UCLA Women's Track & Field And Stanford Defeat Arizona/Northern Arizona In CA/AZ Challenge
April 6, 2002
Jeanette Bolden's UCLA women?s track and field team joined with Stanford to defeat Arizona and Northern Arizona in the CA/AZ T & F Challenge held Saturday in Tucson at the University of Arizona's Roy P. Drachman Stadium.
The Bruin women, ranked No. 3 this week in the U. S., joined with Stanford, tied for No. 12, to defeat Arizona, tied for No. 14 and Northern Arizona. Team California (UCLA/Stanford) won with 130.5 points to Team Arizona's (Arizona/Northern Arizona) 71.5.
Bruin winners included-
400m-senior Bumni Ogunleye (56.24), who was also second in the long jump (20-2.25w).
4 X 400m Relay- With runners from UCLA and Stanford, Team California B won the event with a time of 3:40.49.
HJ-senior Darnesha Griffith (5-7). Last month, Griffith won the high jump at the NCAA Indoor.
PV-senior Tracy O'Hara in a dual with Arizona sophomore Amy Linnen (last month at the 2002 NCAA Indoor, Linnen won the event with O'Hara placing second), O'Hara won with a season-best tying and U. S. collegiate best tying mark of 14-1.25, with Linnen placing second (13-7.25).
TJ-freshman Candice Baucham (40-9w), who also placed third in the long jump (19-1.50w).
SP-freshman Jessica Cosby (53-1.75), who also placed third in the hammer throw (187-9, personal-best, NCAA provisional qualifier).
DT-freshman Briona Reynolds (174-2, personal-best, NCAA provisional qualifier), who was also third in the shot put (49-4.25).
HT-sophomore Cari Soong (209-10, season-best, NCAA automatic qualifier, second on the current U. S. collegiate list).
UCLA will return to Drake Stadium this Saturday (April 13) to host BYU and CS Northridge.
CLick for Bruin Video