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Track & Field Heads to Oregon for Pepsi Invitational
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  04/05/2012

April 5, 2012

The men's and women's track and field team will head to Eugene, OR this Saturday to compete in the Pepsi Invitational, a quadrangular scored meet featuring reigning men's and women's NCAA outdoor champions Texas A&M and Pac-12 foes Oregon and Washington.

Texas A&M's men's team is ranked sixth in the latest USTFCCCA poll, while Oregon is ranked 16th and Washington is unranked. On the women's side, Oregon is ranked No. 1, while A&M is fifth and Washington is unranked.

The Bruins last competed in the Pepsi Invitational back in 1994. The quad meet results will be based off of international scoring which allows schools to score a maximum of two competitors in each event (one team per relay). Individual event scoring is 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1. Relays will be 9-7-6-5.

The meet will be streamed live via GoDucks.com for FREE. There will also be live stats throughout the competition. For the video feed and live stats, click here.

For a complete meet schedule, click here.

Although neither squad is ranked, the Bruins have been posting some impressive marks in the meets thus far. Below is a list of athletes ranked in the NCAA top 25.

Men

  • Maxwell Dyce - 200m, 21stT (20.97)
  • Dustin Fay - 5000m, 16th (14:11.85)
  • 4x100m Relay - 12thT (39.61)
  • Mike Woepse - Pole Vault, 2nd (18-2.50)
  • Matthew Kosecki - Discus, 16th (181-0)
  • Thomas Nagengast - Discus, 21st (179-1)
  • Alec Faldermeyer - Hammer, 3rd (222-1)
  • Derek Eager - Javelin, 15th (229-9)

    Women

  • Paisley Pettway - 23rd, 800m (2:09.41)
  • Allison Koressel - 18th, Pole Vault (13-5.75)
  • Ida Storm - 5th, Hammer (209-5)

  • ‹ UCLA Track & Field



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