Tuesday, June 19

Senior heptathlete Kendall Gustafson threw for a distance of 43.27 meters in the javelin throw. After finishing the 100 meters in 21st place, she made up ground and finished fourth overall in the heptathlon. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Senior heptathlete Kendall Gustafson threw for a distance of 43.27 meters in the javelin throw. After finishing the 100 meters in 21st place, she made up ground and finished fourth overall in the heptathlon. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Fresman Alyssa Wilson will make her NCAA Division I championship meet debut in not one, but three events – the shot put, hammer throw and discus throw. She is the only woman in the country to have qualified for all three this year. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)
Fresman Alyssa Wilson will make her NCAA Division I championship meet debut in not one, but three events – the shot put, hammer throw and discus throw. She is the only woman in the country to have qualified for all three this year. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

When junior thrower Justin Stafford broke his back while in community college, he was told he would never throw again. Now he's in his second season at UCLA and is one of the Bruins’ best throwers. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)
When junior thrower Justin Stafford broke his back while in community college, he was told he would never throw again. Now he's in his second season at UCLA and is one of the Bruins’ best throwers. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Coach John Frazier has been the throws coach for track and field since 2013, but his life as a Bruin has been longer than these past five years. He was an All-American shot-putter at UCLA, and after coaching stints at eight different schools, he returned to Westwood. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)
Coach John Frazier has been the throws coach for track and field since 2013, but his life as a Bruin has been longer than these past five years. He was an All-American shot-putter at UCLA, and after coaching stints at eight different schools, he returned to Westwood. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Freshman Alyssa Wilson made history over the weekend by qualifying for the NCAA championship meet in three throwing events – the only woman in the nation this year and the first-ever Bruin to do so. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)
Freshman Alyssa Wilson made history over the weekend by qualifying for the NCAA championship meet in three throwing events – the only woman in the nation this year and the first-ever Bruin to do so. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Senior heptathlete Kendall Gustafson has been linked to UCLA track and field for much longer than the two years she's been a Bruin. Her grandfather was good friends with UCLA legend Rafer Johnson. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)
Senior heptathlete Kendall Gustafson has been linked to UCLA track and field for much longer than the two years she's been a Bruin. Her grandfather was good friends with UCLA legend Rafer Johnson. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

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)


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