Arizona track: Loss of seniors Barrett, Moline hurts, but Cats have plenty in the tank going forward

2013-06-12T20:00:00Z Arizona track: Loss of seniors Barrett, Moline hurts, but Cats have plenty in the tank going forwardBy Zack Rosenblatt Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Fred Harvey has never had a female duo more successful than Brigetta Barrett and Georganne Moline. Their Olympic appearances and success in both the Pac-12 and NCAA track and field championships back that up.

“We’ve had a number of people coming through,” the Arizona Wildcats’ longtime track and field coach said. “But honestly, as a collegian, you could argue that they’re two top athletes that were in our program.

“From a credential point of view, we’ve never had athletes do that.”

Barrett, a high jumper, won a silver medal at last summer’s Olympics and set the collegiate high jump record earlier this year. Saturday, she won her third straight NCAA outdoor title — sixth, if you count her success indoors. Wednesday, Barrett was named the National Women’s Field Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association.

Moline finished fifth at the Olympics in the 400-meter hurdles and took second at the NCAA championships, clocking the No. 3 time in collegiate history.

Read more about the track & field team's present and future in Thursday's Arizona Daily Star.

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  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Utah 6 1 0 0.857 16 3 0 0.842
Arizona 6 1 0 0.857 18 2 0 0.900
Stanford 5 2 0 0.714 14 5 0 0.737
Oregon State 5 2 0 0.714 13 5 0 0.722
Oregon 4 3 0 0.571 14 6 0 0.700
UCLA 3 4 0 0.429 11 9 0 0.550
Colorado 3 4 0 0.429 10 8 0 0.556
Washington 3 4 0 0.429 14 5 0 0.737
Washington State 3 4 0 0.429 9 10 0 0.474
Arizona State 2 5 0 0.286 11 10 0 0.524
California 1 6 0 0.143 11 9 0 0.550
USC 1 6 0 0.143 9 10 0 0.474

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