Boise State woman wins NCAA track 10,000 meters
Emma Bates won in 32 minutes, 32.35 seconds, the second-fastest time in meet history. Washington’s Lindsay Flanagan and Megan Goethlas were 14th and 15th respectively.
Boise State junior Emma Bates won the women’s 10,000 meters on Thursday at the NCAA track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., in 32 minutes, 32.35 seconds, the second-fastest time in meet history.
Bates’ finish was second only to the 32:28.57 run by Sylvia Mosqueda of Cal State Los Angeles in 1988.
Washington’s Lindsay Flanagan was 14th in 33:32.33, just ahead of teammate Megan Goethals in 33:32.66. The All-America honor is the ninth for Goethals, giving her more All-American awards than any Husky in history.
UW’s Katie Flood had the eighth-fastest time in the 1,500 at 4:20.43 but did not advance to finals out of her semifinal heat. In the men’s 1,500, Izaic Yorks was 21st in 3:49.51 and Nick Harris was 24th (3:53.69).
Washington State’s Andrew Gonzales was 22nd in the men’s 3000 steeplechase in 9:05.24.
Leslie Folsom won her sixth Seattle Women’s Golf Association city championship, defeating Rachel Jackson 5 and 4 at Inglewood Golf Club in Kenmore.
Folsom, of Rainier G&CC in Seattle, won the event five consecutive times from 2008-12 until her streak was snapped last year in the final by Lauren Sewell.
• PGA professional Derek Barron of Tacoma Firs GC won the Oregon Open Invitational with an 8-under 208 at Black Butte Ranch in Sisters. Barron won by one stroke over PGA professional Darren Black of Seattle’s Rainier G&CC. Michael Haack of Meridian Valley CC in Kent won low-amateur honors at 211.
From sports-information reports.