Villanova’s Reid Returns to Bowerman Women’s Watch as Season Hits Crescendo
June 2, 2011
NEW ORLEANS – The women’s watch list for The Bowerman has Villanova’s Sheila Reid back in the mix as the distance star qualified for the final rounds of the NCAA Championships in both the 1500- and 5000-meter runs. The Women’s Watch List Committee, in conjunction with the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), announced the latest list of ten standouts on Thursday. This release marks the last watch list for the 2011 year as ten semifinalists will be named on June 20 and three finalists announced on July 13.
The ten women on the watch list will compete next week, June 8-11, at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships’ final rounds in Des Moines, Iowa. Live coverage will be aired on CBS on Saturday, June 11, cable’s CBS Sports Network on Friday, June 10, and streaming online at NCAA.com throughout the weekend.
The Bowerman Advisory Board appointed four of its members to comprise The Bowerman Men’s Watch Committee and another four of its members to make up The Bowerman Women’s Watch Committee. The women’s watch committee will release name ten semifinalists for the award on Monday, June 20. On July 13, The Bowerman Advisory Board will release the names of the three finalists.
|Nia Ali||SR||Southern Cal||Hurdles/Jumps||Philadelphia, Pa.|
|Brigetta Barrett||SO||Arizona||Jumps||Duncanville, Texas|
|Jessica Beard||SR||Texas A&M||Sprints||Euclid, Ohio|
|Emma Coburn||JR||Colorado||Distance||Crested Butte, Colo.|
|Kimberlyn Duncan||SO||LSU||Sprints||Katy, Texas|
|Jordan Hasay||SO||Oregon||Distance||Arroyo Grande, Calif.|
|Sheila Reid||JR||Villanova||Distance||Newmarket, Ont.|
|Tina Sutej||JR||Arkansas||Pole Vault||Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|Jeneba Tarmoh||JR||Texas A&M||Sprints||San Jose, Calif.|
|Kim Williams||SR||Florida State||Jumps||Kingston, Jamaica|