Thursday, February 21

Redshirt senior sprinter Leon Powell did not compete last season through injury. Powell ran the anchor leg of the 4x100m relay at the NCAA championships in 2017. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Track and field seniors aim to make lasting imprint in their final year

The seniors want to leave Westwood having accomplished something they can look back proudly upon. UCLA track and field’s roster consists of 23 seniors who will don a Bruin uniform for one more season. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior sprinter Leon Powell did not compete last season through injury. Powell ran the anchor leg of the 4x100m relay at the NCAA championships in 2017. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Redshirt senior sprinter Leon Powell did not compete last season through injury. Powell ran the anchor leg of the 4x100m relay at the NCAA championships in 2017. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Junior Robert Brandt, who runs both cross country and for the UCLA track and field team, made his return to the 3000-meter run in New York City. Brandt placed first among 39 runners.  (Courtesy of Ricky Bassman)

Individuals shine amid top-10 team finishes for men’s and women’s track and field

Sondre Guttormsen entered this season with high expectations. The freshman pole vaulter was a high school state champion in the event and set a Norwegian record of 5.75 meters at the 2018 European Athletics Championships. Read more...

Photo: Junior Robert Brandt, who runs both cross country and for the UCLA track and field team, made his return to the 3000-meter run in New York City. Brandt placed first among 39 runners. (Courtesy of Ricky Bassman)

Junior Robert Brandt, who runs both cross country and for the UCLA track and field team, made his return to the 3000-meter run in New York City. Brandt placed first among 39 runners.  (Courtesy of Ricky Bassman)

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)


Assistant coach John Frazier has served as the throw coach for UCLA track and field for the past six seasons before the 2019 season. Frazier said he is excited to see how young team members like redshirt freshman Jacob Wilson progress.  (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

With family history of UCLA athletics, thrower Jacob Wilson prepares for debut

Despite a deep-seated family connection, redshirt freshman thrower Jacob Wilson forged his own path to UCLA. “Both my parents went to UCLA and were athletes; they definitely wanted me to come here but never forced me,” Wilson said. Read more...

Photo: Assistant coach John Frazier has served as the throw coach for UCLA track and field for the past six seasons before the 2019 season. Frazier said he is excited to see how young team members like redshirt freshman Jacob Wilson progress. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Assistant coach John Frazier has served as the throw coach for UCLA track and field for the past six seasons before the 2019 season. Frazier said he is excited to see how young team members like redshirt freshman Jacob Wilson progress.  (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt senior thrower Ashlie Blake finished last season qualifying for NCAA West regionals in the discus and shot put. Blake finished seventh in the shot put at the NCAAs. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

UCLA track and field launches indoor season with eight top-four finishes

UCLA track and field’s throwers opened the indoor season by recording eight top-four finishes. Competing Jan. 11 at the NAU Friday Night Duals in Flagstaff, Arizona, the Bruins were led by sophomore Alyssa Wilson. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior thrower Ashlie Blake finished last season qualifying for NCAA West regionals in the discus and shot put. Blake finished seventh in the shot put at the NCAAs. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Redshirt senior thrower Ashlie Blake finished last season qualifying for NCAA West regionals in the discus and shot put. Blake finished seventh in the shot put at the NCAAs. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)


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