Bruins Head To USA Track & Field National Championships

June 22, 2011

Current, former and future Bruins will converge in Eugene, OR June 23-226 to compete at the 2011 USATF Junior/Senior National Championships. The meet will serve as qualifying for the senior World Championships and the junior PanAm Games.

Recently graduated runners Cory Primm (800m) and Joy Eaton (400m) will be competing in the senior section of the meet. Turquoise Thompson, the 2011 NCAA runner-up in the 400m hurdles, will also be in the senior meet.

Bruin alums competing during the four-day senior section of the meet include 2008 Olympic gold medalist Dawn Harper (100m hurdles), two-time NCAA champion Nicole Leach (400m hurdles), 2008 Olympic silver medalist Sheena Tosta (400m hurdles), former All-American MacKenzie Hill (400m hurdles), All-American Katy Viuf (pole vaulter), All-American and 2008 Olympian Jessica Cosby (hammer), three-time Olympian Suzy Powell Roos (discus), All-American Kevin Craddock (110m hurdles) and All-American Greg Garza (discus).

All-American sophomore-to-be Alec Faldermeyer will be competing in the junior hammer competition, while redshirt freshman Derek Eager will be in the javelin. In the 5000m, Chase Zukerman, Amjed Aboukhadijeh, Jacob Wood and Dustin Fay are slated to compete. Wood will also compete in the steeplechase. In the women's high jump, sophomore-to-be Alexis Walker will compete as the sole Bruin woman in the junior meet.

Incoming freshmen throwers Nicholas Scarvelis (shot put) and Will Parsons (discus) will also be competing in the junior portion of the meet.

Schedule of Events

Television Schedule

  • ESPN2, June 24 11:00 pm-1:00 am ET
  • ESPN2 Re-air, June 25 1:00 -3:00 pm ET
  • Universal, June 25 3:00-4:30 pm ET
  • NBC, June 25 5:00-6:00 pm ET
  • Universal, June 26 3:00-4:00 pm ET
  • NBC, June 26 5:00-6:00 pm ET

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    Saturday, Jan 30
    vs. Razorback ...
    Fayetteville, AR
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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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    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
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    Birmingham, AL
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    Tuesday, Mar 22
    vs. Jim Bush Collegiate ...
    Los Angeles, CA
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    Los Angeles, CA
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    Los Angeles, CA
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    Los Angeles, CA
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    Los Angeles, CA
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    Norwalk, CA
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    Friday, Apr 15
    vs. Mt. SAC Relays
    Norwalk, CA
    Recap
    LIVE NOW
    vs. Mt. SAC Relays
    Norwalk, CA
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    Saturday, Apr 16
    vs. Texas A&M
    Los Angeles, CA
    Recap
    LIVE NOW
    vs. Olympic Training ...
    Chula Vista, CA
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    LIVE NOW
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    San Diego, CA
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    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
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    Seattle, WA
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    Seattle, WA
    Saturday, May 14 - All Day PST
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    Seattle, WA
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    vs. Pac-12 Championships
    Seattle, WA
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    Lawrence, KS
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    Lawrence, KS
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    Lawrence, KS
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    Eugene, OR
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    Eugene, OR
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    vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
    Eugene, OR
    Saturday, Jun 11 - All Day PST
    vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
    Eugene, OR
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