Track & Field Set To Host Cal/Nevada Championships This Weekend
March 25, 2009
The UCLA track and field teams will kick off the first of three consecutive home meets this weekend as they host the 2009 Cal/Nevada Championships in Drake Stadium. Athletes from over 30 universities will compete this Saturday and Sunday as team trophies are on the line.
Event Schedule: Field events begin on Saturday at 10:30 am with the women's javelin and at 11:00 am on Sunday with the women's discus. Running events begin at 1:00 pm on Saturday with the men's 110m hurdles and on Sunday at 1:30 pm with the 4x100m relay. A distance carnival will begin at 6:00 pm on Saturday night with the steeplechase, 5000m and 10,000m being contested.
Admission: Adults are $7.00. Non UCLA students and youths (age 3-16) are $5.00. UCLA students are in free with a BruinCard.
Live Stats: Live stats for the meet will be available here. Access to live stats can also be found on both the men's and women's track and field schedule pages.
Cal/Nevada Meet Changes: Instead of having prelims for field events on Saturday and finals on Sunday, all field events will be final during one day of competition. Also, the steeplechase, 5000m and 10,000m will all be finals on Saturday evening (there are no prelims and finals).
Competing Teams: CalTech, Cal Poly Pomona, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cal State Bakersfield, Cal State Dominguez Hills, Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Los Angeles, Cal State Northridge, Cal State San Marcos, Cal State Stanislaus, Chapman, Claremont-Mudd, Fresno State, Long Beach State, Loyola Marymount, Masters, Nevada, Occidental, Pepperdine, Pomona Pitzer, Sacramento State, San Diego State, Soka, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, UNLV, USC, U. of San Francisco, Westmont, Whittier.