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Women’s track and field to compete in NCAA West Regional


Senior pole vaulter Katy Viuf, ranked sixth in the nation, will head to Austin, Texas, with the Bruins for the NCAA West Regional tournament.

Senior pole vaulter Katy Viuf, ranked sixth in the nation, will head to Austin, Texas, with the Bruins for the NCAA West Regional tournament. Daily Bruin file photo


When the UCLA women’s track and field team competes in the NCAA West Regional tournament today, it will play in a brand new format.

Instead of the old format where the top five athletes in each event earned a bid to the outdoor championships and the remaining seven spots were open to the top 12 qualifiers based on their national ranks, the NCAA has decided to simplify things.

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