Wednesday, April 24

Redshirt junior Arturo Sotomayor was the anchor in the 1600-meter leg of the distance medley relay at the Last Chance College Elite Meet on Friday in Seattle. Earlier in the season, Sotomayor opened with the 1200-meter leg of the relay. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Track and field sees improvement in Seattle, but falls short of qualifying marks

The Bruins couldn’t stave off the competition. UCLA track and field sent six athletes to compete in the distance medley relay and pole vault at the Last Chance College Elite Meet on Friday in Seattle. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior Arturo Sotomayor was the anchor in the 1600-meter leg of the distance medley relay at the Last Chance College Elite Meet on Friday in Seattle. Earlier in the season, Sotomayor opened with the 1200-meter leg of the relay. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Redshirt junior Arturo Sotomayor was the anchor in the 1600-meter leg of the distance medley relay at the Last Chance College Elite Meet on Friday in Seattle. Earlier in the season, Sotomayor opened with the 1200-meter leg of the relay. (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)


Freshman Sondre Guttormsen (right) and sophomore Tate Curran (left) have posted top three finishes in both of their meets this season, with Guttormsen claiming first place twice. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

UCLA men’s, women’s pole vaulters poised to launch track and field into success

There’s more than one way to pole vault. Freshman Sondre Guttormsen and sophomore Tate Curran are proof. The UCLA track and field pole vaulting tandem have placed in the top three in both of its contests this year with Guttormsen sealing first-place finishes at the Dr. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Sondre Guttormsen (right) and sophomore Tate Curran (left) have posted top three finishes in both of their meets this season, with Guttormsen claiming first place twice. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

Freshman Sondre Guttormsen (right) and sophomore Tate Curran (left) have posted top three finishes in both of their meets this season, with Guttormsen claiming first place twice. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

Freshman pole vaulter Sondre Guttormsen set a new indoor school record in the pole vault, clearing 5.71 meters in his last meet. Guttormsen fell short of that mark at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic this weekend, but still claimed first. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

Track and field launches into top-5 finishes at New Mexico Collegiate Classic

Sondre Guttormsen refuses to look back. The freshman pole vaulter was one of five UCLA track and field athletes to compete in the New Mexico Collegiate Classic in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Read more...

Photo: Freshman pole vaulter Sondre Guttormsen set a new indoor school record in the pole vault, clearing 5.71 meters in his last meet. Guttormsen fell short of that mark at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic this weekend, but still claimed first. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

Freshman pole vaulter Sondre Guttormsen set a new indoor school record in the pole vault, clearing 5.71 meters in his last meet. Guttormsen fell short of that mark at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic this weekend, but still claimed first. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)



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