March 3, 2003
At the 2003 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships held last weekend (Feb. 28-March 2) in Boston at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center, UCLA senior Scott Wiegand placed fourth and Bruin junior Dan Ames tied for sixth in Sunday's shot put competition.
Wiegand (Arcadia HS) placed fourth in the shot put with a mark of 64-7.75. Ames (Lakeside/El Capitan) was sixth (tied) in the shot put (63-5.50).
Bruin alumni who competed were - in the pole vault, Scott Slover was 10th (17-8.50) and in the shot put, John Godina placed second (68-5.25).
The top two finishers in each event at the 2003 USA Indoor Championships qualify to compete for Team USA at the 2003 World Indoor Track & Field Championships March 14-16 in Birmingham, England, as long as they have achieved the IAAF's qualifying standard.
For complete results from the 2003 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships, visit the USATF Web site, www.usatf.org. Athlete quotes also will be posted online.