Monday, September 24

Senior heptathlete Kendall Gustafson was able to advance to the national championship meet after coming in second in the Pac-12 multis this weekend. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Seven is lucky number as track athlete shines in heptathlon

Two UCLA track and field athletes took center stage at the first postseason meet of the year – seven times each. Senior Kendall Gustafson and redshirt sophomore Christina Chenault both competed at the Pac-12 multis this weekend in the heptathlon, a competition that consists of seven events. Read more...

Photo: Senior heptathlete Kendall Gustafson was able to advance to the national championship meet after coming in second in the Pac-12 multis this weekend. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Senior heptathlete Kendall Gustafson was able to advance to the national championship meet after coming in second in the Pac-12 multis this weekend. (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)

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)


The Bruins took home wins in a majority of the distance events on both the men's and women's side against the Trojans, but both teams would eventually fall due to a lack of production from UCLA's sprinters. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Track and field soars above personal bests, but fails to overtake USC

UCLA track and field entered Sunday’s annual dual meet looking up at USC in the national rankings for both men and women, similar to last year. Read more...

Photo: The Bruins took home wins in a majority of the distance events on both the men's and women's side against the Trojans, but both teams would eventually fall due to a lack of production from UCLA's sprinters. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

The Bruins took home wins in a majority of the distance events on both the men's and women's side against the Trojans, but both teams would eventually fall due to a lack of production from UCLA's sprinters. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

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Rivalry Renewed

UCLA hosted crosstown rival USC for their annual dual meet at Drake Stadium this weekend. Read the Daily Bruin’s recap of the meet, the last of the regular season contest before next week’s Pac-12 Championships. Read more...

Photo: (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

(Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

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)



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