First Day Results - Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner Kersee T & F Invitational
April 4, 2003
First day results from the first annual Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Track & Field Invitational held Friday at UCLA's Drake Stadium. All events on Friday were women and men's open and qualifying, with the exception of invitational events in the men's hammer and men's 10,000m. The meet will conclude Saturday with women and men's invitational events, starting at 8:30 a.m. (field events, women's hammer) and 10:45 a.m. (track events, women's 5000m).
On the track, Bruin junior Sheena Johnson and junior Sani Roseby won heats in the 100m hurdles, sophomore T'Carra Penick won a heat in the 400m and UCLA went one-through-three in the 800m. Johnson won heat two in the 100m hurdles with the day's best time (13.76) and Roseby won heat three (13.88). Penick won heat two in the 400m (55.86). In 800m qualifying, UCLA freshman Ashley Caldwell won the event in a time of 2:16.69, followed by freshman Allison Hall (2:18.43) and freshman Jenny Esser (2:19.99). Also running well for the Bruin women on the track Friday were - freshman Nastassja Hall, second in the 400m (56.55, season-best); Roseby was third (12.13w) in a 100m heat and junior Adia McKinnon was third (24.71, season-best) in 200m qualifying. In the field, the Bruin women were led by sophomore Briona Reynolds in the shot put and freshman Chelsea Johnson in the pole vault. Reynolds placed second (50-10.25) in the shot put and Johnson was third (13-3.25, season-best) in the vault.