Barrie Moves to No. 2 All-Time at UCLA in the Steeple at RJ/JJK Invite

April 7, 2006

Complete Results

Three meet records and one stadium record highlighted the second day of competition at the fourth annual Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational as several Bruins posted season and lifetime-best marks on Friday.

American Record Holder in the javelin, Kim Kreiner, set a new Drake Stadium and RJ/JJK Invite meet record with a throw of 187-7 to win that event. Chinese National Team Member Yuan Jin won the 3000m, setting a new meet record of 9:17.52. BYU runner Chelsea McKell also set a meet record, running 16:35.31 in the 5000m.

Sophomore Elizabeth Woepse won the pole vault with a regional qualifying jump of 12-5.50. Sophomores Ingrid Kantola and Megan Jamerson both cleared a season-best 12-1.50, as Kantola finished fifth and Jamerson was sixth. Freshman Anastasia Papadakis jumped a lifetime-best 11-1.75 to finish tied for 13th.

Sophomore Renee Williams won the open section of the 100m with a lifetime-best of 12.17, while freshman Rhonda Watkins was third in 12.31.

Freshman Chanelle Curry finished second in the 400m, running a season-best 56.30. Sophomore DeShanta Harris was sixth in a season-best time of 58.16.

Freshman Hillary Werth threw 40-8.25 in the shot put to finish ninth overall, while sophomore Danielle Smith placed fifth overall in the open discus with a season-best 140-3. Junior Sarah Ingram threw a season-best 120-3 to finish 13th overall, while Werth placed 14th with a throw of 119-11.

In the evening session of the meet, senior Leslie Barrie won the steeplechase, running a lifetime-best by 17 seconds, 10:33.48 (old best, 10:50.78). Her time moved her to No. 2 all-time at UCLA and was also a regional qualifying mark. Freshman Ciara Viehweg also had a big night, running a lifetime-best by seven seconds, 10:56.11 (old best, 11:03.69) to move into No. 6 all-time in UCLA history, finishing fifth overall.

In the 800m, sophomore Shantae McKinney ran a season-best 2:12.60 to finish fourth overall, while freshman Gabrielle Bournes ran a lifetime-best of 2:12.62 to place fifth overall. Sophomore Alice Bohannon was 10th in a time of 2:17.86.

Junior Allison Hall ran a season-best 4:33.54 in the 1500m to finish fifth overall, while freshman Lauren Jirges was 17th with a time of 4:42.60. Senior Sarah West finished off the night with an eighth-place finish in the 5000m, running 17:46.25.

Invitational competition continues on Saturday with the women's pole vault kicking off the field event competition at 11:30 am. Track events begin at 12:15 pm with the 4x100m relay. A recognition ceremony for the namesakes of the meet, Rafer Johnson and Jackie Joyner-Kersee, will be held at 2:00 pm.


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