April 19, 2004
A number of Bruins competed at the Long Beach State Invitational on Saturday. Junior Mario Bassani and sophomore Dave Murphy each won on Saturday. Bassani won the 400m in 47.69. Murphy won the Pole Vault Elite, clearing a personal best and regional qualifying 17-0.75 (5.20m).
In the Pole Vault Elite, Mike Landers was second, clearing 16-6.75 (5.05m). Sophomore sprinter Matt Bruno placed third in both the 100m (10.57w, 2.4) and 200m (21.66, 1.3). Both times were season bests.
In the 400m, Jeff Jacobs finished eight in 48.72. Mike Elbogen was ninth, finishing in 48.74. Elbogen also placed 14th in the 200m in 23.11 (1.5). In the 1500m, Mohammed Qazi was 14th (4:01.59) and Nick DeFelice was 17th (4:02.04).