UCLA Men, Stanford Women Lead after Day 1 of Pac-10 Track & Field Meet

May 19, 2001

BERKELEY - UCLA leads the men's team race and Stanford tops the women's standings after the first day of competition at the Pac-10 Track & Field Championships Saturday at Edwards Stadium.

Through eight events, the UCLA men have 53 points, followed by Oregon with 50.5 and Cal and Stanford with 44 each.

The women have completed six events, with Stanford totaling 48 points. USC is second with 41 points and Washington State has 37. The Cal women are in ninth with nine points.

The Pac-10 meet resumes Sunday with the women's hammer at 10 a.m. and the first track event - the 400-meter relays - at 1 p.m.

The Cal men were led by a pair of second-place finishes. Robert Kennedy was the runner-up in the long jump with a leap of 24-5.5 to winner Djeke Mambo of USC, who had a mark of 25-2.75.

In the pole vault, Bubba McLean took second with a best mark of 17-3. USC's Denis Kholev won the competition in 18-4.4.

Other top finishes for the Bears included Vincent Ibia taking fifth in the long jump (23-4.5) and Nate DeSomber finishing third in the shot put with a PR 61-7. Garrett Collier also took third in the hammer throw (201-6).

The Cal women had only one Top 8 finish as Dana Lawson was fifth in the shot put (52-10).

First Day Team Results

Men (through 8 events)

1. UCLA		        532. Oregon		50.53. California		443. Stanford		445. USC			426. Washington State	28.57. Arizona State	268. Washington		159. Arizona		9

Women (through 6 events)1. Stanford 482. USC 413. Washington State 374. Arizona State 275. Oregon 236. Washington 217. Arizona 168. UCLA 129. California 9

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