May 3, 2002
UCLA sophomore Dan Ames is this week's (April 29) Pac-10 Men's Field Athlete of the Week.
MEN'S FIELD - Dan Ames, UCLA. Ames threw a season-best, NCAA automatic mark of 198-4 in the discus at the UCSD open. In the shot put, Ames was the second-highest collegiate finisher, placing fifth overall with a mark of 61-9. Ames is a sophomore from Lakeside, Calif.
Ames is the second Bruin to win a weekly honor this season. Earlier (April 8) in the 2002 outdoor season, Bruin sophomore hurdler Charles Ryan was the conference men's Track Athlete of the Week.
On Saturday, May 4, Ames, Ryan and the Bruin men's track & field team will host USC in the annual dual meet between the Trojans and the Bruins at Drake Stadium.