Brandon Johnson Wins 400m Hurdles, Runs Leadoff on UCLA's Winning 4 X 400m Relay at UC San Diego Triton Invitational

April 24, 2004

UC San Diego Triton Invitational
Saturday
In his debut as a Bruin, freshman Brandon Johnson had the best overall time in the 400m hurdles, winning heat one 51.24 (RQ). Johnson also ran the leadoff on UCLA's 4 X 400m relay, helping the Bruins to a best overall time of 3:11.15 (heat one).

UCLA's other winner was junior Yoo Kim in the pole vault (17-9). In the event, the Bruins had three other performers vault 16-5.50 or higher - senior Pat Luke (second-place, 17-5, personal outdoor best, RQ) and tied for third were sophomores, Mike Landers (16-5.50) and David Murphy (16-5.50).

In the sprints, sophomore Matt Bruno had the third-best time overall in the 100m (first collegian, 10.43w, 2.4) and in the 200m, his time of 21.72 (-0.6), tied for No. 10 overall.

The Bruins had the third and fourth-best overall marks in the 400m - junior Mario Bassani was third (48.11) and freshman Jeff Jacobs placed fourth (48.56, personal-best).

Other top Bruin finishers included - junior Ben Aragon, second-best overall time in the 800m (top collegian, 1:52.12) and senior Dan Ames in the shot put, second overall (top collegian, 65-8.25). The shot put was won by Bruin great John Godina (69-11.50).

Ames also placed 18th overall in the discus (190-5, season-best, RQ).

Friday
The Bruins had two winners - senior Dan Ames won the hammer throw (207-8, personal-best, No. 8 in school history, RQ) and in the 3000m steeplechase, UCLA went one-through-three - first place, sophomore Chad Galbreath (9:39.48, personal-best), second-place freshman Micky Cobrin (9:46.18) and third-place junior Reggie Oronoz (9:55.77).

For the complete UC San Diego Triton Invitational results, please go to www.athletics.ucsd.edu.

Penn Relays
Friday
Sophomores, Jeremy Silverman, who is from Annville, PA (Annville/Cleona HS) and Jake Knight, on Friday competed in the collegiate championship shot put. Silverman placed third (59-11.75, season-best, RQ) and Knight was 11th (56-4).

For complete Penn Relays results, please go to www.thepennrelays.com.

Looking Ahead
The Bruins will host the annual UCLA/USC dual track & field meet on Saturday, May 1 at Drake Stadium. Field events begin 11:30 a.m. and running events at 12:35 p.m.


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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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Friday, Feb 12
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
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
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Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. Jim Bush Collegiate ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Friday, Apr 01
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
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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
vs. Rafer Johnson/Jackie ...
Los Angeles, CA
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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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LIVE NOW
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Texas A&M
Los Angeles, CA
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LIVE NOW
vs. Olympic Training ...
Chula Vista, CA
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LIVE NOW
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, Apr 23
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Recap
Sunday, May 01 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. Occidental ...
Eagle Rock, CA
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Sunday, May 08 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Saturday, May 14 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
Sunday, May 15 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
Thursday, May 26 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Friday, May 27 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Saturday, May 28 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Wednesday, Jun 08 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Thursday, Jun 09 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Friday, Jun 10 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Saturday, Jun 11 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
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