Bruin Update from the 2004 Texas Relays

April 1, 2004

Complete Updated Results

Austin, TX - The Bruins kicked off competition today at the 77th annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relay, held at the University of Texas' Mike A. Myers Stadium. The Relays began yesterday, with the first day of the decathlon and heptathlon. Action will continue through Saturday, April 3.

The UCLA Bruins competed in four events today. Senior Chris Staton competed in the decathlon. Sophomore Matt Willis ran in the 400m hurdles and fellow sophomore Mike Landers competed in the pole vault (section B). And, the Bruins also ran a 4x800m relay.

Staton finished 15th overall in the decathlon, scoring 6,055 points. In the first day of competition, Staton scored a career high 3,584 points. In the 100m, he ran 11.22 (+1.8). In the long jump, he jumped 21-10.25 (6.66m, +1.2). He threw 40-1.50 (12.23m) in the shot put and cleared 6-3.50 (1.92m) in the high jump. To end the day, he ran 52.88 in the 400m. In today's action, he ran 14.90 (+2.9) in the 110m hurdles. He threw 106-4 (32.41m) in the discus and cleared 13-1.50 (4.00m) in the pole vault. In the javelin, he threw 139-9 (42.60m). Staton did not finish in the 1500m. Overall, Staton had career decathlon best marks in the 100m, 400m and 110m hurdles. He also equaled his personal best in the shot put.

In the 400m hurdles, Willis finished third in heat two in 53.09. He did not advance to the final. Landers finished fourth in the pole vault, clearing a season best 16-10.75 (5.15m). It is also a NCAA regional qualifying mark.

And, the 4x800m relay team of Nick Thornton, Jon Rankin, Micky Cobrin and Ben Aragon placed seventh in 7:37.54. The relay was led by the performances of Rankin and Aragon. Rankin ran the second leg in 1:50.7 and Aragon anchored in 1:50.9. Arkansas won the relay in a stadium record 7:24.95.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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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