April 26, 2012
The men's and women's track and field squads will play host to crosstown rival USC this Sunday, Apr. 29, in the annual scored dual meet. Field events begin at 10:00 am with the women's hammer, while track events get underway at 2:00 pm with the women's 5000m.
The meet will be scored 5-3-1 in individual events and 5-0 in relays. The magic number to win is 82.
The Trojans hold a 42-36 edge over the Bruin men, while the UCLA women lead the all-time series 21-7. Last season, the men defeated USC 89-74, while the women fell by a score of 95-68. The USC men are ranked sixth in the NCAA, while the Trojan women are 24th.
Thank You Seniors
Sunday's meet will be the home finale for several Bruin seniors and they will be recognized during the meet. Seniors on the women's side include Tori Anthony, Andrea Faldermeyer, Nijah Nelms, Taryn Pastoor and Ke'Nyia Richardson. The men's seniors include Jamal Alston, Taylor Hobson, Dylan Knight, Kent Morikawa, Thomas Nagengast, Trent Perez, Karlton Rolle, Jonathan Simmons, David Thomas and Mark Weber.
Nationally Ranked Bruins
As the regular season is winding down, several Bruins continue to rank in the top 25 nationally. Below is a list of athletes, their events and ranks.
Fox Sports West will stream the meet live beginning at 2:00 pm. To watch the meet live on Sunday, click here.
Live stats will be available on meet day here.
Food Trucks at the Meet
The Kalbi and Gastrobus food trucks will be parked on the upper concourse of Drake Stadium, so bring your appetite and enjoy!
Youth: $5 (16 years old and younger)
Group: $5 (15 or more people)
UCLA Students: Free admission with Bruin Card
UCLA Faculty/Staff: Receive four free admissions with Bruin Card at the gate
UCLA Rec Campers Day: four free admissions with UCLA Rec Card at the gate
Advance tickets are available online at ticketmaster.com.
Adult and youth tickets may also be purchased the day of the meet at the Drake Stadium box office (cash only) beginning one hour prior to the start of the meet. Seating is general admission.
Groups: $5 each
Groups of 15 or more qualify for a group sales discount off adult priced tickets. To place your group tickets order today call (310) 206-0636 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
$11 per vehicle in lots 4, 6, 7 Buses with E plates park for free (non-E plate buses pay $8 per spot) and park in Lot 36, Westwood.