Friday, June 3, 2011

Sheila Reid Back on the Bowerman Watch List

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 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

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