UCLA Women Win Quad T & F Meet
March 31, 2001
UCLA's women and men track and field teams on Saturday defeated UC Irvine,Azusa Pacific and CS Los Angeles in quadrangular scoring at Drake Stadium.
Jeanette Bolden's Bruin women's squad won with 252 points, followed by UCIrvine 140.5, Azusa Pacific 105 and CS Los Angeles 83.5. Art Venegas' UCLA men'steam won its quad meet with 256 points, followed by Azusa Pacific 138, UC Irvine122 and CS Los Angeles 57.
In women's competition, Bruin senior Christina Tolson, from Fountain Valleyand the 2001 NCAA Indoor shot put champion , won three throwing events ' shotput (54-6 3/4), discus (145-4) and hammer (203-10). A double winner in the fieldevents was UCLA junior Darnesha Griffith, who won the high jump (5-10) and thetriple jump (38-10 1/2). CS Los Angeles junior Nicole Duncan, the NCAA Div. IIIndoor long jump champion, won the long jump (20-4 1/2) and the 100m (11.78).The Bruin women won both relays (4 X 100m, 45.15, 4 X 400m, 3:43.64, outdoorseason best), with senior Michelle Perry running on both relays and winning the100m hurdles (13.75). UCLA junior Tracy O'Hara won the collegiate pole vault(13-5 1/2), with Canada's Stephanie McCann, competing unattached, setting aCanadian National record (13-9 1/4).