June 21, 2002
Six UCLA men track & field athletes are on the Academic All-Pac-10 team, led by senior distance runner Bryan Green, who earned first-team honors.
From Palmdale (Littlerock HS), Green has a 3.47 grade point average and majors in philosophy. Earlier this month, Green was awarded (along with Bruin softball's Stacey Nuveman) the prestigious Pac-10 Medal, given annually to each member institution's outstanding male and female student-athlete based on the exhibition of the greatest combination of performance and achievement in scholarship, athletics and leadership.
As a senior in 2001-02, Green last fall qualified, for the second year in a row, as an individual to the 2001 NCAA Cross Country championships. This spring, he qualified for the Pac-10 meet in both the 5000m and 10,000m. His personal-best 10,000m time of 29:25.20 is No. 9 in school history.
Junior sprinter Brandon Foster (Gardena/W. Torrance HS), son of Bruin hurdle great Greg Foster, earned second-team Academic all-conference honors, with a 3.67 gpa, majoring in applied mathematics/computer science. This spring, Foster ran season-best marks of 10.84 (100m) and 21.96 (200m).
The Bruins had four athletes earn Honorable Mention Academic All-Pac-10. They are ? junior thrower Jack Clamon (Atlanta, GA/Westminster School), who scored at this spring's Pac-10 meet, placing seventh (56-11.25) in the shot put; freshman hurdler Anthony Golston (San Diego/Point Loma HS); sophomore high jumper Chris Staton (San Diego/Patrick Henry HS) and senior distance runner Andrew Wulf (Los Altos/Bellarmine Prep), who placed 11th (9:19.45) in the 3000m steeplechase at the Pac-10 meet.