Saturday's UCLA Invitational T & F Results; Henderson, Nilsson Lead Bruin Women
May 3, 2003
Jeanette Bolden's UCLA women's track & field team on Saturday hosted the UCLA Invitational at Drake Stadium. It was UCLA's final home meet of the 2003 outdoor collegiate season.
The UCLA women were led by sophomore Monique Henderson (San Diego/Morse HS) and junior Lena Nilsson (Vallentuna, Sweden). Henderson won the 200m (23.94) and anchored UCLA's winning 4 X 400m relay (3:35.16, season-best, National Regional Qualifier). Nilsson, a three-time NCAA champion for the Bruins, won the 800m (2:05.35, season-best, NRQ) and also ran the 1200m (3:19.8 split) on UCLA's distance medley relay (11:29.64).Bruin winners on the track:
Bruin winners in the field:
Other top Bruin performances were turned in by:
Bruin great Darnesha Montgomery (as UCLA senior Darnesha Griffith, she won the 2002 NCAA Indoor and Outdoor high jump crowns) won the high jump (5-8.75).