UCLA Men Compete At Last Chance Indoor T & F Meet in Seattle This Weekend

March 6, 2003

Art Venegas' UCLA men's track & field team this weekend (March 7-8) in Seattle, WA will compete in a last chance indoor meet at the Dempsey Indoor facility at the University of Washington.

It is one of eight "last chance" meets held this weekend throughout the U. S. as collegiate athletes try to improve or establish qualifying marks for the upcoming 2003 NCAA Indoor T & F Championships, held March 14-15 in Fayetteville, AR and hosted by the University of Arkansas.

Bruin Men
The UCLA men this week are ranked No. 19 by Trackwire. The Bruin men will send eight athletes to Seattle.
On the track:

  • junior Nick Thornton, with an indoor mark of 1:50.28 in the 800m.
  • sophomore Ben Aragon, with indoor marks of 4:06.42 in the mile and 8:30.29 in the 3000m.
  • sophomore Erik Emilsson, with indoor marks of 4:10.41 in the mile and 8:16.48 in the 3000m.

    In the field:

  • sophomore Yoo Kim, in the pole vault (17-4.50, NCAA provisional qualifier).
  • junior Pat Luke, in the pole vault (16-10.75).
  • freshman Jeremy Silverman, with indoor marks of 59-0 (NCAA provisional) in the shot put and 54-4.75 in the 35lb. weight throw.
  • freshman Jake Knight, with an indoor mark of 57-9.75 in the shot put.
  • senior Jack Clamon, with an indoor mark of 56-10.75 in the shot put.

    Looking Ahead
    UCLA's next home outdoor meet at Drake Stadium is the two-day (April 4-5) Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner Kersee Invitational.


  • EVENT INFORMATION
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    Saturday, Jan 16
    vs. Lumberjack Team ...
    Flagstaff, AZ
    Recap
    Friday, Jan 22
    vs. DeLoss Dodds ...
    Manhattan, KS
    Recap
    Saturday, Jan 23
    vs. DeLoss Dodds ...
    Manhattan, KS
    Recap
    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 - 7:00 AM PST
    vs. Alex Wilson ...
    Notre Dame, IN
    Friday, Feb 26 - TBA PST
    vs. MPSF Championships
    Seattle, WA
    Saturday, Feb 27 - TBA PST
    vs. MPSF Championships
    Seattle, WA
    Saturday, Mar 05 - All Day PST
    vs. Ben Brown ...
    Fullerton, CA
    Friday, Mar 11 - TBA PST
    vs. NCAA Indoor ...
    Birmingham, AL
    Saturday, Mar 12 - TBA PST
    vs. NCAA Indoor ...
    Birmingham, AL
    Tuesday, Mar 22 - 4:00 PM PST
    vs. Jim Bush Collegiate ...
    Los Angeles, CA
    Friday, Apr 01 - 12:00 PM PST
    vs. Bruin Legends of ...
    Los Angeles, CA
    Saturday, Apr 02 - 10:00 AM PST
    vs. Bruin Legends of ...
    Los Angeles, CA
    Saturday, Apr 09 - 10:00 AM PST
    vs. Rafer Johnson/Jackie ...
    Los Angeles, CA
    Thursday, Apr 14 - All Day PST
    vs. Mt. SAC Relays
    Norwalk, CA
    Friday, Apr 15 - All Day PST
    vs. Mt. SAC Relays
    Norwalk, CA
    Saturday, Apr 16 - All Day PST
    vs. Mt. SAC Relays
    Norwalk, CA
    Saturday, Apr 16 - 12:00 PM PST
    vs. Texas A&M
    Los Angeles, CA
    Friday, Apr 22 - All Day PST
    vs. Triton Invitational
    San Diego, CA
    Saturday, Apr 23 - All Day PST
    vs. Triton Invitational
    San Diego, CA
    Sunday, May 01 - 2:00 PM PST
    vs. USC
    Los Angeles, CA
    Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
    vs. Occidental ...
    Eagle Rock, CA
    Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
    vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
    Seattle, WA
    Sunday, May 08 - All Day PST
    vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
    Seattle, WA
    Saturday, May 14 - All Day PST
    vs. Pac-12 Championships
    Seattle, WA
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