UCLA Sophomore Sheena Gordon Wins HJ, Winning Mark of 6-1.25 Tied for No. 3 in School History

April 10, 2004

Complete Results

On the final day of the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee T & F Invitational, held at UCLA's Drake Stadium before a crowd of approximately 2,000, UCLA sophomore Sheena Gordon won the high jump and her mark of 6-1.25 was a personal-best, tied for No. 3 in school history and an NCAA Regional qualifier (RQ).

In a meet highlighted by top marks from elite collegians and professional track & field athletes, there was one World-leading time and three U. S. leading marks.

Collegians
Bruin sophomore Chelsea Johnson narrowly missed breaking her NCAA Outdoor pole vault record, winning the vault with a mark of 14-6. Johnson, who has twice set the NCAA Outdoor record this season, last at 15-0 on March 27, just missed on her three attempts at 15-1.

Also winning for the Bruins were - senior Melissa McBain in the 1500m (4:21.94/on Friday night, McBain also won the 3000m, 9:23.88); UCLA's 4 X 400m relay (3:38.16/senior Sheena Johnson, freshman MacKenzie Hill, junior Monique Henderson and senior Sani Roseby) and senior Karina Powell in the javelin (143-0, season-best, RQ).

Other top UCLA performances included - in the 100m, Henderson (3rd, 11.59, season-best, RQ); in the 800m, redshirt freshman Jenna Timinsky (3rd, 2:07.51); in the 1500m, sophomore Alejandra Barrientos (2nd, 4:23.41, personal-best, RQ); in the 100m hurdles, senior Sheena Johnson (2nd, 13.22, RQ), senior Sani Roseby (4th, 13.42, RQ) and sophomore Dawn Harper (6th, 13.74, RQ); in the 400m hurdles, MacKenzie Hill (6th, 59.24, RQ); in the long jump, junior Dana Bethel (3rd, 19-9.50w, +2.1) and in the shot put, junior Jessica Cosby (4th, 55-8.25, RQ) and freshman Kamaiya Warren (5th, 51-6.50, personal-best, RQ).

Professionals
In the 400m hurdles, Sheffield Elite Track Club's Brenda Taylor's winning time of 55.05 is a world leader.

There were two American leading marks. In the 100m hurdles, Bruin great and Nike's Michelle Perry's winning time of 13.03 and in the shot put, Nike's Kristin Heaston's 59-6.75 is also No. 11 all-time on the U. S. list.

Also placing first in their events included such world-class athletes as HSI's Inger Miller in the 100m (11.35) and HSI's Torrie Edwards in the 200m (22.73).

Other Bruin greats who won events included Seilala Sua, taking first place in the discus (190-10).

Looking Ahead

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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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Thursday, May 26
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
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Friday, May 27
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
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Saturday, May 28
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
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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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