Distance Starts Season Off On A High Note At Washington Preview in Seattle

Jan. 19, 2008

Complete Results

The men's distance program started the season off on a high note on Saturday in Seattle, WA as two Bruins picked up NCAA qualifying marks at the Washington Preview. Junior Laef Barnes and freshman Cory Primm led the way with lifetime-bests and NCAA marks.

In the mile, Barnes ran a lifetime-best 4:03.28 to finish third overall. Primm was second in the 800m with an indoor lifetime-best run of 1:50.09. Both Barnes' and Primm's times were NCAA Provisional qualifying marks.

In the 3000m, senior Austin Ramos was the top finisher for the Bruins as he placed second in a time of 8:16.17.

Barnes, Primm and Ramos were the top collegiate finishers in their respective events.

Also in the 3000m, six Bruins posted lifetime-best marks as ever UCLA runner finished in the top-15 in that event. Running lifetime-bests were - Kyle Shackleton, 5th (8:20.25); Henry Hagenbuch, 7th (8:22.28); Alex Crabill, 8th (8:22.36); Drew Shackleton, 9th (8:23.18); Kevin Sullivan, 11th (8:27.68); and Marco Anzures, 13th (8:32.19).

In the mile, Marlon Patterson was 13th (4:14.15) and Mike Haddan was 15th (4:15.26). Scott Crawford ran an indoor lifetime-best 1:52.35 in the 800m to finish fifth overall.

"This was a great way to start our season," said distance coach Eric Peterson. "We are heading home with a lot of excitement for the coming indoor meets."

The Bruins will next be in action February 1-2 when they head back to Seattle for the Washington Invitational.


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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