UCLA Defeats BYU and CS Northridge In Dual Meets
April 13, 2002
UCLA's track & field teams defeated Brigham Young and CS Northridgein both dual and triangular scoring Saturday (April 13) at Drake Stadium.
Jeanette Bolden's Bruin women, this week rated No. 3 in the nation byTrackwire, improved to 4-0 overall in 2002 outdoor dual competition withvictories over BYU (123-70), tied for No. 6 in the U. S., and CS Northridge(116-81, Northridge beat BYU 100-88 in dual scoring). The Bruin women alsowon the triangular competition (UCLA 169, CSN 117, BYU 101). In her ninthseason as the Bruin women's track & field head coach, Bolden's career dualmeet record is an unbeaten 67-0.
Henderson, the prep woman's national record holder in the 400m, wonthe 400m (52.80, NCAA provisional qualifier) and ran on both of UCLA'swinning relays (4 X 100m, anchor, 45.48, season-best, 4 X 400m, third leg,3:35.14, season-best, NCAA provisional qualifier). Johnson, a two-timeOutdoor All-American, won the 100m hurdles (13.56, season-best, NCAAprovisional qualifier) and ran the second leg on UCLA's winning 4 X 400mrelay. Ogunleye won the long jump (20-6 1/2, personal-best, NCAAprovisional qualifier) and ran on both of the winning relays (4 X 100m ,third leg, 4 X 400m, anchor leg).
Also winning for the Bruins, in the field ' sophomore Cari Soong inthe hammer throw (190-5), freshman Jessica Cosby in the shot put (52-10),senior Darnesha Griffith in the high jump (5-10), freshman Briona Reynoldsin the discus (172-8) and senior Tracy O'Hara in the pole vault (13-8).
Winning for the Bruin women on the track ' senior Julia Barbour inthe 3000m steeplechase (11:01.08), junior Tiffany Burgess in the 800m(2:06.22, season-best, NCAA provisional qualifier) and freshman AlejandraBarrientos in the 1500m (4:33.38).
In the women's discus, UCLA great Seilala Sua, the four-timeUSA Outdoor discus champion who during her Bruin career (1997-2000) was thewinningest athlete in NCAA Outdoor women's competition (six shot put/discuscrowns), had a mark of 189-6 in the discus.
UCLA's final home meet of the season will be Saturday, May 4, hostingarchrival USC in the schools' annual women's and men's dual meet.