Henderson Pac-10 Women's Track Athlete of the Week

May 3, 2005

Coming off last weekend's important dual meet victory over archrival USC, UCLA senior Monique Henderson is this week's Pac-10 Women's Track Athlete of the Week. Also, in this week's national Trackwire Top 25, the Bruins have moved up to No. 2 in the U. S. (last week, UCLA was No. 5).

In UCLA's 85-78 win at USC on April 30, Henderson competed in four events- winning two. She won the 200m in a season-best and NCAA Regional qualifying 22.86 (stadium record, Pac-10 leader, No. 4 on the current collegiate chart) and the 400m in a season-opening and NCAA Regional qualifying 50.91 (meet record, stadium record, No. 1 time on the current world list). She also anchored both of UCLA's second-place relays (4X100m, 45.06; 4X400m, season-best 3:43.03).

Henderson is the third Bruin women and men's athlete this outdoor season to earn the weekly Pac-10 honor - April 11 (senior Jon Rankin, for winning the mile (3:57.89) at the RJ/JJK Invite) and April 25 (senior Jessica Cosby, for winning the shot put (55-11.5) and hammer throw (206-11) at the UC San Diego Invite).

Trackwire
In this week's (May 3) Trackwire 25, UCLA is rated No. 2 (tied with Florida) in the U.S. Jeanette Bolden's Bruins, the defending NCAA Outdoor T & F Champions, last week were ranked No. 5 in the U. S. Rounding out the nation's Top Five teams are -1. Texas (60), 2. UCLA/Florida (49), 4. South Carolina (48), 5. Tennessee (40).

This week's Trackwire Top 25 - 1. Texas (60), 2. UCLA/Florida (49), 4. South Carolina (48), 5. Tennessee (40), 6. Miami,(FL)/Stanford (37), 8. USC (31), 9. Nebraska (30), 10. Texas Southern (20), 11. North Carolina/Auburn (17), 13. Washington State/Alabama/Arizona State (16), 16. Duke (15), 17. BYU/Georgia Tech (14), 19. Georgia (13), 20. Oklahoma State/Columbia (12), 22. Clemson/Kansas/Arkansas/Wake Forest (11).

On May 14-15, UCLA will host the 2005 Pac-10 Championships at Drake Stadium. Currently there are five women's Pac-10 teams in the nation's Top 25 - No. 2 UCLA, No. 6 Stanford, No. 8 USC, No. 13 Washington State and No. 13 Arizona State.

In this week's Dandy Dozen, there are nine Bruins listed, including two event leaders - senior Monique Henderson (400m) and junior Chelsea Johnson (PV).

400m - 1. Monique Henderson (50.91)
100mH- 6. Dawn Harper (13.11)
PV - 1. Chelsea Johnson (14-1.25)
LJ- 6. Candice Baucham (21-5.25w)
TJ - 3. Candice Baucham (44-6)
SP- 57-10.25. Jessica Cosby (55-11.75), 10. Kamaiya Warren (54-5.50)
DT-2. Lara Saye (188-0)
HT- 4. Jessica Cosby (217-5)


EVENT INFORMATION
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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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LIVE NOW
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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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
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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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LIVE NOW
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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Thursday, May 26
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Suspended
Friday, May 27
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Recap
LIVE NOW
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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