No. 7 UCLA Bruins Qualify Three for the NCAA Championships

Jan. 29, 2005

The No. 7 UCLA women's track and field team opened up the 2005 indoor season on Saturday at the Husky Invitational in Seattle, WA and picked up three NCAA qualifying marks. Junior Briona Reynolds led the Bruins with a first place finish in the shot put and an NCAA provisional mark of 50-9.50.

Junior Dawn Harper also qualified provisionally, finishing third in the 60m hurdles in a time of 8.28, while junior Jackie Nguyen jumped to a provisional mark of 12-11.75 in the pole vault, placing third overall.

Other top performances for UCLA on Saturday were - Lara Saye in the shot put (2nd, 49-8.25) and weight throw (2nd, 59-11.25), Dana Bethel in the long jump (3rd, 18-10.50), Caroline Sommers in the high jump (5-7.75), Allison Hall (3rd, 2:51.80) and Ashley Caldwell (5th, 2:54.10) in the 1000m and Nastassja Hall (3,700 points) and Georgea Richards (3,404 points) in the pentathlon.

The Bruins will head to the Boise Indoor on Saturday, Feb. 5 as they continue the indoor season.