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2002 Verizon Junior All-Americans

To achieve the rank of Verizon All-American, 289 athletes finished in the top eight places at the USA Junior National Track & Field Championships June 21-22 in Palo Alto, CA. The meet was part of USATF's Verizon Youth Series, and competitors were required to be U.S. citizens and to be no older than 19 years old any time in 2002.

Name Hometown Club/School Event
Tiffany Abney Philadelphia, PA United States TC 400m Hurdles
Erica Adams Spartanburg, SC Spartanburg H.S. 10,000m Race Walk
Jenny Aldridge Santa Rosa, CA Maria Carrillo H.S. 3,000m Steeplechase
Marquita Aldridge University, MS U.of Mississippi Long Jump
Rashaad Allen Okland, CA Cal State Northridge 100m
Nicole Allyn West Warwick, RI Univ Kentucky Hammer Throw
Diane Anderson Denver, CO Colorado Flyers 400m
Erin Anderson Tempe, AZ Sky Athletics Pole Vault
Kathryn Anderson Provo, UT Brigham Young Univ. 1,500m
Ben Aragon Santee, CA UCLA 1,500m
Brandon Atkinson University, MS U. of Mississippi Triple Jump
Daniel Austin Mechanicsburg, PA Williams Co. Discus Throw
Lauren Austin Oviedo, FL Young Achievers Sprint Club/Oviedo HS 400m
Julene Bailey Nampa, ID Team Idaho Pole Vault
Duan Barrino Columbia, SC Univ. of South Carolina 100m
Robert Bates Brentwood, TN Unattached Decathlon
Sheldon Battle Jamestown , NY Chautauqua Striders Discus Throw
Candice Baucham Los Angeles , CA UCLA Triple Jump
Michael Beerer Glendale , CA UC Irvine Hammer Throw
Sara Bei Stanford, CA Stanford University 3,000m
Shannon Bergstedt Minnetonka, MN Hopkins H.S. 1,500m
Shannon Bergstedt Minnetonka, MN Hopkins H.S. 3,000m
Brian Bernard Tenino, WA Azusa Pacific Univ. Decathlon
Nicholas Boehlke Oshkosh, WI UW-Oshkosh 10,000m
Shani Boston Atlanta, GA Northside Red Runners Heptathlon
Heidi Bouwhuis Plain City, UT Weber St. Univ. 3,000m Steeplechase
Kelley Bowman Louisville, KY Univ. of Louisville High Jump
Jasmine Brooks Peru, ME Dirigo School 10,000m Race Walk
Eric Brown Baldwin City, KS Lawrence TC Javelin Throw
Matthew Bruno Missio Viego, CA Trabuco Hills H.S. 100m
Matthew Bruno Missio Viego, CA Trabuco Hills H.S. 200m
Jaimoy Bryant Jasper, TX Jasper HS Long Jump
Jaimoy Bryant Jasper, TX Jasper HS Triple Jump
Noah Bryant Santa Barbara, CA Carpinteria H.S. Shot Put
Casey Burchill Clovis, CA Buchanan HS 3,000m Steeplechase
Kaylah Burks Auburn , AL Auburn Univ. High Jump
Kelli Burton Kaysville, UT Davis H.S. Discus Throw
Kelli Burton Kaysville, UT Davis H.S. Shot Put
Ashley Caldwell Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos AA 800m
Jaret Campisi University Park, PA Penn State Univ. 400m Hurdles
Clarence Canty Macon, GA Westpoint Javelin Throw
Andrew Carruthers San Antonio, TX Univ Houston 110m Hurdles
Andrew Carruthers San Antonio, TX Univ Houston 400m Hurdles
Jason Carruthers Marrietta, GA Throw1Deep Hammer Throw
Brianna Carstensen Thousand Oaks, CA Azusa Pacific Univ. 1,500m
Michelle Carter Ovilla, TX Texas Throwbacks Shot Put
Julia Cathcart Starkville, MS Starkville H.S. 1,500m
Jonathan Chasse Readfield, ME Maranacook HS 10,000m Race Walk
Maria Cicero Elmhurst, IL Boston College 5,000m
Kim   Clark Lawrence, KS Univ. of Kanas 800m
Ashton Collins New Orleans, LA New Orleans Road Runners 400m
Danielle Coon Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest 5,000m
Andrew Coughlin Laramie, WY unattached 5,000m
Kevin Craddock Oakland, CA James Logan HS 110m Hurdles
Beth Crocus Bethlehem, PA Freedom High School Javelin Throw
Paul-Arthur Cross Pembroke Pine, FL South Plantatim H.S. 800m
Rafeeq Curry Miami, FL Curry-Grice T/C Inc. Triple Jump
Erin Curtis Santa Cruz , CA UC Irvine Pole Vault
Lynnsey Dailey South Orange, NJ Seton Hall Univ 100m Hurdles
Jake Dalebout Taylorsville, UT Utah Walkers 10,000m Race Walk
Jerry Dalebout Taylorsville, UT Utah Walkers 10,000m Race Walk
Dominique Darden Norristown, PA 100m Hurdles
Candice Davis Ann Arbor, MI Ann Arbor Youth Track Club 100m Hurdles
Chloe Davis St. Louis, MO Hampton University 400m Hurdles
Janice Davis Natchez, MS Natchez High School - Unattached 100m
Janice Davis Natchez, MS Natchez High School - Unattached 200m
Neil Davis Stanford, CA Stanford University 10,000m
Shenae Dawkins New Rochelle, NY New Rochelle H.S. 400m Hurdles
Lashinda Demus Columbia, SC Univ. of South Carolina 400m Hurdles
Mark Dennett Winthrop, ME Maine Race Walkers 10,000m Race Walk
Christopher Diaz McAllen, TX South Texas Walking Club 10,000m Race Walk
Michelle Dixon Charlotte, NC UNC Charlotte 100m
Sean Drake San Francisco, CA San Francisco Univ. H.S. 1,500m
Chantelle Dron Candia, NH Lynx Elite Athletics 1,500m
Roshena Duree San Francisco, CA Triple Jump
Evelyn Dwyer Phila, PA United States TC 800m
Kristen Eash Mechanicsburg, PA Pennsylvania State Univ. Javelin Throw
Lindsey Egerdahl Auburn, WA Univ. of Washington 1,500m
Christopher Esselborn Woodlands, TX Georgetown U 10,000m
Natalie Ewing Middlebury, IN Grand Valley St. 3,000m
Andrew Fader Everett, WA Univ. of WA 1,500m
Melissa Faubus Bakersfield, CA Unattached Discus Throw
Dexter Faulk Stone Mountain, GA Unattached 110m Hurdles
Anne Favolise Columbia , ME University of Wisconsin-Parkside 10,000m Race Walk
Allyson Felix Santa Clarita, CA LA Baptist 200m
Wes Felix Santa Clarita, CA USC 200m
Robert Fennell Miami, FL USF Track Club Shot Put
Kenneth Ferguson Detriot, MI Mumford H.S. 110m Hurdles
Kenneth Ferguson Detriot, MI Mumford H.S. 400m Hurdles
Brady Fergusson Rochester, NY East HS 3,000m Steeplechase
James Finneran Kiltery , ME Univ. Rhode Island Javelin Throw
Kristen Ford Kalamazoo, MI Western Michigan University Hammer Throw
Jonathan Fortenberry Columbia, SC Univ. of South Carolina 400m
Frank Francois Burke, VA Univ. Tennessee 800m
Ashley Freeman Hawthorne, CA 400m
Michael Freeman East Greenwich, RI Bishop Hendricken HS Hammer Throw
Samantha Freeman Libby, MT Cal State Northridge Javelin Throw
Keisha Gaines Bakersfield, CA Stockdale H.S. 400m
Laura Gerraughty Nashua, NH UNC Hammer Throw
Laura Gerraughty Nashua, NH UNC Shot Put
Len Ghaffarian Santa Monica, CA Cal State Northridge Hammer Throw
Giliat Ghebray Union City, CA Aggie Running Club 1,500m
Shannon Gillespie Middletown, NJ Shore AC 10,000m Race Walk
Derek Gilson Anderson, SC Clemson University Shot Put
Dan Glaz Palos Hills, IL Ohio State Univ. 10,000m
Mark Godoy Richmond Hill, NY University of Connecticut Triple Jump
Sheena Gordon Erie, PA McDowell H.S. High Jump
Sheena Gordon Erie, PA McDowell H.S. Triple Jump
Brett Gotcher Watsonville, CA Aptos HS 10,000m
Jessica Graff Mount Airy, MD Eclipse Vault Club Pole Vault
Billie-Jo Grant Ocenano, CA Arroyo Granne H.S. Discus Throw
Jamar Green Refugio, TX Purdue U Long Jump
Tyron Green Indianapolis, IN LC Striders 800m
Keri Groover Columbia, SC Univ. of South Carolina Discus Throw
Halihl Guy Hercules, CA Cal State Northridge 400m Hurdles
Gennessa Guzman Covina, CA Univ Kentucky Discus Throw
Josie Hahn Clinton, TN Vanderbilt University Heptathlon
Adam Hamilton Milford, NH Milford H.S. Hammer Throw
Chelsea Hammond Columbia, SC Univ. of South Carolina Long Jump
Brookyln Hann Lawrence, KS Univ. of Kanas Triple Jump
Christina Hardeman Sunnyvale, CA ACSTC 400m
Alex Harris Tampa, FL Univ. of FL High Jump
Amy Hastings Leavenworth, KS Leavenworth HS 3,000m
Amy Hastings Leavenworth, KS Leavenworth HS 5,000m
Chris Helwick Greeley, CO Greeley Central H.S. Decathlon
Benjamin Henderson Raliegh, NC East Carolina University 400m
Monique Henderson Los Angeles , CA UCLA 400m
Antwon Hicks University, MS U. of Mississippi 110m Hurdles
McKenzie Hill Long Beach, CA West Valley Eagles 400m Hurdles
Regina Hill Sierra Vista, AZ Drake University Long Jump
Ahimsa Hodari Stanford, CA Stanford Univ. Heptathlon
Brandon Hodges Hot Springs, AR Univ. of Kanas 800m
Marshevet Hooker San Antonio, TX Southwest HS 100m
Marshevet Hooker San Antonio, TX Southwest HS 200m
Marshevet Hooker San Antonio, TX Southwest HS Long Jump
Willie Hordge Houston, TX Track Houston 100m
Clara Horowitz Berkeley, CA The Head-Royce School 5,000m
Chaunte Howard Riverside, CA J.W. North High Jump
Kate Hutchinson Pullman, WA Comets TC Discus Throw
Bershawn Jackson Miami, FL Miami NW Express 400m Hurdles
Lacy Janson Sarasota, FL Florida State Univ. Pole Vault
Chelsea Johnson Atascadeno, CA SJVSC Pole Vault
Daniel Johnson Rahway, NJ Barton County CC 100m
Daniel Johnson Rahway, NJ Barton County CC 200m
Jeremiah Johnson Laramie, WY Laramie H.S. 800m
Lindsey Johnson The Dalles, OR BYU Javelin Throw
Marques Johnson Milwaukee, WI North Dakota St. Univ 200m
Katherine Johnston Warwick, RI Penn State Univ. Hammer Throw
Courtney Jones Lancaster, TX Track Dallas T.C. 110m Hurdles
Matt Keally Virginia Beach, VA Ocean Lakes HS 5,000m
Ashleigh Keats Salina, KS Unattached Heptathlon
Ashleigh Keats Salina, KS Unattached Javelin Throw
John Kelley Lincoln, NE U. of Nebraska 400m
Nicole Kendrick Syracuse, NY Syracuse Univ. Discus Throw
Nicole Kendrick Syracuse, NY Syracuse Univ. Shot Put
Donovan Kilmartin Meridian, ID Team Idaho Decathlon
George Kitchens Clemson, SC Clemson University Long Jump
Jake Knight Riverside , CA UCLA Shot Put
Rod Koborsi Houston, TX Georgetown U 5,000m
Yfa Kretzschmar San Francisco, CA SF University H.S. 800m
Andre Laboy Danbury, CT Danbury Hs 5,000m
Kyle Lancaster Ft. Scott, KS Ft. Scott H.S. High Jump
Ryan Lancon Hurst, TX North Texas University Pole Vault
Mike Landers Merced, CA Golden Valley H.S. Pole Vault
Deonna Lawrence Sacramento, CA Alex VanDyke Track Club 400m
Richard Lawrence Miami, FL Univ. FL Triple Jump
Chris Lawson University, MS U. of Mississippi 200m
Nicole Lee Palos Verdes Estates, CA Georgetown U 5,000m
Rachel Longfors Erhard, MN Univ. Florida Hammer Throw
Benjamin Looney Coos Bay, OR Pre Track Club Decathlon
Marvin Lucas Port Gibson, MS Univ. So Miss Long Jump
Christopher Lukezic Sumner, WA Auburn Track Club 1,500m
Daniel Lyon Hesperia, CA Desert Athletic Club 3,000m Steeplechase
Dani  Maier Portland, OR Westside Track Club Javelin Throw
Andra Manson Brenham, TX Brenham H.S. High Jump
Megan Manthe Andover, MN Univ. of Kanas 1,500m
Alex Marbley Tustin, CA Unattached High Jump
Stevie Marshalek Black Diamond, WA NW Sports Pole Vault
Shameka Marshall Milpmh, NJ Rutgers Univ. Long Jump
Collin Martin Huntington, NY Saint Joseph's Univ. 3,000m Steeplechase
Jarrad Matthews College Station, TX Texas A&M Javelin Throw
Seton Mc Andrews Stanford, CA Stanford University 10,000m
Seton Mc Andrews Stanford, CA Stanford University 5,000m
Brian McCarthy Malverne, NY Darthmouth College High Jump
Derek McCray Corry, PA Kent State Univ. Javelin Throw
Erica McLain Plano, TX Texas Express TC Long Jump
Erica McLain Plano, TX Texas Express TC Triple Jump
Brianna McLeod Jenks, OK Jenks America TC 3,000m
Danielle McNaney Bartlesville, OK Liberty Univ. Heptathlon
Larra  Meyers Pasadena , CA Maranatha HS 3,000m Steeplechase
Kristen Michalski West Warwick, RI W. Warwick HS Hammer Throw
Maria Michta Nescehset, NY Walk USA 10,000m Race Walk
Jeff Midgett Riverside, CA UC Riverside High Jump
Adam Midles Olympin , WA Barron Park Striders Hammer Throw
Anthony Miles Sicklerville, NJ Dennis Mitchell T.C. Long Jump
Jill Miller Winston-Salem, NC Wakeforest University 3,000m
Charles Millioen Blue Point, NY Georgetown U 10,000m
Rem Moll Columbia, MO University of Missouri 800m
Carlos Moore Walnut, CA Mt. Sac 100m
David Moore Orindon, CA Miramonte P.V. Club Pole Vault
LaShauntea Moore Akron, OH Barton County 100m
LaShauntea Moore Akron, OH Barton County 200m
Alex Moore Austin, TX Texas A&M 3,000m Steeplechase
Jaquon Morrison Carson, CA Cerritos College 200m
Andrea Mosher Ann Arbor, MI Ann Arbor Youth Track Club 400m Hurdles
Krystle Moss Alexandria, VA Univ. Florida High Jump
Catherine Mullen Bronxville, NY Bronxville 800m
Jordan Mumford Rockwall, TX Texas Express Decathlon
Danielle Myricks Willingboro, NJ Baylor University 400m Hurdles
Timothy Nelson Palo Cedro, CA Liberty Christian HS 5,000m
Paula Ogunbanjo Stillwater, OK OK State Univ. Triple Jump
Lauren Olivieri Hauppauge, NY Walk USA 10,000m Race Walk
Julia Ostler Lehi, UT BYU 800m
Monica Pacus Atascadeno, CA SJVSC Pole Vault
Justin Palmer Trementon, UT Dixie Dashers Decathlon
Abigail Parker Reno, NV Silver State Strideus 3,000m Steeplechase
Marc Pelerin Marlton, NJ Cherokee H.S. 5,000m
Danny Pellegrino Tallahassee, FL Maclay Pole Vault
Adam Perkins Liberty , MO Liberty HS 1,500m
Angel Perkins Cerritos, CA T.E.A.M. OF PURPOSE 100m
Angel Perkins Cerritos, CA T.E.A.M. OF PURPOSE 200m
LaTasha Pharr Tuscaloosa, AL Univ Alabama 100m Hurdles
Diana Pickler Sasche, TX Texas Express TC Heptathlon
Julie Pickler Sasche, TX Texas Express TC Heptathlon
Elizabeth Podominick Lakeville, MN Lakeville H.S. Shot Put
Zachary Pollinger Mahwah, NJ New Jersey Striders 10,000m Race Walk
Virginia Powell Seattle, WA SCAA 100m Hurdles
Jason Prowant Norht Muskegon, MI Grand Valley St. 3,000m Steeplechase
Trevell Quinley Tempe, AZ Arizona State University Long Jump
Briona Reynolds Grand Forks, ND UCLA Discus Throw
Briona Reynolds Grand Forks, ND UCLA Shot Put
Kelly Reynolds Warwick, RI Toll Gate HS Hammer Throw
Sanya Richards Pembroke Pines, FL St. Thomas Aquinas 200m
Sanya Richards Pembroke Pines, FL St. Thomas Aquinas 400m
Domonick Richmond Hampton, VA Unattached 400m
Jason Rider Murrieta, CA UCLA Discus Throw
Charles Robbin Oakley, KS Kansas St. Univ. High Jump
Ashley Robbins Tilden, TX unattached High Jump
Lakeima Roberts TX Long Jump
Michael Robertson APO, AE Intl School of Brussels Discus Throw
Brendan Robinson Grand Ledge, MI Western Reserve Academy 1,500m
Justin Romaniuk Stanford, CA Stanford 1,500m
Juan Romero Renton, WA Univ. of Washington Javelin Throw
Tiffany Ross Columbia, SC Univ. of South Carolina 100m Hurdles
Tiffany Ross Columbia, SC Univ. of South Carolina 400m Hurdles
Greg Royster Columbia, SC Univ. of South Carolina Decathlon
Julia Rudd Oshkosh, WI UW-LaCrosse 3,000m Steeplechase
Dwight Ruff Camden, NJ Willingboro TC 400m Hurdles
Galen Rupp Portland, OR Central Catholic HS 5,000m
Abby Ruston San Antonio, TX Antonian College Prep. H.S. Shot Put
Justin Ryncavage Kingston, PA Thunder Track Club Javelin Throw
Zach Sabatino Morgantown , WV West Virginia Univ. 10,000m
Michelle Sanford Irvine, CA Irvine Cougars Long Jump
Michelle Sanford Irvine, CA Irvine Cougars Triple Jump
Jessi Scardina Pleasant Prairie, WI Univ. Wis.-Parkside 10,000m Race Walk
Dylan Schmidt Colwich, KS Kansas St. Univ. Pole Vault
Whitney Schmucker San Diego, CA LaJolla HS 800m
Megan Schuelke Houston, TX Unattached High Jump
Sam  Segond East Stroudsburg, PA Rutgers Univ. Discus Throw
Sam  Segond East Stroudsburg, PA Rutgers Univ. Shot Put
Carolyn Shea Los Angeles , CA UCLA 3,000m Steeplechase
Kristina Shelton Mesquite, TX Texas Express TC 800m
Sean Shields Oceano, CA Univ Arizona Discus Throw
Sean Shields Oceano, CA Univ Arizona Shot Put
Benjamin Shorey Ellsworth, ME University of Wisconsin-Parkside 10,000m Race Walk
Jeremy Silverman Annville, PA UCLA Discus Throw
Jeremy Silverman Annville, PA UCLA Shot Put
Thomas Skipper Sandy, OR Willamette Striders Pole Vault
Christian Smith Garfield, KS Pawnee Heights HS 800m
Kristina Smith Anchorage, AL Team Alaska 1,500m
Richard Smith Reston, VA South Lakes H.S. 800m
John-Paul Smolenski New Hyde Park, NY Purdue U Hammer Throw
Shalonda Solomon Inglewood, CA Long Beach Poly 100m
Shalonda Solomon Inglewood, CA Long Beach Poly 200m
Kate Soma Seattle, WA U of Washington Pole Vault
Robyn Stevens Vacaville, CA Univ Wisconsin Parkside 10,000m Race Walk
Joel Storm Luzerne, IA Univ. Iowa Javelin Throw
Peter Stuart Blaine, MN North Dakota Univ. 400m Hurdles
Brendan Sullivan Port Jefferson, NY Port Jefferson H.S. 3,000m Steeplechase
Ernest Terrell University Park, PA Penn State Univ. 400m
Ryan Thalman Claremont, CA Unattached 3,000m Steeplechase
Andre Tillman Salisbury, NC N. Rowan H.S. Triple Jump
Ara Towns Bloomington, IN Indiana Univ. 100m
Joseph Trapani Lake Grove, NY Walk USA 10,000m Race Walk
Scott Vernon North Kingstown, RI Bishop Hendricken HS Hammer Throw
Matt Vincent Baton Rouge, LA LSU Shot Put
Kaylene Wagner Goleta, CA Cal PolySLO High Jump
Beau Walker Tuscaloosa, AL Univ Alabama 100m Hurdles
Rachel Walker Benton, CA unattached Javelin Throw
Jeremy Wariner Grand Prairie, TX Arlingtonhamer H.S. 400m
Kamaiya Warren El Sobrante, CA St. Mary's College HS Shot Put
Benjamin Washington St. Louis, MO Abilene Christian Univ. Triple Jump
Russell Weaver Clovis, CA Fresno St. Pole Vault
Matthew Weirich Fredericksburg, TX BYU Pole Vault
Solomon Welch Danville, CA St. Mary's HS Triple Jump
Shiloh Whiting Fayetteville, AR Univ. Arkansas 3,000m Steeplechase
Kemesha Whitmire Spartanburg, SC Long Jump
Amber Williams Coral Gables, FL Univ. of Miami Heptathlon
Ashlee Williams Dallas, TX Dallas Flyers 100m Hurdles
Ashlee Williams Dallas, TX Dallas Flyers 200m
Ivory Williams Beaumont, TX Beaumont H.S. 100m
Ivory Williams Beaumont, TX Beaumont H.S. 200m
Jesse Williams Raleigh, NC Broughton H.S. High Jump
Jonathan Williams Los Angeles, CA UCLA 110m Hurdles
Lauryn Williams Coral Gables, FL Univ. Miami 100m
Renee Williams Oakland, CA EOYDC T.C. Triple Jump
Rubin Williams San Jose, CA Heritage Track Club 100m
Rubin Williams San Jose, CA Heritage Track Club 200m
Darold Williamson San Antonio, TX Baylor University 400m
Matthew Willis LaPalma, CA QuietFire 400m Hurdles
Ricky Wilson TX Long Jump
Jennifer Wynn Douglasville, GA Throw1Deep Hammer Throw
Jennifer Yadon Lancaster, CA Cal State Long Beach 3,000m Steeplechase
Harold Young Del City, OK Midwest City TC Discus Throw
Tiffany Zahn Newburg, OR Neuberg HS Javelin Throw
Jackie Zeigle South Jordan, UT ASC Striders 3,000m
Jackie Zeigle South Jordan, UT ASC Striders 5,000m
Laura Zeigle South Jordan, UT ASC Striders 3,000m
Laura Zeigle South Jordan, UT ASC Striders 5,000m
Lindsay Zinn West Chester, OH Purdue U 5,000m
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