Sports Shorts | March 16, 2012 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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Sports - March 16, 2012

Sports Shorts

CARDINAL CORNER . . . Stanford senior Chris Derrick has been added to The Bowerman Watch List for the first time, the award's watch list committee announced on Wednesday. Derrick is among a select group of 10 athletes for collegiate track & field's top award as a result of a successful indoor track & field season that culminated last weekend at the NCAA Championships. At the NCAA Indoor Championships, Derrick had a pair of gutsy runner-up performances in the distance events that had the track world buzzing. In the 5,000 meters, Derrick took the race's lead with four laps to go (800 meters) from Arizona duo of Lawi Lalang and Stephen Sambu. Sambu would drop off by the next lap and it became a one-on-one battle with Lalang.

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