Track & Field Set To Host UCLA Invitational This Friday And Saturday
April 1, 2009
The Bruin track and field teams will host the annual UCLA Invitational this Friday and Saturday as the outdoor season continues. This is the secondof three consecutive home meets for the Bruins.
Event Schedule: The hammer will be contested on Friday with the women's event running at 3:00 pm. Men will follow around 5:00 pm. A distancecarnival will begin at 6:00 pm on Friday night with the steeplechase and 5000m being contested. On Saturday, field events begin at 10:00 am with the women's javelin, while running events begin at 11:30 am with the men's 4x100m relay.
**The 10,000m was scheduled to be run Friday evening, but has been cancelled.
For a complete schedule, click here.
Admission: Adults are $7.00. Non UCLA students and youths (age 3-16) are $5.00. UCLA students are in free with a BruinCard.
Live Stats: Live stats for the meet will be available by clicking here.
Competing Teams: UCLA, Cal State LA, Cal State Northridge, Long Beach State, Loyola Marymount, Southern Illinois, USC, Central Arizona, Chaffey, LA Trade Tech, Long Beach, Moorpark, Pasadena, San Bernardino, West Los Angeles. Several unattached athletes will also be competing.
Rankings (USTFCCCA): In the first poll of the outdoor season, the Lady Bruins are ranked eighth, while the men's team is ranked 13th. These rankings are pre-season and reflect on returning NCAA competitors.
Regional Qualifiers:The Bruin women have picked up 13 regional qualifiers so far this season, while the men have 11 regional marks and two NCAA provisional qualifiers. Below is a list of athletes with regional qualifiers and their best marks.
Yasmin Woodruff - 200m (23.82)
Camilla Dencer - 400m (54.27)
Krishna Curry - 800m (2:06.68)
Lindsay Rowe - 100m Hurdles (13.66)
4x100m Relay (45.46)
4x400m Relay (3:35.89)
Katy Viuf - Pole Vault (14-1.25/4.30m)
Tori Anthony - Pole Vault (12-7.50/3.85m)
Megan Jamerson - Pole Vault (13-1.50/4.00m)
Danielle Watson - Long Jump (20-7/6.27m)
Ke'Nyia Richardson - Triple Jump (41-00.25/12.50m)
Tara Ross - Javelin (160-0/48.76m)
Brittany Borman - Javelin (150-6/45.87m)
Karlton Rolle - 200m (21.12)
Taylor Hobson - High Jump (6-10.75/2.10m)
Greg Woepse - Pole Vault (17-4.50/5.30m)
Casey DiCesare - Pole Vault (17-00.75/5.20m)
Johnny Quinn - Pole Vault (17-00.75/5.20m)
Bobby Talley - Pole Vault (16-6.75/5.05m)
Nelson Rosario - Long Jump (24-2.50/7.38m)
Jonathan Clark - Triple Jump (51-3/15.62m)
Nick Robinson - Shot Put (57-9.50/17.61m)
Thomas Nagengast - Discus (171-9/52.35m)
Boldizsar Kocsor - Hammer (212-9/64.85m)
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