UCLA Women's Track & Field And Stanford Defeat Arizona/Northern Arizona In CA/AZ Challenge

April 6, 2002

Jeanette Bolden's UCLA women?s track and field team joined withStanford to defeat Arizona and Northern Arizona in the CA/AZ T & FChallenge held Saturday in Tucson at the University of Arizona's Roy P.Drachman Stadium.

The Bruin women, ranked No. 3 this week in the U. S., joined withStanford, tied for No. 12, to defeat Arizona, tied for No. 14 and NorthernArizona. Team California (UCLA/Stanford) won with 130.5 points to TeamArizona's (Arizona/Northern Arizona) 71.5.

Bruin winners included-
200m-freshman Monique Henderson (24.45), who was also second in the100m (11.62w).

400m-senior Bumni Ogunleye (56.24), who was also second in the longjump (20-2.25w).

4 X 400m Relay- With runners from UCLA and Stanford, Team CaliforniaB won the event with a time of 3:40.49.

HJ-senior Darnesha Griffith (5-7). Last month, Griffith won the highjump at the NCAA Indoor.

PV-senior Tracy O'Hara in a dual with Arizona sophomore Amy Linnen(last month at the 2002 NCAA Indoor, Linnen won the event with O'Haraplacing second), O'Hara won with a season-best tying and U. S. collegiatebest tying mark of 14-1.25, with Linnen placing second (13-7.25).

TJ-freshman Candice Baucham (40-9w), who also placed third in thelong jump (19-1.50w).

SP-freshman Jessica Cosby (53-1.75), who also placed third in thehammer throw (187-9, personal-best, NCAA provisional qualifier).

DT-freshman Briona Reynolds (174-2, personal-best, NCAA provisionalqualifier), who was also third in the shot put (49-4.25).

HT-sophomore Cari Soong (209-10, season-best, NCAA automaticqualifier, second on the current U. S. collegiate list).

Looking Ahead

UCLA will return to Drake Stadium this Saturday (April 13) to hostBYU and CS Northridge.

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