LOS ANGELES – The UCLA track and field team concluded a busy weekend in three different locations by participating at the 87th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, the Bobcat Invitational and the Cal Poly Invitational.
Highlighting the weekend for the Bruins was Zaybree Haury in the javelin at the Texas Relays. Haury threw a mark of 154-2 to place second and etch her name in the third spot in the UCLA top-10.
Julian Wruck placed second overall and first among collegiate throwers by recording a mark of 213-3 in the discus. Wruck earlier in the week won the discus at the Bobcat Invitational with a throw of 207-11.
Also at the Texas Relays, the men’s sprint medley of Morgan Simon, Yusef Merriweather, Pete Lauderdale and Nick Hartle finished fifth with a time of 3:21.01. In the pole vault Elena Clarke placed fifth in her section with a clearance of 13-1.50 while Mike Woepse tied for seventh on the men’s side with a 17-6.50.
Also in the field, Nicholas Scarvelis placed eighth in the shot put with a 60-5.75. He followed Wruck in the discus at the Bobcat Invitational with a third place finish with a mark of 174-8.
At the Cal Poly Invitational Alexis Walker leaped a personal best in the high jump with a mark of 5-11.25 to win the meet. Zibby Boyer finished third and Caroline Gyllenbern fourth with clearances of 5-7.25.
In the pole vault, Kayla Mallett placed second with a 12-7.75, Courtney Reginato followed in third with a 12-7.75 while Renee Greene placed sixth with an 11-8.
In the men’s pole vault Mark Sakioka finished second with a 16-0.75. Maya Brown also placed second in the long jump with an 18-11.50. Also in the field, Will Parsons threw 161-5 in the discus to finish third overall.
On the track, the Bruins placed second through fourth in the steeple as Nolan Dickson ran a 9:23.20 (2nd), Jacob Wood posted a 9:39.32 (3rd) and Max Davis followed in fourth with a 9:50.10. Jarrett Gonzales ran a 54.98 in the 400 hurdles to round out the weekend.
UCLA will return to the track next weekend when the team heads to Baton Rouge to participate in the Battle on the Bayou on Saturday, April 5. UCLA will also compete in the Stanford Invitational.