Bruins Host Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational

April 7, 2004

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UCLA will host the second annual Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational this Thursday through Saturday, April 8-10. The invitational, named after two of the greatest athletes to have ever competed at UCLA, will be held at Drake Stadium and Marshall Field.

Thursday's action will consist of the hammer throw Invitational. On Friday, University/Open competition will take place on both the track and in the field. Friday night will be highlighted by the University/Open and Invitational Distance Carnival. Saturday will consist entirely of Invitational events.

Collegiate teams scheduled to compete at this year's invitational are the Arizona Wildcats, Stanford Cardinal, Cal State Los Angeles, Cal State Northridge and Utah State.

Saturday's invitational will be composed of some of the nation's elite athletes. Former Bruin NCAA Champions Ato Boldon (100m, 200m), Malachi Davis (4x400m), Brian Fell (4x400m, DMR), John Godina (SP, DT) and Jess Strutzel (800m, DMR) will be competing. Also entered are former All-Americans Kyle Erickson, Scott Slover and Scott Wiegand.

Also entered in Saturday's competition are: Track & Field News' 2003 Athlete of the Year, World 400m hurdles champion and former USC Trojan Felix Sanchez, 2003 World 400m indoor champion and outdoor runner-up Tyree Washington, 2003 U.S. discus champion Carl Brown, 2003 World 400m hurdles runner-up Joey Woody and 2000 Olympic gold medallist Maurice Greene.


EVENT INFORMATION
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Friday, Feb 26
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
Recap
Saturday, Feb 27
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
Recap
Friday, Mar 11
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
Recap
Saturday, Mar 12
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
Recap
Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. Jim Bush Collegiate ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
Friday, Apr 01
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
Friday, Apr 01
vs. The Legends Distance ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. Rafer Johnson/Jackie ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
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vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
-
Friday, Apr 15
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
Recap
LIVE NOW
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
-
Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Texas A&M
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
LIVE NOW
vs. Olympic Training ...
Chula Vista, CA
-
LIVE NOW
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
-
Saturday, Apr 23
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Recap
Sunday, May 01
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
Saturday, May 07
vs. Occidental ...
Eagle Rock, CA
Recap
LIVE NOW
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
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Sunday, May 08
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Recap
Saturday, May 14
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
Recap
Sunday, May 15
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
Recap
LIVE NOW
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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