Caulfield, Smith & Taylor Nab NCAA Regional Marks At UCLA Invite

March 8, 2008

Complete Results

The men's track and field team tallied eight event wins and picked up three NCAA Regional qualifying marks on Saturday at the UCLA Invitational in the first outdoor meet of the season. John Caulfield, Brandon Smith and Bo Taylor led the way with their regional marks as 10 lifetime-best marks were achieved by members of the men's squad.

Caulfield opened up with a very nice throw of 189-4 in the discus, winning the event. He is just five inches shy of his lifetime-best in just the first meet of the season. Taylor was fourth in the discus with his UCLA-best throw of 175-9 as both achieved regional marks.

Smith won the 200m with a regional and lifetime-best run of 21.30 and was second in the 100m with a lifetime-best 10.65. He also ran the opening leg to UCLA's winning 4x100m relay which finished first in a time of 41.51.

Also posting wins on Saturday were Elijah Wells in the 400m (48.01), Laef Barnes in the 800m (1:51.62, lifetime-best), Spencer Knight in the 1500m (3:55.98) and Taylor Hobson in the high jump (6-8) and long jump (23-9.50, lifetime-best).

Henry Hagenbuch ran a lifetime-best in the 1500m (3:56.29), while Alex Crabill (8:54.21, 3rd), Kyle Shackleton (9:01.26, 5th) and Kent Morikawa (9:03.86, 8th) ran personal-best times in the 2 mile.

Decathlete Matt Reuter ran a lifetime-best 15.58 in the 110m high hurdles and Andreas Drbal thrwe a lifetime-best 173-1 in the javlein.

Up next, the Bruins will send a small group of athletes to the CSUN Invitational next Thursday and Friday.


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Saturday, Jan 16
vs. Lumberjack Team ...
Flagstaff, AZ
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Friday, Jan 22
vs. DeLoss Dodds ...
Manhattan, KS
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Saturday, Jan 23
vs. DeLoss Dodds ...
Manhattan, KS
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Friday, Jan 29
vs. Razorback ...
Fayetteville, AR
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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
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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