Last Chance Meets On Tap For Track & Field Teams

March 3, 2011

The men's and women's track and field teams will send athletes to three different last chance meets this weekend with the hopes of posting performances that will qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships,held in College Station, TX March 11-12.

The women will send Turquoise Thompson (400m), Tamara Purpura (800m), Paisley Pettway (800m), Ashlea McLaughlin (800m), Lindsay Rowe (60m hurdles) and the 4x400m relay to Seattle to race at the UW Final Qualifier on Saturday.

Thompson ranks 45th in the NCAA in the 400m (54.21), McLaughlin ranks 36th in the 800m (2:07.66), Rowe is the No. 15 hurdler in the NCAA (8.18) and the 4x400m relay ranks 23rd (3:36.77).

For the men's team, Quentin Powell (400m), Maxwell Dyce (400m), Karlton Rolle (400m), Philip MacQuitty (800m), Scott Crawford (800m), Alex Crabill (3000m), Kent Morikawa (3000m) and the distance medley relay will compete in South Bend, IN at the Alex Wilson Invitational.

Morikawa ranks 40th in the NCAA in the 3000m (8:01.38), while the DMR ranks 19th (9:39.62).

Heading to Blacksburg, VA for the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier are Taylor Hobson (high jump), Greg Woepse (pole vault), Casey DiCesare (pole vault), Jonathan Clark (triple jump), Bo Taylor (shot put), Mark Weber (shot put) and Alec Faldermeyer (weight throw).

Woepse ranks 27th in the NCAA in the vault (17-3.50), Clark ranks 12th in the triple (52-9.25) and Faldermeyer is tied for 12th in the weight throw.


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Friday, Apr 01
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Friday, Apr 01
vs. The Legends Distance ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, Apr 09
vs. Rafer Johnson/Jackie ...
Los Angeles, CA
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vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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Friday, Apr 15
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Texas A&M
Los Angeles, CA
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vs. Olympic Training ...
Chula Vista, CA
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vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, Apr 23
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
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Sunday, May 01
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, May 07
vs. Occidental ...
Eagle Rock, CA
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vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
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Sunday, May 08
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
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Saturday, May 14
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
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Sunday, May 15
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
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Thursday, May 26
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
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Friday, May 27
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
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Saturday, May 28
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
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Wednesday, Jun 08
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
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Thursday, Jun 09
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
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Friday, Jun 10
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
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vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
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