Bruin Great Joanna Hayes Named USA T&F Athlete Of The Week

Sept. 8, 2004

INDIANAPOLIS (from USA T&F) -UCLA great Joanna Hayes has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after her win Sunday at the 2004 "Russian Challenge" in Moscow. Hayes ran 12.78 seconds to win the women's 100m hurdles on Sunday, with Russia's Mariya Koroteeva the runner-up in 12.86. Last month at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Hayes became just the second American 100m hurdles gold medalist in history, winning in an Olympic record and personal-best time of 12.37 seconds. Now in its fourth year, USATF's Athlete of the Week program is designed to recognize outstanding performers at all levels of the sport. USATF names a new honoree each week and features the athlete on the USATF website. Selections are based on top performances and results from the previous week. 2004 USATF Athlete of the Week Winners: January 13, Dan Taylor; January 20, Jen Toomey; January 27, Erin Gilreath; February 3, Jearl Miles-Clark; February 10, Alan Culpepper; February 17, Curt Clausen; February 24, Jen Toomey; March 2, Gail Devers; March 9, Allen Johnson; March 16, Sanya Richards; March 23, Phillip Dunn; March 30, Max Springer; April 6, Colleen De Reuck; April 13, Erin Gilreath; April 20, Maurice Greene; May 4, Tonette Dyer; May 11, Toby Stevenson; May 18, Sheena Johnson; May 25, Tim Seaman; June 1, Maurice Greene; June 8, Christian Cantwell; June 15, Stacy Dragila; June 22, Alan Webb; July 6, Le Shundra "DeDee" Nathan; July 13, Maurice Greene; July 20, LaShawn Merritt; July 27, Dwight Phillips; August 3, Briana Shook; August 10, Flo Meiler; August 18, Adam Nelson; August 24, Justin Gatlin; August 30, Tim Mack; September 7, Joanna Hayes. BEST MARKS WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 5 MEN 100 - 9.99 Shawn Crawford (Nike) - Brussels, BEL 9/3
200 - 20.24 John Capel (adidas) & Bernard Williams (Nike) - Brussels, BEL 9/3
400 - 44.79 Otis Harris (Nike) - Brussels, BEL 9/3
110H - 13.55 Ron Bramlett (Nike) - Moscow, RUS 9/5
400H - 48.76 Bershawn Jackson (Nike) - Rieti, ITA 9/5
3000SC - 8:40.31 Daniel Lincoln (Nike) - Brussels, BEL 9/3
HJ - 2.22/7-3.25 Matt Hemingway (adidas) - Rieti, ITA 9/5
PV - 5.71/18-8.75 Tim Mack (Nike) - Rieti, ITA 9/5
LJ - 7.81/25-7.5 Dwight Phillips (Nike) - Moscow, RUS 9/5
TJ - 16.87/55-4.25 Kenta Bell (Nike) - Brussels, BEL 9/3
SP - 21.07/69-1.5 Reese Hoffa (NYAC) - Brussels, BEL 9/3
DT - 63.45/208-2 Jarred Rome (HPTC) - Bad Kostritz, GER 9/5
WOMEN 100 - 11.16 Lauryn Williams (Nike) - Brussels, BEL 9/3
400 - 50.06 Monique Hennagan (Unattached) - Brussels, BEL 9/3
800 - 1:58.64 Jearl Miles-Clark (New Balance) - Rieti, ITA 9/5
3000SC - 10:01.77 Ann Gaffigan (Nebraska) - Rieti, ITA 9/5
100H -12.78 Joanna Hayes (Nike) - Moscow, RUS 9/5
400H - 54.52 Sandra Glover (Nike) - Moscow, RUS 9/5
HJ - 1.89/6-2.25 Amy Acuff (Unattached) - Moscow, RUS 9/5
PV - 4.27/14-0 Kellie Suttle (Nike) & Stacy Dragila (Nike) - Brussels, BEL 9/3
LJ - 6.77/22-2.5 Grace Upshaw (Nike) - Rieti, ITA 9/5
HT - 69.21/227-0 Erin Gilreath (NYAC) - Szombathely, HUN 9/5


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