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Track & Field

Card Poised for Olympic Trials

Stanford athletes, current and alums, compete at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. – Sixteen Stanford athletes, including current athletes and alums, are competing at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials from June 21-30 at Hayward Field. 

Juliette Whittaker and Roisin Willis, who finished first and second in the women’s 800 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Championships on June 8 are among those competing for spots in Paris from July 26-August 11. 

Alyssa Jones, who was third in 2024 NCAA outdoor long jump, also is seeking to represent the U.S. Jones, Whittaker, and Willis, just completed their sophomore seasons on The Farm.

The Stanford contingent is headed by 2020 Olympic women’s discus gold medalist Valarie Allman, as well as men’s distance runner Grant Fisher, a holder of three American records. 

Distance runner Elise Cranny is seeking her fourth consecutive U.S. 5,000 title and second Olympic berth, and decathlete Harrison Williams hopes to earn a repeat U.S. title and his first Olympic berth.

Overall, Stanford will be represented by 11 women and five men.

Stanford's Schedule
Friday, June 21
(10 a.m.-1 p.m., 3:20-8 p.m., Peacock; 3:30-6 p.m., USA; 6-8 p.m., NBC)
10 a.m.: Men’s decathlon 100 – Harrison Williams.
11:01 a.m.: Men’s decathlon long jump – Harrison Williams.
12:11 p.m.: Men’s decathlon shot put – Harrison Williams.
4:17 p.m.: Women’s 800 first round -- Olivia Baker, Juliette Whittaker, Roisin Willis.
4:30 p.m.: Men’s decathlon high jump – Harrison Williams.
6:22 p.m.: Women’s 5,000 first round – Elise Cranny, Ella Donaghu.
7:05 p.m.: Men’s decathlon 400 – Harrison Williams.
7:27 p.m.: Men’s 10,000 final – Grant Fisher.

Saturday, June 22
(10 a.m.-3 p.m., 4:45-8 p.m., Peacock; 5:55-8 p.m., NBC)
10 a.m.: Men’s decathlon 110 hurdles – Harrison Williams.
11:08 a.m.: Men’s decathlon discus – Harrison Williams.
1:17 p.m.: Men’s decathlon pole vault – Harrison Williams. 
5:15 p.m.: Men’s decathlon javelin – Harrison Williams.
7:38 p.m.: Men’s decathlon 1,500 – Harrison Williams.

Sunday, June 23
(10 a.m.-1 p.m., 5-8 p.m., Peacock; 5:45-8 p.m. NBC)
10 a.m.: Women’s heptathlon 100 – Allie Jones.
11:23 a.m.: Women’s high jump – Allie Jones.
6:10 p.m.: Women’s heptathlon shot put – Allie Jones.
6:11 p.m.: Women’s 800 semifinals.
7:26 p.m.: Women’s heptathlon 200 – Allie Jones.

Monday, June 24
(10 a.m.-noon, 5-8 p.m. Peacock; 5-8 p.m., NBC)
10 a.m.: Women’s heptathlon long jump – Allie Jones.
11:10 a.m.: Women’s heptathlon javelin – Allie Jones.
5 p.m.: Women’s discus qualifying – Valarie Allman.
6:37 p.m.: Women’s heptathlon 800 – Allie Jones.
7:09 p.m.: Women’s 5,000 final.
7:32 p.m.: Women’s 800 final.

Thursday, June 27
(4:15-8:30 p.m., Peacock; 5-6 p.m., NBC; 6-8 p.m., USA)
4:55 p.m.: Women’s discus final.
5:23 p.m.: Women’s 1,500 first round -- Christina Aragon, Maddy Berkson, Elise Cranny, Ella Donaghu.
6:18 p.m.: Women’s long jump qualifying – Alyssa Jones
8:03 p.m.: Men’s 5,000 first round -- Tai Dinger, Grant Fisher, Sean McGorty, Thomas Ratcliffe.

Friday, June 28
(4-8 p.m., Peacock; 5-6 p.m., USA; 7-8, NBC)
5:58 p.m.: Women’s 1,500 semifinals.

Saturday, June 29
(7:30-9 a.m., 4:30-7 p.m., Peacock; 5-7 p.m., NBC)
5:20 p.m.: Women’s long jump final.
6:09 p.m.: Women’s 10,000 final.

Sunday, June 30
(2:50-5:30 p.m., Peacock; 4:30-5:30 p.m., NBC)
4:30 p.m.: Men’s 5,000 final -- Tai Dinger, Grant Fisher, Sean McGorty, Thomas Ratcliffe.
5:09 p.m.: Women’s 1,500 final.

Stanford Athletes
(With graduating class)

Men
5,000: Tai Dinger ’18, Grant Fisher ’19, Sean McGorty ’17, Thomas Ratcliffe ’20.
10,000: Grant Fisher ’19. 
Decathlon: Harrison Williams ’18.

Women
800: Olivia Baker ’18, Juliette Whittaker ’26, Roisin Willis ’26. 
1,500: Christina Aragon ’20, Maddie Berkson ’18, Elise Cranny ’18, Ella Donaghu ’21.
5,000: Elise Cranny ’18, Ella Donaghu ’21.
10,000: Jessica McClain ’14.
Long jump: Alyssa Jones ’26.
Discus: Valarie Allman ’17.
Heptathlon: Allie Jones ’22.