Thursday, August 22

Redshirt senior pole vaulter Elleyse Garrett could potentially be one member of the UCLA women's track and field team to advance to the NCAA championship in Austin, Texas. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Track and field to make last leap for championship berths at NCAA West Regionals

NCAA championship berths are on the line for the Bruins this weekend. UCLA track and field will compete in the NCAA West Regional Championship in Sacramento from Thursday to Saturday. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior pole vaulter Elleyse Garrett could potentially be one member of the UCLA women's track and field team to advance to the NCAA championship in Austin, Texas. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Redshirt senior pole vaulter Elleyse Garrett could potentially be one member of the UCLA women's track and field team to advance to the NCAA championship in Austin, Texas. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Redshirt senior Dotun Ogundeji threw for 20.22 meters – good for UCLA track and field’s best shot put distance of the Pac-12 championship last weekend in Tucson, Arizona. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Men’s track and field showcases rapid development in Pac-12′s second-place finish

The men’s team has progressed in just two years under UCLA track and field director Avery Anderson. Anderson, who is heading the team, was named the Pac-12 Men’s Track and Field Coach of the Year on Wednesday. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior Dotun Ogundeji threw for 20.22 meters – good for UCLA track and field’s best shot put distance of the Pac-12 championship last weekend in Tucson, Arizona. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior Dotun Ogundeji threw for 20.22 meters – good for UCLA track and field’s best shot put distance of the Pac-12 championship last weekend in Tucson, Arizona. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Junior distance runner Robert Brandt added 10 points to the men’s second place point total with a win in the 10,000-meter race. Brandt was the eighth-place finisher in the 10K at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in 2018, finishing in 29:13.12. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Track and field sees success at Pac-12 championship, wins five individual titles

A lightning storm brought the events to a halt, but that didn’t prevent the Bruins from putting up points. After two days of competition featuring a three-hour long storm delay Saturday, UCLA track and field saw five athletes take home individual titles at the Pac-12 championship in Tuscon, Arizona this weekend. Read more...

Photo: Junior distance runner Robert Brandt added 10 points to the men’s second place point total with a win in the 10,000-meter race. Brandt was the eighth-place finisher in the 10K at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in 2018, finishing in 29:13.12. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Junior distance runner Robert Brandt added 10 points to the men’s second place point total with a win in the 10,000-meter race. Brandt was the eighth-place finisher in the 10K at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in 2018, finishing in 29:13.12. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore thrower Alyssa Wilson is currently ranked second in the nation in the women's shot put and hammer throw. Wilson earned three All-America honors after the 2018 season. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Track and field aims to maintain standings as Pac-12 play continues

The full Bruin squad will start its postseason this weekend. The No. 22-ranked UCLA track and field men’s team and No. 24-ranked women’s team will compete at the Pac-12 track and field championships in Tucson, Arizona, on Saturday and Sunday. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore thrower Alyssa Wilson is currently ranked second in the nation in the women's shot put and hammer throw. Wilson earned three All-America honors after the 2018 season. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore thrower Alyssa Wilson is currently ranked second in the nation in the women's shot put and hammer throw. Wilson earned three All-America honors after the 2018 season. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt junior Christina Chenault finished third in the women's multi-events Pac-12 championship. Chenault set personal records in the 100-meter hurdles, 800m long jump and javelin at the Bryan Clay Invitational in mid-April and finished in first place. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Women’s track and field gets early postseason start boosted by multi-event athletes

Two Bruin multi-event athletes opened the track and field postseason this weekend. Redshirt junior Christina Chenault and sophomore Isa Videler placed third and ninth, respectively, in the Pac-12 Multi-Events Championships in Tucson, Arizona, on Saturday and Sunday. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior Christina Chenault finished third in the women's multi-events Pac-12 championship. Chenault set personal records in the 100-meter hurdles, 800m long jump and javelin at the Bryan Clay Invitational in mid-April and finished in first place. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Redshirt junior Christina Chenault finished third in the women's multi-events Pac-12 championship. Chenault set personal records in the 100-meter hurdles, 800m long jump and javelin at the Bryan Clay Invitational in mid-April and finished in first place. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Redshirt junior Christina Chenault is one of two athletes competing at the 2019 Pac-12 Multi-Events Championships this weekend. She finished eighth in multis at the competiton last season. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA track and field to send two athletes to Pac-12 Multi-Events Championships

One Bruin heptathlete has the opportunity to one-up her predecessor. UCLA track and field will send redshirt junior Christina Chenault and sophomore Isa Videler to compete in the 2019 Pac-12 Multi-Events Championships in Tucson, Arizona. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior Christina Chenault is one of two athletes competing at the 2019 Pac-12 Multi-Events Championships this weekend. She finished eighth in multis at the competiton last season. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Redshirt junior Christina Chenault is one of two athletes competing at the 2019 Pac-12 Multi-Events Championships this weekend. She finished eighth in multis at the competiton last season. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Freshman distance runner Munir Kabbara opened up the meet against USC with an event victory in the 3000-meter steeplechase. Kabbara was teamed with fellow freshman distance runner DJ Lawson. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

UCLA track and field sees men’s success against USC, loss with bright spots for women

The Bruins were able to partake in a victory lap again. No. 21 UCLA men’s track and field trotted around Cromwell Field at USC’s Loker Stadium following a 102-60 victory over No. Read more...

Photo: Freshman distance runner Munir Kabbara opened up the meet against USC with an event victory in the 3000-meter steeplechase. Kabbara was teamed with fellow freshman distance runner DJ Lawson. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Freshman distance runner Munir Kabbara opened up the meet against USC with an event victory in the 3000-meter steeplechase. Kabbara was teamed with fellow freshman distance runner DJ Lawson. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)


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