Bruins Set For Weekend Meet

Feb. 28, 2002

Art Venegas' UCLA men's track and field team, on Saturday (March 2) will compete at a 'last chance' indoor meet in Seattle, WA and hosted by the University of Washington. The meet begins at 10 a.m. in the UW Dempsey Indoor facility.

The Bruins will attempt to improve on already established marks and qualify more athletes to the upcoming 2002 NCAA Indoor T & F Championships on March 8-9 in Fayetteville, AR and hosted by the University of Arkansas.

Competing for the Bruins in Seattle will be - seniors, Bryan Green (distances) and CJ Bell (pole vault), junior Jared Drake (pole vault) and sophomores, Juaune Armon (jumps), Nick Thornton (800m) and Jon Rankin (distances).

Currently on the NCAA Indoor charts are - senior Michael Lipscomb (20.99, No. 8) in the 200m, sophomore Denye Versher (46.85, No. 12) in the 400m, UCLA's 4 X 400m relay (Versher, Lipscomb, sophomore Rodney Diggs, junior Kyle Erickson, 3:09.75, No. 20), junior Scott Wiegand (64-7.75, No. 7) in the shot put, sophomore Dan Ames in the shot put (62-5.75, No. 12) and weight throw (61-1.50, No. 48) and senior Scott Moser in the shot put (61-5, No. 19) and weight throw (70-10, No. 6).

Looking ahead to the outdoor season, the Bruins' first home outdoor meet of the season will be Saturday, March 16 vs. California and Washington State in Drake Stadium.

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