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.
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
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).