April 19, 2003
In the final day of competition at the Mt. SAC Relays, held in Walnut, CA, nine Bruin men competed. Leading the way for the Bruins was sophomore hurdler Jonathan Williams, who placed fourth overall in the 110m hurdles in a season best 14.22 (w:+0.4, NCAA Regional Qualifier).
In the 100m, Smith placed fourth in section one in 10.92 (w:0.0) and 12th overall.
In the 800m, junior Nick Thornton placed eighth in a season best 1:49.68 (NCAA Regional Qualifier).
In section two of the 400m hurdles, in senior John Barbieri placed fourth in a season best 52.24 (15th overall, NCAA Regional Qualifier), followed by Williams in fifth in 52.57 (19th overall, NCAA Regional Qualifier). Freshman Matt Willis placed sixth in the section in a season best 52.61 (20th overall, NCAA Regional Qualifier).
In the men's mile invitational, sophomore Ben Aragon placed fifth in 4:05.83. Former Bruin great Jesse Strutzel won the event in 4:02.80.
And, in the shot put, redshirt freshmen Jeremy Silverman and Jake Knight placed seventh and eighth, respectively. Silverman threw 58-7.50 (17.87m, NCAA Regional Qualifier) and Knight threw 57-4.25 (17.48m).