Nike Indoor Championships
Mar 13-14, 2004 at PG County Sportsplex, Landover MD


Winners Table

Pix Index

Donna on the Side
Day 1
Day 2


Elliot Denman's Sunday report


NIC News
Prior Years

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(entry information, registration, entry guidelines, general meet information)

This is the sixth running of the national post-season meet managed by the founders of the modern post-season high school championship -- the National Scholastic Sports Foundation.

Scott Sellers 7-5.25 USR, Saratoga girls 20:08.72 USR, Katelyn Kaltenbach 4:45.32, Lashawn Merritt 21.73 and 47.88, Ashley Owens 7.32, Shadrack Kiptoo 9:00.30, Corey Brown 6.73, Laura Cummings 10:38.79, Jeremy Jackson 7.83, Shantia Moss 8.47, Gayle Hunter 19-10.75, Erica McLain 41-6.5 TJ, Andre Tillman 48-10.25 leads 1-2-3 North Rowan NC sweep over 48'), Michaela Wallerstedt 46-10 SP, Nate Rolfe 72-1.5 WT, James Logan girls 1:39.87 and 3:47.87.


Scott Sellers 7-5.25 is best ever in US, breaking a 26-year-old national record (Gail Olson 7-5 in 1978)

by PhotoRun

Katelyn Kaltenbach passes Nicole Blood in last 50 meters - they run the 2 fastest mile times of the year
announcer Ian Brooks interviews happy Saratoga NY girls 4xMile record setters

by John Dye

Donna on the Side at NIC Day 1 - Day 2 - 200+ pix
The high school 60m record holder, Ashley Owens, gets an autograph from the world champ, Gail Devers.

Click on Event for pix and detailed results
Corey Brown Charlotte, NC 6.73 Ashley R. Owens Denver, CO 7.32
Lashawn Merritt, Portsmouth, VA 21.73 Carol Rodriguez, Long Beach, CA 24.22
Lashawn Merritt Portsmouth, VA 47.88 Ebony Collins Long Beach, CA 55.05
Michael Carmody Berkeley Heights 1:53.84 Geena Gall Detroit, MI 2:12.20
Kyle Miller Katy, TX 4:12.14 Katelyn Kaltenbach Aurora, CO 4:45.32
Kendall Robbins Owasso, OK 4:31.24 Halsey Sinclair Silver Spring, MD 5:07.91
Shadrack Kiptoo Albuquerque, NM 9:00.30 Laura Cummings Bay Shore, NY 10:38.79
Jeremy Jackson Giddings, TX 7.83 Shantia Moss Pompano Beach, FL 8.47
Scott Sellers Katy, TX 7-05.25 Lauren Biscardi NY 5-8.75
Felipe Reyes Albany, NY 24-01.75 Gayle Hunter Riverside, CA 19-10.75
Andre Tillman Spencer, NC 48-10.25 Erica McLain Plano, TX 41-06.50
Boys -Andrew Rademacher Hermitage, PA 16-08.00 Danielle O'Reilly Indian Mills, NJ 12-09.50
Auston Papay Sharon, PA 62-06.75 Michaela Wallerstedt Omaha, NE 46-10.00
Nate Rolfe Bothel, WA 72-01.50 Erin Donnelly Barrington, RI 53-07.75
Glenville 1:28.90 James Logan 1:39.87
Winslow Twp 3:22.16
James Logan CA 3:47.87
Carmel HS 7:54.20 Hatboro-Horsham Hs 9:13.93
Midlothian, 18:11.26 Saratoga, NY 20:08.72 National Record
Spirit of Pre 10:21.30 Saratoga, NY 12:03.38
Blazin' Raiders 3:33.67
West Catholic PA 4:04.69
Zachary Pollinger, Allendale, NJ 6:21.34 Katy Hayes, Oconomowoc, WI 7:00.94
Westside SC 29.45
Jackson Twp 33.82


Speed Clinic

For the second straight year, NIC will have a free speed clinic for athletes, "Taking Speed to the Hurdles and Long Jump," on Friday night before the meet at the PG Sportsplex. HSI head coach John Smith will be joined in presenting the clinic by Westbury Houston TX coach Rose Brimmer and Nike athletes Allen Johnson, Jenny Adams, and Savante Stringfellow. The schedule:
7:00 - 7:10 Introduction
7:15 - 8:15 John Smith
8:30 - 9:30 Breakout Groups
9:40 - 10:00 Q&A/Closing

Prior Years on DyeStat

  • 2003 - Bobby Curtis threepeats in mile. Michelle Carter sets new national record in shot put. Nicole Blood and Chris Solinsky win 2 miles. Sarah Bowman enters the elite with killer kick in the mile. Mike Morrison doubles in LJ/HJ. Broken pole costs Tommy Skipper a national record.
  • 2002 - Big winners include Molly Huddle, Ken Ferguson, Megan Kaltenbach, Kelly Willie, Richard Smith, Bobby Curtis, Bobby Lockhart, Glenn DiGiorgio, and Rockford girls.
  • 2001 - Alan Webb runs 8:45 2 mile, 3rd best ever.
  • 2000 - Doubles by Erica Whipple and Allen Simms. Rockford girls triple. Other big wins by Lashinda Demus, Alejandra Barrientos, Alan Webb, Dathan Ritzenhein, Kevin Bookout.
  • 1999 - Inaugural meet at Columbus OH sees Casey Combest rocket to national record 6.57 in 60 meter dash, faster than the NCAA champion the same weekend. Other notable winners are Ricky Harris, Perdita Felicien, and Sheena Johnson. Wilson Long Beach CA girls triple in relays and Istrouma LA boys double.




revised Feb 25

A final time schedule will be available at registration - no significant changes are expected. Girls events will precede Boys events unless otherwise noted. Seeded sections will be run last.

Saturday, March 13, 2004

60m Hurdles G – 9:30am B – 9:50am
Long Jump B – 10:30am G – 1:45pm (est.)
Shot Put G – 12:15pm (est.) B - 12:30pm (est.)
High Jump G – 10:15am B – 2:00pm (est.)
800m G – 4:00pm (est.) 1000m B – 4:15pm (est.)

TRACK EVENTS (Girls precede Boys)
11:00am 1 Mile Walk FINAL
11:30am Bantam, Midget, Youth 4x400 FINAL
1:00pm Shuttle Hurdle Relay FINAL
2:00pm 4xMile Relay FINAL
3:00pm 400m Trials
4:30pm 200m Trials
6:00pm Distance Medley Relay FINAL
6:45pm Bantam, Midget, Youth 4x200 FINAL
7:45pm 1600m Medley Relay FINAL

2:00pm Triple Jump B
4:00pm Weight Throw G
4:00pm Pole Vault B
4:30pm Triple Jump G
6:00pm Weight Throw B

Sunday, March 14, 2004

Long Jump B – 10:00am G – 12:30pm
High Jump G – 10:00am B – 1:30pm
Shot Put G – 10:00am B – 1:30pm
Pole Vault G – 10:15am  

TRACK EVENTS (Girls precede Boys)
8:00am *** NEW *** 2 Mile Run - G/B FINAL (“unseeded”)
8:55am 60m Hurdles Trials
9:45am 60m Dash Trials
10:25am 4x800m Relay FINAL (all sections)
11:25am 60m Hurdles Semi-Finals
11:45am 60m Dash Semi-Finals
12:00pm Freshman 1 Mile Run FINAL
12:45pm 1 Mile Run FINAL
1:25pm 400m FINAL
1:35pm 60m Dash FINAL
1:45pm 60m Hurdles FINAL
2:00pm 200m FINAL
2:10pm 800m FINAL
2:45pm 2 Mile Run - G FINAL (“seeded”)
3:00pm 4x200m Relay - HS FINAL
3:15pm 2 Mile Run - B FINAL (“seeded”)
3:30pm 4x400m Relay - HS FINAL



The PG Sportsplex is located just inside the Washington Beltway (I-95) east of Washington DC and next to the Washington Redskins stadium.

  1. From I95 take exit 17B (202 North towards Bladensburg). Make a left onto Brightseat Road. Make a right onto Sheriff Road. Make left at the first light (Harvey Drive).
  2. Drive up the hill onto the grounds of the Complex.

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