UCLA Competes At Modesto Relays, Oxy Invite

May 8, 2005

On Saturday, Jeanette Bolden's UCLA women's T & F field team split into two squads - the pole vaulters competing at the 64th annual Modesto Relays and other Bruins competing at the evening Oxy Invitational at Eagle Rock.

Modesto Relays/Women
In the invitational pole vault, junior Chelsea Johnson, the defending NCAA Outdoor champion and record-holder (15-0), placed 6th (13-11.25). In the open vault, freshman Elizabeth Woepse no-heighted.

Several Bruin alumni also competed at Modesto-
100m - Sani Roseby, 10th, 11.93
400m - Sheena Johnson, 4th, 54.77
100mH - Michelle Perry, 1st, 12.78; Sani Roseby, 2nd, 13.68
Pole Vault - Tracy O'Hara, 7th, 13-5.25
Long Jump - Michelle Perry, 5th, 20-5.25w; Shelia Burrell, 8th, 18-3.75; Sani Roseby, 10th, 17-6
Discus - Suzy Powell, 2nd, 192-10

Oxy Invite/Women
UCLA was led by sophomore Jenna Timinsky and freshman DeShanta Harris. Timinsky was the second-fastest collegian (third overall) in the 1500m (4:25.95, team leader, season-best, NCAA Regional Qualifier) and Harris was the top collegian in the 400m hurdles (fifth overall), with a personal-best time of 1:01.00.

Also competing for the Bruins were - in the 1500m - freshman Claire Rethmeier (6th, 4:29.43, personal-best) and junior Sarah West (12th, 4:41.35); in the 3000m steeplechase - sophomore Leslie Barrie (4th, 11:26.14) and in the long jump, freshman Leslie Rychel (3rd, 18-5).

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