PattiSue Plumer ‘85 J.D. ‘89 isn’t just the associate cross country coach and assistant track and field coach; she’s one of the most accomplished long-distance runners in Stanford history.
Track & Field
Chris Derrick has had a good run so far. The 2012 graduate received a degree in economics with a focus in law and has become one of the most decorated distance runners in Stanford history. But it wasn’t always that way. Until high school, Derrick played basketball and baseball but found that his lack of ability left him at a dead end.
Edrick Floreal resigned as the Stanford Franklin P. Johnson Director of Track and Field this past Monday to take over as the head coach of the University of Kentucky men’s and women’s cross-country and track and field teams.
Five individual titles highlighted a successful trip to the Pac-12 Championships for the Stanford track and field teams. The women placed second while the men tied for fifth, as host Oregon swept both titles.
Senior Chris Derrick set personal, school and national records in the 10,000 meters at the Payton Jordan Invitational on Sunday night.
Stanford track and field put together an impressive performance at this weekend’s Stanford Invitational, which brought thousands of top high school, college and pro athletes to the Farm.
On Tuesday, the Stanford track and field teams had nine athletes announced as qualifiers for this weekend’s NCAA Indoor Championships in Boise, Idaho. The Cardinal men will have five athletes competing in six individual events and a relay, and the women have four athletes participating in five individual events plus a relay.