Chelsea Johnson Wins Again at Texas Relays

April 3, 2004

Complete Updated Results

Austin, TX - At the conclusion of the 77th annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relay, held at the University of Texas' Mike A. Myers Stadium, Chelsea Johnson led the Bruins. UCLA's distance medley relay was also successful, finishing second in 11:15.49.

In today's action, sophomore Chelsea Johnson continued her success in the pole vault. Johnson won the event, setting the new meet record at 14-9 (4.50m). Last weekend, at the Stanford Invitational, Johnson became the first collegiate woman to clear 15-0. It is a new NCAA record, breaking the previous record of 14-9 set by Johnson on March 6.

The Bruin distance medley relay squad of Alejandra Barrientos, MacKenzie Hill, Ashley Caldwell and Melissa McBain placed second in 11:15.49. Barrientos led off in 3:30, followed by Hill in 55.1. Caldwell ran the 800m leg in 2:08.4 and McBain anchored in 4:41. Mississippi State won in a meet record 11:10.06.

In the triple jump, junior Candice Baucham tied for fifth overall, leaping 43-10 (13.36m, +2.2). In the pole vault, Jackie Nguyen placed ninth with a regional qualifying 12-9.50 (3.90m). In the 4x400m relay final, the UCLA squad was disqualified for running out of the lane. And, in the 1500m, Barrientos placed ninth in 4:30.44.

Looking Ahead
The Bruins will host the second annual Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational on April 8-10. Thursday's action will consist of the hammer invitational. Friday's University/Open competition will begin at noon. And, Saturday's elite invitational will also begin at noon. All events will be held at Drake Stadium and Marshall Field.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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 - All Day PST
vs. Husky Classic
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Feb 13 - All Day PST
vs. Husky Classic
Seattle, WA
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. 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
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