Hostetler named Athlete of the Week

04-08-2009

Contact:
Vicky Oddi
Communications Coordinator
USA Track & Field
317-713-4670

INDIANAPOLIS - Cyrus Hostetler has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after setting a Pac-10 record in the men's javelin Saturday at the Pepsi Invitational at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.

A redshirt junior at the University of Oregon, Hostetler won the men's javelin with a world-leading and huge personal best heave of 83.16 meters/272 feet 10 inches. His throw set a Pac-10, school and meet record, and also is the fourth-best mark in NCAA history.

Now in its eighth year, USATF's Athlete of the Week program is designed to recognize outstanding performers at all levels of the sport. USATF names a new honoree each week and features the athlete on the USATF website. Selections are based on top performances and results from the previous week.

2009 USATF Athlete of the Week Winners: January 6, Mason Finley; January 13, Amber Campbell; January 20, Josh Cox; January 27, German Fernandez; February 3, Ashton Eaton; February 10, Shalane Flanagan; February 17, Galen Rupp; February 25, Dexter Faulk; March 3, Terrence Trammell; March 10, Diana Pickler; March 17, Galen Rupp; March 25, Sumi Onodera-Leonard; April 1, German Fernandez; April 7, Cyrus Hostetler.

BEST MARKS WEEK ENDING APRIL 5

MEN

100 - 10.10 Rae Edwards (Nike) - Austin, TX 4/4

200 - 20.68 Calvin Smith (Florida) - Gainesville, FL 4/4

400 - 45.31 Jamaal Torrence (unat) - Gainesville, FL 4/4

800 - 1:49.49 Tim Harris (unat) - Gainesville, FL 4/3

Mile - 4:01.38 Jake Morse (unat) - Austin, TX 4/4

3000SC - 8:49.53 Steve Strickland (Utah State) - Eugene, OR 4/4

5000 - 14:02.48 Ed Moran (Nike) - Williamsburg, VA 4/3

110H - 13.19 David Oliver (Nike) - Gainesville, FL 4/3

400H - 49.48 Jeshua Anderson (Washington State) - Austin, TX 4/4

HJ - 2.35/7-8.5 Andra Manson (Nike) - Austin, TX 4/4

PV - 5.72/18-9.25 Jason Colwick (Rice) - Austin, TX 4/4

TJ - 16.70/54-9.5 Brandon Roulhac (Shore AC) - Gainesville, FL 4/4

SP - 19.82/65-0.5 Rhuben Williams (Shore AC) - Auburn, AL 4/4

DT - 59.76/196-1 Clendon Henderson (unat) - Lynchburg, VA 4/4

HT - 70.01/229-8 Chris Rohr (Missouri) - Columbia, MO 4/4

JT - 83.16/272-10 Cyrus Hostetler (Oregon) - Eugene, OR 4/4

Dec - 7385 Daniel Kinsey (Akron) - Austin, TX 4/2

WOMEN

100 - 11.09 Alexandria Anderson (Texas) - Austin, TX 4/4

200 - 22.75 Lauryn Williams (Nike) - Gainesville, FL 4/4

400 - 51.00 Monica Hargrove (unat) - Gainesville, FL 4/4

800 - 2:04.92 Phoebe Wright (Tennessee) - Gainesville, FL 4/3

1500 - 4:16.47 Sarah Bowman (Tennessee) - Gainesville, FL 4/3

3000 - 9:22.79 Megan Duwell (Minnesota) - Auburn, AL 4/4

100H - 12.69 Damu Cherry (Nike) - Gainesville, FL 4/3

400H - 56.37 Dominique Darden (Reebok) - Gainesville, FL 4/3

HJ - 1.92/6-3.5 Destinee Hooker (Texas) - Austin, TX 4/3 & Chaunte Howard (Nike) - Auburn, AL 4/4

PV - 4.52/14-10 Chelsea Johnson (unat) - San Luis Obispo, CA 4/4

LJ - 6.57/21-6.75 Tori Polk (unat) - Joplin, MO 4/3

TJ - 13.32/43-8.5 Yvette Lewis (Nike) - Westwood, CA 4/4

SP - 18.29/60-0.25 Liz Wanless (NYAC) - Gainesville, FL 4/4

DT - 60.79/199-5 Stephanie Trafton (Nike) - San Luis Obispo, CA 4/4

HT - 70.54/231-5 Jessica Cosby (Nike) - Westwood, CA 4/3

JT - 57.29/187-11 Rachel Yurkovich (Oregon) - Eugene, OR 4/4

Hep - 5857 Liz Roehrig (Minnesota) - Tucson, AZ 4/2