +0.1 200m. Dave Henderson OH 173-3 DT. Michelle Rossio OH 145-1 DT. Tyler Buss OH 6-8 HJ. Lorian Price IN 18-8.75 LJ. Delores Hughley MI 43-1 SP. Tyler Miller IN 58-6.75 SP. Sarah Chrzanowski MI 11-5 PV. Ryan Schipper IN 15-6 PV,


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DyeStat Featured Meets
Meets that are covered in depth by DyeStat in 2002-2003
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