Saturday, February 16

Over the course of her freshman season, Alyssa Wilson has secured a spot on three of UCLA's all-time top 10 lists. Now, she finds herself on the way to her first ever collegiate regional meet. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

UCLA track and field heads to NCAA Division I West Preliminary Round

The Bruins will send 24 athletes to this week’s NCAA Division I West Preliminary Round as the final descent on the track and field begins. The West Preliminary Round, also known as west regionals, gathers the top 48 track and field athletes of each event from west of the Mississippi River to compete at California State University, Sacramento. Read more...

Photo: Over the course of her freshman season, Alyssa Wilson has secured a spot on three of UCLA's all-time top 10 lists. Now, she finds herself on the way to her first ever collegiate regional meet. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Over the course of her freshman season, Alyssa Wilson has secured a spot on three of UCLA's all-time top 10 lists. Now, she finds herself on the way to her first ever collegiate regional meet. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

The Bruins will head to Stanford, California, this weekend for the Pac-12 championships, and many of them carry the hope of posting a mark that will qualify them for regionals. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Track and field hopes to maximize athletes it sends to NCAAs with strong Pac-12s

UCLA track and field currently has 13 athletes sitting in national championship-qualifying spots, and there are a few more on the bubble as the team prepares for the Pac-12 championships at Stanford this weekend. Read more...

Photo: The Bruins will head to Stanford, California, this weekend for the Pac-12 championships, and many of them carry the hope of posting a mark that will qualify them for regionals. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

The Bruins will head to Stanford, California, this weekend for the Pac-12 championships, and many of them carry the hope of posting a mark that will qualify them for regionals. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

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The Rundown: May 10

Men’s basketball Sam Connon, Daily Bruin reporter The Bruins now have the top 2019 recruiting class in the conference. Jaime Jaquez, a four-star shooting guard from Camarillo, California, verbally committed to UCLA men’s basketball Tuesday afternoon on Twitter. Read more...

Photo: (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

(Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

Senior heptathlete Kendall Gustafson is one of just two Bruins who will compete at this weekend's postseason Pac-12 multis meet. The only other athlete UCLA is sending – redshirt sophomore Christina Chenault – hasn't competed in the heptathlon since the winter indoor track season. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UCLA track and field sends two heptathletes to Pac-12 multis championships

As UCLA track and field’s month long postseason begins, senior Kendall Gustafson and redshirt sophomore Christina Chenault will represent the Bruins at the Pac-12 multis championship this weekend in the heptathlon. Read more...

Photo: Senior heptathlete Kendall Gustafson is one of just two Bruins who will compete at this weekend's postseason Pac-12 multis meet. The only other athlete UCLA is sending – redshirt sophomore Christina Chenault – hasn't competed in the heptathlon since the winter indoor track season. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Senior heptathlete Kendall Gustafson is one of just two Bruins who will compete at this weekend's postseason Pac-12 multis meet. The only other athlete UCLA is sending – redshirt sophomore Christina Chenault – hasn't competed in the heptathlon since the winter indoor track season. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Last year, the Bruin men's team edged past their Trojan rivals, taking the meet 88 to 75 in total points. This year, a number of event winners will return to compete in 2018's renewal of LA's oldest sports rivalry. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Bruins, Trojans to face off in new episode of track and field rivalry

UCLA track and field will renew its crosstown rivalry with USC on Sunday at Drake Stadium. This is UCLA’s first and only dual meet this season, and the team is returning 10 event winners from last year’s meet against the Trojans, including redshirt junior thrower Ashlie Blake, who won the women’s discus and finished third in shot put last year. Read more...

Photo: Last year, the Bruin men's team edged past their Trojan rivals, taking the meet 88 to 75 in total points. This year, a number of event winners will return to compete in 2018's renewal of LA's oldest sports rivalry. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Last year, the Bruin men's team edged past their Trojan rivals, taking the meet 88 to 75 in total points. This year, a number of event winners will return to compete in 2018's renewal of LA's oldest sports rivalry. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)


UCLA track and field will its second meet of the year Saturday. The Bruins will look to increase the number of qualifiers for the post season, building upon the 14 they already have. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Track and field hopes to vault athletes into NCAA in upcoming meet

Over a dozen UCLA track and field athletes currently hold national championship-qualifying spots. More will seek to join their teammates’ ranks at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational on Saturday, the team’s second home meet of the season. Read more...

Photo: UCLA track and field will its second meet of the year Saturday. The Bruins will look to increase the number of qualifiers for the post season, building upon the 14 they already have. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

UCLA track and field will its second meet of the year Saturday. The Bruins will look to increase the number of qualifiers for the post season, building upon the 14 they already have. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)