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2009 Outdoor Season
US#1 Index
4/21-26 Notables
  • Best field event week ever? There can't have been too many weeks outside of national meet weeks, where there have been three USRs in the field events, plus a #3 all-time.  Mason Finley CO set and Anna Jelmini CA tied the respective discus marks within 24 hours of each other.  Both came in the season primed for records; now Jelmini will hope to break the tie with Suzy Powell down the road, while Finley might hope to surpass his mark at low altitude
  • But what about James White and Toni Young? The Missouri and Oklahoma high jumpers came into the season =4 and =5 on the respective outdoor returnee lists at 7-1 and 5-10, but athletes at that level just don't improve 4.75 and 6 inches as quickly as these two did.  Both have looked at themselves as basketball players first, but that may change now.  At 6-1, Young is an inch taller than White, who is a threat to set an all-time height-over-head jump.
  • Penn heroics The Penn Relays might have taken a backseat this weekend in terms of eye-opening performances, but the boys 4x800 teams from Albemarle VA and Morris Hills NJ, as well as putter Nick Vena, made sure that didn't happen.  The 4x800 was so good that even though Central Bucks South PA was a relatively distant third, they still became the #14 team in history.  They ran faster than any team in the country has since 2005.  Meanwhile, one can only wonder what the all-time shot put list will look like at year's end.  Vena, Hayden Baillio TX, and Finley already stand 6-7-10 all time.  Maybe Stephen Saenz TX will be the next to launch a bomb; the US indoor leader is still looking for an outdoor 70-footer.
  • Depth at UCSD While Jelmini's 188-04 USR-equaling discus throw captured headlines, the open meet at UCSD also had three other national leaders: Jelmini's own raising of her shot put #1, the 1:50.31 from Mac Fleet CA, and the 4:30.84 by previous mile leader Sammy Silva CA.  Sheree Shea CA missed the 5k US#1 by just 0.06 seconds
  • For want of FAT There was no automatic timing, but NIN champ and long sprint standout Tavaris Tate MS hit 45.8h at his region meet, part of a strong triple and the first sub-46 400 since Bryshon Nellum's 45.38 two years ago

22 NEW US#1s added (so far) for Apr. 21-26
Ken Gilstrap GA 10.39 (+1.2)
MarkQuis Frazier TX 10.22 nwi
100m dash
Chalonda Goodman GA 11.30 (+0.8)
Octavious Freeman FL 11.09p nwi
Tavaris Tate MS 20.89 (+1.6)
200m dash
Chalonda Goodman GA 23.32 (+0.4)
Reggie Wyatt CA 46.38
NEW! Tavaris Tate MS 45.8h
400m dash
Ebony Eutsey FL 52.42
NEW! Mac Fleet CA 1:50.31 800m run
Skyler Wallen FL 2:09.00
Elijah Greer OR 3:50.70
1500m run
NEW! Sammy Silva CA 4:30.84
Elias Gedyon CA 4:07.19c1600m run
NEW! Chelsey Sveinsson TX 4:45.05c
Elias Gedyon CA 4:08.69
Mile run
NEW! Chelsey Sveinsson TX 4:46.85
NEW! Robert Micikas PA 8:23.84
3000m run
NEW! Stephanie Morgan OH 9:31.32
Erik Olson CA 8:57.51
3200m run
Chelsey Sveinsson TX 10:12.11
Zach Wills OH 9:13.28
2-Mile run
Amanda Winslow GA 10:45.06
Zach Ornelas TX 5:58.88
2000m ST
Mary Kate Alselmini NY 7:04.06
NEW! Tim Costin OR 9:31.33
3000m ST
NEW! Megan Arnold NJ 11:50.0h
Trevor Dunbar AK 14:33.96
5000m run
Alexa Gellman NC 17:37.45
Cameron LaCour TX 13.48 (+1.9)110/100m Hurdles
Kori Carter CA 13.67 (-0.9)
Reggie Wyatt CA 36.01300m Hurdles
Kori Carter CA 41.09
NEW! Jordan Rispress OH 51.89
400m Hurdles
Kori Carter CA 59.89
NEW! Miller Grove GA 40.71
4x100m relay
 NEW! Eleanor Roosevelt MD 45.24
DeSoto TX 1:24.76
4x200m relay
Eleanor Roosevelt MD 1:36.55
Track EC(New Bern) NC 3:12.82 4x400m relay
Eleanor Roosevelt MD 3:40.68
NEW! Albemarle VA 7:30.67 USR! 4x800m relay
Long Beach Poly CA 9:01.89
Dana Hills CA 17:27.75
The Woodlands TX 17:26.42 (4x1600)
4x 1 Mile relay
Saugus CA 20:38.75
Alexander GA 1:30.34800m Sprint
Medley relay
Rancho Verde CA 1:45.08
Track EC(New Bern) NC 3:19.58 USR! 1600m Sprint Medley relay
Long Beach Poly CA 4:01.37
Dana Hills CA 10:01.50 4000m Distance
Medley relay
Dana Hills CA 11:47.29
NEW! James White MO 7-05.75
High Jump
NEW! Toni Young OK 6-04 =USR!
Jack Whitt OK 18-00.25
Pole Vault
Rachel Fisher TX 13-03
Marquise Goodwin TX 24-10.75 (+1.0)
Marquise Goodwin TX 25-02.75w (+2.3)
Long Jump
Brittany Porter GA 20-03 (+0.3)
Brittany Porter GA 21-03.50 nwi
Hammed Suleman CA 50-03 (+0.4)
Hammed Suleman CA 51-02 nwi
Triple Jump
Ciarra Brewer CA 42-01.50 (+1.1)
NEW! Alitta Boyd CA 42-10.50w
NEW! Nick Vena NJ 72-02.50
Shot Put
NEW! Anna Jelmini CA 51-02.25
NEW! Mason Finley CO 236-06 USR! Discus
NEW! Anna Jelmini CA 188-04 =USR!
NEW! Justin Shirk PA 220-03
NEW! Tiffany Hellstrom UT 151-09
Conor McCullough CA 256-09
Lauren Chambers GA 191-11
Curtis Beach NM 7909 USR!
(HS implements)
Kimmie Conner CA 4558

Updated: April 27, 2009

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A = altitude-aided
e = en route time
c = converted (Conversions for mile to 1600 are 1.5 for boys, 1.8 for girls; for 2M to 3200 are 3.4 for boys, 4.0 for girls)
h = hand time
p = prelim or qualifying

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