Distance Runners Compete at Trojan & Irvine Invitationals

March 24, 2012

Several members of the UCLA distance squad competed on Friday evening at the Trojan and UC Irvine Spring Break Invitationals. Representing UCLA were Katja Goldring, Kelsey Smith, Annie Mooney and Bronte Golick, while numerous others competed unattached.

At the Trojan Invite, Goldring finished second in the 5000m with a time of 16:50.59, while Smith was fourth in the event (16:57.95). Golick and Mooney were racing in the 3000m as Golick finished ninth (10:10.19) and Mooney was 10th (10:11.23).

In Irvine, five Bruins were in action competing unattached - Caitlin Schmitt, Taryn Pastoor, Merissa Kado, Kristina Rivera and Ava Kent.

Schmitt placed sixth in the 5000m with a lifetime-best run of 17:31.48, while Pastoor was 17th, running 18:30.00. In the steeplechase, Kado was the top finisher as she placed eighth in a time of 11:09.88. Rivera was 12th with a lifetime-best of 11:30.39 and Kent finished 13th (11:35.54).

Several distance runners from the men's team also competed at the Trojan Invite including distance coach Forest Braden. Braden led the way as he finished third in the 5000m with a time of 13:59.46. Lane Werley (6th, 14:13.13), Shane Collins (8th, 14:25.10, season-best) and Sergey Sushchikh (10th, 14:35.22, season-best) also competed unattached in the 5000m.


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Friday, Feb 05
vs. Frank Sevigne Husker ...
Lincoln, NE
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Saturday, Feb 06
vs. Frank Sevigne Husker ...
Lincoln, NE
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Friday, Feb 12
vs. Husky Classic
Seattle, WA
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Saturday, Feb 13
vs. Husky Classic
Seattle, WA
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Saturday, Feb 20
vs. Alex Wilson ...
Notre Dame, IN
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Friday, Feb 26
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
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Saturday, Feb 27
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
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Friday, Mar 11
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
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Saturday, Mar 12
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
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Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. Jim Bush Collegiate ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Friday, Apr 01
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Friday, Apr 01
vs. The Legends Distance ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, Apr 09
vs. Rafer Johnson/Jackie ...
Los Angeles, CA
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vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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Friday, Apr 15
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Texas A&M
Los Angeles, CA
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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
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Sunday, May 01 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
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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