UCLA Captures 2nd Consecutive NCAA Indoor Track and Field Title
March 10, 2001
UCLA demolished the field, Saturday, as it won its second consecutive NCAA Indoor Track and Field title. It is the school's 84th team title, ranking it first in total NCAA team championships.
The Bruins finished with 53.30 points, followed by South Carolina (40) and a tie between Clemson and Arizona for third place with 30 points each.
In Saturday's action, Christina Tolson placed second in the 20-lb. weight throw with a mark of 68' 9 3/4' (20.97m). Cari Soong finished 10th in the weight throw with a mark of 62' 8 3/4' (19.12m). In the triple jump, Deana Simmons finished second with a jump of 44' 2 1/2' (13.47m). Junior Tracy O'Hara finished second in the pole vault, clearing a height of 13' 9 1/4' (4.20m). In the 60m dash, Shakedia Jones finished fifth in a time of 7.40.
In the men's shot put final, Scott Moser finished eighth with a mark of 61' 8 1/4' (18.80m) and Dan Ames placed ninth with a mark of 61' 0 3/4' (18.61m).