Palo Alto Weekly

Sports - July 12, 2013

Stanford's Carter a finalist

Stanford junior Kori Carter, the reigning NCAA women's 400-meter hurdles champion, was named one of three finalists for the 2013 Bowerman Trophy, collegiate track and field's highest annual honor, by the by U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Thursday.

Joining Carter as finalists for honor of being named the most outstanding women's collegiate track & field student-athlete of the 2013 season are Arizona high jumper Brigetta Barrett and Clemson hurdler Brianna Rollins.

Barrett, Carter and Rollins were the three finalists selected from the 10 semifinalists by the Committee to attend December's U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Convention in Orlando, Fla., where the 2013 winner will be announced during The Bowerman Ceremony.

Carter won an NCAA title in the 400 hurdles in a collegiate-record and world-leading time after dominating Olympic competition all outdoor season. The trio emerged from a field of women's candidates that was exceptionally deep.

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