O'Hara Wins PV, Nilsson Places Second in 1500m at Stanford Track & Field Invitational

March 30, 2002

Stanford Results | Cal-Nevada Results

UCLA senior Tracy O'Hara won the pole vault and Bruin sophomore Lena Nilsson placed second in the 1500m on Saturday at the Stanford Track & Field Invitational in Palo Alto.

O'Hara, who holds the collegiate outdoor record in the women's polevault (14-7.25), won the event with a season outdoor best of 14-1.25.

Nilsson continued her successful sophomore campaign by placingsecond in the 1500m, with a lifetime best mark of 4:14.11, No. 5 all-time onthe Bruin women's 1500m chart. Earlier this month at the NCAA Indoormeet, Nilsson ran the anchor leg on UCLA's winning distance medley relayand also placed second in the mile.

Also at Stanford on Saturday, the Bruin women had two runners in the800m. Juniors, Jessica Marr and Tiffany Burgess, both members of UCLA'sNCAA Indoor championship distance medley relay team, placed eighth(Marr, 2:08.35) and ninth (Burgess, 2:08.6) in the 800m.

Cal-Nevada Championships
On March 29-30 at Fresno State, the Bruin women sent a partial squadto the Cal-Nevada T & F Championships. UCLA placed sixth, with 69 points.The women's team winner was CS Northridge (129.50) and the UCLA men,the Bruin men sent a full squad, won their team championship, with 204points.

Final Standings
1. CS Northridge (129.50) 2. Fresno State (123) 3. San Diego State (121) 4. Nevada (109) 5. Cal Poly SLO (90) 6. UCLA (69) 7. UC Irvine (48) 8. UC Santa Barbara (32) 9. CS Fullerton (26) 10. CS Bakersfield (21) 11. Long Beach State (17) 11. CS Los Angeles (17) 11. CS Dominiguez Hills (17) 14. UC Riverside (16) 15. Concordia (10) 15. UC San Diego (10) 17. Westmont (9.50) 18. Pomona-Pitzer (8) 19. Occidental (7) 19.Sacramento State (7) 19. Humbolt (7) 22. Fresno Pacific (6) 22. Claremont MUDD (6) 24. La Verne (5) 25. Cal Poly Pomona (4)

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