Track & Field Continues Indoor Season At Boise State Team Invitational

Feb. 12, 2010

The UCLA track and field teams will travel to Nampa, Idaho this Friday and Saturday for the Boise State Team Invitational as the indoor season continues. The meet will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon and 9:00 a.m. on Saturday. Teams competing include UCLA, Cal State Northridge, Utah State, Utah Valley, Eastern Oregon, College of Idaho, Northwest Nazarene and the UNLV women's team.

This weekend's meet will be a homecoming for men's coach Mike Maynard who was the Broncos' head coach prior to coming to UCLA. He was also instrumental in helping Boise State build their indoor track and field facility.

Full teams will be competing for both squads as the Bruins will be looking to pick up more NCAA qualifiers. So far, the men have four provisional qualifiers - Cory Primm (800m), Kevin Craddock (60m hurdles), Casey DiCesare (pole vault) and Greg Woepse (pole vault). Primm ranks 10th in the NCAA in the 800m (1:49.38) and DiCesare ranks eighth in the vault (17-7).

The women have six provisional qualifying marks - Shannon Murakami (mile/3000m), Lindsay Rowe (60m hurdles), Danielle Watson (long jump), Tori Pena (pole vault) and Tori Anthony (pole vault). Pena is tied for 13th in the NCAA this season (13-9.25).

Five distance runners will head to Seattle, WA to compete at the Husky Classic instead of heading to Idaho. Those athletes are Primm, Scott Crawford, Marco Anzures, Marlon Paterson and Alex Crabill.

Injury Notes
Thrower Darius Savage will not compete this indoor season after undergoing back surgery in January. Greg Woepse will not compete this weekend as he rehabilitates a hamstring injury. Pole vaulter Katy Viuf is also out with an injury.

Other Notes
Freshman Damien Thigpen will not compete for the men's team this season so he can focus on football.


EVENT INFORMATION
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Friday, Apr 01
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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
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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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Chula Vista, CA
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vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, Apr 23
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San Diego, CA
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Sunday, May 01
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Saturday, May 07
vs. Occidental ...
Eagle Rock, CA
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Seattle, WA
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Sunday, May 08
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Eugene, OR
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