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Sophomore distance runner Riley Kelly was a part of the men's distance medley relay team that won its event at the MPSF Indoor Championships this weekend. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Track and field teams claim top-five places in MPSF Indoor Championships

The Bruins entered the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor Championships in Seattle this weekend with a number of athletes poised to individually qualify for nationals. While the results are still out on whose indoor season will continue, the Bruins posted standout performances across the board, including four first-place finishes. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore distance runner Riley Kelly was a part of the men's distance medley relay team that won its event at the MPSF Indoor Championships this weekend. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sophomore distance runner Riley Kelly was a part of the men's distance medley relay team that won its event at the MPSF Indoor Championships this weekend. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sophomore jumper Isaiah Holmes is headed to the MPSF Indoor Championships for the second year in a row. In 2017, he placed 10th in the high jump and secured 4th in long jump. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Track and field heads to Seattle for its last meet before nationals

As the indoor track and field season enters its home stretch, some athletes will be looking to place their names in the national championship discussion while others will be using the opportunity to steel their nerves for the big stage. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore jumper Isaiah Holmes is headed to the MPSF Indoor Championships for the second year in a row. In 2017, he placed 10th in the high jump and secured 4th in long jump. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sophomore jumper Isaiah Holmes is headed to the MPSF Indoor Championships for the second year in a row. In 2017, he placed 10th in the high jump and secured 4th in long jump. (Daily Bruin file photo)

While Under Armour's apparel has been well received by UCLA track and field, the companies spikes have been causing some of the athletes trouble that may inhibit their performance. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Track and field athletes say Under Armour shoes not ideal for sport

This post was updated Feb. 22 at 11:11 a.m. Most UCLA athletes are decked out in Under Armour gear from head to toe. But some members of the track and field team wear Under Armour just from head to ankle. Read more...

Photo: While Under Armour's apparel has been well received by UCLA track and field, the companies spikes have been causing some of the athletes trouble that may inhibit their performance. (Daily Bruin file photo)

While Under Armour's apparel has been well received by UCLA track and field, the companies spikes have been causing some of the athletes trouble that may inhibit their performance. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sophomore Riley Kelly set his personal indoor best this weekend at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Washington. His time of 1:51.48 in the 800-meter was enough for second among college athletes. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Track and field lands personal bests in Albuquerque, Seattle meets

The UCLA track and field team split up for the weekend. After sending athletes to both the Don Kirby Invitational in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and the Husky Classic in Seattle, Washington, the Bruins had just one first-place finish between the two meets. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Riley Kelly set his personal indoor best this weekend at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Washington. His time of 1:51.48 in the 800-meter was enough for second among college athletes. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore Riley Kelly set his personal indoor best this weekend at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Washington. His time of 1:51.48 in the 800-meter was enough for second among college athletes. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA men’s tennis will host UNLV on Saturday and will look to rebound from its first loss of the season. Senior Martin Redlicki is currently the top-ranked athlete in the Oracle/ITA Division I Men’s National Singles Ranking and has held that spot since November. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Weekend in Preview: Softball commences 56-game season, swim and dive to face USC

SoftballNicholas Yekikian, assistant Sports editor UCLA softball’s 56-game campaign begins this weekend. The No. 4 Bruins will face four different opponents this weekend – none of whom are ranked. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s tennis will host UNLV on Saturday and will look to rebound from its first loss of the season. Senior Martin Redlicki is currently the top-ranked athlete in the Oracle/ITA Division I Men’s National Singles Ranking and has held that spot since November. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men’s tennis will host UNLV on Saturday and will look to rebound from its first loss of the season. Senior Martin Redlicki is currently the top-ranked athlete in the Oracle/ITA Division I Men’s National Singles Ranking and has held that spot since November. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

The Armory's New Balance Track & Field Center in New York and Madison Square Garden – when used for track meets – both elevate the curves of the track. The banked track is unique to indoor events and is one of many differences between indoor and outdoor track. (Creative Commons photo by Ty Law via flickr)

UCLA track and field navigates through changing ins and outs of long season

Track and field is one of the longest-running sports on the collegiate calendar, spanning from the middle of January to early June. The sport is broken up into two distinct seasons, however. Read more...

Photo: The Armory's New Balance Track & Field Center in New York and Madison Square Garden – when used for track meets – both elevate the curves of the track. The banked track is unique to indoor events and is one of many differences between indoor and outdoor track. (Creative Commons photo by Ty Law via flickr)

The Armory's New Balance Track & Field Center in New York and Madison Square Garden – when used for track meets – both elevate the curves of the track. The banked track is unique to indoor events and is one of many differences between indoor and outdoor track. (Creative Commons photo by Ty Law via flickr)

Sophomore Nate Esparza has finished in the top five for shot put in 2018's two meets so far this year. The thrower will now have two weeks to practice for the Bruins' next meet. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin)

Track and field members finish strong at Columbia classic meet

The UCLA track and field team continued their strong start to the indoor track season last weekend. The Bruins are sustaining the success they’ve had in New York in previous years, even if the events they have won shifted slightly from the track to the field. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Nate Esparza has finished in the top five for shot put in 2018's two meets so far this year. The thrower will now have two weeks to practice for the Bruins' next meet. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Nate Esparza has finished in the top five for shot put in 2018's two meets so far this year. The thrower will now have two weeks to practice for the Bruins' next meet. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin)


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