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
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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
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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
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LIVE NOW
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
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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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