Men's Track & Field Head North for NCAA Outdoor Championships

June 5, 2006

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Art Venegas' UCLA men's track and field team will head north to Sacramento (June 7-10) for the 2006 NCAA Outdoor Championships as the team looks for a strong team finish and numerous all-american honors.

CBS will run live coverage beginning at 12:30 pm (PST) until 3:00 pm (PST) on Saturday. CSTV will also televise events on Friday from 5:00 pm (PST) to 7:00 pm (PST).

After a successful West Region meet, UCLA automatically qualified eight athletes to the NCAA meet, while five received at-large bids. Below is a list of the athletes who will compete at nationals, along with their rank heading into the meet, and the time and day they will compete.

400m - Craig Everhart, 8th (45.68); First round at 6:10 pm on Wednesday; Semifinal at 5:35 pm on Friday; Final at 1:20 pm on Saturday

800m - Martell Munguia, 17th (1:48.50); First round at 3:55 pm on Wednesday; Semifinal at 5:05 pm on Thursday; Final at 12:15 pm on Saturday

110m Hurdles - Kevin Craddock, 18th (13.73); First round at 4:50 pm on Wednesday; Semifinal at 6:45 pm on Wednesday; Final at 5:15 pm on Friday

Pole Vault - Mike Landers, 14th (17-8.50); David Shortenhaus, 21st (17-5); Qualifying round at 4:45 pm on Wednesday; Final at 4:30 pm on Friday

Long Jump - Joel Tuosto, 12th (25-6.75); Qualifying at 7:15 pm on Wednesday; Final at 6:30 pm on Thursday

Triple Jump - Dominique Easterling, 17th (52-1.75); Michael Johnson, 24th (51-7.75); Qualifying at 1:00 pm on Friday; Final at 12:30 pm on Saturday

Shot Put - Jake Knight, 18th (61-3); Jeremy Silverman, 22nd (60-5.25); Qualifying round at 5:30 pm on Friday; Final at 12:30 pm on Saturday

Discus - Greg Garza, 12th, (194-1); Jason Rider, 14th (190-8); Qualifying at 7:00 pm on Wednesday; Final at 6:15 pm on Thursday

Hammer - Boldizsar Kocsor, 8th (219-1); Qualifying at 11:00 am on Wednesday; Final at 12:00 pm on Thursday


EVENT INFORMATION
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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
vs. Alex Wilson ...
Notre Dame, IN
Recap
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
LIVE NOW
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 - 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
Sunday, May 15 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
Thursday, May 26 - All Day PST
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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