April 13, 2004
Senior thrower Dan Ames has been named the Pac-10 field athlete of the week for the week of April 5-12. At the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational, Ames threw a personal best 66-1 in the shot put, second only to former Bruin great John Godina's winning throw of 67-11.75. Ames' mark is the national collegiate leader, as well as No. 5 in school history. Ames also placed second in the hammer (season best 199-11) and fifth in the discus (189-10).