NCAA Outdoor Track & Field ACCtion: Duke's Bottorff Claims Women's 10K Title on First Day

June 9, 2011

DES MOINES, Iowa - Juliet Bottorff became Duke's first ever women's outdoor track & field champion, taking top honors in the 10,000-meter run Wednesday at the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. She raced to a time of 34:25.86 to best the field of 24. The sophomore from Newark, Del., was in third with 600 meters to go before moving to the outside and taking over first. Bottorff is the third ACC student-athlete to win the women's 10K and first since NC State's Kristin Price in 2002. Additionally, she is Duke's first track & field national champion since Shannon Rowbury finished first in the mile at the 2006 indoor meet.

Virginia Tech junior Matthias Treff became the program's first ever All-American in the men's javelin after posting a second-place finish. He registered a mark of 255-6 (77.88m).

ACC student-athletes currently hold the top two spots in the men's heptathlon through five events. Clemson graduate student Miller Moss is in the lead with 4,271 points, followed in second by Duke sophomore Curtis Beach with 4,206.

USTFCCCA FIRST TEAM ALL-AMERICA
Men
Name School Event Place Time/Mark
Parker Smith North Carolina Pole Vault T-4 17-2.75
Joe Davis Virginia Tech Pole Vault 8 17-2.75
Matthias Treff Virginia Tech Javelin 2 255-6
Women
Name School Event Place Time/Mark
April Sinkler Clemson Long Jump 8 21-2.75
Juliet Bottorff Duke 10000m 1 34:25.86
USTFCCCA SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICA
Men
Name School Event Place Time/Mark
John Austin Duke Javelin 14 228-11
Andrew LaHaye Florida State Pole Vault T-16 16-10.75
Michael Putman Florida State Discus 9 180-6
Andy Fahringer Virginia Javelin 11 230-11
Hunter Hall Virginia Tech Pole Vault 11 17-2.75
Women
Name School Event Place Time/Mark
Jasmine Brunson Clemson Long Jump 15 20-3.75
Amy Harris Florida State Long Jump 14 20-3.75
Kim Williams Florida State Long Jump 13 20-4.25
Andie Cozzarelli NC State 10000m 13 35:22.69
Erin Wykoff Virginia Discus 12 167-7
USTFCCCA HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICA
Men
Name School Event Place Time/Mark
Ben Lincoln Wake Forest Javelin 21 217-3
Jared Jodon Virginia Tech Pole Vault 18 16-10.75