By Glen McMicken, USATF
2013 PAN AMERICAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS – TEAM USA MEN’S STAT BIOS
Athlete Name/Affiliation 2013 MARK WIND DATE SITE
Morolake Akinosun/Texas 11.45 0.9 07Jun13 Eugene, OR
Won USATF Juniors with an 11.64 into a 4.4 wind… eighth at the NCAA Championships for Illinois with a PR 11.45… second in the 100 at
Big 10 Championships, also ran on second-place 4x100… Big 10 indoor champ in the 60.
Jennifer Madu/Texas A&M 11.31 0.9 07Jun13 Eugene, OR
Second at USATF Juniors… fifth at NCAA Championships for Texas A&M with a PR 11.31… ran on A&M’s winning 4x100 relay at the
NCAA meet… second in 100 at SEC Championships and third in the triple jump… 10th in the 60 at the NCAA indoor meet after placing third
in the SEC 60.
Mary Beth Sant/Highlands Ranch (Colo.) Valor Christian Academy
Placed sixth in the 100 and fourth in the 200 at USATF Juniors… ran a PR 11.25 at Denver on June 1… Colorado 4A champ in 100 and
200… second in the adidas 100 at New York, also second at Great Southwest… best of 7.30 in the 60.
Third in the 200 at USATF Juniors with a windy 23.41… PR of 23.19 came at NCAA East first round meet… ran on Florida’s eighth-place
4x400 at NCAA Championships.
Ana Holland/Aurora (Colo.) Regis Jesuit HS 23.29 1.6 27Apr13 Littleton, CO
USATF Junior champion with a windy 23.04, also third in the 100… Colorado 5A state champ in 100, 200 and 400, running 52.49 in the 400.
Morolake Akinosun/Texas 23.26 0.0 06Apr13 Tempe, AZ
Second at USATF Juniors with a windy 23.18… ran a PR 23.26 at Sun Angel Classic… 8th in Big 10 200… qualified for NCAA
Championships, where she placed 19th… also ran on Illinois 4x400 that placed fifth.
Courtney Okolo/Texas 51.04 22Jun13 Des Moines, IA
Won USATF Juniors with a huge PR of 51.04… fourth at NCAA Championships for Texas… ran on the Texas 4x400 that finished third…
third in Big 12 400 and sixth in the 200… second in 400 at Big 12 indoor championships and ran on Texas’ third-place 4x400 at NCAA
Kendall Baisden/Beverly Hills (Mich.) Detroit Country Day 52.03 22Jun13 Des Moines, IA
Set a lifetime best of 52.03 to place second at USATF Juniors… World Junior gold medalist in 2012 on U.S. 4x400… placed sixth in 400 at
2011 World Youth, and took silver on U.S. medley relay… 2010 USATF Junior champion in 400.
PR 52.13 to take third at USATF Juniors… ran on Florida’s eighth-place 4x400 at NCAA… fourth in 400 at 2011 World Youth, where she
also picked up silver on the U.S. medley relay… 2010 Youth Olympic champion in 400… competed at 2012 World Juniors in long jump and
Breigh Jones/Austin Peay
Fifth in 400 at USATF Juniors with PR 53.26… previous PR of 53.75 came at NCAA East first round… fourth at Ohio Valley
championships for Austin Peay.
Olicia Williams/Baylor 2:05.20 24May13 Austin, TX
Won USATF Juniors at 2:06.35… PR of 2:05.20 came at NCAA West first round meet… ran at NCAA Championships for Baylor… Big 12
runner-up at 800… fourth in 800 at Big 12 indoors.
Claudia Saunders/Stanford 2:06.46 22Jun13 Des Moines, IA
PR of 2:06.46 to take second at USATF Juniors… ran 2:06.96 at NCAA West first round meet… placed 11th at NCAA indoors as part of
Stanford’s distance medley relay.
Kelsey Margey/Villanova 4:17.14 12May13 Princeton, NJ
USATF Junior champion with a 4:25.45… PR of 4:17.14 was set in the prelims of the ECAC Championships… sixth in 800 at Big East
outdoor championships and eighth indoors… ran in NCAA East first round 800.
Rachel Stewart/BYU 4:22.88 12May13 Princeton, NJ
Second at USATF Juniors… fifth in 1500 at ECAC Championships for BYU in a PR 4:22.88… competed at the NCAA West first round in
Brianna Nerud/Syracuse 10:03.18 24May13 Greensboro, NC
Clocked 10:15.67 to win USATF Juniors… 17th at NCAA Championships… ran season-best 10:03.18 at NCAA East first round meet… third
at Big East in 3000SC… fifth at 2012 World Juniors with an American Junior Record 10:00.72.
Bethany Neeley/Greentown (Ind.) Eastern HS 10:19.83 21Jun13 Des Moines, IA
Second at USATF Juniors in her first attempt at the event… her time of 10:19.83 is the third-fastest ever by a high schooler… won Indiana
state 1600 title… has fastest prep time for the 2000SC this year at 6:37.52.
Hannah Oneda/Johns Hopkins 16:35.56 25Apr13 Philadelphia, PA
Third at USATF Juniors… set PR of 16:35.56 at Penn Relays… eighth in 5000 at NCAA III Championships, and 12th in 10,000… Centennial
Conference champ at 5K & 10K… 10th in 5K at NCAA III indoors.
Sasha Wallace/Castro Valley (Calif.) HS 13.43 1.2 01Jun13 Clovis, CA
USATF Junior champion, clocking 13.84 into a hefty 4.2 wind… won California state title with a PR-equaling 13.43, and took gold in the
triple jump… also claimed top honors at Arcadia and Golden West in the 100H… Mt. SAC Relays high school 100H winner at 13.43.
Alexis Perry/North Carolina State 13.70 0.1 13Apr13 Greensboro, NC
Second at USATF Juniors with a wind-hindered 13.86 (-4.2)… PR of 13.70 came at North Carolina A&T Aggie Invite… fourth in the 100H
at the ACC Championships… hurdled to a windy 13.58 at the NCAA East first round… had high jump best of 1.71 and long jumped 5.82.
Autumne Franklin/Harvard 57.10 22Jun13 Des Moines, IA
Ran PR of 57.10 to win USATF Juniors… 15th at NCAA Championships… had a 58.30 at the NCAA East first round… Ivy League
champion in the 100H, silver in the 400H… won Ivy League indoor 60H at 8.43.
Jade Miller/Great Oak (Calif.) HS 57.21 22Jun13 Des Moines, IA
57.21 PR to finish second at USATF Juniors… California state 300H champ with a 41.02, the fastest prep time of the year… won 300H at
Arcadia and Golden West… AAU Junior Olympic 400H gold medalist.
Rachel Proteau/Albany (Ore.) West Albany HS 1.85 24May13 Eugene, OR
USATF Junior champ with clearance of 1.80… cleared 1.85 at Oregon 5A state meet in Eugene.
Claire Kieffer-Wright/South Pasadena (Calif.) HS 1.82 20Apr13 Walnut, CA
Fourth at USATF Juniors… PR leap of 1.82 came at Mt. SAC Relays… won at Arcadia, 10th at California state meet… placed second at
Megan Clark/Duke 4.15 21Jun13 Des Moines, IA
Cleared 4.15 to win USATF Juniors… fifth at ACC Championships for Duke… also cleared 4.15 at Virginia Challenge and qualified for
NCAA East first round… fourth at ACC indoor meet.
Bonnie Draxler/Wrightstown (Wisc.) HS 4.14 21Jun13 Des Moines, IA
Second at USATF Juniors with a clearance of 4.05… had a best of 4.14 at USATF Wisconsin championships… Wisconsin division II state
champ in pole vault and 400, clocking 56.19.
Alexis Faulknor/UCF 6.52 0.3 11May13 Houston, TX
USATF Junior gold medalist… won Conference USA title for UCF with a windy 6.56, also had a legal 6.52 in her series… fourth in 100 and
third in 200 at CUSA meet… 14th in 100 at NCAA Championships and ran on UCF’s second-place 4x100 relay… third in 60 at CUSA
indoors, seventh in the long jump.
Mimi Land/Clemson 6.20 1.9 29Mar13 Austin, TX
Placed third at USATF Juniors… 20th at NCAA Championships… set season best of 6.20 at Texas Relays… third at ACC indoor
championships in long jump… cleared 1.82 in the high jump at Auburn in January… also triple jumped 12.56 this season.
Brianna Richardson/Baylor 12.95 1.0 20Apr13 Waco, TX
Won USATF Juniors with a 12.84 into a 1.0 wind… third in the triple jump at Big 12 Championships for Baylor, and 11th in the long jump…
PR of 12.95 was at Michael Johnson/Dr Pepper meet in Waco in April… 13th at NCAA West first round meet.
Stamatia Scarvelis/Goleta (Calif.) Dos Pueblos HS 15.89 20Jun13 Des Moines, IA
Set her personal best in winning USATF Juniors with a 15.89… California state high school champion in shot put, third in discus… won at
Golden West and Stanford Invitational… her brother, Nick, was on Team USA at the 2012 World Juniors and competes for UCLA.
Chase Ealey/Oklahoma State 16.01 04May13 Waco, TX
Second at USATF Juniors… PR of 16.01 to take sixth at Big 12 Championships… also placed fifth in the javelin at the Big 12 meet…
qualified for NCAA West first round in shot put…
Maggie Ewen/St. Francis (Minn.) HS 54.71 07Jun13 St. Paul, MN
Threw a PR 54.71 to win USATF Juniors, and also placed seventh in the shot put… Minnesota 2A state champ in shot put (16.67) and
discus… won NB Outdoors in discus… NB Indoors champ in shot put at 16.48.
Rebecca Famurewa/Kentucky 57.09 13Apr13 Louisville, KY
Runner-up at USATF Juniors… third at SEC Championships for Kentucky… qualified for NCAA Championships with a fifth-place effort at
NCAA East first round… PR throw of 57.09 came at Louisville Border Battle on April 13… eighth at SEC indoors in the weight throw.
Cara McClain/Modesto JC 58.21 20Jun13 Des Moines, IA
USATF Junior gold medalist with a PR throw of 58.21… silver medalist at California CC championships for Modesto JC.
Avana Story/North Carolina 57.11 20Jun13 Des Moines, IA
Personal best of 57.11 to claim silver at USATF Juniors… fourth at the ACC Championships for North Carolina… qualified for the NCAA
East first round… 10th in weight throw at ACC indoors.
Megan Glasmann/Park City (Utah) HS 51.23 30Jun13 Pihtipudas, FIN
Throw of 50.78 earned her USATF Junior title… set a personal best of 51.23 at an elite meet in Pihtipudas, Finland at the end of June… won
Utah state high school gold… USATF Junior Olympics winner… gold at Great Southwest and NB Outdoors.
Kendell Williams/Marietta (Ga.) Kell HS 5481 21Jun13 Des Moines, IA
Scored 5481 to win USATF Juniors… eighth at 2012 World Juniors with a PR 5578… World Youth bronze in 2011 in the 100H… Georgia
5A state champion in 100H, high jump and long jump… has a best of 1.82 in the high jump and 13.23 in the 100H… brother, Devon, is on
Team USA as a decathlete.
Kendall Gustafson/Pacific Palisades (Calif.) Charter HS 5217 21Jun13 Des Moines, IA
Scored 5189 to place second at USATF Juniors… has a PR of 5217, set in winning Arcadia… seventh in the long jump at the California state