Bruins To Send 16 Athletes To Compete At 2004 NCAA Outdoor T & F Championships

June 2, 2004

Jeanette Bolden's UCLA women's track & field team will send 16 athletes to compete in 13 events at the 2004 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, June 9-12 in Austin, TX and hosted by the University of Texas.

The Bruin women, last week rated No. 1 in the U. S. (the new Trackwire ranking will come out June 2), already this season have won the Pacific-10 and NCAA West Region championships. Under Bolden, in her 11th season as head coach, UCLA has ten, Top 10 finishes at the NCAA Outdoor, including eight Top 3 placements. The Bruins have finished second on five occasions (2002-01-99-98-95). Last year, UCLA finished eighth. Under Bolden, the Bruins have won two NCAA Indoor titles (2001-00).

Here's the list of UCLA's 2004 women competitors. All are automatic qualifiers except, UCLA's 4 X 400m relay, senior Julie Stevenson (high jump), sophomore Jackie Nguyen (pole vault) and freshman Kamaiya Warrant (shot put).

Event/Seed/Name/Mark/Date
400m - No. 3 junior Monique Henderson, 50.65SR (5/29). Henderson is the 2004 NCAA West Region and Pac-10 champion.
800m - No. 13 sophomore Ashley Caldwell, 2:05.01 (5/29). Caldwell is the 2004 Pac-10 champion.
1500m - No. 14 sophomore Alejandra Barrientos, 4:17.60 (4/18) No. 17 senior Melissa McBain, 4:18.08 (5/29)
100m Hurdles -No. 3 senior Sheena Johnson, 12.79 (5/15) No. 7 senior Sani Roseby, 12.96 (5/15) No. 14 sophomore Dawn Harper, 13.16 (5/14)
400m Hurdles-No. 1 senior Sheena Johnson, 54.32 (5/14). Johnson is the defending NCAA Outdoor 400m hurdles champion and the 2004 NCAA West Region and Pac-10 100m/400m hurdles champion.
4 X 100m Relay - No. 3 Roseby, senior Adia McKinnon, Harper, Henderson, 43.43(5/15). This relay won the 2004 Pac-10.
4 X 400m Relay - No. 7 Roseby, Johnson, McKinnon, Henderson, 3:32.39 (5/15). This relay won the 2004 Pac-10.
High Jump - No. 4 sophomore Sheena Gordon, 6-2 (1.88)(5/29). Gordon is the 2004 NCAA West Region champion. No. 20 senior Julie Stevenson, 5-10.75 (1.80)(5/1)
Pole Vault - No. 1 sophomore Chelsea Johnson, 15-0 (4.57)(3/27). Johnson's 15-0 is the NCAA Outdoor record and she's the 2004 NCAA West Region champion. No. 23 sophomore Jackie Nguyen, 13-2.25 (4.02)(5/15)
Long Jump - No. 14 junior Candice Baucham, 20-9.75 (6.34)(5/1)
Triple Jump - No. 5 junior Candice Baucham, 44-8 (13.61)(5/15). Baucham is the 2004 Pac-10 triple jump champion.
Shot Put - No. 6 junior Jessica Cosby, 56-7.25 (17.25)(4/18). Cosby won the shot put crown at the 2002 NCAA Outdoor. No. 13 freshman Kamaiya Warren, 55-2.75 (16.83)(5/1)
Hammer Throw - No. 6 junior Jessica Cosby, 214-9 (65.46)(5/28). Cosby is the 2004 NCAA West Region and Pac-10 champion. No. 7 senior Cari Soong, 213-5 (65.05)(5/28). Soong is the 2003 NCAA West Region and Pac-10 Champion.


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Friday, Feb 26
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
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Saturday, Feb 27
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
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Friday, Mar 11
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
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Saturday, Mar 12
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
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Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. Jim Bush Collegiate ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Friday, Apr 01
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Friday, Apr 01
vs. The Legends Distance ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, Apr 09
vs. Rafer Johnson/Jackie ...
Los Angeles, CA
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vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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Friday, Apr 15
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Texas A&M
Los Angeles, CA
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vs. Olympic Training ...
Chula Vista, CA
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vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, Apr 23
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
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Sunday, May 01
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, May 07
vs. Occidental ...
Eagle Rock, CA
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vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
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Sunday, May 08
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
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Saturday, May 14
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
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Sunday, May 15
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
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vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Friday, May 27 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Saturday, May 28 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Wednesday, Jun 08 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Thursday, Jun 09 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Friday, Jun 10 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Saturday, Jun 11 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
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