UCLA Men's Track and Field Heads to Arkansas for Tyson Invitational

Feb. 8, 2005

The men's track and field team will travel to the site of the upcoming 2005 NCAA Indoor Championships on Saturday, Feb. 12 as they compete in the Tyson Indoor in Fayetteville, AR. The team has had a successful indoor campaign and will look to continue qualifying athletes for the 2005 NCAA Indoor Championships March 10-12.

The No. 18 Bruins continue to post impressive times and marks in the indoor season. Senior Yoo Kim leads the team with an automatic NCAA indoor qualifying mark of 18-1 in the pole vault. Seven other Bruins and two relays have qualified provisionally for the NCAA Indoor. They include - senior Tony Golston in the 60m hurdles (7.85), junior Craig Everhart in the 400m (46.48), senior Nick Thornton in the 800m (1:48.72), sophomore David Shortenhaus in the pole vault (17-1.75), freshman John Caulfield (60-0.25), and juniors Jake Knight (59-2.75) and Jeremy Silverman (58-3) in the shot put. The 4x400m relay team of Denye' Versher, Thornton, Mario Bassani, and Everhart qualified in a time of 3:10.20, while the DMR team of Jon Rankin, Everhart, Martell Munguia, and Ben Aragon ran 9:35.45 to qualify.

With the MPSF Indoor Championships only weeks away, the Bruin men are poised for a top finish with several UCLA athletes ranked in the top-five in the MPSF. Golston (60m hurdles), Everhart (400m), Thornton (800m), Caulfield (SP), the DMR and the 4x400m currenly rank first in the conference. Other Bruins ranked in the top-five include - Jonathan Williams (5th, 60m hurdles), Everhart (2nd, 200m), Munguia (2nd, 800m), Aragon (2nd, Mile), Rankin (3rd, 3000m), Michael Johnson, Jr. (4th, TJ), Dominique Easterling (5th, TJ), Knight (2nd, SP; 4th, WT), Silverman (3rd, SP), Kim (2nd, PV) and Shortenhaus (3rd, PV).


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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
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Fullerton, CA
Friday, Mar 11 - TBA PST
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Birmingham, AL
Saturday, Mar 12 - TBA PST
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Birmingham, AL
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Norwalk, CA
Saturday, Apr 16 - All Day PST
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 22 - All Day PST
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San Diego, CA
Saturday, Apr 23 - All Day PST
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San Diego, CA
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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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