Men's Track & Field Competes Well at Oxy Invite

May 5, 2012

Oxy Invite Results

Several members of the men's track and field team were in action on Saturday at the Oxy Invite in Eagle Rock.

Assistant coach Forest Braden won the 5000m race in a time of 13:45.04, while junior Alec Govi was seventh (14:23.57).

In the 1500m, sophomore Philip MacQuitty ran a lifetime-best of 3:48.09 to finish seventh overall. Govi was 10th as he also ran a lifetime-best (3:48.71).

Freshman Pete Lauderdale tied for ninth in the 400m with a time of 47.94. Fellow freshmen Sean Burd (13th, 48.04), Andre' Chapman (16th, 48.51), Laijon White (18th, 48.78) and Wally Rodriguez (21st, 49.20) all ran season-bests in the 400m.

In the 800m, senior Jonathan Simmons ran a season-best of 1:50.99 for 17th overall. Junior Steven Norton tied for 19th as he ran a lifetime-best of 1:51.10. Sophomore Daniel Rosales ran a lifetime-best of 9:17.04 in the steeple to finish third overall.

In field events, freshman Aleksander Koch was third in the high jump as he equaled his lifetime-best with a clearance of 6-4. In the long jump, redshirt freshman Andrew Huusfeldt was eighth (22-9.75), while frosh Ahmed Mahmood was ninth (22-8). Mahmood was also 10th in the triple jump with a mark of 44-5.50.

The men's squad will not turn their focus to the post-season as they head to Eugene, OR next weekend (May 12-13) for the inaugural Pac-12 Championship.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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
Friday, Feb 12 - All Day PST
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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