April 29, 2005
UCLA got a second-place finish from junior Andrew Ninow in the hammer throw held Friday at West Los Angeles College. The hammer throw is the first event in the annual traditional UCLA/USC track & field dual meet. The remainder of the meet will continue tomorrow at USC.
USC swept both the men and women's hammer throws and enters Saturday's competition with a 5-4 advantage in the men's competition and a 6-3 lead in the women's.
Ninow picked up three second-place points for the Bruins with his effort of 191-1. Bruin junior Jake Knight took third-place (183-3), earning one team point for UCLA. USC sophomore Adam Midles won the event (206-4/five points).
The dual meet will resume at USC's Loker Stadium/Cromwell Field. The first events will start at 11 a.m. and the meet will conclude at 3:35 p.m., with the running of the 4 X 400m relays.
UCLA/USC Hammer Throw Results
Men - 1. Adam Midles, USC, 206-4(62.91); 2. Andrew Ninow, UCLA, 191-1(58.25); 3. Jake Knight, UCLA, 183-3(55.85); 4. Kevin Swartz, USC, 174-1(53.06); 5. Jeremy Silverman, UCLA, 169-8(51.71); 6. John Caulfield, UCLA, 150-2(45.77); 7. Josh Rider, UCLA, 125-1(38.13).