Bruin Men Ranked No. 6 in the Nation

May 7, 2002

Art Venegas' Bruin men's team is No. 6 in the U. S. (the Bruin women this week are ranked No. 1). It's the highest ranking for the UCLA men this season. The No. 1 team is Tennessee, the defending NCAA Outdoor champion.

This week, the Bruins will compete at the Oxy Invitational, Modesto Relays and Pac-10 Multi-Events. On Saturday, May 4 at Drake Stadium, UCLA defeated USC 121-81 in the annual dual meet.

Other Pac-10 teams in this week's Trackwire men's Top 25 are: No. 8 Stanford and No. 24 (tie) Oregon and USC. The upcoming Pac-10 T & F Championships will be held in Pullman, WA, May 18-19.

The Trackwire Top 25 is a power ranking of NCAA Div. I T & F teams. The ranking's methodology takes into account a variety of statistical predictors and is intended to project the outcome of the NCAA Div. I Outdoor T & F Championships. The scores provided with the rankings indicate each team's projected score based on form charts for each NCAA event.

In the IAAF/USATF national poll, Team Power Ranking, the Bruins are No. 2 (370.16) behind No. 1 Tennessee (374.49). Rounding out the Top-5 are No. 3 Florida (364.28), No. 4 Nebraska (360.76) and No. 5 Arizona State (358.21). Team Power Ranking is based upon individual marks and dual meet strength.

The 2002 NCAA Div. I Outdoor T & F championships will be held May 29-June 1 in Baton Rouge, LA.

Trackwire National Men's Top 25 (May 7)
1. Tennessee (91)
2. LSU (86)
3. Arkansas (39)
4. SMU (31)
5. Nebraska (30)
6. UCLA (26)
7. Colorado (24)
8. Stanford (23)
9. Florida (22)
10. Georgia/UTEP/Alabama (20)
13. Mississippi State/Clemson/South Carolina (19)
16. TCU (17)
17. Texas (15)
18. Baylor/Notre Dame/Kansas (14)
21. Eastern Michigan/Auburn (13)
23. BYU (11)
24. Oregon/USC/Princeton/Missouri (10)


EVENT INFORMATION
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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
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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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