Caulfield, Smith & Taylor Nab NCAA Regional Marks At UCLA Invite

March 8, 2008

Complete Results

The men's track and field team tallied eight event wins and picked up three NCAA Regional qualifying marks on Saturday at the UCLA Invitational in the first outdoor meet of the season. John Caulfield, Brandon Smith and Bo Taylor led the way with their regional marks as 10 lifetime-best marks were achieved by members of the men's squad.

Caulfield opened up with a very nice throw of 189-4 in the discus, winning the event. He is just five inches shy of his lifetime-best in just the first meet of the season. Taylor was fourth in the discus with his UCLA-best throw of 175-9 as both achieved regional marks.

Smith won the 200m with a regional and lifetime-best run of 21.30 and was second in the 100m with a lifetime-best 10.65. He also ran the opening leg to UCLA's winning 4x100m relay which finished first in a time of 41.51.

Also posting wins on Saturday were Elijah Wells in the 400m (48.01), Laef Barnes in the 800m (1:51.62, lifetime-best), Spencer Knight in the 1500m (3:55.98) and Taylor Hobson in the high jump (6-8) and long jump (23-9.50, lifetime-best).

Henry Hagenbuch ran a lifetime-best in the 1500m (3:56.29), while Alex Crabill (8:54.21, 3rd), Kyle Shackleton (9:01.26, 5th) and Kent Morikawa (9:03.86, 8th) ran personal-best times in the 2 mile.

Decathlete Matt Reuter ran a lifetime-best 15.58 in the 110m high hurdles and Andreas Drbal thrwe a lifetime-best 173-1 in the javlein.

Up next, the Bruins will send a small group of athletes to the CSUN Invitational next Thursday and Friday.


EVENT INFORMATION
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Friday, Jan 29
vs. Razorback ...
Fayetteville, AR
Recap
Saturday, Jan 30
vs. Razorback ...
Fayetteville, AR
Recap
Friday, Feb 05
vs. Frank Sevigne Husker ...
Lincoln, NE
Recap
Saturday, Feb 06
vs. Frank Sevigne Husker ...
Lincoln, NE
Recap
Friday, Feb 12
vs. Husky Classic
Seattle, WA
Recap
Saturday, Feb 13
vs. Husky Classic
Seattle, WA
Recap
Saturday, Feb 20
vs. Alex Wilson ...
Notre Dame, IN
Recap
Friday, Feb 26
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
Recap
Saturday, Feb 27
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
Recap
Friday, Mar 11
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
Recap
Saturday, Mar 12
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
Recap
Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. Jim Bush Collegiate ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
Friday, Apr 01
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
Friday, Apr 01
vs. The Legends Distance ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. Rafer Johnson/Jackie ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
LIVE NOW
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
-
Friday, Apr 15
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
Recap
LIVE NOW
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
-
Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Texas A&M
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
LIVE NOW
vs. Olympic Training ...
Chula Vista, CA
-
LIVE NOW
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
-
Saturday, Apr 23
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Recap
Sunday, May 01 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. Occidental ...
Eagle Rock, CA
Sunday, May 08 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Saturday, May 14 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
Sunday, May 15 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
Thursday, May 26 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Friday, May 27 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Saturday, May 28 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Wednesday, Jun 08 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Thursday, Jun 09 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Friday, Jun 10 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Saturday, Jun 11 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
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