Highlighted in bold are entries from Virginia on the latest performance list for this weekend\'s Nike Indoor Nationals, which will be held at Prince George County Sports & Learning Complex in Landover, Maryland.
Nichole Jones (jr) Westfield came away with the Nike Team Nationals 2 mile championship with a 10:29.09
NCAA policy concerning athlete travel reimbursement. Answers to a number of questions about athlete travel reimbursement for national meets, and that of parents and coaches. PDF of the NCAA policy concerning athlete travel reimbursement
Westside Quick Striders Track Club captured the 4x55-meter girls shuttle hurdle relay title at Nike Indoor Nationals in 33.08 seconds.
Update #18: 6:00pm ER 4x4 girls run an official 3:54.31...their second national title in less than an hour! They also won the 4x8 in 9:14! Other finishers in the 4x2 were: MD Jags - 11th - 4:03.77 Bishop McNamara - 13th - 4:04.79 ER B - 16th - 4:06.49 Digital Harbor - 18th - 4:06.93 McDonogh - 24th - 4:09.36
Unofficial NIN Splits by Ben Thomas of MDrunners.com (a MileSplit Network site)
Mountain Brook\'s 4x800m team of Jake Stephens, Lee Bailey, Hill Sewell, and Nicholas Lepley,captured the national title at the Nike Indoor Championships this weekend in Landover, Maryland. The foursome combined for a time of 7:53.32 to add a national championship to the state record they set last month in Priceville (8:01.12).
This past weekend, many Floridians made the trip out to Landover, Maryland for the Nike Indoor National track meet. Few were disappointed with the results as 8 athletes were named All-Americans, after placing 6th or better in their event. The rest of us came away with a great experience, and some good times. We were well represented in the field, sprints, distances, and relays.
One minute, you are in a jump off for 1st place and the next minute you are relegated to 2nd place after competitor Scott Roth of Granite Bay HS was awarded a fourth attempt after officials noticed that the standards were set at different depths. The result...Roth sets a new NIN record and Jordan Scott, of Oconee HS finished in a tie with Michael Morrison of Viriginia for 2nd place.
Right now there are six Kentucky individual athletes and two relays entered into the Nike Indoor Nationals this weekend in Maryland.
Florida usually sends up a strong contingency to Maryland for the Nike Indoor National meet. This year is no exception. Who will come back with a highly coveted All-American certificate? Stay tuned!
2005 AAA 3200m State Champion, Maria Dalzot, from Morgantown will be competing Sunday in the 2 mile run at the National Scholastic Indoor Championship (NSIC). The NSIC is held at the New York Armory in New York, New York. 2005 AAA 1600m State Champion, Kaylen Christopher, of Preston will be competing in the 1 mile run at the Nike Indoor National Championship (NIN) held at the Prince George Sports and Learning Center in Landover Maryland.. Also competing Sunday at the Nike National meet is 2005 AAA Long Jump champion Sam Crosby of Riverside. Let\'s wish them all good luck. (If I have missed any, please let me know.)
The 2006 edition of the Nike Indoor Nationals was a meet filled with outstanding performances that the state of Virginia had a large role in contributing to. In particular, the lone national record that was broken in meet came from Bethel senior Francena McCorory as she broke a 400 meter national title that was set on one of the fastest 200 meter banked tracks in America at the New York Armory. However, McCorory did not let an unbanked 200 meter track surface found at the Prince George County Sports and Learning Complex deter her from shattering the mark set in 2002 by Sanya Richard at 52.10. Her time of 51.93 was by far the greatest performance of the meet and to many respected long-time members of the track and field community as one of the greatest high school races of all time. McCorory\'s time of 51.93 would have won the NCAA Division I Championships in the event this weekend. Even without McCorory\'s performance, Virginia was looking pretty with an impressive medeal count of seven national titles and 13 national runner-up performances to go along with many more top six All-American honors.
Kentucky was well-represented at the Nike Indoor Nationals Saturday in Maryland, led by Michael Eaton
Kaylyn Christopher a junior from Preston High School out of Kingwood, and Sam Crosby of Riverside High School of Belle had nice performances at the National Scholastic Indoor Championships (NSIC) . Maria Dalzot a senior from Morgantown High School did well at the NiIke Indoor Nationals (NIN). Click on the title for details.
Photo Galleries of PA athletes and relays at both the 3/11-12 Nike Indoor Nationals in MD and 3/10-12 National Scholastic Indoors Championships in NY.
Photos taken by Don Rich of penntrackxc.com from Saturday\'s girls events at the 2006 Nike Indoor Nationals held at the Prince George Sports and Learning Complex in Landover, Maryland.
Their names are glittering. They\'re big-time achievers. They\'ve put their special talents on display in competitions all over the nation, and many have excelled in international action, too.
NIN Podcasts: Interviews from Nike Indoor Nationals with Ryann Krais and her coach Rob Ronzano; Lindsay Dolan; Sarah Morrison; Reggie Carter, and Harrisburg Assistant Coach Keith Edmonds
Got the internet a little more stable today... so I\'ll be posting PA highlights as I have them from the finish line at the Nike Indoor Nationals...
Photos taken by Don Rich of penntrackxc.com of Saturday\'s boys events from the 2006 Nike Indoor Nationals held at the Prince George County Sports & Learning Complex in Landover, Virginia. Selection includes only Virginia athletes.
Event-by-event breakdown of this weekend\'s events.
A small photo gallery from Nike Indoor Nationals this weekend. Hope you enjoy!
Day One is complete in the Landover, MD and Samdi Fraser of Evans HS was one of the top Florida finishers in Saturday\'s events. He finished second in the 400 Meter Dash qualifiers with a time of 48.99. Fraser qualifies for tomorrow\'s final. Check out all of the Florida finishers and the MileSplit Network\'s full on site coverage of the meet.
A sample of what\'s in store from the large collection of photos by Brandon Miles from the 2006 Nike Indoor Nationals with Francena McCorory\'s 400 meter national record breaking race.
NIN Sunday: 400: Bensalem\'s Reggie Carter wins the 400 Dash in 48.71 seconds to add a national title to his state one. Laurel Highlands\' Brehanna Jacobs and Coatesville\'s Tierra Flowers get 2nd (7.43) and 6th (7.75) in the finals of the 60, while Jacobs also secures a 3rd place in the 200, running 24.66. In the High Jump, Erin Hannon, Bradford, cleared 5-08.75 to take 2nd, while Coatesville\'s Emily Moles was in a 8-way tie for 5th by clearing 5-05.00. Also earning all-American status was Germantown Academy\'s Elliot Rhodes in the 800 with his 5th place 1:56.58. In the 4x800, Conestoga went 9:33.16 to take 4th. NSIC Sunday: How about improving on your US #1 time and adding another national title to your resume as a fitting end to your high school indoor career? Well, that\'s exactly what Latavia Thomas (in photo by Rick Goettel from Sunday\'s 800 Final( did as the West Catholic star won a loaded race in 2:07.92, beating Easton\'s Chanelle Price for the 2nd time in two weeks. Thomas also helped her Burrs\' teammates take 3rd in the 4x400, running 3:47.91. In the 4x200, Simon Gratz ran 1:28.20 for 2nd place. The boys of North Penn improved their PA title time by a nose, but this time there were three other teams a bit stronger. Their 7:53.52 will keep them atop the rankings in PA as the season is now in the history books.
A video clip to preview all the clips in store from MileStat.com of the Nike Indoor Nationals with all the national champion finishes from Virginia athletes! Michelle Britto, Michael Porter, Francena McCorory, Charles Clark, Marlon Woods, Bethel girls 4x200, and Deep Creek boys 4x200!
Florida results from the second day of events (Sunday) in Maryland.
MileStat.com is on-site with coverage (with wireless internet access) for the Nike Indoor Nationals held March 11th and 12th at the Prince George County Sports & Learning Complex in Landover, Maryland. Expect extensive photo and video coverage of the meet with updates from the meet on a sporadic basis. Check out live updates message board thread by Brandon Miles from the meet
Our coverage plan for the next few days will start with the NSIC meet summary for PA performances, then back to NIN for pix, tons of video from our Virginia webmaster Brandon Miles, and a few podcast interviews, plus photo galleries of PA individuals and teams. And thanks to our Maryland webmaster Ben Thomas who provided a ton of splits and race descriptions. Your patience in waiting for this detailed coverage is appreciated... and definitely worth the wait.
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