C. J. Bell Wins PV At UCSD Open

April 28, 2002

UCLA's men's and women's track & field teams this weekend (Friday-Saturday/April 26-27) competed at the UC San Diego Open in La Jolla.

Bruin Men
Art Venegas' UCLA men's team was led by five events winners on the track ' junior Brandon Foster, winning his 200m heat; freshman Mario Bassani won his 400m heat with the day's best mark; freshman Jonathon Williams took first place in his 110m hurdle heat; senior Andrew Wulf won Friday's 3000m steeplechase and the Bruins won the 4 X 400m relay. In the field, senior C. J. Bell won the pole vault.

On the track ' Foster, son of Bruin hurdle great Greg Foster, won section two of the 200m (22.43); Bassani took first place in section five of the 400m (47.97, season-best); Williams had the best time of the day in the 110m hurdles, winning section three (14.79); Wulf's winning mark in the steeplechase was 9:12.34 and UCLA won the 4 X 400m relay (3:12.99). In the field ' Bell continued his successful senior season, taking the pole vault with a mark of 17-5 3/4 (personal-best, NCAA provisional). Former Bruin throwing great John Godina had the best mark in the shot put (67-0 1/2) and took fourth in his discus section (212-4).

Looking Ahead
UCLA will host USC on Saturday, May 4 at Drake Stadium in the traditional annual dual meet between the two schools. The hammer throws will start at 9 a.m., the rest of the field events begin at 11 a.m. and the running events start at 12:30 p.m. The meet concludes at 4 p.m. with the running of the 4 X 400m relays.

Fox Sports Net West 2 will tape delay the USC at UCLA dual meet on Saturday, May 11 at 1 p.m.


EVENT INFORMATION
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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
vs. Husky Classic
Seattle, WA
Recap
Saturday, Feb 13
vs. Husky Classic
Seattle, WA
Recap
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. Occidental ...
Eagle Rock, CA
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Sunday, May 08 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Saturday, May 14 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
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