Sunday, May 19


Senior thrower Justin Stafford broke the 21-meter threshold in the weight throw at the MPSF Indoor Championships, securing a first-place finish. Stafford qualified for the NCAA Championships in the hammer throw last season. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Track and field claims four first-place finishes at MPSF Indoor Championships

The Bruins opened their postseason this weekend. UCLA men’s track and field earned second place at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor Championships in Seattle behind four first-place finishes. Read more...

Photo: Senior thrower Justin Stafford broke the 21-meter threshold in the weight throw at the MPSF Indoor Championships, securing a first-place finish. Stafford qualified for the NCAA Championships in the hammer throw last season. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Senior thrower Justin Stafford broke the 21-meter threshold in the weight throw at the MPSF Indoor Championships, securing a first-place finish. Stafford qualified for the NCAA Championships in the hammer throw last season. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Freshman pole vaulter Sondre Guttormsen set new a personal record at the Don Kirby Collegiate Elite Invitational this weekend. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

Track and field completes impressive feat with records beat

UCLA track and field brought home 13 top-five finishes across two meets this weekend. The Bruins competed at both the Don Kirby Collegiate Elite Invitational in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as well as the Husky Classic in Seattle on Friday and Saturday. Read more...

Photo: Freshman pole vaulter Sondre Guttormsen set new a personal record at the Don Kirby Collegiate Elite Invitational this weekend. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

Freshman pole vaulter Sondre Guttormsen set new a personal record at the Don Kirby Collegiate Elite Invitational this weekend. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

In a panel hosted by SportsCenter anchor and UCLA alumna Cari Champion, former and current Bruins met to discuss the legacy of UCLA legend Jackie Robinson as an athlete and an activist. (Stephanie Lai/Daily Bruin)

Panel discusses Jackie Robinson’s legacy, role of social justice in sports today

A panel of Bruins, past and present, assembled in Schoenberg Hall to celebrate Jackie Robinson’s 100th birthday and discuss his dual legacy as an athlete and champion of social justice and activism. Read more...

Photo: In a panel hosted by SportsCenter anchor and UCLA alumna Cari Champion, former and current Bruins met to discuss the legacy of UCLA legend Jackie Robinson as an athlete and an activist. (Stephanie Lai/Daily Bruin)

In a panel hosted by SportsCenter anchor and UCLA alumna Cari Champion, former and current Bruins met to discuss the legacy of UCLA legend Jackie Robinson as an athlete and an activist. (Stephanie Lai/Daily Bruin)


Redshirt senior Leon Powell redshirted last season and returns to competition this season. Powell was a US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-American Honorable Mention in the 4x100-meter relay in 2017. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Old, new athletes in track and field to follow up on successful season debut

The Bruins are traveling to New York City after opening their season with 15 top-three finishes. UCLA track and field will compete in the Dr. Sander Columbia Challenge on Friday and Saturday against a variety of teams from around the nation, including BYU, Duke, Florida State, Oklahoma, Syracuse and Ohio State. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior Leon Powell redshirted last season and returns to competition this season. Powell was a US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-American Honorable Mention in the 4x100-meter relay in 2017. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Redshirt senior Leon Powell redshirted last season and returns to competition this season. Powell was a US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-American Honorable Mention in the 4x100-meter relay in 2017. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Redshirt senior Elleyse Garrett finished first in the pole vault at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Collegiate Invitational this weekend. Garrett posted her season-best mark at the invitational last season. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Track and field opens season with strong showing in Albuquerque

The UCLA track and field team officially opened its season with 15 top-three finishes. The full Bruin squad traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico, to compete at the Dr. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior Elleyse Garrett finished first in the pole vault at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Collegiate Invitational this weekend. Garrett posted her season-best mark at the invitational last season. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Redshirt senior Elleyse Garrett finished first in the pole vault at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Collegiate Invitational this weekend. Garrett posted her season-best mark at the invitational last season. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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