UCLA Defeats BYU and CS Northridge In Dual Meets
April 13, 2002
UCLA's track & field teams defeated Brigham Young and CS Northridge in both dual and triangular scoring Saturday (April 13) at Drake Stadium.
Jeanette Bolden's Bruin women, this week rated No. 3 in the nation by Trackwire, improved to 4-0 overall in 2002 outdoor dual competition with victories over BYU (123-70), tied for No. 6 in the U. S., and CS Northridge (116-81, Northridge beat BYU 100-88 in dual scoring). The Bruin women also won the triangular competition (UCLA 169, CSN 117, BYU 101). In her ninth season as the Bruin women's track & field head coach, Bolden's career dual meet record is an unbeaten 67-0.
Henderson, the prep woman's national record holder in the 400m, won the 400m (52.80, NCAA provisional qualifier) and ran on both of UCLA's winning relays (4 X 100m, anchor, 45.48, season-best, 4 X 400m, third leg, 3:35.14, season-best, NCAA provisional qualifier). Johnson, a two-time Outdoor All-American, won the 100m hurdles (13.56, season-best, NCAA provisional qualifier) and ran the second leg on UCLA's winning 4 X 400m relay. Ogunleye won the long jump (20-6 1/2, personal-best, NCAA provisional qualifier) and ran on both of the winning relays (4 X 100m , third leg, 4 X 400m, anchor leg).
Also winning for the Bruins, in the field ' sophomore Cari Soong in the hammer throw (190-5), freshman Jessica Cosby in the shot put (52-10), senior Darnesha Griffith in the high jump (5-10), freshman Briona Reynolds in the discus (172-8) and senior Tracy O'Hara in the pole vault (13-8).
Winning for the Bruin women on the track ' senior Julia Barbour in the 3000m steeplechase (11:01.08), junior Tiffany Burgess in the 800m (2:06.22, season-best, NCAA provisional qualifier) and freshman Alejandra Barrientos in the 1500m (4:33.38).
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