UCLA Sweeps Pac-10 Women's T & F Athlete of the Week Honors
May 3, 2002
UCLA women swept the Pac-10 Track & Field Athlete of the Week (April 29)honors, with junior Tiffany Burgess taking the track award and senior TracyO'Hara winning the field honor.
WOMEN'S TRACK - Tiffany Burgess, UCLA. Burgess led a Bruin top-three sweepin the fifth section of the 800m at the UCSD open. Burgess time of 2:06.30is an NCAA provisional mark and her second-fastest time this season.Burgess, with a top time this year of 2:06.22, is a junior from Van Nuys,Calif.
WOMEN'S FIELD - Tracy O'Hara, UCLA. O'Hara won the pole vault competitionat the UCSD open with a mark of 14-3 1/4. The NCAA automatic mark leads theU.S collegiate list and becomes O'Hara's best vault of the outdoor season.O'Hara, the collegiate outdoor record-holder (14-7 1/4), is a senior fromSan Diego, Calif.
Both Burgess and O'Hara will compete for the Bruins on Saturday, May 4,when UCLA hosts USC in the annual dual meet between the Bruins and theTrojans at Drake Stadium.