May 7, 2001
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Pacific-10 Conference outdoor track and field athlete of the week honors for the week of May 1-7:
Michelle Perry, UCLA.
Perry competed in five events against USC, running the anchor on UCLA's winning 4x400m relay, which clocked an NCAA automatic qualifying and season-best time of 3:32.76. UCLA's 1600m relay win clinched the Bruins' victory over the USC women in the dual meet last Saturday at USC's Cromwell Field/Loker Stadium.
Perry also won the 100m hurdles (NCAA provisional time of 13.18) and the 400m hurdles (NCAA automatic time of 56.23). She ran the third leg on the Bruins' 4x100m relay that placed second (NCAA automatic time of 44.19), and she finished fourth in the long jump, with an effort of 5.95m/19-6 1/4.No stranger to multi-events,Perry a senior from Palmdale, also leads the current U. S. collegiate chart in the heptathlon (5,657, 4-19/20).
Other Bruin nominees for the May 7 weekly honors included (all efforts from the USC dual):
WOMEN FIELD - senior Christina Tolson, who won her two events vs. the Trojans, winning the shot put (58-2 1/2, personal-best, NCAA automatic, No. 1 on the current U. S. collegiate list, No. 4 in school history) and hammer throw (207-3, meet record).
MEN TRACK - sophomore Michael Lipscomb, who placed fifth in the 100m (10.55, season-best), won the 200m (20.87, personal-best) and ran the anchor on UCLA's winning 1600m relay (3:08.03, season-best).
MEN FIELD - freshman Dan Ames, who won the shot put (63-10 1/4, personal-best, NCAA automatic, No. 8 on current U. S. collegiate list), placed second in the discus (186-6) and was third in the hammer (179-9).
2001 PAC-10 TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
MEN'S TRACK - April 10 - Santiago Lorenzo, ORE (decathlon) , April 16 - Michael Campbell, ASU (400M), April 23 - Marcus Brunson ASU (200M), April 30 - Michael Stember STAN (Relays), May 7 - Simon Kimata, ORE (800M).
MEN'S FIELD - April 10 - John Stiegeler, ORE (JT) , April 16 - David Wood ASU (SP), , April 23 - Chad Wassink, STAN (JT), April 30 - John Stiegeler, ORE (JT), Djeke Mambo, USC (TJ, LJ).
WOMEN'S TRACK - April 10 - Brianna Glenn, ARIZ (100M), April 16 - Brigita Langerholc, USC (800M), April 23 - Brianna Glenn, ARIZ (100M, April 30 - Sheena Johnson, UCLA (400H), Michelle Perry, UCLA (4x1600m, 100H, 400H, 4x400m, LJ).
WOMEN'S FIELD - April 10 - Christina Tolson, UCLA (SP), April 16 - Tracy O'Hara, UCLA (PV), April 23 - Christina Tolson , UCLA (HT, SP), April 30 - Dana Lawson, CAL (DT), May 7 - Valerie Williams, ASU (LJ, TJ).